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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: 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

Education Link directly to vacancy: D08462 Mount Pleasant Primary School

Teacher/Senior Leader

Full time
Salary: MPR – Band 2 or 3 (M4: £27,376 to UPS3: £37,124) plus TLR2c £2,561
Post Ref Number: D08462
Number of Posts: 1

Mount Pleasant Primary School
Newton Lane
Darlington
DL3 9HE

Telephone: (01325) 244950

Headteacher: Mrs C Coleman

Required for Autumn Term, 2014

Due to the promotion of the previous post holder, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, ambitious teacher to join our outstanding Leadership Team. The post involves leading a phase team (Y5/6 Team) as well as leading literacy or numeracy across the school.

Mount Pleasant Primary School currently has 225 children on roll from Reception to Y6, plus a 26 place nursery. The school also has Resourced Provision of 20 places for children with Social Communication Difficulties.

“Excellent leadership from the headteacher, leadership team and governing body has secured rapid improvements in pupils’ achievement and in the quality of teaching since the last inspection.’’ (Ofsted, July 2013)

The successful candidate will be a good/outstanding teacher with a passion for teaching and learning, innovative with their leadership skills and forward thinkers with regard to raising standards and promoting inclusion.

Visits to the school are very welcome. Please telephone (01325 244950) to make an appointment with Carol Coleman, Headteacher.

Further details and application packs are available from the school.
Application forms must be returned to the Headteacher at the above address.

Shortlisting: May 12, 2014
Interviews: May 19, 2014

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.


Closing Date: 09/05/2014

Education Link directly to vacancy: D00815 Mount Pleasant Primary School

Teacher

Full time
Salary: MPR – Band 1 (M1: £21,804 to M3: £25,420)
Post Ref Number: D00815
Number of Posts: 1

Mount Pleasant Primary School
Newton Lane
Darlington
DL3 9HE

Telephone: (01325) 244950

Headteacher: Mrs C Coleman

Fixed Term Contract for 1 year
Required for Autumn Term, 2014

Mount Pleasant Primary School currently has 245 children on roll from Reception to Y6, plus a 26 place nursery. The school also has Resourced Provision of 20 places for children with Social Communication Difficulties.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious teacher with a passion for working with children to improve their life chances. We would welcome applications from NQTs or teachers who are in their first few years of teaching who can deliver good quality classroom experience, set high standards and enable our children to achieve at a level beyond their expectations.

Visits to the school are very welcome. Please telephone (01325 244950) to make an appointment with Carol Coleman, Headteacher.

Further details and application packs are available from the school.
Application forms must be returned to the Headteacher at the above address.

Shortlisting: w/c May 12, 2014
Interviews: May 22, 2014

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.


Closing Date: 09/05/2014

Education Link directly to vacancy: D00824 Northwood Primary School

Classroom Teachers

Full time
Salary: MPR £21,804 to £31,868 (Bands 1 and 2)
Post Ref Number: D00824
Number of Posts: 2

Northwood Primary School
Pendleton Road South
Darlington
DL1 2HF
Tel: 01325 267222
Head Teacher: Mr David Ackroyd

Post 1 - KS1 (Temporary Until August 2015)
Post 2 - KS2 (Temporary Maternity Cover)

Required from Autumn Term 2014

We are seeking to appoint two creative and enthusiastic KS1 and KS2 practitioners, committed to high standards of teaching and learning.

The successful applicants must:

• Have high expectations
• Have very good classroom organisation and behaviour management skills
• Be committee to their own professional development

The application form requires you to include a personal statement. This should be no more than 500 words outlining areas of curricular strengths and experience. Please state which post you are applying for. You are welcome to apply for both posts but will need to complete two application forms. These positions are suitable for NQTs or experienced teachers.

Appointments will be made in line with the School’s Pay Policy and professional skill descriptors.

An application form, job description and person specification is available direct from the School.

All completed application forms should be returned directly to the School at the above address, marked for the attention of the Head Teacher.

Interviews: Friday 16th May 2014

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We rigorously follow all safeguarding procedures for recruitment; the offer of the post will be conditional upon a successful DBS clearance (certificate of disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring service), supportive references and pre employment checks.


Closing Date: 02/05/2014

Education Link directly to vacancy: GE0010 St George’s Church of England Academy

Teacher - KS2

Full time
Salary: MPR/UPR £21,804 to £37,124 (Band1/2/3)
Post Ref Number: GE0010
Number of Posts: 1

St George’s Church of England Academy
Neasham Road
Middleton St George
Darlington
DL1 4UB
Telephone: 01325 332230
Head Teacher: Mrs J Gleeson

Fixed Term Contract for 1year

Required from Autumn Term 2014

Governors are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified teacher or an NQT with either Upper Key Stage 2 experience or the experience and aptitude to enable them to adjust to teaching within Year 5 or Year 6.

If you are looking for a new challenge in your career, have the right blend of experience and qualifications and are willing to contribute energetically to this demanding yet hugely rewarding role within primary education then we would like to hear from you.

Prospective applicants are warmly invited to speak to the Head Teacher at the school about arranging a visit.

Appointments will be made in line with the Academy’s Pay Policy and professional skill descriptors.

An application form, job description and job specification is available from Mrs Shutt, School Business Manager.

Please ensure that all application forms are returned directly to the school.

Interview date : w/c 19th May 2014


Closing Date: 09/05/2014

Education Link directly to vacancy: LF0011 Longfield Academy of Sport

Faculty Leader - Art, Design & Technology

Full time
Salary: MPR/UPR + TLR1c (£9,194 per annum)
Post Ref Number: LF0011
Number of Posts: 1

Longfield Academy of Sport
Longfield Road
Darlington
Co. Durham
DL3 0HT
Tel: (01325) 380815
www.longfield.uk.com

To start September 2014

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Faculty Leader for Art, Design & Technology to join Longfield Academy of Sport’s outstanding team of dedicated and experienced staff.

The successful candidate will have proven their ability to teach Design and Technology at both KS3 and KS4. They will ensure pupils make or exceed expected progress within the Faculty and that members of staff within the Faculty are accountable for the progress of pupils in their classes.

The ideal candidate will:

• Have a proven record of managing and promoting curriculum development
• Have experience of monitoring, evaluating and improving staff performance
• Be committed to their own professional development and a willingness to undertake training

To discuss the post or arrange a visit please contact Mrs S Johnson, Headteacher, on (01325) 380815.

Application Packs including the job description and person specification for this role and an Application Form can be downloaded from here
Alternatively, please contact the HR Team, Longfield Academy Trust, Longfield Road, Darlington, DL3 0HT, telephone (01325) 380815 or e-mail recruitment@longfield-trust.co.uk.

This vacancy closes at 5.00pm

Interviews: Wednesday,14 May,2014

Longfield Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people 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.

Closing Date: 08/05/2014


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