30 hours per week, Term Time plus 5 days (39 working weeks – 45.2 paid weeks)
Pro rata 30 hours (£15,173 -£17,088)
The King Alfred School – an Academy is a thriving 11-18 mixed comprehensive with 1218 students on roll serving the towns of Burnham on Sea and Highbridge and is part of The Priory Learning Trust. We offer reduced gym membership, on-site parking, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme. We also offer excellent CPD opportunities for all staff. Our school is situated in a delightful campus and is only 5 minutes from the M5 (Junction 22) and is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability. Required from 1December 2019, we are looking for an energetic and creative individual who can relate positively to young people.
This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside school staff and to develop classroom management skills. Essential personal qualities for this post are:
To cover classes during the short-term absence of teaching staff and to support teaching and learning across the school. You will give instructions for the lesson as provided by a teacher and the focus of the role will be to maintain good order and to keep pupils on task and respond to general enquiries.
Good interpersonal and communication skills with a commitment to young people, their welfare, education and personal development.
You will also need to act as a role model and have high expectations of conduct and behaviour.
The ability to show initiative, flexibility, reliability and a sense of humour.
Experience of working with young people would be an advantage although a full training and induction programme will be provided.
Proposed interview date: Thursday 28 November 2019
The King Alfred School – An Academy is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.
We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, disability, ethnicity or religion. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities. If you have a disability you only need to meet the minimum qualifying criteria for the post you have applied for and you will be guaranteed an interview