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Job Ref No. ECC5402-542S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 Point 17-21
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Arranged as and when required  

Job Description

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We are seeking to appoint a fulltime PPG Co-ordinator with immediate effect on a permanent basis. The post offers an excellent opportunity to work in a strong SEND department in our highly successful academy which holds a good Ofsted status.

The core purpose of the role is to support PPG students with their day-to-day engagement in the academy and to support the implementation of the academy's Disadvantaged learner strategy.

Personal Qualities

The successful applicant should have qualifications in Maths and English at minimum C grade [or grade 4] GCSE or equivalent Level 2 qualification. It is desirable that the applicant has further relevant qualifications e.g., A levels/Level 3 qualifications.

Responsibilities of the Post Holder

Responsibilities of the post holder will be in accordance with the PPG Co-Ordinator job description.

Remuneration and Working Time

The hours of work required for the role are 37 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 4:00pm, and Friday 8am - 3.30pm term time only plus Inset.

Annual salary for this role will be in accordance with the Academy's Support Staff Pay Scale, which for appointment for a full-time post currently involves a salary of up to £22,834 salary (Band 3 Point 17-21), however, actual salary offered will be £19,575 per annum, pro rata equivalent of point 17 including an allowance for holiday pay.

Application Process
If you are interested in the position and wish to discuss the post prior to application, please email Mrs Dorcas Ologunde, Director of Human Resources, at, to arrange a telephone conversation. We are very proud of our academy and what we can offer new members of our team. The Director of Human Resources will be pleased to discuss the post and provide further information about the academy.

To apply please complete the Plume Academy application form (please see link via our website). This must be completed and submitted to by the closing date stated (unaccompanied CVs or third-party application forms will not be accepted).

Closing Date: noon April 15, 2024, however, interviews may be held sooner upon receipt of application.

Interviews are likely to take place during that week.

Information about the School

Work at a place where you feel valued and recognised. An environment where imagination and creativity counts. Work with us.

Currently the third largest secondary school in Essex as a single academy trust and growing, we are focused on enhancing our future structure and have roles where we are seeking people who can bring fresh perspectives and new variety for the benefits of our students. At Plume Academy you will find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to contribute and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive family. Employing over 250 staff, from teaching and learning to management and administration, you will find opportunities at every level, across both of our campuses.

Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in assisting with our continual development. In return, we will support, nurture and reward you with benefits from training and development to responsibility recognition.

Plume had a successful Ofsted inspection in November 2023 and was judged a ‘good’ Academy. Ofsted acknowledged the high quality of teaching and excellent relationships in the Academy.

Plume Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are therefore subject to satisfactory DBS and Immigration Checks, demonstration of ability, together with the receipt of references.

If you would like to telephone the HR Department prior to completing the application form, they would be pleased to discuss the role in further detail and arrange a visit to the academy.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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

HR Department
Fambridge Road, Maldon
Essex, CM9 6AB
Telephone: 01621 854681