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Are you keen to help young people grow? Do you believe that all students and young people deserve to thrive in a school environment that enables them to reflect on any wrongdoings and make progress? If so, we'd welcome your application for this position.
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 8 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 our newest building, which opened September 2022, was to meet this 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.
The successful candidate will support the pastoral care of all students including safeguarding, behaviour management, discipline, attendance and punctuality, liaising with the pastoral team, parents and outside agencies, in order to maximise students wellbeing and achievement by co-ordinating the internal suspension room. You will be required to work closely with the Heads of Year to ensure that every student has the tools required to be successful in and out of school.
Day to day, the successful candidate will help lead a year group and the wider school as required working hard to safeguard students, ensure that they are well behaved and reflect on incidents if they get it wrong and to ensure high attendance at school from all students. There will also be a need for time to be spent conducting interventions with vulnerable students who are in need of support or mentoring.
Please contact Adam Wilding, email@example.com if you'd like to discuss the role or arrange a tour.
Closing date : 26th November 2023
About Academies Enterprise Trust
AET was established in 2008 and is now a national network of 57 primary, secondary, and special schools. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive network which spans nearly every region in England. We want our people to be empowered to do their best work, supported by the best leadership they've ever had, so that we provide an excellent education to every child, in every classroom.
With excellent leadership and teaching in every school, we will help children go on to lead successful and happy lives. We acknowledge and appreciate the exceptional efforts of all our people.
AET Staff Benefits
Career development and training: AET offers a wide range of statutory and developmental training to help you succeed in your career.
Great pension | Healthcare cashback and helpline | Employee assistance programme
Free financial advice | Salary advances | Affordable loan scheme | Electric car and bike schemes
Lifestyle savings | Discounted gym membership | Travel and leisure scheme
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 here:https://aet.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/4041?c=aet&source=essexschoolsjobs
Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.
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.
Information about the School
Message from Simon Gibbs,
This is an exciting time to join New Rickstones Academy. We have built on the success of our Good OFSTED rating in 2018 and have seen great improvements in the quality of teaching and learning throughout all areas of the school. The culture and ethos within the academy is one of our major strengths. We invest in our staff and develop them so they can be the very best in their field.
Over the last 8 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 in addition to our fantastic modern facilities, another new building was added in September 2022 to meet demand whilst also adding to our amazing facilities.
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.
If you are considering a role at New Rickstones Academy, I would strongly encourage you to arrange a visit to come and 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)
- Modern, state of the art building with fantastic facilities
- 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, ECT annual programmes. A dedicated ITT/NQT Lead ensures trainees are fully supported and mentored throughout their training year and ECT years.
WHY JOIN OUR ACADEMY?
We are committed to developing all staff at all levels through high quality development opportunities, resources, and experiences that will support you on your professional learning journey with AET.
We champion agile/flexible working across the Trust to help our people achieve an optimal work/life balance.
All staff have access to our pension schemes (Local Government Pension Scheme and Teachers’ Pension Scheme). Everyone has free access to financial advice & support and can access a wide range of retail discounts through our AET Benefits scheme. We also offer Technology Loans to help with any big digital purchases.
We recognise that mental wellbeing is just as important as physical and have set up employee assistance programmes which offer free and confidential counselling 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our employees can access our health cash place scheme from BHSF.
We are proud to be part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).
AET is a national family of 57 schools committed to delivering an excellent education that launches all the children in our care into a remarkable life. It is our deeply held belief that every child has something remarkable to offer and we see it as our duty to help each and every child find this within themselves.
Equality, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
At AET, we want all of our employees to feel included bringing their passion, creativity and individuality to work. We value all cultures, backgrounds and experiences, and we truly believe that diversity drives innovation.
AET is also an approved Apprenticeship Training Provider (through the ESFA) which allows us to deliver a wide range of apprenticeship programmes across the Trust and our school network. To find out more about what we offer click here : https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/apprenticeships
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