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Job Ref No. ECC4024-247S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: LGPS - 5 Point 9-12 (actual salary from £18,624)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 02/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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HARWICH & DOVERCOURT HIGH SCHOOL

ASSOCIATE TEACHER

Pay Range: Local Government Scale 5, Point 9-12

Actual Salary from: £18,624 - £19,589

Start Date: ASAP

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding individual to supervise whole classes during the absence of teachers. Associate Teachers will give instructions for the lesson as provided by a teacher and the primary focus of the role will be to maintain good order and to keep students on task.

  • This post is 32 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time, plus non-pupil days)

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert early should we receive an overwhelming response.

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:

  • To supervise individuals or very small groups of students as required.
  • To give administrative and technical support to subject departments, provide examination supervision and accompany school trips.
  • Supervise students during lunch and break times as required

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

We're looking for you if you have:

  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good knowledge of child development and learning processes and reasonable understanding of the education system.
  • Ability to provide consistent professional standards regarding work and behaviour.

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Harwich & Dovercourt High 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 include:

  • Excellent pension scheme
  • A Health Cash Plan
  • Free membership to Perkbox, offering discounts and savings
  • Employee Assistance Programme providing free and confidential advice
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Eye care plan
  • Annual free flu vaccination
  • Discounted gym membership at selected local gyms
  • Discounted cinema tickets

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

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 follow the URL link provided below:

https://careers.sigmatrust.org.uk/Apply/U2l17922nbWEgQXBwbGljYXRpb24gRm9ybSBOb3ZlbWJlciAyMDIzfDQxfDU3MTQ2MnwxfHxGYWxzZXwyMTIyfDMxNzcwMjV8MA%3d%3d?i=nHOEQhiNCA8%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, Tuesday 2nd July 2024
  • Interviewing date: TBC

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

Harwich and Dovercourt High School is a vibrant, caring school serving the community. Every student is welcomed, challenged and supported to achieve their full potential and every student has opportunities and experiences to ensure their schooling is fulfilling and enjoyable.

At Harwich and Dovercourt High School we believe in partnerships between students, staff and the home. We believe in responsibility, ambition and commitment, where no challenge is too great and where great futures are nurtured.

Our goal is for every student to be proud of their efforts and achievement and for every parent and carer to be proud of their child, school and community. Our pledge is to work tirelessly in the pursuit of excellence.

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
Hall Lane
Dovercourt, Harwich
Essex, CO12 3TG
Telephone: 01255 750913
Email: hdhs.recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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