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 Music and Drama
Closing Date: 26th April 2019

Teacher of Computing
Closing Date: 23rd April 2019

Teacher of Media
Closing Date: 26th April 2019

Teacher of English & Media
Closing Date: 3rd May 2019

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Teacher of Music and Drama

Salary Grade: MPS/UPS (if post threshold)
Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent
Closing Date: 26th April 2019, 1pm
Interview Date: Interviews on application. Should a suitable candidate be identified the vacancy may be closed early.
Start: 1 September 2019

John Mason is extremely proud of its creativity, and in performing arts, the diverse range of groups and performances, from bi-annual musicals, folk group, Jazz Band, our first opera in 2017, whole school plays and an abundance of singing groups, including our male voice choir. We are looking to appoint an ambitious and enthusiastic teacher of music and drama who will be accountable for standards and achievements of students across music and drama, as well as contributing to creativity as a theme across the school.

In addition, as a teacher of performing arts you will be contribute to the public profile of Music and Drama, putting measures in place to ensure as many students as possible are involved in performing arts but also actively nurturing and developing our group of elite performers, who take part in performances both inside and outside of school.

The successful applicant will bring to the role significant experience and understanding of the national music and drama education system. They will demonstrate the skills of an exceptional performing artist, with the creativity and confidence to devise an exciting and educationally relevant programme of activities, repertoire and performances that promote outstanding student progress at every level.

Our tagline is ‘Excellence through Creativity’; if you think this strikes a chord with you, please get in touch.

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 Music and Drama

Job Description

Person Specification

Confidential Disclosure Form

Cultural Fit Statement

Application Monitoring Form

ALT Teaching Staff Application Form

Click the corresponding logo above to download

Vacancy Closing Date: 26th April 2019

Teacher of Computing

Salary Grade: MPS/UPS (if post threshold)
Contract Type: Full-time, permanent
Closing Date: 23rd April 2019, Noon
Interview Date: Interviews on application. Should a suitable candidate be identified the vacancy may be closed early.
Start: Ideally, June 2019 although September 2019 would be considered

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dynamic Computing teacher to join our well-established and highly successful faculty. Our goal is to engender in our students an appreciation of the intrinsic value of Computing, in the form of both Computer Science and IT. Computing subjects are highly-valued at John Mason School, and this is apparent through our status of Lead School, endorsed by the Computing at School organization. We provide support for a number of local schools, both primary and secondary, in their delivery of Computing, and host a CAS Hub.

The passion which our students have for Computing is visible in results, which in 2018 were well above national averages for both GCSE and A-level Computer Science. In 2018, 91.6% of our GCSE Computer Science students achieved 9-5.

We also have a thriving extracurricular offering, encouraging students to experiment, design and build. As well as participating in all levels of the Bebras UK Computational Thinking Challenge, we organise trips to open lectures at Oxford University and the National Museum of Computing as part of the whole school Symposium programme. We also run the Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award for Key Stage 3 students, and the GCSE Cyberfirst programme for older students.

John Mason School is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust and is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all its students and staff. If you feel that you want to be part of our team and the exciting journey ahead, then we look forward to receiving your application.

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 Computing

Job Description

Person Specification

Confidential Disclosure Form

Cultural Fit Statement

Application Monitoring Form

ALT Teaching Staff Application Form

Click the corresponding logo above to download

Vacancy Closing Date: 23rd April 2019

Teacher of Media

Salary Grade: MPS/UPS (if post threshold) + a TLR for the right candidate
Contract Type: Full-time, permanent
Closing Date: Friday 26th April 2019, 12 Noon
Interview Date: Interviews on application. Should a suitable candidate be identified the vacancy may be closed early.
Start: September 2019 (although for NQTs a summer start would be considered)

Are you passionate about teaching Media?

Are you ready for additional responsibility within a strong team?

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate teacher of Media with excellent subject knowledge to ensure that students have a first-class experience. Media is a popular option at John Mason and interest in the subject is growing year on year both for GCSE and A Level. The successful the candidate would teach pupils from year 9- year 13 with as well as contributing to the development of the department. A TLR may be available for the right candidate.

If you are ready to inspire our students and have a love of Media Studies we would be interested in hearing from you

The successful candidate will be:

• passionate about their subject; able to inspire and motivate students and staff.
• committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.
• capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working.
• a role model for our students and staff.
• experienced in raising standards and expectations.

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.
• excellent care and support for 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 Media

Job Description

Person Specification

Confidential Disclosure Form

Cultural Fit Statement

Application Monitoring Form

ALT Teaching Staff Application Form

Click the corresponding logo above to download

Vacancy Closing Date: 26th April 2019

Teacher of English & Media

Salary Grade: MPS/UPS (if post threshold)
Contract Type: Full-time, permanent
Closing Date: 3rd May 2019, 12 Noon
Interview Date: Interviews on application. Should a suitable candidate be identified the vacancy may be closed early.
Start: September 2019 (although for NQTs a summer start would be considered)

Applications are invited from motivated, creative and inspiring English teachers, who can deliver consistently good or outstanding lessons, enthusing and engaging students to achieve their full potential.

If you are passionate and enthusiastic about seeing students achieve, and enjoy developing their skills, we encourage you to apply.

The successful candidate will be:

• passionate about their subject; able to inspire and motivate students and staff.
• committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.
• capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working.
• a role model for our students and staff.
• experienced in raising standards and expectations.

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.
• excellent care and support for 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 English & Media

Job Description

Person Specification

Confidential Disclosure Form

Cultural Fit Statement

Application Monitoring Form

ALT Teaching Staff Application Form

Click the corresponding logo above to download

Vacancy Closing Date: 3rd May 2019