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Vacancies

TLG Manchester Head Teacher.

TLG Manchester Head Teacher

 

Starting Salary: £26,880 - £33,647 (SCP 29 – 37, dependent on experience & qualifications)

Hours:37.5

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th July 2017

Location: TLG Manchester

 

TLG is looking for a qualified teacher with a passion to turn around the lives of disaffected young people aged 12-16. Leading our TLG Manchester education centre (alternative provision), the Head Teacher 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 a number of other key stakeholders, the successful applicant will need to develop and maintain excellent links in Manchesterwith 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.

 

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 Friday 14th July 2017.

TLG Nottingham Classroom Teacher.

TLGNottinghamClassroom Teacher

Starting Salary:  £18,198 (SCP 16) - £26,880 (SCP 29) Hours:37.5 per week (would consider a part-time job share)

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday 9th July 2017

Location: TLG Nottingham, AREC, Arnold Road, Nottingham

 

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

 

TLG Nottingham is a centre for alternative education provision delivering tailored social and educational interventions for young people. Working at the premisesof Arnold Road Evangelical 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 Head Teacher 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.

 
 
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TLG The Education Charity intervenes to support children, families, schools and churches across the UK. Ranging from one to one support for children beginning to show signs of struggle in school to helping young people and families in the midst of exclusion, in all our work lies an unchanging resolve to transform lives for good.

Interviews will take place on Monday 17th July 2017 (at TLG Bradford)

TLG Chelmsford Head Teacher vacancy.

TLG Chelmsford Head Teacher

 

Starting Salary:£24,236 (SCP 26)- £33,647 (SCP 37)

Hours: 37.5 per week

Closing Date:  5pm, Thursday 6th July 2017

Location: TLG Chelmsford

 

TLG is looking for a qualified teacher with a passion to turn around the lives of disaffected young people aged 12-16. Leading our TLG Chelmsford centre, the Head Teacher 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 Life Church Chelmsford and a number of other key stakeholders, the successful applicant will need to develop and maintain excellent links in Chelmsfordwith 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.

 

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 Friday 14th July 2017.

FULL TIME HEADTEACHER KIRKBAMPTON C.E. PRIMARY SCHOOL

FULL TIME HEADTEACHER

KIRKBAMPTON C.E. PRIMARY SCHOOL

 

Start date:                  Spring Term 1st January 2018

Salary                          Group 3 Leadership Range L7-L13 £45,290 - £52,405

 

 

Can you lead us in “Giving our children opportunities to be the best they can be”?

Following the retirement of our longstanding Headteacher, the Governors want to appoint an aspirational Headteacher who will build on our secure foundation.

The village of Kirbampton borders the Solway Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the West side of Carlisle within sight of the Lake District.

Our small school (112 children including 11 in nursery) has a Christian ethos of mutual respect, and a creative curriculum that emphasises nurturing the whole child.  We benefit from an active and supportive local community including a strong partnership with the local church and chapel, which enriches the educational experiences offered to our young people.

We would like to hear from you if you will:

  • Follow the example of Jesus and so sustain and further develop our strong Christian ethos;
  • Share your passion to inspire a love of learning amongst pupils, parents and the wider community;
  • Keep children at the heart of the learning process;
  • Share your passion for teaching and learning and helping children thrive.

In return we can offer:

  • A dedicated and highly skilled staff team committed to maximise the potential in each child;
  • Children who have told us they would like you to be cheerful, kind, loving, supportive and trustworthy;
  • Our support in your continued professional development.

Visits to the school by prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to experience our friendly school community first hand.  Please contact Miss J. A. Routledge (Headteacher) on 01228 576377 or email: head@kirkbampton.cumbria.sch.uk to arrange a visit on Tuesday 6th or Wednesday 14th June.

Appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people.  All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

To apply, please visit the school website www.kirkbampton.cumbria.sch.uk to download the application form.  All completed forms are to be returned to clerk@kirkbampton.cumbria.sch.uk

The closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 19th June 2017.

Interviews will be held during the week beginning 10th July 2017.   

Youth Worker Stanford-le-Hope.

24-7 Prayer Stanford are a Christian community who champion young people in Corringham and Stanford-le-Hope, Essex.

 

Our aim is to empower young people and their families to flourish, to be released into their full potential and have hope for their future.

We achieve this through offering holistic and long-term support through targeted education and an emphasis on meeting emotional and practical needs.

Job Description: Youth Worker

We are looking for a talented and charismatic individual to join our dynamic schools team. The Youth Worker will play an integral role within our overarching work with young people in Stanford-le-Hope. The ideal candidate will have experience of working with young people in a variety of settings. They will be self-motivated, a creative thinker, compassionate, energetic, confident and able to communicate professionally/effectively with young people, their families and other services. The candidate will be a team player and can demonstrate strong leadership skills.

 

32 hours per week

Salary: £16,000

 

Core Duties

  • Be a fully committed member of 24-7 Prayer Stanford and its schools team: serving the town through supporting young people, their families & local schools
  • To build authentic and meaningful relationships with young people, through: mentoring, running clubs and delivering targeted aspirational courses
  • To teach small groups young people in informal settings, tutoring/supporting them in their studies
  • To build and maintain the spiritual life of the Corringham and Stanford Schools Trust: hosting times of prayer/worship, delivering teaching and to disciple young people
  • To champion young people in the town and have vision for new opportunities to grow and expand the work of the schools team

*Duties and responsibilities of the post may change over time as requirements and circumstances change.  The person in the post may also be required to carry out such other duties as may be necessary from time to time.

 

Strengths, Skills and Experience

You will be a prayerful, mission minded individual that understands the 24-7 Prayer Stanford schools work in a wider picture of bringing the Kingdom of God to Stanford. You will be passionate about working with poor and vulnerable young people.

 

You will be able to mentor young people with a variety of needs, planning sessions and offering consistent support. You will be easily adaptable and able to work as part of a dynamic team. You will have skills in working in informal and formal settings and able to use creativity to enhance student learning. You will be organised, able to keep records, and follow safeguarding practices and charity policies. You work towards deadlines, able to multitask, manage responsibilities and project demands.

 

You will have experience of working in a team and working in creative/pioneering projects. You can demonstrate intuition, good decision making and have robust leadership skills. You will have good punctuality, a strong work ethic and can be assertive, where appropriate; especially when setting boundaries for young people. You will have experience of being a consistent and reliable support to young people and can demonstrate an ability to disciple.

 

For more info or an application pack, contact Charlotte Harman: charlotte.harman@24-7prayer.com

Alternative Provision Co-ordinator Stanford-le-Hope

24-7 Prayer Stanford are a Christian community who champion young people in Corringham and Stanford-le-Hope, Essex.

 

Our aim is to empower young people and their families to flourish, to be released into their full potential and have hope for their future.

We achieve this through offering holistic and long-term support through targeted education and an emphasis on meeting emotional and practical needs.

Alternative Provision Coordinator (English specialist)

We are looking for a talented and charismatic individual to join our dynamic schools team. The Alternative Provision Coordinator will play an integral role within our overarching work with young people in Stanford-le-Hope. The candidate will be a qualified English teacher and have experience in leadership and working with at-risk young people. They will be assertive, highly motivated, a creative thinker, compassionate and able to communicate professionally/effectively with young people, their families and other services.

 

32 hours per week

Salary: Competitive - based on experience

 

Core Duties

  • Be a fully committed member of 24-7 Prayer Stanford and its schools team: serving the town through supporting young people, their families & local schools
  • To build quality, professionalism and excellence in the alternative provision; exceeding governmental standards set for alternative provision
  • Deliver and co-ordinate lessons to small groups of young people, suited to individual learning needs, cultivating independent thought and encouraging student’s desire to learn
  • Develop the provision through strategical thinking; building structures and systems that will bring efficiency and proficiency
  • Build confidence and competence of tutors and develop staff skill base

*Duties and responsibilities of the post may change over time as requirements and circumstances change.  The person in the post may also be required to carry out such other duties as may be necessary from time to time.

 

Strengths, Skills and Experience

You will be a prayerful, mission minded individual. You will be passionate about working with poor and vulnerable young people; and seeing those disengaged with education achieve greatness in their academic studies. You will use this passion to drive the alternative provision to being outstanding.

 

You will be able to confidently teach English and a variety of subjects; being able to plan to student’s learning needs. You will have skills in working in an informal environment and have creativity in bringing about student learning. You will be organised, able to keep records, work within safeguarding practices and follow organisational policies. You can curate new policies/procedures to meet Governmental requirements. You can work towards deadlines and can multitask, managing multiple responsibilities.

 

You will have experience in working young people from challenging backgrounds. You will have experience of working in a team and working in creative/pioneering projects. You can demonstrate intuition, good decision making and have robust leadership skills. You will have experience of monitoring and evaluating. You will have good punctuality, a strong work ethic and can be assertive, where appropriate; especially when setting boundaries for young people.

 

For more info or an application pack, contact Charlotte Harman: charlotte.harman@24-7prayer.com

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

Desirable

Qualified teacher status

ü

 

Good honours graduate

ü

 

Commitment to personal/professional development

ü

 

 

Experience

Essential

Desirable

2 or more years of teaching experience

 

ü

Experience of Academic Mentoring

 

ü

 

Teaching and Learning

Essential

Desirable

Proven track record of ability to raise achievement for all

ü

 

Committed to ensuring excellent standards of behaviour at all times

ü

 

Excellent communication skills

ü

 

Experience of teaching a range of courses including KS3, GCSE and GCE

ü

 

Consistently good teaching practice

ü

 

 

Skills and Attributes

Essential

Desirable

Ability to establish good working relationships and effective teamwork

ü

 

Ability to use ICT to maximise differentiation

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Excellent role model for staff and students

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Innovative approaches to student motivation and pastoral care

ü

 

Ability to generate ideas and drive initiatives

ü

 

Personal Qualities

Essential

Desirable

High expectations of students and colleagues

ü

 

Highly motivated and able to motivate and inspire students

ü

 

Enthusiastic and committed

ü

 

A passion for teaching

ü

 

Open-mindedness

ü

 

A forward-thinking approach

ü

 

Excellent interpersonal skills

ü

 

Ability to be reflective and self-critical

ü

 

Display calmness under pressure

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Charismatic - having 'a presence’

ü

 

Willingness to take on other roles and responsibilities

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Not afraid of hard work

ü

 

TLG West London Classroom Teacher

TLGWest LondonClassroom Teacher

Starting Salary:  £22,029 – £25,039
Hours:37.5 hours per week

Closing Date: Monday 5th June 2017

Location: TLG West London 

 

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

 

TLG West Londonis a centre for alternative education provision delivering tailored social and educational interventions for young people. Working in partnership with St Paul’s Hammersmith, 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 Monday 12th June.

TLG West London Lead Teacher

TLGWest LondonLead Teacher

Starting Salary:  £25,857 – £31,231
Hours:37.5 hours per week

Closing Date: Monday 5th June 2017

Location: TLG West London  

 

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

 

TLG West Londonis a centre for alternative education provision delivering tailored social and educational interventions for young people. Working in partnership with St Pauls Hammersmith, the Lead 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 leading the planning and delivery of lessons, leading sessions as timetabled, representing the centre externally at meetings 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 Monday 12th June.

 

 

 

 

Schools Worker for Newham vacancy.

Faith in Schools wishes to appoint a full-time Schools Worker (5 days per week).

Faith in Schools is an East London charity which supports the teaching of Christianity in Newham’s primary and secondary schools by providing high quality RE lessons, enabling pupils to meet a range of Christians from different cultures and denominations. We also support churches in putting on events for schools, such as the Easter Experience and Christmas Journey. The Schools Worker would plan, prepare and lead a team of volunteers from local churches in teaching Christianity in RE lessons in Newham schools.

The Schools Worker would also support churches in hosting events for schools. They would work alongside the schools team under the leadership of the Schools Team Leader. Hours: 5 days per week in term time. 3 month probationary contract at first, which if the person appointed is successful in the role a permanent contract will be offered.

Starting 1st September 2017 to 1st December 2017.

Salary paid monthly by direct debit payments of £1666.66-£1933.75 before tax, pension and NI is taken off (depending on the applicants’ experience). A day’s work is viewed as a minimum of 7-8 hours of work. Previous teaching experience in schools essential as a teacher, HLTA or children’s worker. A DBS advanced disclosure is essential. Along with a UK passport or valid documents to show you can legally work in the UK.

For further details please contact Leonie McGregor, Faith in Schools Administrator, Tel 07837 905319 or email leonie@faithinschools.co.uk

Applications are required by 2pm on 16th May 2017.

Interviews 23rd May 2017. Start date 1st September 2017.

TLG Chemsford Head Teacher vacancy.

TLG Chelmsford Head Teacher

 

Starting Salary:£24,236 (SCP 26)- £33,647 (SCP 37)

Hours: 37.5 per week

Closing Date:  5pm, 7th May 2017

Location: TLG Chelmsford

 

TLG is looking for a qualified teacher with a passion to turn around the lives of disaffected young people aged 12-16. Leading our TLG Chelmsford centre, the Head Teacher 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 Life Church Chelmsford and a number of other key stakeholders, the successful applicant will need to develop and maintain excellent links in Chelmsfordwith 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.

 

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.

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