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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
Hours/Contract: Part-time, Term-time, Fixed Term Contract until July 2022. 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.
Contract type
Fixed term (July 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 5 £21,322 rising to a maximum of £23,541 per annum, pro rata
Actual salary
£16,595 rising to a maximum of £18,322 per annum

Job summary

The Role: Are you interested in a career in teaching but don’t have any relevant school experience? This role is the perfect springboard to making the move into the classroom and training to teach.
We are keen to support the right candidate through the cover supervisor role and into a training position to teach either in primary or secondary. We have a strong relationship with a local ITT provider, linked to the University of Winchester and have experience in training teachers of the future. This role would provide anyone looking to go into teaching with relevant experience of what the job entails.

The Person: The role requires that objective and accurate feedback is given and the behaviour policy of the school is adopted during cover sessions. Holding a HLTA qualification is advantageous, but not essential. We are looking for some of the following qualities and experience:
• Experience of working with classes or large groups of pupils
• Experience of working in a secondary and/or primary school
• Good standard of English & Mathematics at Grade C or above
• Ability to apply good behaviour management strategies in the classroom
• Patience and resilience
• Awareness of child protection and bullying issues

Applying for the job

Next Steps: So if you have any queries about this role, please get in touch by calling the Schools HR Department by telephone on 01202 592530 or via email to office@parkfield.bournemouth.sch.uk. If you are experiencing any technical issues, please contact recruitment@reachsouth.org for support.

All applications to be made directly through TES.

Closing date: for applications is Sunday 5th December 2021 at Midnight.

Interview Date: Interviews will be held on Monday 13th December 2021.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
490 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Contact phone number
01752422955

About Parkfield School

School Background: Parkfield School is an all-through (age 4 to 16) co-educational school offering a fresh approach and choice that allows pupils to discover learning, unlock their potential, find their place in their community and play their part in society.

Parkfield School offers a positive, safe learning environment for its community, in which everyone has equal and individual recognition and respect. We celebrate success and are committed to the continuous improvement and fulfilment of potential in every student regardless of their ability.

We encourage increasing independence and self-discipline amongst the students helping them to develop the skills that they need to become lifelong learners. Everyone within the school has an important role to play in sharing responsibility for the development of positive behaviour and attitudes.

We will prepare them for a successful transition into further education, training or employment when they leave school. The school has a PAN of 784.

Trust Background: Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

Opportunities and Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation at any stage of the recruitment process or in the terms and conditions offered to new employees, or promoted employees.

Please note that Reach South Academy Trust can only consider applications from candidates eligible to work in the UK, and who can provide the required documentation and where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.

School location

Hurn, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6DF

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