Teacher of Spanish (with possibility of subject leadership)

Paxman Academy, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC0-35 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale (M1-U3)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 23/01/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: Wednesday 29th January 2020 Shortlisting Starts:  24/01/2020

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TEACHER OF SPANISH (with the possibility of subject leadership for suitably qualified candidates)

Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale

Salary from £24,373 - £40,490 (Point M1 - U3)

Start Date: 1st September 2020

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding individual to deliver high quality learning in Modern Foreign Languages through lessons and extra-curricular clubs.

There is the possibility of subject leadership for suitably qualified candidates.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

· Planning and delivering high quality, well-structured Spanish lessons to pupils at KS3 and KS4 level

· Delivering engaging Spanish lessons across a wide range of specialisms

· Ensuring a strong understanding of the KS3 curriculum and KS4 qualification specifications

· Demonstrating strong subject knowledge and a willingness to continually develop this

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:

· Qualified Teacher Status

· Relevant degree

· Experience of planning, delivering and evaluating successful lessons

· Are an effective and sensitive communicator to a range of audiences

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Paxman Academy?

We can offer you:

· A Competitive Salary

· 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, and Cycle To Work Scheme

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk

To Apply

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk quoting reference 284. Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.

Closing date: 9am, Friday 24th January 2020

Shortlisting will take place on Friday 24th January 2020

Interviewing will take place on Wednesday 29th January 2020

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

Paxman Academy opened in September 2019 and admitted 180 Year 7 students in the first year.

Paxman Academy is committed to providing an ordered, stimulating learning environment in which all students are encouraged to achieve their best. It is determined that all students should be valued through the provision of a broad, relevant, balanced and challenging curriculum that caters for individual needs; this is encouraged within an atmosphere of mutual respect. The Academy recognises its role within the broader community. It is determined to maintain a STEM focus throughout the curriculum and across extended learning opportunities. It identifies learning as a lifelong process and values the contribution made by parents and others to the creation of a partnership. Within this partnership, and through learning opportunities provided, students will develop skills, attitudes and values that prepare them to accept the challenges and responsibilities of adult life.

Paxman Academy embraces the values of The Sigma Trust to ensure that all students will fulfil their potential and transform life chances for all.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Sigma Trust HR Team
Paxman Avenue, Colchester
Essex, CO2 9DQ
Telephone: 01255 750913
Email: pax.recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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