Curriculum Support Co-ordinator

The King John School, Benfleet
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Job Ref No. ECC5403-344S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Band 3, Pt Range 11 - 17
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/09/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Curriculum Support Co-ordinator

37 hours per week

(8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4.00pm, Friday)

Term time only + 1 week holiday working

Band 3 (Point Range 11 - 17)

Actual Annual Salary £17,982 - £20,251 per annum

Required: ASAP

The King John School in Benfleet is a heavily oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive of over 2000 students, of which approximately 420 are in the sixth form. The school is exceptionally proud of the achievements of our students and the ethos of the school. Our results are consistently strong and over 76% of our students achieved a standard pass in English and mathematics at GCSE (Grade 4 or above) in 2018 and we are recognised by the Department for Education for our proactive promotion of the English Baccalaureate within our curriculum.

Our A-level results have been exemplary, with over 50% of year 13 students gaining A* - B grades in all of their subjects. We are in the top 15% of the country for A-level outcomes compared to 2817 schools and colleges. The school enjoys an excellent reputation, having received a letter from the Director of Education in September 2017 commending the school on the 'fantastic' results that year.

The King John School offers a high quality educational experience through a broad curriculum and a caring, friendly environment, and sets the highest expectations for all. Through high quality teaching and learning and exceptional wide ranging enrichment opportunities the school seeks to cultivate students' motivation, confidence and intelligence. The school strives to be at the forefront of school improvement and innovation and invests heavily in the creation of a learning community and to this end the extension to the sixth form, humanities building and state of the art assembly hall have been constructed to accommodate the growing number of students wishing to join us.

Our school is a dynamic learning environment where all students are encouraged to aspire towards their very best. We are growing rapidly and our reputation in the local area is attracting an increasing number of external students to the sixth form who wish to continue their studies with us. We challenge our students to achieve ambitious goals and to never settle for second best.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working, creative, organised curriculum support co-ordinator to line manage the curriculum support team to ensure faculties are well supported, as well as providing curriculum support for Mathematics & PE faculties and 1:1 tutors as part of the role.

The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience of working within a school although this is not essential. Have a proven track record of line managing staff, be able to multi-task, be adaptable, flexible, able to work under pressure to multiple deadlines using their own initiative whilst remaining calm and organised. Ability to problem solve and ensure that all faculties are supported through effective distribution of the curriculum support assistants and workload. Excellent administration, literacy, numeracy, communication and computer skills are essential. The school runs a school sports camp for one week during the summer holiday which the successful candidate will be required to work which is in addition to the contracted one week holiday working per annum.

We can offer you:

A dedicated, enthusiastic, friendly and experienced hardworking team of staff
The opportunity to develop within a highly effective multi academy trust
Free Benenden Medical Healthcare cover
Local Government Pension Scheme
A school that is committed to continued professional development

If you possess the necessary attributes and skills and want to working in a busy, vibrant and rewarding environment then we would love to hear from you.

For further information please contact Tanya Bonner, Director of HR: tanyab@thekjs.com or alternatively to download an applicant form please visit www.thekjs.essex.sch.uk/about/recruitment/

Completed applications should be submitted via email to Tanya Bonner.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 21 September 2019 (midday)

CVs alone or CVs submitted via agencies will not be accepted. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Zenith Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


The King John School is a Zenith Multi Academy Trust school as part of Zenith Multi Academy Trust

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Tanya Bonner
Shipwrights Drive
Thundersley, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 1RQ
Telephone: 01702 558284
Email: tanyab@thekjs.com

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