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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 January 2024 at 11:18am

  • Date listed

    7 December 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 Months

Pay scale

MPR + TLR2B

What skills and experience we're looking for

Start date: 1 February 2024

Closing date: 9am 31 January 2024

Interviews: Date to be confirmed

Hours: 1.0FTE

Salary: MPR + TLR2B

Would you like to come and work with us, as part of a pioneering Alternative Provision and make a contribution towards our journey to outstanding. We are currently looking for a Head of Science for Maternity Cover.

Cranbury College is an optimistic and motivating environment, supported by effective leadership at all levels. If you have the resilience to work in a dynamic, trauma-informed environment, with pupils that have social, emotional, academic and mental health needs we would be delighted to hear from you.

You will be based at our main site supporting staff and secondary students. This is a challenging but very rewarding role supporting some of the most vulnerable pupils in Reading. The ability to make the role your own and build strong relationships is essential.

Cranbury College is a Pupil Referral Unit and Alternative Education provision for young people ranging from 5-16 years old.  We support learners who have been permanently excluded from mainstream settings and provide preventative support to those who are at risk of permanent exclusion. Additionally, we support those that unintentionally exclude themselves from education and children who cannot access school for medical reasons. We are a multi-site organisation which includes our primary provision, based at College Road and secondary provision, based at Cranbury Road. We have Outreach teams for both Secondary and Primary that provide specialist support within schools and a Hospital Teaching Service based at Royal Berkshire Hospital who provide education to children on short and long term stays.  Cranbury College is a fast paced, energetic setting where we pride ourselves on a strong team ethic, always working together to create a nurturing and supportive setting for our student's alternative pathway to success. 

What the school offers its staff

About the Trust

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to developing a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative community of highly effective schools that deliver excellent education opportunities for the children and young people of the communities we serve.  Through our work we will ensure that our children are equipped with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to deal with the demands of an ever-changing world. The Trust currently comprises eight schools in the local area, with a variety of settings including primary, secondary, special and a PRU.  As a Trust, we encourage professional development at all levels through the use of cross Trust networks to share best practice and ideas.  We also actively encourage the promotion of staff to different roles within the Trust and to different settings in line with their career aspirations.  Click Work @ Maiden Erlegh Trust to find out more information about why you should work for Maiden Erlegh Trust and to read testimonials from existing staff.

Benefits

Further information about some of the staff benefits that Maiden Erlegh Trust offers its employees, can be found on our website HERE.

Staff Wellbeing is very important to us.  As a staff member of Maiden Erlegh Trust these are just some of the examples of how we show our appreciation to staff.

  • We operate a system of ‘ME days’ allowing staff to request an additional day off per year to attend special events such as children’s sports days and graduations, family and friends' weddings.
  • CPD is available for all staff at all levels.
  • Free flu vaccinations are offered to all staff.
  • Free eye tests are provided for eligible staff.
  • Breakfast and lunch provided for staff regularly, including on many INSET days and as a thank you throughout the year.

If you believe that this is an environment where you can thrive, develop and substantially contribute to an exciting future for our students, then you are encouraged to explore further by contacting recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org  for a more detailed discussion, if required.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact the school directly.

Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible as the Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.

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About Cranbury College

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
74 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

Cranbury College is an Alternative Provision academy based in Reading.

School location

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