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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

actual salary offered will be £19,233, pro rata equivalent of point 21 including an allowance for holiday pay

What skills and experience we're looking for

Personal Qualities

The successful applicant should have qualifications in Maths and English at minimum C grade GCSE [or grade 4] or equivalent Level 2 qualification, A levels, and be confident and competent in using ICT. It is desirable that the applicant has further relevant qualifications. Applicants should be hardworking, enthusiastic and have a high level of commitment and ability to focus on fostering the teaching and learning and personal development of Year 7 to 13 students. They should have an interest in new teaching and learning developments and a high level of integrity. Experienced candidates should be able to evidence excellent levels of value-added achievement and high retention levels.

What the school offers its staff

Remuneration

Annual salary for a Cover Supervisor will be in accordance with the academy Support Staff Pay Scale, which for appointment for a full-time post currently involves a salary of up to £23,001 pro-rata (Band 3 Point 21-25), however, actual salary offered will be £19,233, pro rata equivalent of point 21 including an allowance for holiday pay. Salaries are reviewed by national negotiation with effect from 1st April each year. Progression through the pay scale is subject to an acceptable annual performance development review process.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Board of Trustees is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointment are therefore subject to satisfactory DBS and Immigration Checks, together with the receipt of References and Health Clearances.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to HR@plume.essex.sch.uk

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About Plume School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1727 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01621 854681

The Plume School converted to become an academy school in January 2012.  The last full inspection took place in January 2014 and the school was judged to be good across all areas. A new principal was appointed in September 2015.  The school also received a section 8 no formal designation inspection in July 2014 to examine behaviour and safeguarding. This also judged behaviour and safeguarding as good.  The academy is a larger-than-average secondary school with a sixth form.  The vast majority of pupils are White British.  The proportions of pupils who speak English as an additional language or who are from ethnic minorities are both well below the national average.  The proportion of students eligible for the pupil premium is broadly average, as is the proportion of pupils who have SEN and/or disabilities, although for those with an education, health and care plan the proportion is slightly above the national average.  The school meets the government’s current floor standards for pupils’ achievement in English and mathematics at the end of key stage 4. Plume had a successful Ofsted inspection in 2018 and was judged a ‘good’ Academy. Ofsted acknowledged the high quality of teaching and excellent relationships in the Academy. Plume Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are therefore subject to satisfactory DBS and Immigration Checks, together with the receipt of references. Visits to the Academy are welcome.

Arranging a visit to Plume School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@plume.essex.sch.uk.

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