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Staff Vacancies

Advertisement & Person Specification – Class Teacher

 

  • Closing Date: Wednesday 1st May 2024
  • Interview Date(s): Thursday 9th May 2024
  • Job Start Date: 02 September 2024
  • Contract/Hours: Temporary Fixed Term one year (Maternity cover).  Part time or full time option available.
  • Key Stage: Primary
  • Salary Type: Main Pay Range/ Upper Pay Range (also suitable for ECT)
  • Location of Role: Newtown C of E Primary School
  • Contact e-mail address: adminoffice@newtown.hants.sch.uk

Job/Person Summary

Newtown C of E Primary: Growing Minds, Shaping Futures

Newtown C of E Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational and passionate Class Teacher for September 2024 who can sprinkle magic into the minds of our children each day and to work among our talented, caring, dynamic and highly motivated staff team. We are a school that is continually moving forward, securing high standards and excellent rates of progress for all our children.

  • Are you are an ambitious teacher with a clear personal philosophy on education throughout the Primary Stage?
  • Do you have a wealth of ideas and good subject knowledge and now seek the setting in which they can make a real impact?
  • Are you committed to the highest standards of teaching and learning?
  • Are you an outstanding practitioner who is keen to play an instrumental role in the continuing and accelerated improvement of our school?
  • Do you believe strongly in providing a quality education to all children and wish to be part of a forward thinking, ambitious school?
  • Can you successfully lead a subject and offer guidance to teachers throughout the primary phase?
  • Do you have the drive and ambition to further your career?

 

If yes, then we would be delighted to receive your application for this role.

 

Seen by Ofsted as a GOOD school, we are eager to quickly progress further and you, as the ideal candidate, will be instrumental in this. Our children demand a charismatic, caring and innovative teacher with a genuine interest in providing a high quality education to all. In addition, we are a GOOD church school (SIAMS 2019), winner of best school 2018 (The News We Can Do It Awards) and we also achieved Outstandingly Happy School Status (2018).

 

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to grow professionally within a positive and supportive team
  • A strong, caring ethos
  • Children who are eager to learn, who are proud of their school
  • Bespoke leadership training for the exceptional candidate
  • PPA with your year partner

Our children are highly engaged, keen to learn, enjoy all aspects of school life, are well-mannered and considerate of others. The staff team are positive and dedicated to the learning and welfare of the pupils. Parents and governors are fully supportive and engaged with the school.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Application Procedure

Visits to the school will be warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office if you would like a candidate tour. For further details, an application pack or to book a visit, please contact the school office, on 02392 584048. Alternatively please email adminoffice@newtown.hants.sch.uk

 

Newtown CE Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Clerk to the Governing Body

 

  • Closing Date: Friday 3rd May, noon
  • Contract/Hours: Permanent, Part-time
  • Salary Type: Support Staff
  • Salary Details: Grade D £25,628 FTE pro rata (£13.28 per hour)
  • Hours of Work: 156 hours per year - hours are flexible/variable but is approx. 3 hours a week, 52 weeks per year.
  • Location of Role: Newtown C of E Primary School
  • Contact e-mail address: adminoffice@newtown.hants.sch.uk

 

Job/Person Summary

Newtown C of E Primary School are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Clerk to the Governing Body who is resilient, assertive and shows great initiative. The successful applicant will need to have a flexible approach to time. The role of the clerk will require approximately 156 hours per year, which will include attendance at approximately 11 meetings for the Full Governing Body, which is usually held between 6pm to 8pm on Mondays, once a month.

Proven clerking experience in the education sector will be a distinct advantage in this role, as you will be supporting our Chair of Governors to ensure the smooth running of the Governing Body.

 

Main Duties

  • Ensuring effective timetabling, administration and organisation of governing body meetings
  • Preparing agendas and organisation of paperwork for meetings, in conjunction with the Chair of Governors and Headteacher
  • Accurate minute-taking of meetings, ensuring timely distribution and filing of all paperwork
  • Maintaining the Governor pages of the school website (full training will be given) and to ensure all paperwork is available to all governors
  • Managing and maintaining records of governor correspondence
  • Close liaison with the Co-Chairs of Governors, Chairs of Committees, Headteacher and School Business Manager regarding governor body matters
  • Providing advice to the governing body over changes to statutory requirements, policies or other governance matters. Support and training for this is provided through Hampshire Governor Services

 

Key Requirements and essential qualities:

  • A good standard of literacy and numeracy (GCSEs or equivalent in English and Maths) with the ability to produce high quality minutes
  • Shorthand, typing or secretarial qualifications to NVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Must have already attended or make a commitment to attend the national training programme for Clerks or equivalent
  • Exceptional IT skills, especially with Word and Excel and access to relevant equipment for working from home (computer, printer, internet)
  • Administration experience and must be able to use your initiative and able to work to the meeting deadlines
  • Be a confident researcher, able to manage information and advice from a variety of sources
  • Be able to develop good working relationships with the Governing Body, Headteacher and school staff
  • Be able to maintain absolute confidentiality and have experience with confidential matters and safeguarding
  • Willing to undertake any Hampshire Governor Services training as necessary for legal compliance or personal development and attend network meetings as required

 

There is a hybrid/flexible approach to working at home or in school, allowing you time to organise meetings, prepare paperwork and complete the associated administration for the role. This is an exciting opportunity where you will need to be skilled in supporting colleagues to ensure the very best outcomes for our school. This post will be integral to our ongoing whole school journey to excellence.

 

Application Procedure

 

Please contact the Mrs Stefanie Ough, School Business Manager on 023 9258 4048 or email adminoffice@newtown.hants.sch.uk to request an application pack.

 

Newtown Church Of England (Voluntary Controlled) Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Volunteer Applications:

Please note, we welcome teaching applications at anytime.

 

Please also visit the hants.gov.uk vacancies page for any future vacancies.

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