31 January 2024
to be confirmed
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
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.
About the Trust
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.
Further information about some of the staff
benefits that Maiden Erlegh Trust offers its employees, can be found on our
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 email@example.com 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.
are advised to apply as early as possible as the Trust reserves the right to
interview and appoint before the closing date.
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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