Vacancies

Teacher of Food Technology

Permanent, Full-time
Pay Scale – MPS/UPS
From January 2018

James Calvert Spence College is situated in a beautiful coastal town in Northumberland and is a 9-19 through school, catering for students from Year 5 to Year 13.

We require a teacher of Food Technology to join our federation and teach from Year 7 through to Year 13.  JCSC is within easy reach of urban Tyneside and beyond, with many staff travelling with ease in the opposite direction to the rush hour traffic from Newcastle, Gateshead and Sunderland areas.

The pupils and staff are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic individual who wants to work as part of a team to drive learning forward. This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding teacher of Food to work within a motivated and experienced team of specialists.

Food, within the Art & Design directorate, is one of the most popular and successful areas of study at JCSC.  GCSE outcomes are consistently amongst the best in the school, and outperform national averages on a regular basis.  A key feature of this role will be to help further develop the quality of teaching and learning within the department, to assist in ensuring a smooth transition to the new specification GCSE and A-Levels, and to contribute to the ongoing success of this key area of the curriculum.

This is an exciting time to join us as we continue our journey towards excellence, and look to build upon much improved GCSE and A-Level outcomes in 2017. Staff and governors are fully committed to promoting equal opportunity and an outstanding educational experience for all students.

We would welcome applications from NQT’s and experienced teachers

You will:

  • Be a strong classroom practitioner, keen to develop your own skills further
  • Be a positive role model
  • Have high expectations of yourself and others
  • Be passionate about improving the life chances of our students 

We can offer you:

  • Excellent opportunities for professional development
  • A well-resourced curriculum
  • Hardworking and well-behaved pupils who are willing to learn
  • A friendly and supportive working environment with a dedicated staff team

Should you wish to informally discuss these positions further or would like to visit the college during our half term break, please contact Executive Headteacher, Neil Rodgers nrodgers01@jcsc.co.uk  to arrange. 

Further details obtainable by visiting www.jcsc.co.uk or telephone 01665 710636. 

Completed applications should be submitted to Carole Hutchinson, Assistant to the Executive Headteacher, at James Calvert Spence College, Acklington Road, Amble, Northumberland NE65 0ND. (chutchinson01@jcsc.co.uk).

Closing date for applications: Monday 30th October, 12 noon. 

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Job Description – Food

Assistant Headteacher

Permanent
Pay Scale – L10-14
Required for 1 January 2018

James Calvert Spence College is situated in a beautiful coastal town in Northumberland and is a 9-19 through school, catering for students from Year 5 to Year 13.

Following the promotion of the current post holder to headship, we are looking for an innovative and outstanding leader to drive substantial change within our school. Whether your background is primary, middle or secondary – if you have the right skillset and a determination to improve the lives of our students, we would love to hear from you.

Having recently merged from a previously hard federated middle and high school to form a 9-18 through school, we need an inspirational and creative person to join our team in leading a period of transformation to seamlessly join the two schools.

2017 GCSE and A-Level results show a significant improvement in attainment and progress and we’re looking for the right person to work within our close Executive Leadership Team to help drive further improvement and make our school the very best it can be for our community.

On a day-to-day basis you will provide professional direction and management for the college and your inspirational leadership will engage and inspire staff, pupils and the local community.  You will provide success and improvement, ensuring high quality education for all students and improved standards of learning, progress and attainment.

The exact role and responsibilities will be determined by the strengths of the successful candidate, and agreed with the Executive Headteacher.

You will:

  • Have proven outstanding leadership skills in primary or secondary phases
  • Be a strong classroom practitioner, keen to develop your own skills further
  • Be a positive role model
  • Have high expectations of yourself and others
  • Be someone with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be passionate about improving the life chances of our students 

We can offer you:

  • Excellent opportunities for professional development
  • A well-resourced curriculum
  • Hardworking and well behaved pupils who are willing to learn
  • Supportive, hardworking colleagues
  • A friendly and supportive working environment with a dedicated staff team

To apply, please compose a letter of application [no more than 2 sides of A4] which outlines examples of your experience in leading change, and how you feel this would benefit JCSC as it moves into its next, exciting phase.

Completed applications should be submitted to Carole Hutchinson, Assistant to the Executive Headteacher, at James Calvert Spence College, Acklington Road, Amble, Northumberland NE65 0ND. (chutchinson01@jcsc.co.uk).

If you wish to find out more about our school, or to arrange a visit or an informal chat about the post including during the half term break, please contact Executive Headteacher, Neil Rodgers via nrodgers01@jcsc.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 30th October, with interviews planned for Tuesday 31st October.

 

Job Description and Personal Specification

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