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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Required September 2021

KR3 £18,425 (pro rata) actual salary £13,920.44 per annum

The Abbey School is looking for enthusiastic professionals with a genuine passion for education to join our well-established AEN team and make a difference. Minimum requirements are GCSE English and Maths Grade C or equivalent. Experience of working at ‘A’ level or higher education standard would be desirable.

Experience, of working with students that have special educational needs is an advantage, but most valued is the enthusiasm to support and motivate young people and the ability to lead as a positive role model. We are seeking reliable candidates who have patience and understanding and who are also team players.

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.

If you enjoy working with children and feel you have the skills to support them, please 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 30 June 2021

Interview Date: W/c 12 July 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.

Pastoral & Destinations Coordinator

Pastoral & Destinations Coordinator

 

Required September 2021

 

Salary KR4/5 dependant on experience (£18,517- £19,723 pro rata) 

Hours:  25 hours per Week, (ideally 8am-1pm – part time) - Term Time Only (39 weeks)

The Abbey School invites applications for the post of Pastoral and Destinations Coordinator to work as part of the school’s Sixth Form Team. Minimum requirements are GCSE /O level English and Maths C Grade.

You will have experience of talking with and advising teenagers in the 16-19 age range.  You will be somebody who will command their respect, but at the same time have the ability to be a listening ear.  You should have excellent listening, communication, organisational and literacy skills, and have the ability to communicate with students, parents, school visitors and staff at all levels.

You must be able to work under your 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. 

A key element of the role will involve becoming an expert in Destinations – working with Universities and drawing upon contacts, to provide Sixth Formers here with the best possible opportunities as they look to the next stage of their lives.  Experience with destinations advice is desirable 

To apply for the position please apply via Kent Teach or complete the online 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.

If you require any further details please contact Vanessa Bolton the HR Manager by telephone or email: vbolton@abbeyschoolfaversham.co.uk

Closing Date: Midday 25 June 2021

Interview Date: W/C 28 June 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 and Barring Service check.

 

 

 

Teacher of ICT

Teacher of ICT

Full Time

Required September 2021

Main Professional Scale/Upper Pay Range

We are seeking to appoint a full time Teacher of ICT with the ability to teach Digital Media. 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 behaviour, 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.

 

Closing Date: Midday 24 June 2021

Interview Date: W/C 28 June 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.

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