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New Rickstones Academy
Witham, ESSEX, CM8 2SD
£14,434 - £15,937
Permanent, Part Time
31.25 hours, 39 weeks
New Rickstones Academy is graded 'Good' (May 2018) and has a state of the art new building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff. Over the last 6 years the academy has seen a huge increase in student numbers, with the number of students on roll more than doubling. The academy is now oversubscribed and we have an existing new build in progress to further increase student numbers to meet demand. New Rickstones Academy is a great place to work with a friendly and supportive staff team. Staff numbers have also increased and the academy is proud to boast high staff retention rates. Staff development is a priority with an extensive and hugely successful CPD (Continuing Professional Development) program to further develop our excellent staff.
Due to an internal promotion we are looking for an Associate Teacher to join our Cover Team. You will provide cover for classes in the event of absence of teaching staff in all areas of the curriculum, following lesson plans provided and maintaining order and focused activity. You must have GCSE Maths & English Grade C/Level 4, preferably with a Level 3 or above qualifications. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to motivate our learners. You will be able to adapt quickly to changing situations and 'think on your feet'.
The hours are Monday to Friday 8.15am to 3.00pm.
We welcome candidate tours. Please email Anna Thorne, PA to Head of School for an informal discussion about the role and/or to arrange a tour (email@example.com / 01376 515 756 extension 230).
This role presents an exciting opportunity for applicants who have a degree (or are studying for a degree), as you will gain experience to potentially develop a career within teaching. A number of our support staff have progressed to our School Direct Teacher Training programme and then into teaching and leadership positions.
Closing date : 19th May 2022
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.
In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today and join us to help create an excellent education for all.
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.
Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
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Information about the School
Message from Damian Lee, Head of Academy
This is an exciting time to be joining the Academy. We have built on the success of our Good OFSTED rating last year and have seen great improvements in the quality of teaching and learning throughout all areas of the school. This was confirmed in 2019 by our best ever results with English and Maths securing 76% of their students a grade 4 or above, making us one of the most improved schools in the country.
Over the last 4 years the academy has seen a huge increase in student numbers with number of students on roll more than doubling. Staff numbers have also increased and the academy is proud to boast high staff retention rates. Staff development is a priority with an extensive and hugely successful CPD (Continuing Professional Development) program to further develop our excellent staff.
If you are looking at roles at New Rickstones Academy I would strongly encourage you to arrange a visit to see the academy for yourself.
Staff benefits include:
BHSF Cash Health Plan
Network Benefits (discounts at high street and online retailers)
Pension Scheme (Local Government / Teachers Pensions)
Discounted membership at local leisure centres/gyms
Modern, state of the art building with fantastic facilities
Restaurant (catering by CucinA)
Free tea and coffee
Free car parking
As an Investors in People organisation staff development is a high priority and we offer a flexible professional development programme for both teaching staff and support staff. Development is available for teachers at all stages of their career including teacher training (through School Direct), NQT and RQT annual programmes. An ITT/NQT lead ensures trainees are fully supported and mentored throughout their training year and NQT/RQT years.
We are proud to be part of Academies Enterprise Trust, a national network of over 60 primary, special and secondary academies. We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring.
AET is an approved Apprenticeship Training Provider (through the ESFA), delivering a wide range of apprenticeship programmes. For more information click here.
To find out more about about AET please visit https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/home.