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Teacher of Geography (Maternity Cover)

Teacher of Geography

Maternity Cover Required October 21 Full time or 0.8fte

Main Professional Scale/Upper Pay Range 

We are seeking to appoint a full time or 0.8 fte Teacher of Geography to cover maternity leave within the department.

The successful candidate will possess excellent classroom practice and deliver high quality learning opportunities for our students. Applications are welcomed from both experienced and newly qualified teachers .

You will need to have strong, up-to-date subject knowledge, be motivated and committed with the ability to work as part of a team. You should be confident that students in your care will make exceptional progress.

We have an ambitious vision for our school driven by our excellent team to ensure our students experience as much Outstanding and Good practice as possible. In line with this we are looking for a candidate who can regularly deliver lessons to these standards.

OfSTED confirmed the school continues to provide a good education for all of its pupils. They noted several strengths including “strong leadership, the quality of teaching, improving exam results, a vibrant sixth form, good behavior, and an excellent level of care and safety”.

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1100 students. We believe that school should be a place where young people can discover and develop their own talents. We have high expectations of all our students, which are supported by consistently applied systems, structures, rituals and routines across our learning environment. We are a supportive school community including a positive staff team with high staff morale.

The school is situated in the historic market town of Faversham and is surrounded by many new housing developments that are leading to our rapid growth. We aim to provide the highest quality value-added education and excellent pastoral care for all students so that they feel secure and valued.

Further details and an application pack can be obtained from the school website www.abbeyschoolfaverhsam.co.uk.

Closing Date: 19 April 2021

 Interview Date: 23 April 2021

 

The Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and the well being of students and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

 

Cover Manager

Cover Manager

Required as soon as possible

KR6 £20,585 (pro rata) actual salary £17,705 per annum

The Abbey School is looking to appoint a full-time Cover Manager to start as soon as possible. You will be required to work for 37 hours per week for 39 weeks per year. The hours of work will be 7.30 am to 15.30 pm with a half an hour unpaid lunch break.

The ideal candidate will need to be well-organised and have a flexible approach to tasks. You will need to be resilient under pressure, and some experience of working in a busy office environment would be an advantage. We are seeking a team player, who is able to organise their workload, and who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

You will be responsible for organising and providing cover for planned and unplanned absence of teachers. You will also manage the workload of the Cover Supervisor team, and where needed you will be required to take on the role as a cover supervisor.

Applicants should have at least GCE or level 3 BTEC qualifications and a minimum of GCSE English and Mathematics at C Grade (or equivalent). Experience of working with young people of the relevant age would be an advantage. 

The Abbey School is a wide ability 11-19 Academy of 1,120 students, with over 180 students in the sixth form. We are also an IB world school and offer the IBCP (International Baccalaureate Careers Programme). We are currently oversubscribed in year 7 and have a very positive team with high staff morale. 

The school is situated on the rural outskirts of a small market town.  We aim to provide the highest quality value-added education and excellent pastoral care for all students to ensure they feel secure and valued.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a team which is forward-thinking and focused on doing the very best for each and every student.

To apply for the position please complete the online application via Kent Teach, or the electronic application form which can be found on the school website. CV’s will not be accepted as an application. A full training and induction programme is offered to all new staff.

Further details can be obtained from the HR Manager, Vanessa Bolton, by telephone or email: vbolton@abbeyschoolfaversham.co.uk

Closing Date: Midday 29 March 2021

Interview Date: TBC

The Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and the well-being of students and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Administration Assistant (Behaviour & Welfare Team)

Administration Assistant (Behaviour & Welfare Team)

Required as soon as possible

Salary Pay Band KR3 (Pro-rata to £18,039p.a.)

37Hours per Week - Term Time Only (39 weeks)

The Abbey School invites applications for the post of Administration Assistant to work as part of the school’s Behaviour and Welfare Team. Minimum requirements are GCSE English and Maths C Grade or equivalent.

The successful candidate will require experience of general administration duties and have good word processing skills and a knowledge of spreadsheets. Applicants should have excellent listening, communication, organisational and literacy skills, and have the ability to communicate with school visitors and staff at all levels.

They must be able to work under own initiative with a precise and methodical approach. The ability to work well within a team is essential along with the ability to seek guidance from senior staff where necessary and to maintain a high level of confidentiality

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1100 students. We believe that school should be a place where young people can discover and develop their own talents. We have high expectations of all our students which are supported by consistently applied systems, structures, rituals and routines across our learning environment. We are a supportive school community including a positive staff team with high staff morale.

The school is situated in the historic market town of Faversham and is surrounded by many new housing developments that are leading to our rapid growth. We aim to provide the highest quality value-added education and excellent pastoral care for all students so that they feel secure and valued.

The closing date for applications is midday 12 April 2021, with interviews W/C 19 April 2021

A full induction programme is offered to all new staff.

The Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and the well being of students and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

 

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