Deputy Director of Learning Business Enterprise

Castle View School, Canvey Island

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Job Ref No. ECC5419-197 Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: Teachers Pay
Position Start Date: 01/01/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/12/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed.  

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The Governors, Leadership Team, staff and students at Castle View School are seeking to appoint a passionate and energetic Teacher to join our team.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Teacher in the following subject/role:

Deputy Director of Learning: Business Studies

Required January 2020 or sooner

Teacher's Main Scale + TLR 2C £6,829

An additional R&R is available for the right candidate with an opportunity to work on a whole school focus. As this is a new role we anticipate this could develop into a more senior role in the future as the Vocational Department grows, develops and performs. A Director of Learning for Vocational Studies could be a future opportunity.

Castle View School is seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly organised individual to take on the leadership of the school's vocational courses; Health & Social, Food, Construction. A background in teaching vocational courses, and experience of the associated administrative processes, would be beneficial, but applications are welcome from candidates from all subject areas. The role will encompass the management of all aspects of the various vocational curricula and resources, as well as monitoring the quality and consistency of provision. A commitment to raising standards and forming positive relationships with students is essential, along with an attention to detail and an ability to communicate suitably with colleagues at all levels.

A successful candidate taking on this position would join a creative and supportive Middle Leadership Group, which plays a key role in driving improvement at the school. We are therefore seeking resourceful, motivated applicants, with a track record of outstanding classroom practice and evidence of effective leadership.

Castle View School is a welcoming, diverse innovative place to work where children are given the opportunity and inspiration to pursue academic excellence as well as develop personally. We, as a school community, have developed a growth mindset; where failure is an opportunity for growth and that nothing is impossible. We have the ethos that students, staff, parents/carers, governors and local businesses can and will collaborate and work effectively in partnership to create an environment where students can "be the best that they can be."

Our school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Check at enhanced level will be required for this post.

Closing date: 16/12/2019.

Interviews to follow.

Castle View School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and good references. 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.

Castle View School is a Zenith Multi Academy Trust School as part f the 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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Steve Durkin
Foksville Road, Canvey Island
Essex, SS8 7FH
Telephone: 01268 696811