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).

Deputy Heads of School

Deputy Heads of School

Closing Date: 16h Mar 2020

Teacher of Mandarin

Closing Date: 9th Mar 2020

Teaching Recruitment Pack

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Deputy Heads of School, both with responsibility for Curiculum and Outcomes

Salary Grade: L16-L20 (Fitzharrys School) and L18-L22 (John Mason School)
Location: John Mason School or Fiztharrys School
Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 16th March 2020
Interview Date: Friday 20th March 2020
Start: September 2020

We are currently looking to appoint a two deputy heads to support our newly appointed secondary Heads of School within Abingdon Learning Trust, one at Fitzharrys School and one at John Mason School. These posts arise following the promotion of the existing deputies and appointment of the Executive Headteacher and Director for Secondary Education, Sarah Brinkley. Both schools have been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted and we believe they can both strive for excellence, both academically and personally, for our children and young people. These roles will require leaders with excellent communication skills, an embedded understanding of great teaching and learning, a strong moral purpose and a focus on children first; always.

This is an exciting time to join our Trust, driving forward standards in an individual school, whilst working as part of the secondary school improvement team supporting other schools within our remit. These roles offer the successful candidates a supportive and collegiate culture, ambitious professional development and the opportunity to make a difference for the Abingdon community.

If you are committed to working with us and helping our pupils and students realise their potential we encourage you to apply.

Staff wellbeing is noticeably valued at Abingdon Learning Trust, through our Workload and Well-being Charter. The Trust is pro-active in supporting staff to maintain the purposeful behaviour of students in class.

The successful candidate will be:
• an enthusiastic and emotionally intelligent leader
• committed to ensuring all pupils and students are academically successful
• capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working in our school, across the Abingdon Learning Trust and in the wider Abingdon teaching community.
• a role model for our pupils and students, and staff.
• have a professional focus on pedagogy ensuring that the learning experience is positive and engaging for all.
• active in working to develop their own teaching and leadership practice.  
In return we will offer you:
• the support and satisfaction of being part of a dynamic and creative Trust team
• leadership support from effective and experienced staff.
• Pupils and students who have a desire to achieve and respect the expectations in the trust schools.
• a programme of supported induction and continuing professional development firmly rooted in educational research.
• a commitment to supporting the well-being of all staff.

An application pack is available from the John Mason School website or from recruitment@abingdonlearningtrust.org
CVs alone are not acceptable.

Abingdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the terms and conditions of maintained schools, including maternity benefits.

Abingdon Learning Trust has a responsibility for and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to apply for a DBS check at an enhanced level

Deputy Heads of School

Job Description

Person Specification

Confidential Disclosure Form

Cultural Fit Statement

Application Monitoring Form

ALT Teaching Staff Application Form

JMS Teaching Recruitment Pack

FTZ Teaching Recruitment Pack

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Vacancy Closing Date: 16th March 2020

Teacher of Mandarin

Salary Grade: MPS/UPS (if post threshold)
Contract Type: Full-time, Fixed Term (2 Years)
Closing Date: 9th March 2020
Interview Date: Interviews on application. Should a suitable candidate be identified the vacancy may be closed early.
Start: September 2020 (Although for NQT's a summer start would be considered)

We are currently looking to appoint an energetic and driven teacher of Mandarin to join us in making a valued difference within the Abingdon Learning Trust, across both primary and secondary phases. This role will suit a teacher with a passionate approach to the delivery of Modern Foreign Languages with a specialism in Mandarin.

If you can deliver rigorous Mandarin teaching to our pupils and students from Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) to year 6, and in Year 7 in the first year, leading up to GCSE from the second year, we want to hear from you.

The appointee will be committed to our high expectations and core values.

You will be a part of the John Mason Languages team, supported by the leadership of the Director of MFL, in the secondary phase and by the Headteacher and Lead Languages teacher at Rush Common School, in the primary phase.

We hope that the successful candidate will be able to contribute to other schools within the Abingdon Partnership, developing an awareness and interest in Mandarin across the area.

If you are committed to working with us and helping our pupils and students learn about the place that languages has in the world, we encourage you to apply.

Staff wellbeing is noticeably valued at Abingdon Learning Trust, through our Workload and Well-being Charter. The Trust is pro-active in supporting staff to maintain the purposeful behaviour of students in class.

The successful candidate will be:
• an enthusiastic linguist, able to ignite interest in Mandarin in pupils, students and colleagues.
• committed to ensuring all pupils and students reach their potential.
• capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working in our school, across the Abingdon Learning Trust and in the wider Abingdon teaching community.
• a role model for our pupils and students, and staff.
• have a professional focus on pedagogy ensuring that the learning experience is positive and engaging for all.
• active in working to develop their own teaching practice.  
In return we will offer you:
• the support and satisfaction of being part of a dynamic and creative Trust team
• leadership support from effective and experienced staff.
• Pupils and students who have a desire to achieve and respect the expectations in the trust schools.
• a programme of supported induction and continuing professional development firmly rooted in educational research.
• a commitment to supporting the well-being of all staff.

An application pack is available from the John Mason School website or from recruitment@abingdonlearningtrust.org
CVs alone are not acceptable.

Abingdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the terms and conditions of maintained schools, including maternity benefits.

Abingdon Learning Trust has a responsibility for and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to apply for a DBS check at an enhanced level

Teacher of Mandarin

Confidential Disclosure Form

Cultural Fit Statement

Application Monitoring Form

ALT Teaching Staff Application Form

Click the corresponding logo above to download

Vacancy Closing Date: 9th March 2020