Vacancies

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Kelmscott School is a highly ambitious school in the heart of East London. Waltham Forest (London Borough of Culture 2019) reaps the benefits of the character, diversity and cultures within our borough, the things we have in common and the things that make us different. Our school motto is ‘Putting Learning First’ something that we hold dear. We also have a yearly mantra which this year is ‘Be Strong, Be Cheerful, Be Brave". We hope this language gives you a good indication of what we value as a school. Teachers at our school are happy and as a result, we have low staff turnover. Staff wellbeing and work-life balance is a priority for us as we believe that our staff, work at their best when they are also able to commit fully to their family and personal lives. Behaviour of students at Kelmscott is exemplary. Our behaviour systems are designed to allow teachers to teach and our students to learn. Our classrooms are ‘disruption free’ something we would be happy to show you.

 

Ofsted has recently inspected the school and graded us as a good school. We are pleased that the inspection team were able to witness two very typically exciting and inspiring days here.

 

Vision: Our vision of teaching and learning at Kelmscott School is to ensure it provides the best possible opportunity for students of all abilities and backgrounds to reach their fullest potential.

 

Our school is on an exciting journey which we would love for you to be part of. We have what we believe to be a number of unique selling points that all our visitors experience first-hand when they come to our school. To get a flavour of these USPs, do have a look at our Twitter @KelmscottSchool.

 

As well as a supportive and friendly environment, Kelmscott offers a range of interesting employee benefits including:

 

  • Regular staff breakfast

  • Reduced gym membership at Walthamstow Leisure Centre

  • No staff meeting either side of a school holiday

  • Increased usage of live marking to manage teacher's workload

Cover Supervisor

Required for September 2022

Salary details: Scale NJC 5 point 12 £25,137
Actual salary £22,319 per annum
36 hours per week, term time only

Due to our rapidly expanding school, the Governors of Kelmscott School are seeking to appoint a highly enthusiastic and organised colleague to support teaching and learning within our school. The successful applicant will have a professional appearance, attitude and be able to oversee classes supporting the progress of our students. Duties will include supervision of a class at short notice and performing administrative tasks when required. 

The ideal candidate will have: 
•    Experience of working with children aged 11-18 of all abilities
•    Evidence of working as part of a team
•    Experience of managing student behaviour

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain excellent career experience and be part of a welcoming team that strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment for students and staff alike.

The Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 30th June 2022 by 12pm.

An early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Interviews date: Week commencing 4th July 2022

 

Please note that if you do not receive a response within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted.

 

For an application pack and further details, please click the links below:

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

Akin Nidai – Assistant School Business Leader: a.nidai1@kelmscott.waltham.sch.uk

Kelmscott School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure, Child Protection screening and checks with past employers.  References will be taken up prior to interviews. Section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 requires all employers in the United Kingdom to make basic document checks on every person they intend to employ.

Science Technician

Required for September 2022

Salary details: Scale NJC 4 point 7 £23,400
Actual salary £20,131 per annum
36 hours per week, term time only

Due to our rapidly expanding school, the Governors of Kelmscott School are seeking to appoint a highly enthusiastic Science Technician to join our thriving support team. The successful Technician will be working under the Heads of Department to support teaching and learning by ensuring equipment and resources are prepared and in good working order to facilitate effective lessons on a daily basis, assist staff during practical lessons and demonstrations, along with providing administrative support to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the department. The applicant will also work with the wider support team assisting in the delivery of First Aid and escorting students.

The successful applicant will demonstrate integrity, excellent work ethic and professionalism and the ability to maintain a positive attitude in a demanding and busy environment. The desired Technician will be hard working and conscientious with a good knowledge of Science. This is a great opportunity to gain excellent career experience and be part of a welcoming team that strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment for students’ and staff alike.

The Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 30th June 2022 by 12pm.

An early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Interviews date: Week commencing 4th July 2022

 

Please note that if you do not receive a response within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted.

 

For an application pack and further details, please click the links below:

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

Akin Nidai – Assistant School Business Leader: a.nidai1@kelmscott.waltham.sch.uk

Kelmscott School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure, Child Protection screening and checks with past employers.  References will be taken up prior to interviews. Section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 requires all employers in the United Kingdom to make basic document checks on every person they intend to employ.

Teaching Assistant

Required for September 2022

Salary details: Scale NJC 3 point 5 £22,185
Actual salary £19,421per annum
36 hours per week, term time only

The Governors of Kelmscott School are seeking to appoint a highly enthusiastic colleague to join our thriving SEND department. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, inspirational and creative Teaching Assistant, who is able to provide high quality and varied support to a range of students, as well as motivate them and be a good team player.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain excellent career experience and be part of our exciting continued professional development programme, tailored to their specific needs.

The Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 30th June 2022 by 12pm.

An early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Interviews date: Week commencing 4th July 2022

 

Please note that if you do not receive a response within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted.

 

For an application pack and further details, please click the links below:

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

Akin Nidai – Assistant School Business Leader: a.nidai1@kelmscott.waltham.sch.uk

Kelmscott School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure, Child Protection screening and checks with past employers.  References will be taken up prior to interviews. Section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 requires all employers in the United Kingdom to make basic document checks on every person they intend to employ.