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HEADTEACHER THE SIR JOHN COLFOX ACADEMY

Full Time

11 – 18 Comprehensive School

NOR 850

Combined Sixth Form 240

Required for September 2019

Salary L 27 – L33 (£75,735 - £87,732)

The Sir John Colfox Academy is a highly successful school in a beautiful part of Dorset.  It offers a wide range of courses at GCSE and A Level as well as a wide variety of extra curricular activities.Results in 2018 were above all the national averages in all attainment measures.  The School was inspected in March 2018 and was judged to be ‘Good’ in all areas.We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and experienced Senior Leader as Headteacher at this successful Academy.

Our new Head will be:

  • Passionate about education and committed to improving the life chances of all our students.
  • An exceptional practitioner who has demonstrated sound leadership and management skills and is making a difference in their current school.
  • A creative and strategic thinker.
  • Committed to an inclusive environment where the wellbeing of staff and students is paramount.

The Sir John Colfox Academy is part of the Minerva Learning Trust, a group of local Bridport schools who work collaboratively.  This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious team at the heart of the local community.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  If you require further information please contact the Executive Principal, Mrs Kay Taylor, on Tel: 01308 422291 or Email:  k.taylor@minervalearningtrust. org.uk .  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Applications close on Tuesday 26 March 2019 (noon)

An application pack is attached but can also be downloaded from the Academy website: www.colfox.org or you can apply online at www.dorserforyou.com/jobs.  Completed application forms should be returned to Julia Brinsden, Clerk to the Board of Trustees, Email: brinsdenj@minervalearningtrust.org.uk.

Closing date: Tuesday 26 March 2019 (noon)

Interviews: Monday 1 April (from 1.30 pm), Tuesday 2 April and Wednesday 3 April 2019

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Temporary Teacher of MFL Required - Maternity

Temporary Teacher of MFL Required - Maternity

Required for September 2019 an enthusiastic, well-qualified and successful classroom practitioner to join our successful and vibrant MFL department. You would be joining a team of 5 language specialists who are supported by a specialist TA and foreign language assistants. It is a great team to join.

We are looking for a colleague who can teach Spanish up to GCSE level; A level teaching is also available. The ability to offer some French teaching in KS3 would be an advantage. The department currently offers courses in French and Spanish at GCSE and A Level in our very successful Joint Sixth form. As a former language college the school has retained its commitment to languages and there is an excellent take up for the subject. Even though we have now chosen to make languages non-compulsory at GCSE Spanish remains a very popular option subject.

Our academy is high performing and in 2018 attainment was above the National Average in all of the key performance measures. The 3 year average individual ALPS grade is ‘outstanding’ for all languages in our Sixth Form. In 2018 Spanish again achieved the ‘outstanding’ benchmark.

This is a great time to join our school as we consolidate links with the three feeder primary schools which form part of our Multi-Academy Trust (The Minerva Learning Trust). We work closely with colleagues across the MLT, sharing ideas about assessment, literacy, numeracy and other areas of pedagogy. We are members of the Jurassic Coast Teaching Alliance, which enables us to participate in a diverse range of initiatives, including the Women in Leadership programme and CPD seminars from notable speakers such as Deborah Myhill and Daisy Christodoulou. We are an outwardly facing school in a beautiful part of the country and have strong links with our local community as a Rights Respecting School.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We accept applications from all potential candidates including NQT, main scale and UPS colleagues. If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Head of MFL Faculty, Mr Neil Allies alliesn@colfox.dorset.sch.uk or 01308 422291. Visits to the school are also warmly accepted.

An application form and details can also be downloaded from either the school website: www.colfox.org or you can apply online at: www.dorsetforyou.com/jobs. Completed application forms should be emailed to the Headteacher’s PA, Amanda Tuck a.tuck@colfox.dorset.sch.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 3 April 2019

Interviews: Week beginning 29 April 2019

Temporary Teacher of Drama and Performing Arts – Maternity

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Required for September 2019, an enthusiastic classroom practitioner to teach Drama and Performing Arts. The faculty currently delivers courses at GCSE and A Level in Key Stages 4 and 5 as well as the Key Stage 3 curriculum. These subjects are highly valued by the school and are increasing their numbers studying at examination level. You will be supported by the Head of Drama and the Head of Faculty and join a vibrant team who enjoy working with students and developing their talents.

This is a great time to join our school as we consolidate links with the three feeder primary schools which form part of our Multi-Academy Trust (The Minerva Learning Trust). We work closely with colleagues across the MLT, sharing ideas about assessment, literacy, numeracy and other areas of pedagogy. We are members of the Jurassic Coast Teaching Alliance, which enables us to participate in a diverse range of initiatives, including the Women in Leadership programme and CPD seminars from notable speakers such as Deborah Myhill and Daisy Christodoulou. We are an outwardly facing school in a beautiful part of the country and have strong links with our local community as a Rights Respecting School.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We accept applications from all potential candidates including NQT, main scale and UPS colleagues, however, the Trust policy is that temporary posts are paid up to a maximum of M6. Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Head of EA Faculty, Mrs Louise Burgess alliesn@colfox.dorset.sch.uk or 01308 422291. Visits to the school are also warmly accepted.

An application form and details can also be downloaded from either the school website: www.colfox.org or you can apply online at: www.dorsetforyou.com/jobs. Completed application forms should be emailed to the Headteacher’s PA,

Amanda Tuck a.tuck@colfox.dorset.sch.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 3 April 2019

Interviews: Week beginning 29 April 201

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