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Education Link directly to vacancy: D05275 Cockerton Church of England Primary School

Teaching Assistant (Level 2)

Part time
Salary: Grade L (£17,786.46 - £19,507.03 pro rata)
Post Ref Number: D05275
Number of Posts: 2

Cockerton Church of England Primary School
Newton Lane
Darlington
DL3 9EX

T&F: 01325 380758
E: admin@cockerton.darlington.sch.uk

Required for September 1st 2014
Term-time only plus 5 training days

Post 1: 35 hours per week
Post 2: 17.5 hours per week (afternoons)

Do you have the initiative, resilience and flexibility to support our learners to reach their full potential? Do you want to help set the direction for SEN provision within our school? Do you want to be part of a strong team which works in partnership with parents and outside agencies?

We are looking for two highly motivated teaching assistants who can make a difference to the learning and development of children with special educational needs. We need someone with the energy, enthusiasm and skills to excite and engage pupils with a range of needs, so that they achieve well, and develop confidence and independence.

Application forms and further details are available from the School Office. Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting us on the number above.

Completed applications should be returned to Mr C Metcalfe, Head Teacher, at Cockerton Church of England Primary School by Friday 25th April.

THE SCHOOL IS COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING AND PROMOTING THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AND EXPECTS ALL STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS TO SHARE THIS COMMITMENT.

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE SUBJECT TO RELEVANT VETTING CHECKS, INCLUDING A SATISFACTORY ENHANCED DBS CHECK BEFORE AN OFFER OF APPOINTMENT IS CONFIRMED. FOLLOWING APPOINTMENT, THE EMPLOYEE WILL BE SUBJECT TO RE-CHECKING AS REQUIRED FROM TIME TO TIME BY THE SCHOOL.

Interviews: Week commencing Tuesday 6th May
Closing Date: 25/04/2014 - Closes at Noon

Education Link directly to vacancy: D10665 Cockerton Church of England Primary School

Assistant Cook

Part-time (10 hours per week)
Salary: Grade G (£3,567 - £3,739)
Post Ref Number: D10665
Number of Posts: 1

Cockerton Church of England Primary School
Newton Lane
Darlington
DL3 9EX

T&F: 01325 380758
E: admin@cockerton.darlington.sch.uk

Required for September 1st 2014
Term-time only

Due to the success of our expanding school meals provision, we need an additional Cook to join our catering staff. Duties will include basic food preparation, assisting with the set-up of the dining hall, setting out and serving food, clearing away and washing up. We seek someone with good communication skills, who can work as part of a team, and who is able to form and maintain appropriate relationships with children. Previous experience is desirable.

To discuss the post please contact Alexis Wilson, Catering Manager on the main school telephone number.

Application forms are available from and returnable to Sharon Oliver, School Business Manager.

THE SCHOOL IS COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING AND PROMOTING THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AND EXPECTS ALL STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS TO SHARE THIS COMMITMENT.

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE SUBJECT TO RELEVANT VETTING CHECKS, INCLUDING A SATISFACTORY ENHANCED DBS CHECK BEFORE AN OFFER OF APPOINTMENT IS CONFIRMED. FOLLOWING APPOINTMENT, THE EMPLOYEE WILL BE SUBJECT TO RE-CHECKING AS REQUIRED FROM TIME TO TIME BY THE SCHOOL.

Interview Date: Tuesday 6th May 2014
Closing Date: 25/04/2014 - Closes at Noon

Education Link directly to vacancy: D05909 Whinfield Primary School

Assistant Head Teacher - Key Stage 1 and EYFS

Full time
Salary: Leadership L1-L5 (£37,836 - £41,757)
Post Ref Number: D05909
Number of Posts: 1

Whinfield Primary School
Augusta Close
Darlington
DL1 3HT
www.whinfield.net
Telephone:01325 240499
Fax: 01325 240755

Head Teacher: Mrs S A Welsh
Deputy Head: Mrs S V Williams
Deputy Head: Mrs C Hall

(Recruitment allowance available for suitable candidate)

Required from September 2014

The Governors of Whinfield Primary School wish to appoint an Assistant Head Teacher to lead Key Stage 1 and Reception who is committed to outstanding classroom practice and passionate about learning.

The successful applicant will be someone who:
• Is an experienced and inspiring practitioner with high expectations of children’s achievements, attainment and behaviour.
• Has good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Is committed to raising standards through innovative and creative teaching
• Can confidently plan for and lead staff in embracing change
• Has drive and motivation to inspire pupils and staff to meet the challenges of the future
• Is committed to involving parents and the community

If you have the right blend of experience and qualifications and want to join a vibrant and energetic team then we would like to hear from you.

We would warmly welcome all applicants to visit our school. Please contact Mrs Shirley Welsh, Head Teacher at the School to arrange a visit.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Further details and an application form are available from the School Office. Application forms must be returned direct to the school at the above address.


Closing Date: 02/05/2014 - Closes at Noon

Education Link directly to vacancy: D00836 Whinfield Primary School

Teacher

Full time
Salary: Band 1,2,3 (£21,804 - £37,124)
Post Ref Number: D00836
Number of Posts: 1

Whinfield Primary School
Augusta Close
Darlington
DL1 3HT
www.whinfield.net
Telephone:01325 240499
Fax: 01325 240755

Head Teacher: Mrs S A Welsh
Deputy Head: Mrs S V Williams
Deputy Head: Mrs C Hall

Required for September 2014

Governors are seeking to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic and committed class teacher to join our team.

We are seeking a teacher who:
• Has a minimum of 1 year’s teaching experience
• is an outstanding teacher who has a proven ability in accelerating progress and raising attainment
• has a clear vision and understanding of the needs of all pupils in order to ‘close the gap’ in learning
• has the ability to interpret data and can use this to challenge pupils’ learning
• can work with parents to provide the very best support for all children
• is flexible in their approach and can use ICT effectively to impact on teaching and learning
• will support the wider aspects of school life e.g. school clubs and events
• has ideas and, very importantly, good sense of humour!

If you have the right blend of experience and qualifications and want to join a vibrant and energetic team then we would like to hear from you.

We would warmly welcome all applicants to visit our school. Please contact Mrs Shirley Welsh, Head Teacher at the School to arrange a visit.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Further details and an application form are available from the School Office. Application forms must be returned direct to the school at the above address.


Closing Date: 02/05/2014 - Closes at Noon

Education Link directly to vacancy: LF0201 Longfield Academy of Sport

Pupil Support Officer

Full time
Salary: Grade I (£14,554 - £15,257)
Post Ref Number: LF0201
Number of Posts: 1

Longfield Academy of Sport
Longfield Road
Darlington
DL3 0HT

Term Time only including PD days
Temporary to cover Maternity Leave
(Commencing 2 June 2014)


We require an efficient and effective administrator to work in our busy Pupil Support Office.

Working as part of a small team you will be the first point of contact for pupil and parental enquiries and ensure these are dealt with effectively. Other duties will include preparing and producing letters to send home, updating the MIS System and monitoring pupil records.

At least 1 year’s previous administrative experience is essential for this role as is the ability to work effectively in a busy environment.

Application Packs including the job description and person specification for this role and an Application Form can be downloaded from here

Interview date: 1 May 2014

Longfield Academy Trust and its partner schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children.

Closing Date: 24/04/2014 - Closes at Noon

Education Link directly to vacancy: LF0200 Longfield Academy Trust

ICT Director

Full time
Salary: LAT Grade 5 (£35,350 - £39,390)
Post Ref Number: LF0200
Number of Posts: 1

Longfield Academy Trust
Longfield Road
Darlington
DL3 0HT
www.longfield-trust.co.uk

To commence as soon as possible

We require a forward thinking ICT professional to take on this exciting new role.

Working across all schools within the Trust you will develop and implement a strategy which optimises the ICT resources of the Trust and meets both the educational and business needs of each school. You will have overall responsibility for the management, installation, maintenance, availability and security of the Trust’s network, hardware and software and management of the ICT staff team.

The successful candidate with have at least three years’ experience in an ICT support role and a proven track record of designing and implementing physical network infrastructure. In addition, you will have the vision and technical ability to develop a Trust-wide ICT strategy and the drive and communication skills to ensure this is successfully implemented.

To discuss the post please Mr C Kipling, Headteacher, Darlington School of Mathematics and Science on (01325) 351377 (option 5) or e-mail kipling@dsms.org.

Application Packs including the job description and person specification for this role and an Application Form can be downloaded from here

Interview date: Tuesday, 6th May, 2014.

Longfield Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children.

Closing Date: 28/04/2014 - Closes at Noon

People Link directly to vacancy: DC12189

Anti Social Behaviour Officer

30 hours per week
Salary: Grade N (£20,182.70 - £22,805.67)
Post Ref Number: DC12189
Number of Posts: 1

Temporary to cover maternity leave

Here in Darlington we have transformed our approach to tackling anti-social behaviour and are looking for a highly motivated and focused individual who strives to achieve the best possible results at all times.

You will work with partners and residents to tackle some of the most persistent anti-social behaviour problems that occur within the community. Responsible to the Anti-Social Behaviour Manager you will have day-to-day responsibility for managing a wide range of anti-social behaviour cases.

We are seeking an individual who can hit the ground running with approximately two years experience of tackling anti-social behaviour, working with partner agencies and supporting local communities.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification in the Vacancy Information document. For a further informal discussion, please contact Anna Willey, Anti Social Behaviour Manager, on 01325 346831.


Closing Date: 25/04/2014

People Link directly to vacancy: D12034

Tutor

To work as and when required
Salary: £19.76 per hour
Post Ref Number: D12034
Number of Posts: 5

Do you want to be a Community Learning tutor working with adults or young people?

Darlington Borough Council employs tutors on an hourly basis. Potential tutors are interviewed and if accepted, you will be placed in a casual tutor pool, so you are ready to teach on both existing and new courses

We are very interested to hear from you if you have the qualifications and experience to teach adults / young people (including vulnerable adults and young people) on both existing and new courses.

We are currently particularly interested in tutors to teach ICT and Health and Social Care and those with experience of working with challenging young people.

*PLEASE MAKE IT VERY CLEAR ON YOUR APPLICATION FORM WHICH SUBJECT YOU WISH TO TEACH*

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification in the Vacancy Information document. For a further informal discussion, please contact Alaine McCartney, Learning and Skills Manager on (01325) 248021.


Closing Date: 28/04/2014

Place Link directly to vacancy: D11263

Environmental Health Officer

Full time
Salary: Grade N/O (£24,892 - £28,127/£31,160)
Post Ref Number: D11263
Number of Posts: 1

If you are a highly motivated qualified professional registered with EHORB we can offer you an attractive working environment to develop your knowledge and experience.

A relevant qualification (a degree in Environmental Health or equivalent as a minimum), demonstration of a responsible and flexible approach, and a commitment to providing a high quality service are essential. You will be enforcing environmental health legislation in business premises.

Access to reliable transport to carry out the travel requirements of the post is essential.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification in the Vacancy Information document. For a further informal discussion, please contact Stephen Todd, Principal Environmental Health Officer 01325 388566.


Closing Date: 25/04/2014

Resources Link directly to vacancy: D11518

Revenues and Benefits Recovery Officer

Full time
Salary: Grade L (£19,917 - £21,21734)
Post Ref Number: D11518
Number of Posts: 1

You will join the team responsible for collecting Council Tax, Business Rates and overpaid benefit debts. Specifically this role will involve pursuing arrears and older debts, so the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate how they can achieve this and generate additional income for the Council. Being self-motivated and performance driven are therefore essential to this role.

You should have approximately 3 year’s recent experience of working in a Local Taxation or benefits area. A confident, but sensitive approach to customers with an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines is also required.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification in the Vacancy Information document. For a further informal discussion, please contact Wendy Tarelli, Revenues and Benefits Manager on 01325 388511.


Closing Date: 07/05/2014


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