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Vacancies

Vacancies at TLG.

TLG Vacancies
 
By working at TLG, you'll be part of an organisation that has been recognised nationally as an exceptional place to work. In 2019, we were named the best charity to work for by the prestigious Sunday Times Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For!
 
We have some exciting vacancies in our Education Centres. If you are a qualified teacher or have experience working in education, with a heart for supporting struggling kids and families, then TLG would love to hear from you! To find out more, please visit our website to download an application pack or contact us at recruitment@tlg.org.uk / 01274 900380 for more information.
 
TLG North Birmingham Teaching Assistant
 
Salary: £16,885 - £19,668 (FTE)
Hours: 30 per week (term-time only)
Contract: Fixed term contract until July 2020
Closing Date: 5pm, Monday 4th November
Telephone interviews: 7th November
Interviews:1 12th November
 
Working as part of the TLG centre team in TLG North Birmingham, the Teaching Assistant post provides a unique opportunity to support young people experiencing educational crisis.
 
TLG North Birmingham is an Independent School delivering alternative education provision that delivers tailored social and educational interventions for young people. As the Teaching Assistant, you will play an integral role in enabling young people to get their lives back on track, through delivering innovative programmes and working with the Centre Manager to ensure that the education centre achieves success.
 
You will be part of a dedicated team committed to helping young people progress. The role involves providing one-to-one and group support to students in lessons, assisting with the planning and delivery of lessons as a crucial member of the team, leading sessions as timetabled, and bringing excellence to the young people’s learning experience. The individual will also act as a link between TLG’s students, their families and the church community.
 
We are looking to recruit an individual with a strong and compassionate Christian faith. TLG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff including volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
 
TLG South Birmingham Centre Manager
 
Salary: £28,671 - £35,855 
Hours: 37.5 per week
Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday 3rd November
Telephone interviews: Wednesday 13th November
Interviews: Thursday 21st November

TLG is looking for a qualified teacher with a passion to turn around the lives of disaffected young people aged 11-16. Leading our TLG South Birmingham Education Centre (alternative provision), the Centre Manager will be responsible for delivering exceptional educational programmes with imaginative curricula for disaffected young people, with proven skills and strategies to re-engage those on the verge of exclusion. 

Working in partnership with Ecclesia International Church in TLG South Birmingham and a number of other key stakeholders, the successful applicant will need to develop and maintain excellent links in TLG South Birmingham with schools, parents, referrers, and other agencies.
 
The successful candidate will have excellent team and communication skills and a successful track record in leadership and management, as well as a strong and vibrant Christian faith. TLG is committed to safeguarding our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS.

Principal - King Solomon International Business School.

 

Principal Job Description


Salary: ISR  27-33 dependent on experience

Core Purpose

The Principal is to take strategic responsibility for developing an outstanding all- through school with a distinctive Christian ethos, provide effective, dynamic and inspirational leadership to the school to ensure that every student achieves at their highest level,  effectively lead and manage the School, ensure a love of learning and the achievement of excellent educational standards, provide strategic direction and resource management, and promote and safeguard the welfare of all pupils and staff.

Ethos and Vision

Vision

  • Promote a Christian ethos throughout the school.
  • Promote  a culture of encouragement, support and challenge in which each student  can achieve the highest possible educational standards and realise their full potential.
  • Work with the Directors and the staff to implement the vision for the school.
  • Ensure this vision is clearly and effectively articulated, shared and understood by staff, students, parents and the wider community.
  • Translate this vision into agreed objectives and operational plans which will promote and sustain the continued improvement of the school.
  • Promote creativity, innovation and the use of appropriate new technologies to achieve excellence.

Leadership and Management

 

  • Develop, motivate and lead all staff to achieve the highest professional standards.
  • Build a collaborative learning culture within the School and actively engage with other schools (locally, nationally and internationally) to promote excellence, equality and high expectations of all pupils.
  • Maintain and develop our links with the local and wider community.
  • Foster appropriate links with key providers and organisations including Birmingham LA, the Diocesan Board of Education, all relevant statutory organisations,)  and the National College of School Leadership.
  • Manage change effectively.
  • Manage the School`s finances effectively working closely with the Business/ Finance Manager and Directors  and  proactively seek further funding opportunities as required.
  • Ensure job descriptions and performance management for all staff are based on clear roles and responsibilities, reviewed at least annually.
  • Ensure all policies are kept up to date, working closely with staff and Directors.
  • Work closely with the Site Manager and relevant Directors to ensure that sound procedures for the security, supervision and maintenance of the School environment ensuring that all health and safety regulations are met.
  • Manage  your own personal professional development whilst ensuring the well-being of and a good work/life balance for all personnel.
  • Advice and report to the Board of Directors as required, forming a pro-active and effective working partnership with them.
  • Ensure that all responsibilities delegated by Board of Directors are carried out.
  • Ensure the School premises are fit for purpose for current and future needs including site development.
  • Undertake other such duties as may be reasonably expected.

 

 

Effective and Efficient use of Resources 

 

  •   Advise   the governing body on the formulation of the annual budget to enable  the school to secure its objectives.
  •   Plan,   manage and monitor the curriculum within the agreed budget, setting   appropriate priorities for expenditure, allocating funds and ensuring   effective administration control.
  •   Ensure   the regular monitoring of the budget.
  •   Ensure   that financial regulations are adhered to.
  •   Manage   and organise accommodation efficiently and effectively to ensure that it   meets the needs of the curriculum and health and safety requirements.
  •   Ensure   that the allocation and use of accommodation provides a positive learning   environment that promotes the highest achievements for all.
  •   Monitor   and evaluate value for money.
  •   Seek   to secure adequate resources for the school.

 

 

Teaching, Learning, Curriculum and Standards

  •   Take   an active-role  in the design and   implementation of a curriculum, which inspires and engages all pupils.
  •   Ensure   a consistent and continuous school-wide focus on pupil assessment and   achievement, using appropriate data and benchmarks to set, monitor, track and   evaluate individual pupil progress.
  •   Challenge   and remedy under-performance throughout the school.
  •   Provide   nurturing and attentive pastoral care for all pupils.
  •   Ensure   exemplary standards of behaviour and attendance.
  •   Monitor,   evaluate and review classroom practice and promote improvement strategies
  •   Aim   for outstanding standards of learning and teaching at all times.
  •   Aim   for outstanding ratings as judged by Ofsted and other relevant quality   standards.

 

 

Communication and Consultation

  •   Build   and sustain effective relationships with all stakeholders through excellent   communication and interpersonal skills, taking and providing appropriate   advice.
  •   Consistently   use and develop information and data systems to ensure exemplary   communication links with all stakeholders.
  •   Ensure   that the School has a robust system for the collection and analysis of   performance data to promote school improvement.
  •   Co-ordinate   the School’s work with feeder schools to ensure smooth transitions and   continuity of learning. 
  •   Regularly   and effectively communicate the progress of every child’s learning to the   relevant stakeholders.
  •   Work   with the Governing body  to provide   information on all relevant aspects of the School, its progress and intended   development.

 

                       


Principal Person Specification

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications

  •   Qualified   Teacher Status,
  •   An  honors degree
  •   The   right to work in the UK, and qualified to teach in the UK.

Qualifications

  •   Relevant Further Degree/   qualifications, NPQH, Further   relevant professional studies

Experience

  •   Headteacher,   or  at least 3 years experience of   being a member of the Senior Leadership Team
  •   Experience of working in a   multi-cultural inner city school.
  •   Successful   senior leadership resulting in measurable long term improvements.
  •   A record   of implementing complex change programmes to raise standards in teaching and   learning, quality provision and efficiency and improved outcomes for children   and young people.
  •   Experience or understanding of   leadership in an all- through school.
  •   A proven   track record of bringing about further transformation from a school which is   operating from a position of considerable strength.
  •   Experience   of successful project management.
  •   Experience   of leading a significant team in a school and achieving outstanding outcomes.
  •   Use of   innovative approaches to development of teaching and learning.
  •   Sound   experience of recruiting and developing a skilled and effective team and   motivating the team to achieve it`s full potential at all times.
  •   Leadership   in curriculum development and innovation in school
  •   Self   evaluating, including monitoring and evaluation strategies.
  •   Leadership   in staff and pastoral development.
  •   Successful   partnership working with other schools, agencies and stakeholders.
  •   Record   of continuing professional development including training in leadership and   management
  •   Successful   experience of managing large complex budgets and ensuring value for money.

Experience

  •   Headteacher   in a  secondary school
  •   Evidence of working in more than   one school, college or learning environment.
  •   Working with a school in   challenging circumstances.
  •   Business/international business

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  •   Commitment   to working closely with the Trustees and Governors to realise their vision   for the School.
  •   Thorough   knowledge and understanding of current curriculum developments and how pupils   learn in schools.
  •   Ability   to recognise existing school effectiveness and bring about further   transformation from a position of considerable strength.
  •   Understanding   of principles and demonstrable application of school improvement and school   effectiveness in schools operating in challenging circumstances.
  •   Demonstrable   ability to plan strategically and to lead, motivate, develop and inspire   staff and to manage change.
  •   Effective   communication skills, providing clear and accurate information, giving well   informed advice to a wide range of internal and external audiences.
  •   Knowledge   and understanding of principles and practices of performance management   scheme for  staff within a school   setting.
  •   Ability   to analyse and interpret pupil performance data and set challenging but   realistic targets and plan effective intervention and monitor impact in order   to ensure students make good progress.
  •   Ability   to ensure a positive ethos and structure for managing behaviour which enables   all pupils to achieve and a commitment to inclusive education.
  •   Commitment   to working in partnership with other providers of education and training.
  •   Ability   to work effectively as part of the school team and with governors, pupils,   parents and other stakeholders.
  •   Ability   to create and maintain a stimulating and attractive learning environment for   students.
  •   Ability   to work effectively with members of the local community in developing the   school as a community resource.
  •   Knowledge   of the statutory requirements and relevant legislation relating to school   leadership and management including health and safety, child protection and   safeguarding.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Experience of the    International Baccalaureate programmes
  • Business and enterprise

Equality Issues

  •   Demonstrable   knowledge and understanding of equality issues and legislation.
  •   Demonstrable   commitment to equality of opportunity and inclusive education.
  •   Able to   integrate equality policies into service delivery and employment practices.

Equality Issues

Additional   Requirements

  •   A strong   commitment to fostering the Christian ethos throughout the school.
  •   Ability   to work under pressure.
  •   Ability   to prioritise work.
  •   Understanding   of multicultural issues in the context of primary and secondary schools.
  •   Good   health and attendance record.
  •   Excellent   and unequivocal references.
  •   Suitable   for work with children and Young People. This post is exempt from the   provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced criminal   record disclosure will be required prior to appointment

Additional   Requirements

 

  •   A   practicing Christian
  •   A strong   interest in the global economy and international affairs.
  •   A   trained Additional Ofsted  Inspector,   or willing to undergo training. 

 

 

Trustees and Honorary Treasurer needed for ACT.

The Association of Christian Teachers, also known as ACT, is a Christian membership organisation that provides professional and spiritual support to Christians engaged in pre-school, primary, middle, secondary, special, college and university education.  ACT is seeking to appoint additional trustees and an honorary treasurer. ACT trustees meet three or four times a year. If you would like to join us for the next stage of our development and growth please be in touch for further details:

clive@actforhim.org.uk

Physics/Chemistry Teacher Cooloola Christian College.

Position Vacant at Cooloola Christian College

Cooloola Christian College provides a safe, caring learning community, reflecting values and ethics explored through a Christ-centred and Biblically-based curriculum. The College's vision statement is 'Supporting families to educate their children for a Christ centred life'.

The College is located in Queensland near the Sunshine Coast and half an hour north of the pristine beaches around Noosa.

We are seeking a Secondary Physics / Chemistry Teacher

Full-time starting Term 1 2020.

Leadership opportunity will be available for suitably experienced applicants.

Applications close 30th September.

For further information contact Admin +61754811000 or email admin@ccc.qld.edu.au

Visit our Website to download an application form www.ccc.qld.edu.au

TLG Lewisham Specialist Support Worker

TLG Lewisham Specialist Support Worker

Starting Salary:  £21,921 (FTE) Hours: 37.5 (term-time only)

Closing Date:  5pm, Sunday 16th June 2019

Location: TLG Lewisham

 

Working as part of the TLG centre team in Lewisham, in partnership with Ecclesia Church, the Specialist Support Worker post provides  a unique opportunity to support young people experiencing educational crisis. 

 

TLG is an Independent School delivering alternative education provision that delivers tailored social and educational interventions  for young people. The Specialist Support Worker will play an integral role in enabling young people to get their lives back on track, through delivering innovative programmes, and working with the Head Teacher to ensure that the education centre achieves success.

 

You will be part of a dedicated team committed to helping young people progress. The role involves leading sessions as timetabled  and providing one-to-one support as appropriate to bring excellence to the young people’s learning experience, management of school attendance and pastoral support.  The individual will also act as a link between TLG’s students, their families and the church  community.

 

We are looking to recruit an individual with a strong and vibrant Christian faith. TLG is committed to safeguarding and promoting  the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff including volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. 

 

To find out more and download an application pack, please visit www.tlg.org.uk.  For further information email recruitment@tlg.org.uk  or phone 01274 900380.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th June.

 

 

TLG Hull Central Centre Manager

TLG Hull Central Centre Manager

Starting Salary: £30,546 - £35,855 (FTE) (dependent on experience)

Hours: 37.5 per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Wednesday 19th June 2019

Location: TLG Hull Central

 

TLG is looking for a qualified teacher with a passion to turn around the lives of disaffected young people aged 12-16. Leading our Hull Central Centre (alternative provision), the  Centre Manager will be responsible for delivering exceptional educational programmes with imaginative curricula for disaffected young people, with proven skills and strategies to re-engage those on the verge of exclusion.

 

Working in partnership with Jubilee Church in Hull and a number of other key stakeholders, the successful applicant will need to develop and maintain excellent links in Hull with  schools, parents, referrers, and other agencies.

 

The successful candidate will have excellent team and communication skills and a successful track record in leadership and management, as well as a strong and vibrant Christian faith. TLG is committed to safeguarding our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS.

 

To find out more and download an application pack, please visit www.tlg.org.uk. For further information  email recruitment@tlg.org.uk  or phone 01274 900380.

Telephone interviews will take place on Monday 24th June and interviews will be held on Monday 1st July. Location TBC.

 

 
 

TLG West London Teaching Assistant

TLG West London  Teaching Assistant

Starting Salary: £19,288- £20,403 (FTE)Hours: 37.5  (Monday to Friday)

Closing Date: 5pm, Wednesday 12th June 2019

Location: TLG  West London, Hammersmith

 

Working as part of the TLG centre team in West London, in partnership with St Paul’s Church Hammersmith, the Teaching Assistant post  provides a unique opportunity to support young people experiencing educational crisis.

 

TLG West London is an Independent School delivering alternative education provision that delivers tailored social and educational  interventions for young people. The Teaching Assistant will play an integral role in enabling young people to get their lives back on track, through delivering innovative programmes, and working with the Deputy Head and Head Teacher to ensure that the education  centre achieves success.

 

You will be part of a dedicated team committed to helping young people progress. The role involves providing one-to-one and group  support to students in lessons, planning and teaching either PSHE, Art and Citizenship subjects, assisting with the planning and delivery of lessons as a crucial member of the team, leading sessions as timetabled, and bringing excellence to the young people’s  learning experience.  The individual will also act as a link between TLG’s students, their families and the church community.

 

We are looking to recruit an individual with a strong and compassionate Christian faith. TLG is committed to safeguarding and promoting  the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff including volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. 

 

To find out more and download an application pack, please visit www.tlg.org.uk.  For further information email recruitment@tlg.org.uk  or phone 01274 900380.

 

Interviews will take place on Thursday 20th June 2019

TLG Lewisham Classroom Teacher

TLG Lewisham Classroom Teacher

Starting Salary:  £22,806 - £26,770 (FTE) Hours: 37.5 per week

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday 16th June 2019

Location: TLG Lewisham

 

Working as part of the TLG centre team in Lewisham, the Classroom Teacher post provides a unique opportunity to support young people experiencing educational crisis.

 

TLG Lewisham is a centre for alternative education provision delivering tailored social and educational interventions for young people. Working in partnership with Ecclesia church, the  Classroom Teacher will play an integral role in enabling young people to get their lives back on track, through delivering innovative programmes, and working with the Centre Manager to ensure that the education centre achieves success.

 

The role involves assistance with the planning and delivery of lessons, leading sessions as timetabled and providing one-to-one support as appropriate to bring excellence to the young  people’s learning experience.  The individual will also act as a link between TLG’s students, their families and the church community.

 

We are looking to recruit an individual with a strong and vibrant Christian faith. TLG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects  all staff including volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check. 

To find out more and download an application pack, please visit www.tlg.org.uk. For further information  email recruitment@tlg.org.uk  or phone 01274 900380.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27th June 2019.

Lymington Baptist Church - Youth Families Pastor.

 

What’s the NUMBER ONE issue facing the Church today?

 

When it comes to life and faith the modern world is becoming
an increasingly challenging place for both parents and young
people.


Lymington Baptist Church are looking to appoint a third
full-time Pastor to work, within the church and beyond, in this
vital area.


Your role would involve three key elements:


1. To oversee the effectiveness of all our existing ministries
among young people and families.


2. To pioneer contemporary, family-oriented ministries
that can enable families, in and outside of the church, to
flourish.


3. To develop innovations for family ministry and outreach
which focus specifically on the needs and development of
fathers.


To fulfil this role you will be a Bible-prioritising Christian who
currently works either as a Pastor, or in a hands-on leadership
role with young people and families, such as secondary
education.


You will have a passion for enabling young people and their
families, in the church, on the fringe and beyond, to be
equipped to live under the gospel.

Closing date: Monday 12 th August 2019

For full details of this exciting new opportunity, please contact:

Dave Gooderidge (Lead Pastor)

info@lymingtonbaptist.org

 

 

 

 

KS1 or KS2 Teacher Maranatha Christian School Sevenhampton, Swindon.

Exciting opportunity for a Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 Teacher

 

Maranatha Christian School in Sevenhampton, Swindon, has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 Teacher to join our team from September 2019. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced teacher looking to join a supportive and motivated team.

We are looking for a committed Christian educator who is passionate about primary education and supportive of our Christian ethos. They should be an outstanding classroom practitioner, who is able to work creatively, innovatively and develop the learning of all pupils through exciting and engaging lessons. We will offer a dedicated and welcoming team of professional colleagues, a supportive leadership team and enthusiastic and friendly pupils. A strong Christian faith, passion for teaching and a commitment to supporting our pupils is imperative.

Reporting to: Headteacher

Pay scale: as per experience

Closing date for applications: 31st May 2019 or sooner if enough applications have been received.

Please email reception@maranathaschool.org for an application form.

For the full Job Description, please click on http://www.maranathaschool.org/jobs

                        Maranatha Christian School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake ta disclosure by the disclosure and barring service as well as any other checks which are deemed to be necessary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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