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Lead Science Technician

Lead Science Technician

Required as soon as possible

Salary Pay Band KR5/6 (dependent on qualifications and experience)

£19,723 – £22,918 per annum pro rata

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

Hours of work: 08.00 – 16.00

We are looking to appoint a Lead Science Technician, working primarily in the Chemistry and Biology departments, but coordinating the provision of technical support across all sciences.   The main responsibilities of the post will be to support the teaching staff in the provision of teaching resources, ordering and managing supplies, maintaining equipment and ensuring the safety and cleanliness of the department.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding in all aspects of Science, which can include a specific specialism. You will need to be an experienced science technician with the enthusiasm to support and motivate young people and the ability to lead as a positive role model. You will need to manage your own and your colleagues’ workflows as well as providing high quality support to students and science teachers. 

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1200 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.

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

Closing Date: 20 May 2022

Interview Date: W/C 23 May 2022

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.

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Required as soon as possible

Hours: 32.5 per week (8.30 to 15.30 with half an hour unpaid lunch break) term time only (39 weeks per year) 

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: 22 April 2022

Interveiw: 27 April 2022

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.

Exam Invigilators

Exam Invigilators

Required as soon as possible

Salary:  £9.25 per hour

Flexible Hours – As required

The Abbey School is looking to recruit Invigilators for the coming exam season and on an ongoing basis. Experience is not necessary as training will be given.

The ability to work in a team, under direction, and to communicate effectively are essential.

Invigilators will be required to conduct examinations in accordance with the JCQ and the school’s instructions and will play a key role in upholding the integrity of the examination process.

Please note that invigilators are required to stand and move around the exam venue for up to 3 hours.

The Abbey School is a highly successful, forward thinking school with over 200 staff. Ofsted in February 2017 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”.

If you enjoy working with children and feel you have the skills to support them, please contact Mrs V Bolton, HR Manager, for an Application Form and further information at vbolton@abbeyschoolfaversham.co.uk

A full induction programme is offered to all new staff.

The Abbey School is committed to the 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.

 

Data Manager & Exams Deputy

Data Manager & Exams Deputy

Required as soon as possible

Salary KR6 £20, 997 annum pro rata

The Abbey School is looking to appoint a full-time Data Manager to lead the data collection, analysis, interpretation and MIS administration for the school. You will also be required to assist with the administration of externally-assessed examinations and cover arrangements for planned staff absence.

You will be required to work for 37 hours per week for 41 weeks per year. The hours of work will be 8.30 am to 16.30 pm with a half an hour unpaid lunch break.

You will be highly efficient individual with outstanding attention to detail. This is a challenging role that will bring many rewards directly supporting the Deputy Headteacher of Curriculum as well as working closely with all Senior Leadership Team, Teachers and Support Staff. 

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 have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Essential Requirements: 

  • Previous experience within a similar role.
  • Experience of managing and utilising Bromcom or another education management information system. 
  • A proven track record working with data analysis and reporting. 
  • Highly organised with excellent prioritisation skills.
  •  GCE or level 3 BTEC qualifications and a minimum of GCSE English and Mathematics at C Grade (or equivalent).

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1200 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 20 May 2022, with interviews W/C 23 may 2022.

The Abbey School is committed to the 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.

 

Teacher of Science (£2.5k Recruitment Incentive)

Teacher of Science

Full Time

Required September 22

MPS/UPS plus £2.5k recruitment incentive and £2.5k Loyalty Payment

We are seeking to appoint a member of staff to join our Science  Department. The school is offering a recruitment incentive of £2.5k subject to the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. In addition there will be a £2.5k loyalty payment at the end of the third year of employment subject to satisfactory appraisal outcomes.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate teacher of  Science. The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and be confident that students in your care will make exceptional progress. Applications from Early Career Teachers will 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 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 1200 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 20 May 2022

Interview Date: W/C 23 May 2022

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 Mathematics (£2.5k Recruitment Incentive)

Teacher of Mathematics

Required 1 September 2022

We are seeking to appoint a member of staff to join our Mathematics Department. The school is offering a recruitment incentive of £2.5k subject to the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. In addition there will be a £2.5k loyalty payment at the end of the third year of employment subject to satisfactory appraisal outcomes.

The successful candidate will be someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate teacher of Mathematics. You will have excellent subject knowledge and be confident that students in your care will make exceptional progress. Applications from Early Career Teachers will be welcomed.

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

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: 20 May 2022

Interview Date: W/C 23 May 2022

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 Health & Social Care

Teacher of Health & Social Care

Full Time/Part Time

Required September 22

MPS/UPS 

We are seeking to appoint a member of staff to join our Health & Social Care Department. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate teacher of Health & Social Care. 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 Early Career Teachers will be welcomed.

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 20 May 2022

Interview Date: W/C 23 May 2022

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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