Teaching Staff Vacancies

As Lemov writes, ‘No one wants to spend their career at odds with the organisation they work for, trying to hide from the training it offers, or watching the philosophy change every year while thinking, this too shall pass.’

John Mason School -Cultural Fit

Working in a school where you are not aligned with the culture is a miserable experience. So … we both need to have alignment if you come to work here!

· We believe that every child deserves a Champion.
· We believe that we can all improve as teachers.
· We believe in the limitless potential of people.
· We believe that truly great teaching is that which improves students’ progress.
· We believe that teaching requires dedication and sweat.
· We believe that you cannot just wish teachers and students to be better – you have to create the conditions for them to grow.
· We believe that basic literacy and numeracy are essential to students making good progress.
· We believe that feedback should be timely and respond to the needs of the individual student so that they can actively engage with feedback.
· We expect every teacher to plan lessons using assessment information.
· We believe that staff and students come equal first.
· We believe that hard work is the key to success for staff and students.
· We admire the generosity of spirit.
· We acknowledge that we all make mistakes.
· We live by the values of Respect, Honesty and Kindness.

If you think you 'fit', we would love to hear from you even if we don't have any posts advertised. Please contact our HR Manager, Jane Howse, (01235 466054, jane.howse@johnmason.oxon.sch.uk).

Current Listings

Teacher of English
Closes:
28th April 2017

Deputy Director of Science
Closes:
28th April 2017

Teacher of English

Required from September 2017 (MPS)

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?

Would you like to make a real difference to the lives of our students?

If the answer is yes then we would love to hear from you.

John Mason School is an aspiring school with highly supportive staff committed to providing the best education possible for our students. We are currently seeking to appoint a well-qualified Teacher of English to join our dedicated team. The successful candidate will have a fantastic opportunity to develop teaching and learning along with their own leadership skills if desired. The ideal candidate will be creative and dynamic in their teaching approach and have a passion for teaching and making a real difference to the lives of our students.

This is an exciting time to join a high profile and forward-looking faculty.

Do you have …?

The vision, strategic skills, passion and drive to make a difference;
Experience of raising standards and expectations;
Evidence of success;
The shared belief that every child matters;
Excellent class management and interpersonal skills that motiviate and inspire.

If so, we would love to hear from you.

In return we will offer you:

The satisfaction of being part of a dynamic and creative team;
Students who have a desire to achieve and respect the school’s expectations;
Programmes for supported induction and professional development.

Application information is available below or from Ms Jane Howse on (01235 466054, jane.howse@johnmason.oxon.sch.uk).

Informal visits and conversations about the post are welcome.

Closing Date: Friday 28th April 2017

Interview Date: Applications will be processed on arrival.

Please note that CVs alone are not acceptable
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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Teacher of English

English Teacher Job Description
English Teacher Job Specification
Application form - Teaching Staff on-line
Application form - Teaching Staff (Print)

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Vacancy Closing Date: 28/04/2017

Deputy Director of Science

Required from September 2017 (MPS or UPS if post threshold plus TLR2)

Are you a dynamic and inspirational teacher of science?

Do you want to lead and develop staff in all aspects of teaching and learning in science?

John Mason School is keen to secure and appoint a creative, dynamic and energetic teacher for our science faculty.

We are looking for an outstanding science teacher to provide both excellent teaching and to lead on aspects of teaching and learning and student engagement. The successful candidate would have a key role in developing KS3 schemes of learning to build on prior knowledge and develop our links with local primary schools. The ability to teach Chemistry or Physics to A’ level would be of benefit.

John Mason became an Academy in February 2014 and is on an exciting and rapid journey of improvement. John Mason School is a key player in the Abingdon Consortium for Education.

We offer excellent opportunities for ambitious, talented individuals, who are looking to further develop their careers. We pride ourselves on being able to maximise the potential of all our staff, including preparing teachers for Middle/Senior Leadership.

We would be delighted to show you around our school. Please speak to Jane Howse to arrange a visit or telephone conversation with the Director of Science.

If you are interested, please complete a John Mason School application form and include a letter (of no more than 2 sides of A4) outlining your reasons for applying and your suitability for the post.

An application pack is available from our website or from

Ms J Howse (01235 466054, jane.howse@johnmason.oxon.sch.uk).

CVs alone are not acceptable.

Closing Date: Friday 28 April 2017

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Applications will be processed on arrival.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Deputy Director of Science

Science Teacher Job Specification
Science Teacher Person Specification
Application form - Teaching Staff on-line
Application form - Teaching Staff (Print)

Click the corresponding logo above to download

Vacancy Closing Date: 28/04/2017