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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subject
Music
Working pattern
Full-time
Contract type
Fixed term (One year - Maternity Cover)
Salary
MS 1 - 6

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, passionate Teacher of Music Maternity Cover to join a forward-thinking and innovative team within this high achieving Federation. Applications from NQTs, Early Career Teachers and Instructors are welcome.

About the schools:
The Ortu Federation is made up of Ortu Corringham Primary School, Ortu Gable Hall School, Ortu Hassenbrook and the Ortu Stanford and Corringham Sixth Form Centre. Teaching opportunities are available from KS1 to KS5 across the Trust.

We know that helping shape students’ lives and turning aspirations to reality have rewards that include, but transcend academic excellence. At all Ortu Schools, children and young people experience a stimulating, challenging and supportive learning journey through their primary, secondary and post-secondary years. Staff and parents work hard together to create a caring and mutually respectful ethos to prepare students well for the demands of the 21st Century. Our highly personalised curriculum; exceptional extra-curricular opportunities; student leadership culture, and sound attainment make Ortu schools very exciting places in which to learn, work and play. High quality teaching and pastoral care combine to make Ortu schools a truly unique experience. Our staff are committed and determined to uphold and promote the long established high standards, which have ensured that our students progress confidently to college, university and employment, with the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to lead successful, positive and productive lives.
Here is why you should work at the Ortu Federation:
We are hardworking and are fully committed to our improvement journey. Staff development is an entitlement; we offer a range of high quality CPD both in house and through the Trust. Significant numbers of staff are able to access leadership training at all levels. Other benefits for all staff include cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes.

Ortu schools are warm, welcoming places to work and relationships throughout the schools are positive. Of course, we know that you enjoy working with young people and want to make a difference to their lives.
Extra-curricular activities, particularly in the Performing Arts, is our strength: sports, drama, music, art, community action, public speaking and enterprise as well as Duke of Edinburgh and Thurrock’s Next Top Boss.
We could say a lot more but we think the best way for you to get a feel for what it would be like to work for an Ortu school is to pay us a visit. Lindsay Bayfield, would be happy to arrange for you to talk to students and staff so do give her a call on 01375 400800
The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and requires all staff and volunteers to demonstrate this commitment in every aspect of their work.

Closing date: Friday 1st October2021 (Noon)
Interviews: From 5th October 2021

Applying for the job

Please use application form provided and return to hr@ortu.org

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1390 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email
hr@ortu.org.uk
Contact phone number
01375 400800

About Ortu Gable Hall School

Ortu Gable Hall is a large mixed academy on the Thurrock/Basildon border. It is part of the Ortu Trust which is made up of Ortu Corringham Primary School, Ortu Gable Hall School and the Ortu Stanford and Corringham Sixth Form Centre. Teaching opportunities are available from KS1 to KS5 across the Trust.
We know that helping shape students’ lives and turning aspirations to reality have rewards that include, but transcend academic excellence. At Gable Hall School children and young people experience a stimulating, challenging and supportive learning journey through their secondary and post-secondary years. Staff and parents work hard together to create a caring and mutually respectful ethos to prepare students well for the demands of the 21st Century. Our highly personalised curriculum; exceptional extra-curricular opportunities; student leadership culture, and sound attainment make Gable Hall a very exciting place in which to learn, work and play. High quality teaching and pastoral care combine to make Gable Hall a truly unique school. Our staff are committed and determined to uphold and promote the long established high standards which have ensured that our students progress confidently to college, university and employment, with the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to lead successful, positive and productive lives.

Arranging a visit to Ortu Gable Hall School

Please contact Lindsay Bayfield on 01375 400800 if you would like to arrange to visit the school.

School location

Southend Road, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, SS17 8JT

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