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Vacancies

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

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Good honours graduate

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Commitment to personal/professional development

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Experience

Essential

Desirable

2 or more years of teaching experience

 

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Experience of Academic Mentoring

 

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Teaching and Learning

Essential

Desirable

Proven track record of ability to raise achievement for all

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Committed to ensuring excellent standards of behaviour at all times

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Excellent communication skills

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

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Consistently good teaching practice

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Skills and Attributes

Essential

Desirable

Ability to establish good working relationships and effective teamwork

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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

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Ability to generate ideas and drive initiatives

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Personal Qualities

Essential

Desirable

High expectations of students and colleagues

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Highly motivated and able to motivate and inspire students

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Enthusiastic and committed

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A passion for teaching

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Open-mindedness

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A forward-thinking approach

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Excellent interpersonal skills

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Ability to be reflective and self-critical

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Display calmness under pressure

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Charismatic - having 'a presence’

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Willingness to take on other roles and responsibilities

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Not afraid of hard work

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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.

TLG Education Director

TLG Education Director

 

Salary: Competitive and based on experience, including 10% employer’s pension.
Hours:37.5 per week (utilising flexitime to enable travel and occasional evening work)

Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday 7th May 2017

Location: TLG National Support Centre, Bradford (with involvement nationally in the leadership of 
                TLG’s network of schools and some flexibility to work from home as appropriate)

 

A unique opportunity for a dynamic Educational Leader to shape the growth and effectiveness of TLG’s UK network of 12 Church led Education Centres for children at risk of exclusion. 

At this exciting time of growth, we’re looking for a strong people leader with vision for the continual development and improved effectiveness of existing TLG education delivery and the expansion of the network.

We’re looking for leadership talent and culture fit, with the Education Director also playing a key role in wider strategic leadership of the charity.  Passion for the TLG mission to enable local church is essential, as is a heart for team and the challenge of enabling the church to be at the forefront of transforming the lives of struggling children and their families.

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 17th May 2017.

TLG Reading Classroom Teacher.

TLG Reading Classroom Teacher

 

Starting Salary: £22,748 - £25,857 (FTE)
Hours:37.5 (Term-time only)

Closing Date: 5pm, Tuesday 25th April

Location: Reading

 

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

 

TLG Reading is a centre for alternative education provision delivering tailored social and educational interventions for young people. Working in partnership with The Gate 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 leading the planning and delivery of lessons, delivering high quality 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 Thursday 11th May 2017.

 

 

TLG Bolton Head Teacher/Centre Manager

TLG Bolton Head Teacher/Centre Manager

 

Starting Salary:£24,236 - £30,374 (FTE)

Hours: 37.5 per week (Term Time Only)

Closing Date: 5pm, Monday 15th May 2017

Location: Bolton

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 Bolton School(alternative provision registered as an independent school with DfE), the Head Teacher/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 Farnworth Baptist Church in Bolton and a number of other key stakeholders, the successful applicant will need to develop and maintain excellent links in Boltonwith 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 be held on Tuesday 23rd May 2017.

Teacher of Religious Education - KIng's Academy Middlesborough.

Teacher of Religious Education, Middlesbrough

 

Employer:           The King’s Academy

 

Location:              Middlesbrough

 

Salary:                   NQT – UPR3

 

Contract Type:  Full Time

 

Contract Term:  Permanent

 

Job Starts:            1 September 2017

 

We require, for 1 September 2017, an enthusiastic graduate qualified to teach Religious Education at KS3 and KS4, with the potential and ability to also teach at A level.

If you believe you have the vision and commitment to work in an Academy which seeks to raise achievement, setting consistently high standards for yourself and your students, please do contact us.  There is a genuine occupational requirement (GOR) that the post-holder should be a committed Christian.

For an application pack and further information, please visit: http://www.kingsacademy.org.uk/recruitment 

Alternatively, call Recruitment on 01642 577 577 or email recruitment@thekingsacademy.org.uk

Closing date:      9.00am, Monday 27 March 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 29 March / Thursday 30 March 2017

The King’s Academy, Middlesbrough

  • Distinct Christian ethos, with highly diverse intake
  • Strong track record of students’ achievement
  • Excellent student behaviour throughout the Academy
  • Focus on ‘character first’ education
  • Large and expanding Sixth Form
  • Unique inclusion policy: specialist provision for visual and hearing impairment
  • Superb opportunities for CPD and rapid career progression

Enhanced pre-employment safeguarding checks apply.                                                

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