Teachers' Vacancy Bulletin - Issue No: 2 17 January 2020 dasjobs.co.uk - Support Services for Education

 
Teachers' Vacancy Bulletin - Issue No: 2 17 January 2020 dasjobs.co.uk - Support Services for Education
Teachers’
Vacancy Bulletin

Issue No: 2

17 January 2020

You can view these vacancies, and more, online at:
dasjobs.co.uk
Latest time for acceptance of advertisements is 11am Thursday for the Friday bulletin.

All adverts for posts in educational establishments, including governors and requests for volunteers
                require a criminal background check via the Disclosure Procedure.
 “Somerset County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.”

                          Unless otherwise stated, salaries for teaching posts are
  QUALIFIED TEACHERS’ PAY SPINE (starting point dependent on qualifications and experience)

                               This list of vacancies can be found on:
              Somerset iPost (https://www.somerset.org.uk/iPost/Pages/Welcome.aspx)

Equal Opportunities Employer

                                                                    CONTENTS

                HEADSHIPS (SCC)......................................................................................3

                PRIMARY (SCC)...........................................................................................4

                PRIMARY (Academy)................................................................................7

                MIDDLE (Academy)..................................................................................10

                SECONDARY (SCC)...................................................................................10

                SECONDARY (Academy).........................................................................10

                OTHER............................................................................................................15

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HEADSHIP (SCC)

             Ash VC Primary School, Main Street, Ash, Martock, Somerset, TA12 6NS

     HEADTEACHER – L9-L19 (recruitment package may be available for the right candidate)
                                September 2020 start date

Ash VC Primary School is seeking an outstanding Head to lead this thriving school who will continue to
build on the school’s strong reputation as one of Somerset’s top ten primary schools through
possession of the motivation and drive to build on our strong reputation.
This post offers an exciting career opportunity for the right candidate to make their own mark on the
ongoing development of this highly regarded primary school, currently Ofsted rated as outstanding,
when the current Head, Nicola Roberts, retires after more than twenty years of exceptional service.
The Board of Governors seeks an individual who will provide strong leadership and demonstrate
commitment to excellence throughout all aspects of the school. This will call for educational vision,
energy and the capacity to articulate and communicate the special, and valued, character of the school.
Ash Primary School is a Voluntary Controlled Church school with prides itself in fostering a happy and
creative environment for learning. Located in an attractive Somerset village six miles north of Yeovil in
South Somerset, it enjoys an enviable country setting and excellent grounds. The caring and supportive
character of the school enables children to flourish in a community where strong values are nurtured.
The ideal candidate will:
    • Be an influential, inspirational and effective school leader, committed to delivering successful
        outcomes.
    • Possess personal integrity and gravitas, a balanced approach when making decisions and the
        ability to lead and motivate a team of professional staff.
    • Have a keen and knowledgeable awareness of best UK educational practice, with the capacity to
        combine academic, pastoral and out of school activities cohesively to the children’s benefit.
    • Be a confident and impressive communicator who will command the interest and imagination of
        staff, pupils and parents and possess a natural flair for PR and networking.
    • Be able to develop and deliver a financially and environmentally sustainable long-term future
        for the school.
    • Be willing to commit fully to the overall success of Ash Primary School and its pupils within the
        context of the wider village and catchment community.
The start date for this post is September 2020.
Full information about this role is available in the candidate information pack.
https://dasjobs.co.uk/job/headteacher-97/
For more information please contact the school on 01935 822674 to arrange to speak to either the
Chair of Governors, Ed Lockington or the current Headteacher, Nicola Roberts.
Applications are to be sent directly to SSERecruitment@somerset.gov.uk
Closing date 3rd February 2020.

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PRIMARY (SCC)

                         St Louis Catholic Primary School, Frome, Somerset

                                      DEPUTY HEADTEACHER
                         Closing date: Thursday 23 January 2020, 11:59pm
                               Start date: September 2020 or sooner
                         Contract type: Full Time Contract term: Permanent
                                Salary: L1 (£41,065) to L7 (£47,707)

Our aim is to love, wonder and achieve together
Currently rated as Good by Ofsted (November 2017) St Louis Catholic Primary School is a warm and
happy school where we value our strong and inclusive Christian ethos. We are a one form entry school
located in the centre of the popular Somerset town of Frome, voted the best place to live in the South
West (The Sunday Times, March 2018), close to the cities of Bath and Bristol and well known for its
monthly Independent Market.
The Governing Body of St Louis is seeking an energetic, ambitious practising Catholic to support the
Headteacher and wider team in taking St Louis through the next phase of its journey and development.
We are seeking to recruit
    • An excellent classroom practitioner with proven leadership experience and the ability to
       motivate and inspire (0.6 teaching commitment)
    • A practising Catholic, willing to share their Faith and their vision
    • Someone who is able to promote high expectations across all areas of the curriculum
We can offer
    • Talented, happy children, from a range of cultures and nationalities, who are eager to learn, are
       encouraged to think for themselves and accepting of others.
    • Staff who are experienced and enthusiastic and work together as a committed, supportive team.
    • Well-informed governors who encourage and challenge.
    • High quality opportunities for continued professional development
    • A deep sense of family, demonstrated by the pupils’ care for one another.
You are welcome to visit our school during term-time before applying. Please call 01373 463728 or
email office@stlouisfrome.co.uk to arrange
To apply please email office@stlouisfrome.co.uk for an application pack.
Closing Date: 23 January 2020          Interviews: 13 February 2020
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and
expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and staff
are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

     Hinton St George CE First School, West Street, Hinton St George, Somerset, TA17 8SA
                     Headteacher: Mrs Charlotte Hall  Tel & Fax. 01460 72653
    Email: hintonstgeorge@educ.somerset.gov.uk Website: www.hinton-st-george.somerset.sch.uk

                                               SENDCO
                                     Required as soon as possible
                                Half a day fortnightly, term time only
                                 Grade (depending on experience)

We are looking for a SENDCO to join our school. This is an exciting position which would suit a highly
motivated person to work as part of a small, but supportive team. This is a vital and important role and
as such requires a SEN practitioner who is both highly motivated and dedicated.
The main responsibilities would be as follows:
• Determine the strategic development of special educational needs (SEN) policy and provision.
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•   Be responsible for day-to-day operation of the SEN and co-ordination of specific provision to
    support individual pupils with SEN or a disability.
• Provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies.
This post will require a criminal background check via the disclosure procedure. The school is
committed to Safeguarding pupils and operates a Safer Recruitment Policy.
Visits to our school are welcome; please telephone to make an appointment on 01460 72653.
Please apply in writing by completing the application form available from the school office.
Applications should be returned to the school by email or at the address shown above.
Closing date: Friday 24th January 2020 at 12 noon.

                            Rode and Norton St Philip School Federation

                    SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS CO-ORDINATOR (SENCO)
                                        Salary: UPS/MPS
                     Hours: 6 hours/week Contract type: 0.2 FTE Permanent
                   Reporting to: The Headteacher Responsible for: 2 SENTAs
Location: Norton St Philip Church of England VA First School and Rode Methodist VC First School
                                   Start date: 20th April 2020

Rode and Norton St Philip School Federation are looking for a SENCo with a
   • passion to champion children with SEND from EYFS-Y4,
   • drive and ability to lead a small dedicated team and
   • commitment to make a positive difference to the outcomes for children aged 4-9 at our creative
       and successful federation of schools.
Our Federation is committed to equal opportunities and to the welfare and safety of children and young
people. These posts will require a criminal background check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
To arrange a visit, to find out more and to download application information please look on our
Federation website www.rodeandnortonschoolfederation.co.uk or apply online
https://dasjobs.co.uk/job/special-educational-needs-co-ordinator-senco/
Closing date: 3rd February 2020        Interviews: w/b 10th February 2020

              Parkfield Primary School, Parkfield Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4RT
    Headteacher: Mr Gareth Jones Telephone: (01823) 282125 Email: sch.346@educ.somerset.gov.uk
                   Website: www.parkfieldschool.co.uk Age Range 4-11 NoR- 413

                                        KEY STAGE 1 TEACHER
                                              MPS 1-6

Required from February 24th or 20th April 2020, Parkfield Primary School is looking for an effective and
enthusiastic full time Key Stage 1 classroom teacher who will be able to complement our already
dedicated hardworking staff team. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with high
expectations who is committed to providing a welcoming, stimulating learning experience for all the
children at Parkfield.
We encourage you to apply if you want to work somewhere:
    • that fosters a love of learning
    • where the focus is on the child
    • where dedication is strongly valued
    • that wants to help the next generation reach their full potential
The successful candidate will:
    • be an excellent and enthusiastic teacher committed to fostering a love of learning
    • put children at the forefront of everything they do, ensuring that they are challenged and
        motivated in order to be excited about their learning

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•     be fully committed to our school vision, values and aims
   •     have a passion for inclusion and the belief that every child has the right to the best possible
         education
    • have high expectations of all children both in terms of their behaviour for learning and their
         achievement
    • be able to work in partnership with pupils, staff, governors, parents and the wider community in
         order to provide the best opportunities for our children
    • have high expectations of themselves and all stakeholders
    • be a reflective learner who is always open to new initiatives
In return, we can offer you:
    • children who are well behaved and enjoy learning
    • the chance to make a genuine difference to the lives of children and their families
    • a strong, dedicated, hardworking and friendly school team, who will support you and learn from
         your ideas
    • a supportive local community who are fully committed to the school
    • the opportunity for professional development and to develop your career
Closing Date: 9am 4th February 2020
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school business
manager, Mrs Scott, to arrange a visit. Application forms and further details are available below,
from the school or from the school website: www.parkfieldschool.co.uk
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This
post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

                              Westonzoyland Community Primary School
                             NOR: 152       Headteacher: Mrs Alison Garbett
Westonzoyland Community Primary School is a small rural school in the heart of the Somerset Levels.
We have a strong ethos of whole child development and using our beautiful outdoor environment in
our learning. We are truly looking to develop the citizens of the future!
We are able to offer the following post in our friendly school:

                                Maternity Cover TEACHER (Year 5/6)
                   Full Time, Fixed Term (initially for 2 terms starting 20th April)
                                          Teaching scales

We are looking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic class teacher, who will prove to be an
outstanding addition to our school team. The successful candidate will be an excellent practitioner and
have a passion for teaching and learning. The position is to cover maternity leave and will initially be a
two-term contract.
Visits to our school are warmly welcomed; our Headteacher will be delighted to show you around our
school.
For further information about the post contact Laura Touchin, Office Manager.
Closing date: Noon, Friday 31st January      Shortlisting: Friday 31st January
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Interviews: Monday 10 February
You will find further information and an application form on our website at:
http://www.westonzoylandprimary.co.uk/
Please submit your application to: sch.414@educ.somerset.gov.uk
Westonzoyland Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS
disclosure.

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Hamp Nursery & Infant School, Rhode Lane, Bridgwater TA6 6JB
                                      Tel: 01278 422012

                                      KEY STAGE 1 TEACHER
    Full time, temporary post in the first instance to cover maternity leave from Easter 2020.
                                     Salary: MPS Points 1 - 6

Hamp Nursery and Infant School is rated good by Ofsted and is a warm and friendly, well resourced
setting where our pupils are at the heart of everything we do.
A vacancy has arisen for an excellent classroom practitioner who has a commitment to raising the
achievement of all learners. The post will be in a Year 1 class starting after Easter 2020 until 18th
December 2020 in the first instance to cover maternity leave.
The successful candidate will need to:
    • demonstrate high standards of teaching and learning
    • have high expectations, being enthusiastic and committed to raising standards
    • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • demonstrate a positive and understanding approach to children’s social and emotional
        development which will include setting high standards of behaviour
    • want to make a positive contribution to the life and work of our school
    • meet the many challenges of school life with enthusiasm and a sense of humour
Hamp Nursery and Infant School has a commitment to Safeguarding and all posts require a criminal
background check via DBS, medical clearance and references. We welcome applications regardless of
age, gender, disability, ethnicity or religion. Visits to the school are welcome.
For further information please contact the Headteacher, Mrs Sue Bird.
E-mail for application: RHorne@educ.somerset.gov.uk or visit dasjobs.co.uk/job/key-stage-1-
teacher-8/
Closing date Monday 3rd February 2020 5pm Interviews Monday 10th February 2020

                                     PRIMARY (Academy)

                                     North Town Primary School
                                     NOR 443, Age Range: 2 – 11

                                       KEY STAGE 2 TEACHER
                Dates: Apply by: 29th January 2020, Interviews: 4th February 2020
                                   Start date: 24th February 2020
                                            Salary: MPS
                                         Location: Taunton
            Contract term: 5 Month Maternity Contract (24th February to the 31st July),
               with the possibility of a permanent contract from September 2020.

North Town Primary School, part of the Richard Huish Trust, is a successful school with a strong sense
of identity and drive. We are extremely proud of our children and work hard to provide them with the
best quality education and life experiences.
We are looking to recruit an experienced Key Stage 2 teacher on a maternity contract from the 24th
February to the 31st July 2020.
We are looking for experienced candidates who are:
    • Enthusiastic and inspirational
    • Passionate about enabling every child to fulfil their potential
    • Well organised and committed to high standards
    • Creative in their approach to children’s learning
    • Experienced in working in a primary school setting
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• Hard working with a strong understanding of teaching as a vocation as well as a profession
We can offer:
    • An excellent school with an outstanding and creative curriculum
    • Well resourced, spacious and attractive facilities
    • A dedicated, talented and innovative team
    • Exceptional development and career opportunities
Visits to the School are actively encouraged and have been organised for Thursday 23rd January at
9:30 and Monday 27th January at 9:30. To arrange a visit please email office@northtownschool.org.uk.
Application packs are available on our website www.northtownschool.org.uk or by emailing
NTRecruitment@educ.somerset.gov.uk. Please contact the school office for paper copies. Applications
received that do not contain a fully completed application form will not be considered.
All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced
Criminal Records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

        Bishops Lydeard Church School, Mount Street, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3AN
                      Tel: 01823 432582     office@bishopslydeard.bwmat.org
                            A Bath and Wells Multi Academy Trust School
                                     NOR: 163, Age range: 4-11

                                   Fixed Term Contract TEACHER
                                     Full Time To cover 2 Terms
                            MPS2 to UPS1 Pay Grade: £26,298 - £37,654
                                     To commence immediately
                        Location: Bishops Lydeard Church School, Taunton
                         'That they may have life in all its fullness' John 10:10

The children, staff and governors are seeking to appoint an excellent classroom practitioner who is
committed to promoting high standards of teaching and learning within an exciting and motivating
learning environment, where children have fun and enjoy learning.
The successful candidate will need to:
    • show commitment to high standards for all pupils in both learning and behaviour
    • have a keen eye for progress and how best to support and maximise this for all learners
    • be responsive to the children’s needs academically, socially and emotionally
    • hold safeguarding for all at the forefront of their responsibilities
    • work proactively and effectively within the wider school team and contribute to the wider life of
         the school
    • get pleasure from and be enthused by seeing all around them succeed
    • support and embrace the Christian ethos of the school
We can offer:
    • Welcoming children with eager minds
    • Dedicated professionals who readily support each other (and all children)
    • A strong Christian ethos
    • A commitment to your professional development
    • Parents who are supportive of their children’s needs
Visits to the school from prospective candidates prior to their application are strongly encouraged and
warmly welcomed. To book an appointment phone 01823 432582 or email the school mailbox.

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Bishops Lydeard Church School is a proud part of the Bath and Wells Multi Academy Trust. Benefits of
working for the Trust include: a generous pension scheme, enhanced sickness and parental benefits and
a supportive working environment.
Bishops Lydeard Church School and the Bath & Wells Multi Academy Trust are committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all
staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS and all relevant
pre-employment checks.
Application forms should be accompanied by a full letter of application and sent to the school
office by post or email. You are invited to state curriculum strengths.
Visit Times: Friday 17th January 2020 - 1.30pm & 3.30pm
Closing Date: Friday 27th January 2020 Interview date: to be confirmed

               The Clevedon Learning Trust (CLT) was launched on 1st January 2015. The CLT is currently
              formed in two geographical areas, Clevedon and Bridgwater. The CLT brings with it a new,
                 innovative and student focussed approach to education within local communities. The
              CLT will provide high quality education and experiences for children and families. We will
              achieve this through our formal school partnership, using the most effective teaching and
                learning strategies, the best resources and facilities and the clearest progression routes
                                 for our children from the age of 0 to 18.

   Westover Green Community School is a 4-11 Community Primary School (406 on roll). We are a
 successful, established school with an Autism Centre providing specialist provision. We provide a safe,
                  secure, stimulating and motivational environment for each individual.
                                             KS2 TEACHER
                                         Recruitment ID: (ARP)
                                    FIXED TERM UNTIL 31/08/2020
                                        3 days per week 0.6 fte
                                     Required from 20th April 2020
             Qualified Teacher’s MPS/UPS Pay Scale in the range of £24,373 to £40,490

We are looking to appoint an inspirational KS2 class teacher. The successful candidate will be:
    • A positive team member willing to be proactive in a large staff team
    • inspirational, dedicated and committed to creating a stimulating learning environment
    • an effective classroom practitioner with high expectations and track record of pupil attainment,
        progress and behaviour
    • use a range of teaching styles to enthuse and stimulate the children’s learning
    • work effectively in collaboration with support staff and teachers within the school
    • maintain effective communication between school and families
We will be able to offer the successful candidate the support that comes with working in a large school
with a very positive and caring ethos. The school is committed to the continuing professional
development of staff members and the successful candidate will benefit from this during their period of
work at the school.
Visits to the school are welcome. Please telephone 01278 422943 to arrange an appointment
For further details and an application form, please visit our website
www.westovergreenschool.org.uk/vacancies/
Completed application forms should be sent to office@westovergreenschool.org.uk
Closing date for applications – 12 noon on Friday 31 January 2020
Interview date – Wednesday 12 February 2020
Clevedon Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and all applicants will be vetted through DBS
check

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MIDDLE (Academy)

                       Selwood Academy, Berkley Road Frome BA11 2EF
       Tel: 01373 462798 Fax: 01373 465712 Email: selwoodacademy@educ.somerset.gov.uk
    www.selwood.somerset.sch.uk Age range: 9 - 13, NOR: 664 Headteacher: Mrs Jean Hopegood

                              A Full Time TEACHER OF MATHEMATICS

To start in April 2020, however for the right candidate this position could be considered a September
2020 start. Selwood Academy is looking to recruit an innovative, dynamic specialist Teacher of
Mathematics to join our highly motivated and committed team. The successful candidate will be
required to teach pupils aged 9-13 range, and is most suited to a Maths specialist from a secondary
background. NQT’s are welcome to apply if considering the September start date.
For full details and application form please visit our website, we do not accept CVs.
Closing date for this post is midday, Friday 31 January 2020 Interviews – Tuesday 11 February 2020
This post requires a criminal background check via the disclosure procedure.

                                       SECONDARY (SCC)

           Robert Blake Science College, Hamp Avenue, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 6AW

                                TEACHER OF ICT AND COMPUTING
                                Teachers Pay Scale (Main or Upper)
                               Required for September 2020 or earlier

We are seeking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic and dynamic ICT specialist to join our team. You
must be passionate about your subject and committed to the highest level of achievement for all
students. You will be required to teach across the age and ability range.
Robert Blake is a thriving and rapidly growing comprehensive school of around 920 students by
September. The school is an exciting place to work and our ethos of ‘Aspire, Achieve, Celebrate’ lies at
the heart of all we do. We are very proud of all our students’ achievements and the quality of care and
support given to them by staff. The school is located less than 2 miles from Junction 24 of the M5 in
Bridgwater and is in a stunning all new state of the art facility. We are committed to the continuous
professional development of staff and will provide opportunities for you to shine.
Closing Date: Monday 27th January 2020 (12 noon)
Please apply by letter and application form, to Mrs S Ward by post or via email:
Sara.Ward@robertblake.org.uk
Application forms and further details are available from the Robert Blake Science College
website: http://robertblake.org.uk/staff-and-vacancies/69.html
This post is subject to a criminal background check via the Vetting and Barring Service.

                                   SECONDARY (Academy)

         Huish Episcopi Academy (11-18) Wincanton Road, Langport, Somerset TA10 9SS
        Do you want to work in a dynamic, forward thinking and supportive environment?
                            Look no further than Huish Episcopi Academy.
We believe that Huish Episcopi Academy is a very special and rewarding place to work, where staff have
a shared vision of delivering the best outcomes for all students in our community.

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Huish Episcopi Academy is a successful, 11-18 school serving a large rural area of Somerset. The
Academy prides itself on high academic achievement for all students, excellent standards of respect and
behaviour in addition to outstanding teaching facilities and resources.
Staff benefit from an extensive CPD programme, including access to the Huish Academy Leaders
Programme and the Somerset Aspiring Heads Programme; reduced membership rates at our
community leisure centre; membership and regular involvement with PiXL events; and the support of a
dynamic and hard-working leadership team.
We have the following vacancies available from September 2020:

                                            HEAD OF ART
               Full time. Qualified Teachers’ Pay Scale plus TLR2b £4654. Permanent.

The successful candidate will be an ambitious and inspirational Teacher of Art with the ability to lead
our successful Art Department and teach outstanding lessons at both GCSE and A level.

                             CATERING/FOOD TECHNOLOGY TEACHER
                       Full time. Qualified Teachers’ Pay Scale. Permanent.
  Potential for a TLR 2a responsibility payment of £2796 for a suitably qualified candidate (for
                               2nd in charge of Design Technology).

We require a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher of Catering/Food Technology who will play a key role
in supporting the leadership of the department. The ability to teach Catering/Food Technology to at least a
Level 2 qualification is essential. The capability of developing a Level 3 pathway would be an advantage.

                                         TEACHER OF SCIENCE
                         Full time. Qualified Teachers’ Pay Scale. Permanent.

The ability to teach A Level Chemistry would be an advantage.

                                        TEACHER OF ENGLISH
                   Full time/part time. Qualified Teachers’ Pay Scale. Permanent.

                                          TEACHER OF MUSIC
                         Full time. Qualified Teachers’ Pay Scale. Permanent.

In-depth knowledge of music theory at both GCSE and A-level and the ability to teach to the highest
standard is essential for this role.

Application packs are available from our website at www.huishepiscopi.net or from Miss Leach at
the school. Closing date for applications – noon on Friday 24 January 2020.
Telephone 01458 250501 Fax 01458 250262 Email: huishrecruitment@educ.somerset.gov.uk
Huish Episcopi Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and
young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts require a
criminal background check to be completed.

       Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust based at King Arthur’s School, Wincanton, Somerset

                             Job Title: LEADING PRACTITIONER OF MATHS
                                Salary Range: Leading Practitioner range
                                     Contract: Permanent, Full-time
 Closing date for applications: 10am on Monday 27 January 2020 Interviews: Monday 3 February 2020
Due to a significant growth in our numbers, we are looking to grow our teaching capacity and capability by
appointing an outstanding Leading Practitioner of Maths who can coach and mentor those around them, as

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well as an ambitious and inspiring Teacher of Maths with energy and enthusiasm and a real passion for their
subject who will teach across the age levels from 11 -16. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a school
within a Trust with great potential, some real strengths and the ability and desire to develop further.
The successful candidates will:
    • have a passion for Maths
    • have the ability to support, challenge and inspire our students, encouraging them to achieve the
        best they can through the modelling of outstanding teaching and learning
    • lead and drive improvement of teaching skills in maths within the school and across other trust
        secondaries
    • have excellent communication skills have the ability to embrace and contribute to the vision of
        the department and school
    • be able to build relationships quickly
    • show respect to others and be able to embrace the ethos and values of the trust
    • be positive, optimistic, caring, kind and approachable
    • be willing to be immersed in the life of a busy school
King Arthur’s School is a fantastic small secondary school at the heart of a rural Somerset community
serving the town of Wincanton and surrounding area. The school joined the Sherborne Area Schools
Trust in April 2019 and is working closely with The Gryphon School in Sherborne to continue its pursuit
for tangible and rapid improvement. When you visit the school you will notice the:
    • Friendly and welcoming atmosphere
    • Students are well-behaved, comfortable and safe
    • The range of experiences and opportunities
    • Hard working, committed and caring staff
    • Beautiful location and space for learning
    • Strong local community
The school is on the Somerset/Dorset border located close to Sherborne and its surrounding area. It is
one of the best places to live in Britain, with Sherborne itself being described as ‘one of the most drop-
dead-gorgeous towns in the country’ and having the feel of ‘a small cathedral city’. It is a centre of
excellence for education. There are easy road and direct rail links to London, Bath, Bristol, Exeter and the
glorious Dorset coast and countryside. It is a great area in which to live, offering something for everyone
Our values and ethos focuses on developing a love of learning, high achievement both personally and
academically which comes from the tremendous work of all our staff and the great achievements of our
children.
This role will be challenging, yet immensely rewarding. Working within our Trust, you will be supported
by an experienced leadership team, strong governance and a committed staff. We will also offer an
excellent package:
    • a competitive salary on the leading practitioner payrange
    • high-quality CPD opportunities
    • work collaboratively with Trust colleagues, sharing best practice and specialisms
    • possible relocation expenses
    • a strong sense of shared moral purpose and a real opportunity to transform the lives of young people
You are warmly encouraged to visit our School prior to application, please do not hesitate to contact
Jen Jacklin who will be happy to arrange this. Please contact Jen on 01963 32368 or at
jen.jacklin@kingarthurs.org.uk
For a recruitment pack and online application form, please visit the trust website: www.sast.org.uk
Completed applications should be returned either by post, marked ‘Confidential’ to; Angela Swain, SAST
HR Officer, St Aldhelm’s House, Bristol Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4EQ or by email to:
HR@sast.org.uk
Closing Date: 10am on Monday 27 January 2020

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SAST has an absolute commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful
applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS. The Trust values
the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

                  The Castle School, Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 5AU
                             Tel: 01823 274073   www.castleschool.co.uk

                                       TEACHER OF RE – full time
                                         From September 2020

Are you looking to join a thriving Trust with an outstanding record of achievement and staff
development?
Applications are welcome from candidates for a full time Teacher of RE, who must be able to teach
GCSE Philosophy, Ethics and Religion to KS4, from September 2020. The successful candidate will join
our outstanding Trust comprising two secondary schools, a growing number of primary schools and a
successful and thriving Teaching School which offers a range of excellent opportunities to both
experienced and newly qualified teachers.
Situated in Taunton and Wellington, the historic county towns of Somerset, The Castle Partnership Trust
has been established since 2014 and is well regarded in both towns. The surrounding area boasts a range
of stunning landscapes whilst still offering excellent transport links via the M5. Somerset is a lovely place
for families and as a member of the staff, you will be assured a place for your children at our schools.
At The Castle Partnership Trust we are fortunate to have students who are motivated and enthusiastic
about learning and taking part in the huge range of enrichment on offer. The Castle Partnership Trust
is committed to providing strong professional development support for all colleagues who work with
us. As a Teaching School and Trust sponsor, there are opportunities to build a fantastic CV working
with working across The Castle Partnership Trust and within our Partnership of four schools.
For application packs and more information about The Castle School, please visit
www.castleschool.co.uk. The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 27th January 2020.
The Castle Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and
young people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidates will
be subject to enhanced DBS disclosures.

The Castle School is looking to appoint a Part Time Teacher of Spanish from September 2020.

We are currently seeking a Teacher of Spanish to join our warm and supportive team. The successful
candidate will join our outstanding Trust comprising two secondary schools, a growing number of
primary schools and a successful and thriving Teaching School which offers a range of excellent
opportunities to both experienced and newly qualified teachers.
Situated in Taunton and Wellington, the historic county towns of Somerset, The Castle Partnership Trust
has been established since 2014 and is well regarded in both towns. The surrounding area boasts a
range of stunning landscapes whilst still offering excellent transport links via the M5. Somerset is a
lovely place for families and as a member of the staff, you will be assured a place for your children at
our schools.
At The Castle Partnership Trust we are fortunate to have students who are motivated and enthusiastic
about learning and taking part in the huge range of enrichment on offer. The Castle Partnership Trust
is committed to providing strong professional development support for all colleagues who work with
us. As a Teaching School and Trust sponsor, there are opportunities to build a fantastic CV working
with working across The Castle Partnership Trust and within our Partnership of four secondary schools.

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For application packs and more information about The Castle Partnership Trust, please visit
www.castleschool.co.uk
Closing date for application is 9am on Monday 27th January 2020 with interviews to take place soon after.
The Castle School Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young
people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be
subject to enhanced DBS disclosures.

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                                       Magical Mathematician?
                                         TEACHER OF MATHS
                                               MPS/UPS
                               Full time or part-time (2 days per week)
                                          Permanent contract

  Our aspiration is to be great in all that we do. Are you a great teacher & leader or aspire to be
                         one? If so, Preston School is the right school for you!
We are a Business & Enterprise Academy that aspires to embody our strapline of ‘Bringing Learning to
Life & Life to Learning’ for every student every day. We place a large emphasis on the development of
character and personality of our students, alongside a relentless drive for improving progress in all of
the subjects that they study. We aim to be GREAT in everything that we do.
Our student body are wonderful to work with and visitors to the school regularly comment upon the
great learning environment within the school, personified by the excellent relationships between
students and staff. We firmly believe in the core BASICs that the students are asked to follow, and we
recognise that teaching is made easier when students are engaged with their learning - as ours are.
We are looking for a teacher of Maths to continue the great work that already goes on with our highly-
capable students, in an innovative and hard-working department. This is an exciting opportunity for an
enthusiastic, motivated and talented teacher who is looking to make a difference in this exciting role.
We would welcome your application if you are:
    → passionate about teaching Maths and aspire for Preston School to be GREAT
    → ambitious and have high expectations, in order to engage and enthuse students to learn
    → committed to the education of all young people with the knowledge and experience to teach
        across the whole range of age and ability (11- 16)
    → an excellent team member with the capacity to lead and develop the department
    → committed to continually improving as a teacher and as a leader of learning
    → An NQT or more experienced teacher
Information on the school and post can be accessed from www.prestonschool.co.uk/vacancies
This post is subject to two references along with enhanced DBS check from Criminal Record Bureau and
medical history check. If you would like to visit us or want more information prior to applying then
please contact Jaclyn, PA to the Principal, on the email below.
Please apply by downloading the application form from the school’s website and return completed with
a covering letter addressed to Gregg Morrison, Principal, to Jaclyn.Surrey@Preston School.co.uk
Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 22nd January 2020

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OTHER

                                    EARLY YEARS AREA SENCO
                                  Salary: TMS/UPS + TRL2a + SEN
                             0.6 hours FTE - term time only (39 weeks)
                                       Location: Glastonbury
                                       Part Time Permanent

About us
The Early Years Area SENCO team are looking for an experienced Early Years teacher to join the Early
Years Area SENCO team for 3 days a week. This post is being offered on a permanent basis and will
begin in April 2020
About the job
We require an inspiring, self-motivated teacher to empower those working in Early Years settings to
develop inclusive early learning environments and offer advice about identification, assessment and
intervention to support young children with SEND.
About you
Current knowledge and experience of the EYFS curriculum and supporting young children with SEN is
essential, along with experience of multiagency working. Ideally, you will have worked as a SENCo in an
educational setting. You will also need a partnership approach to working with parents and families.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Jane Barnett (Lead Early Years Area SENCO) on
01823 357000.
Closing Date: 26 January 2020         Interview Date: 10 February 2020
This job requires a criminal background check (DBS) via the disclosure procedure.
Apply: https://www.somerset.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/our-vacancies/job-details/?jobId=1311
Ref: SCC01059AB

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