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Teacher of Science

Teacher of Science

Required September 20

Main Professional Scale/Upper Pay Range (Recruitment incentive of up to £2,000)

We are seeking to appoint a member of staff to join our Science Department. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate teacher of Science with the ability to teach throughout all year groups. The successful candidate will be motivated and committed to working as part of a team, have excellent subject knowledge and be committed to ensuring students in their care make exceptional progress. We would welcome applications from NQTs .

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.

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.

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

To apply on line please click on the following link to the Kent Teach website

https://www.kent-teach.com/Recruitment/Vacancy/VacancyDetails.aspx?VacancyId=79014

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.

Director of Mathematics

Director of Mathematics (Internal Candidates Only)

Required September 2020

L6 - L10 (to be agreed)

The governors of The Abbey School seek a Director of Mathematics from September 2020. Colleagues within the Mathematics Department are invited to apply for this role.

Application Procedure

Should you wish to apply for this position please send the following:

• A letter of application

• A curriculum vitae

Each document should be no more than 2 sides of A4.

Applications should be made electronically in Word or PDF format by email to Vanessa Bolton (HR Manager) at vbolton@abbeyschoolfaversham.co.uk.

Enquiries may be made to Mr Simon Finlan, Assistant Headteacher, by emailing sfinlan@abbeyschoolfaversham

Closing date: 9am on Monday 25th May 2020

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.

Subject Leader - Creative Technologies

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Subject Leader - Creative Technologies 

Required September 2020

Salary: Main Professional Scale/Upper Pay Range

We are seeking to appoint a subject leader to join our Creative Technologies Department.  This comes at an exciting time as our new technology block is under construction from March 2020 and will be ready from June 2021. The successful candidate will possess excellent classroom practice and a clear curriculum understanding which they can hone into the creation of a modern creative technologies department.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate teacher of Technology and who is multi-faceted in being able to teach across the subject disciplines of the department area – particularly at Key Stage 3 & potentially Key Stage 4.  We are currently offering BTEC Engineering and GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition at Key Stage 4.  We have also previously offered GCSE and A Level Textiles. 

You will need to have strong, up-to-date subject knowledge, be motivated and committed with the ability to lead and inspire those around you. You should be confident that students in your care will make exceptional progress.

The departmental vision for our students is:

  • Linking creative skills and technology to the world of work
  • Staying abreast of current developments in the engineering, digital technologies, product design, food and textiles as part of our creative technology program, ensuring this meets the needs of the students and the school
  • Provide a pathway to success
  • Enhancing the student as a person through confidence building and a ‘can do’ attitude

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.

The Abbey School is a highly successful, forward thinking school with over 200 staff. Ofsted graded the school Good in all areas. 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 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.

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

To apply on line please click on the following link to the Kent Teach website

https://www.kent-teach.com/Recruitment/Vacancy/VacancyDetails.aspx?VacancyId=79211

Closing Date:  18 May 2020

Interview Date: W/C 18 May 2020

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.

Cleaning Supervisor

Cleaning Supervisor

Required as soon as possible

Salary Pay Band KR3 - £17,365 pro rata (actual salary £16,080)

Hours – 37 hours per week, for 43 weeks per year on a split shift rota

06.00 – 10.00 then return for 14.00- 17.30

The Abbey School is looking to appoint a full time Cleaning Supervisor to work split shift working hours. The successful candidate will be required to work under the direction of the Premises Manager to ensure a comprehensive cleaning service is provided in compliance with local procedures and practices and Health & Safety Regulations.

You will need to make sure that the Academy’s estate is well presented and is a safe and pleasant environment for students, staff and visitors and previous experience of working in a similar role be would be an advantage.

This is a busy role so we would like to hear from candidates who are keen to be part of our collaborative and supportive team, which is forward-thinking and focused on providing a positive and efficient impact on the school.

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.

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

 

Interview Date: TBC

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. The Abbey School reserves the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process and early applications are encouraged.

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.

Teacher of Business Studies

Teacher of Business Studies

Required September 2020

Main Professional Scale/Upper Pay Range

We are seeking to appoint a member of staff to join our Business Studies Department. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate teacher of Business Studies with the ability to teach throughout all year groups. The successful candidate will be motivated and committed to working as part of a team, have excellent subject knowledge and be committed to ensuring students in their care make exceptional progress. Applications from NQTs would be welcomed.

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. We deliver a range of courses including:

GCSE (OCR), Level 3 BTEC (Edexcel) and A Level (AQA).

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.

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.

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

To apply on line please click on the following link to the Kent Teach website

https://www.kent-teach.com/Recruitment/Vacancy/VacancyDetails.aspx?VacancyId=79163

Closing Date: 18 May 2020

Interview Date: W/C 18 May 2020

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.

Teacher of Engineering/Product Design

Teacher of Engineering/Product Design

Full Time

Required September 2020

Main Professional Scale/Upper Pay Range

We are seeking to appoint a member of staff to join our new Engineering/Creative Technology Department. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate teacher of Technology and who is able to teach across all the disciplines within the department, especially willing to delivery Engineering BTEC to Key Stage 4. The successful candidate will have to be motivated and committed to working as part of a team, have strong, up-to-date subject knowledge and be confident that students in their care will make exceptional progress. Applications from NQTs would be welcomed.

The departmental vision for our students is:

  • Linking creative skills and technology to the world of work
  • Staying abreast of current developments in the engineering, digital technologies, product design and possibly KS3 textiles, ensuring this meets the needs of the students and the school
  • Provide a pathway to success
  • Enhancing the student as a person through confidence building and a ‘can do’ attitude

This is an exciting opportunity as the building work for a new wing to house the Department starts March 2020.

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.

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.

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

To apply on line please click on the following link to the Kent Teach website

https://www.kent-teach.com/Recruitment/Vacancy/VacancyDetails.aspx?VacancyId=79194

Closing Date: Midday 18 May2020

Interview Date: W/C 18 May 2020

 

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.

STA - Internship for Mathematics or Physic

Spires Teaching Alliance

Internship for Mathematics or Physics

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and aspiring teacher of mathematics or physics for a four week period. The purpose of the internship is to allow aspiring teachers the time to experience life in a secondary school before applying for the full Initial Teacher Training course. Physics and Mathematics Interns will be paid £300 per week each week for four weeks (£1200 total although 100% attendance to receive the full payment).

What are we looking for?

  • Driven and ambitious
  • Work with groups of keen, interested learners
  • Have a strong subject knowledge
  • Flexible, focused support
  • A fascination with the learning process
  • A love of their subject
  • Able to motivate and enthuse young people
  • Experience of working with young people, particularly in a school environment, strengthens an application
  • A desire to make a difference
  • A degree in a subject within the STEM fields is desirable

About the placement:

The four week Internship will be a structured programme where Interns will gain an insight into life as a teacher. Throughout the four weeks interns will experience:

  • Educational research in practice
  • Secondary placement
  • Post 16 placement
  • Collaborative teaching, planning and marking where appropriate
  • Learning theory and its application in education
  • Safeguarding and how to remain safe when in school
  • Development in subject knowledge and how this applied to teaching and learning within a classroom
  • Weekly Mentor meetings to support your development
  • Learning the importance of planning
  • Behaviour management and how to create a positive environment for learning
  • Meeting with teacher recruitment specialists

Following completion of the internship, the lead school will remain in contact with interns for 12 months where recruitment opportunities, key dates and information for local SKITT’s and universities will be discussed. All posts re. ITT will be advertised on E21C website as central focal point for ITT recruitment for interns.

About the partnership:

E21C is a vibrant Multi Academy Trust established in North Kent and South London. Schools within the trust include Coopers School, Ravensbourne School and Eden Park alongside four primary schools. The vision for E21C is to enhance the lives of children and young people by equipping them with the knowledge, personal skills and qualifications to become highly employable citizens, who can lead communities.

East Kent Schools Together is a group of schools in South East Kent that was established to present students of all ages to opportunity to gain experiences otherwise out of their grasp. To achieve this East Kent Schools Together is an innovative independent- state school partnership, in which each school contributes and draws from the partnership on an equal footing for the benefit of all.

Both partnerships strong believe that excellent teaching is at the heart of enhancing the lives of future generations. We believe in giving students to opportunity to succeed, gain knowledge and make positive change to the lives of young people regardless of economic, social and geographic backgrounds.

State Schools involved in these partnerships include:

South East Kent North Kent South London
  • Spires Academy, Canterbury
  • St Anselms Catholic School, Canterbury
  • Herne Bay High School, Herne Bay
  • Abbey School, Faversham
  • Dover Christ Church Academy, Dover
  • Coopers School, Chislehurst
  • Ravensbourne School, Bromley
  • Eden Park School, Beckenham

How to apply

Applications must be sent electronically to glees@spires.e21c.co.uk and consist of an internship application form and covering letter of no more than one side of A4 stating why you would be suitable for a place on the Internship Programme.

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