Teacher of Health and Social Care

The Thomas Lord Audley School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC4020-235S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: Friday 24th May 2024  

Job Description

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THE THOMAS LORD AUDLEY SCHOOL

TEACHER OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale
Actual Salary from: £30,000 - £46,525 (M1-U3)
Start Date: 1stSeptember 2024

The Role:

We wish to recruit an enthusiastic and excellent teacher to join our successful Health and Social Care Department. This position has become available because we wish to strengthen this popular and ambitious area of our school and is suitable for somebody who would be starting their ECT in September or who is already an experienced teacher.

Please note should you be successful during the shortlisting process interviews will be held face to face at the school.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Teaching your subject with an enthusiasm
  • Planning and delivering engaging lessons
  • Assessing and providing feedback
  • Providing care, guidance and support to our young people.
  • Working as a member of a team

(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
  • A willingness to keep up to date with subject knowledge & pedagogy;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with both adults and children;
  • The ability to organise and prioritise your own workload;
  • A positive, helpful and courteous manner when carrying out your professional duties.
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate 'outstanding practice' in their own teaching.

Why work for The Sigma Trust, The Thomas Lord Audley School?

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, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms
  • "PPA+" - this is an on-going trial where full-time teachers are able to complete their PPA at home for one afternoon per fortnight rather than remain in school

Please note that an integration period applies to all new staff joining the Trust, to support introduction into the organisation.

Additional Information:

If you have any questions, or would like to discuss the department, please email the Head of Health and Social Care: suzie.coates@tla.school.

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 follow the URL link provided below:

https://careers.sigmatrust.org.uk/Apply/U2l03966nbWEgQXBwbGljYXRpb24gRm9ybSBOb3ZlbWJlciAyMDIzfDQxfDU1ODc3NnwxfHxGYWxzZXwyMTIyfDMxMDM0ODJ8MA%3d%3d?i=W9HGf1fYvIM%3d

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 Wednesday 22nd May 2024
  • Interviews: Friday 24th May 2024

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, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision 'To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts', where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.

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.

Safeguarding 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, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

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
Email: tla.recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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