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Job Ref No. ECC4020-163S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teacher Upper/Main Pay Scale
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 23/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

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Primary Trained Teacher

Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale + possible TLR for the right candidate

Start Date: September 2022

The Thomas Lord Audley School is seeking to appoint an excellent teacher with a proven track record of supporting KS2 and/or KS3 students to make rapid progress.

You will be working as part of a well-established transition team who are responsible for supporting the students who enter Year 7 at just below age related expectations to make rapid progress to catch up with their peers. This is a significant role within the school as we want our Year 7 students to have the best possible start to life at TLA and your role will be to ensure that the work at Secondary is even more challenging than the work they were doing in Year 6.

You will be working with a range of our departments to adapt and deliver their schemes of work in areas you feel confident teaching.

All of our departments pride themselves on being highly supportive and collaborative. Resources are shared on a daily basis and Teaching and Learning is at the heart of all meetings, planning and assessment.

We are seeking a Primary Transition teacher who wants to use their passion to inspire our wonderful students. It is our priority is to ensure we get the right person to join our brilliant team and to continue to develop our excellent culture of learning.

We are looking for you if you have:

● Qualified Teacher Status

● Ability to teach interesting and engaging lessons

● A passion for teaching and making a real difference to young people

● The potential to take on responsibility in our Transition Team

● Commitment to safeguarding and child protection.

If you are a dynamic teacher who would like to work in a supportive and collaborative environment and you feel that you have the enthusiasm and commitment required to join our school, please apply.

We can offer you:

● A competitive salary

● A possible TLR allowance

● A robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish

● Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

● Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme

Staff have the opportunity to work with colleagues across the Sigma Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships. Excellent support is provided by the Sigma Trust through the Science Strategic Lead.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website

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Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV's and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.

Closing date: Midnight Monday 23rd May 2022

Interviews: To be confirmed

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

Information about the School

The Thomas Lord Audley School is a high performing, over-subscribed 11-16 comprehensive school with just under 800 students (capacity 840), situated to the south of Colchester. It is the "most improved school in Essex" (Essex LA September 2016). It serves a diverse catchment area including Old Heath, Monkwick, Shrub End and the villages to the south of Colchester including the community of Mersea Island.

Categorised as good and rapidly improving in its recent Ofsted inspection, it has been commended for the quality of its leadership, the standard of its teaching, and the welfare, behaviour and achievement of its pupils.

On 1 September 2016, the school joined The Sigma Trust, a partnership of schools with The Stanway School, St Helena School, Clacton County High School, Monkwick Junior School and Monkwick Infants School and Nursery. In the past, the school has benefited from the Stanway Federation’s programme of seconding high quality staff between schools and the development of wide-ranging in-service training which has led to on-going school improvement. Working in collaboration with all the schools within The Sigma Trust can only enhance this development.

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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Contact Information

Sigma Trust HR Team
Monkwick Avenue, Colchester
Essex, CO2 8NJ
Telephone: 01255 750913

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