Vacancies

Teaching vacancies:

Head of Faculties: Languagues

Salary: TLR 1b

Required for: September 2022, or June 2022 if available

Closing Date: 9am Monday 31st January

Interviews: Thursday 3rd February, but we reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

To Apply: please complete the Teaching Application Form

 

This Role: The Languages Faculty includes French, Spanish, Ivrit (Modern Hebrew) – all of which are taught as spoken and written languages arising from vibrant living cultures – and also Latin.  Currently all students study French and Ivrit in Year 7, and may swap one of those for Spanish or Latin in Year 8 if they wish.  All four languages are offered to GCSE (where at least one is taken by most students) and at A level, where we also offer Classical Civilisation.  Students also regularly continue their study at university.

The Faculty consists of 10 teachers, plus Foreign Language Assistants, and the current model includes Heads of Department for each language.  We are keen to hear from experienced teachers of Languages, with leadership experience, and of any faith or none.  No knowledge of Ivrit is required.

 

 

 

Associate Deputy Head, Inclusion

Salary: L18-22

Required for: September 2022 or by negotiation

Closing Date: 9am Monday 31st January

Interviews: Monday 7th February

To Apply: Complete the Teaching Application Form

 

This Role: JCoSS enjoys a well-earned and outstanding reputation for inclusion in all its forms, and this is a key post in the Senior Leadership of the School.  There are currently 97 students with EHCPs in the school, about half of which are in the autism provision and half in the mainstream; they are supported by dedicated staff teams numbering over 60 in all.  They are headed up by the SENCo and Pears Special Resource Provision (PSRP) Operational Director respectively, with a leadership structure beneath each of them, and significant administrative support.

The postholder will lead and manage the work of these two teams, champion the cause of inclusive practice in relation to learning and disability, advise the Headteacher on statutory matters in relation to SEND and coordinate the workload of consultations, Annual Reviews and (where necessary) Tribunals.  The position also includes a strong platform in the Senior Leadership Team alongside the Headteacher, 3 Deputies, 2 Associate Deputies and 6 Assistant Heads.  The SLT is cohesive, supportive and positive, and fully buys into the school’s inclusive ethos.

Both Learning Support and the Autism Provision are housed in dedicated accommodation in this recently-built school.  Current main school students present with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, and Learning Support Assistants operate in Year Teams to provide skilled support to individuals and groups.  The PSRP (the largest provision of its kind in the UK) offers seven places per cohort to students with EHCPs on the autistic spectrum, largely high functioning, of whom most are substantially or partly educated in mainstream lessons.

This role is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional with experience of schools and with passion and strategic vision for inclusion in education.  Familiarity with relevant education legislation and guidance is essential, as is a clear understanding of funding and resource issues for SEN students and the levers by which they are managed.  Some knowledge of Special Resource Provisions is desirable but not essential.  Consultancy support is available and a full package of induction to the role will be provided.

If you are an experienced education professional, with commitment to inclusion and significant experience of leadership, and of any faith or none, we are very keen to hear from you.

 

 

 

 

 

Female Physical Education Teacher, 0.8 or full time

Salary: MPS

Required for: September 2022, or sooner by negotiation

Closing Date: Friday 4th February

Interviews: Wednesday 9th February

To Apply: Complete the Teaching Application Form

This Role: Due to an internal promotion of the current postholder and expansion of our team, we need a well-organised and energetic female professional to support the department’s vision for the development of PE and Sport into the next phase of its life.  There is both potential and talent in our student body, which includes a number of highly accomplished performers in a range of sports, and enthusiasm and support from parents. We are proud of our facilities which include a full size sports hall, activity studio, MUGA, 4G Astroturf and large playing fields.

All students have PE lessons throughout Key Stage 3 and 4, while members of the 6th form participate in a range of informal sporting activities. Academic PE attracts healthy numbers each year, and we run GCSE PE at Key Stage 4, Level 3 Cambridge Technical, A Level and Level 3 Sports Leaders at Key Stage 5 with considerable success. Teams represent the school with accomplishment in a good number of sports in both local and Jewish community competitions, so a willingness to contribute to extra-curricular activities and fixtures on a regular basis is essential.

The post is suitable for an experienced teacher or an NQT.

 

 

Further information for Teachers

Our Vision: JCoSS is an academic, aspirational learning community, known and respected for our pioneering spirit, our humanity and our excellent outcomes.

Our Ethos: If you think you know what working in a Jewish school might be like, be ready to think again.  Our outward-looking and pluralist Jewish ethos combines an embrace of open-minded values with a deep love of the varied riches of Jewish tradition.  The staff and leadership team includes different faiths and none at all levels, and the school has a culture of purposeful good humour and humanity. We are a school like no other.

Our Results: We have a track record of outstanding academic results and our 2019 outcomes earned us the title of Sunday Times Greater London State Secondary of the Year 2020.  44% of A level grades were at A*or A, a quarter of the cohort scored at least two A grades, while 70% of Level 3 vocational grades were at Distinction or better.  In 2019 and the two years since, half of GCSE grades were at 7 or higher, a third of students achieving at least 8 GCSEs at grade 7 or better.  Our ALPS grade has been consistently 2 at both A level and GCSE, and our 2019 ‘Progress 8’ score was 0.68. Nine students gained places at Oxbridge in 2021, and (as is typical) students secured places for Medicine, Art, Architecture & Media and other competitive courses at prestigious institutions.

Staff Benefits: We appoint on potential as well as experience, and we are committed to supporting staff development.  Several non-teaching colleagues have trained with us as teachers; our rich CPL programme includes full induction for new teaching staff including NQTs, NPQH/SL/ML programmes, and financial support for MA courses, Action Research projects and many other opportunities.  Additional responsibilities are always considered for suitable candidates and we offer NQTs employment for the last few weeks of the summer term.  Our admissions policy includes priority places for the children of all staff*. Our website details a huge number of wellbeing initiatives offering something for everyone. http://jcoss.org/recruitment/staff-wellbeing-at-jcoss

* (Children, Jewish and non-Jewish, of JCoSS staff who have a permanent contract of employment and have completed two years of service on the last day of the summer term of the academic year prior to application)

Our Location & Community: The school is in beautiful new £50m buildings overlooking the Green Belt.  It is easily accessible from Northern, Piccadilly and Overground rail links, public buses run past the entrance and a school coach service (available to staff) serves our whole catchment area.  We attract students from eloquent and supportive communities across North London and Hertfordshire. We have approval for an additional building, allowing us to expand our intake to 217 per cohort, in response to significant long-term over-subscription. We expect to start building this academic year.

 

JCoSS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email and only shortlisted candidates may receive feedback.

Support staff vacancies:

Creative & Expressive Arts Faculty Technician (part time)

Salary: NJC3 (£21,408) pro rata. Salary Scale NJC3-4 pro rata

Part time: 18 hours per week, term time only – flexible days/hours

Required from: March 2022, or sooner by negotiation

Closing Date: 9am Monday 31st January

Interviews: w/c 31st January, however we reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

To Apply: Please complete the non-teaching application form

 

 

This Role: We need a candidate with good communication skills and the ability to support both the Music and Drama teams, including working alongside students.  Efficient organisation and an ability to prioritise are also essential. The successful candidate will need to be flexible in their working hours as this role requires attendance at school productions and performances, which may be in the evenings.

 

 

 

 

Assistant SENCo KS4 and KS5

Salary: NJC 12-15 (£25,137 – £26,520) with an allowance equivalent to TLR 2c (£6960), pro rata term time only

Hours: Full time – 34 hours per week, term time only

Required for: March 2022, or sooner by negotiation

Closing Date: 9am, Thursday 3rd February

Interviews: Tuesday 8th February, however we reserve the right to interview suitable candidates before the closing date

To Apply: Complete the non-Teaching Application Form

This Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced practitioner to work as Assistant SENCo for Key Stages 4 and 5. Working closely with an equivalent postholder for Key Stage 3, this role supports the provision of high quality support for main school SEN students in Key Stages 4 and 5. You will take a lead in ensuring that LSAs are effectively supported and deployed and that the department runs smoothly and efficiently, and that communication with parents is timely and effective.

Under the direction of the SENCo, and in a large professional team led by the Director of Inclusion, the postholder will participate in processes which ensure that students have necessary support in place for examinations, and take a lead in all aspects of the ‘assess, plan, do, review’ process including contributing to annual reviews and personal learning plan meetings. They will liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders.  A can-do attitude, ability to think on your feet and good humour are essential!

 

 

 

 

 

Further information for Support Staff

Our Vision: JCoSS is an academic, aspirational learning community, known and respected for our pioneering spirit, our humanity and our excellent outcomes.

Our Ethos: If you think you know what working in a Jewish school might be like, be ready to think again.  Our outward-looking and pluralist Jewish ethos combines an embrace of open-minded values with a deep love of the varied riches of Jewish tradition.  The staff and leadership team includes different faiths and none at all levels, and the school has a culture of purposeful good humour and humanity. We are a school like no other.

Our Results: We have a track record of outstanding academic results and our 2019 outcomes earned us the title of Sunday Times Greater London State Secondary of the Year 2020.  44% of A level grades were at A*or A, a quarter of the cohort scored at least two A grades, while 70% of Level 3 vocational grades were at Distinction or better.  In 2019 and the two years since, half of GCSE grades were at 7 or higher, a third of students achieving at least 8 GCSEs at grade 7 or better.  Our ALPS grade has been consistently 2 at both A level and GCSE, and our 2019 ‘Progress 8’ score was 0.68. Nine students gained places at Oxbridge in 2021, and (as is typical) students secured places for Medicine, Art, Architecture & Media and other competitive courses at prestigious institutions.

Staff Benefits: We appoint on potential as well as experience, and we are committed to supporting staff development.  Several non-teaching colleagues have trained with us as teachers; our rich CPL programme includes full induction for new teaching staff including NQTs, NPQH/SL/ML programmes, and financial support for MA courses, Action Research projects and many other opportunities.  Additional responsibilities are always considered for suitable candidates and we offer NQTs employment for the last few weeks of the summer term.  Our admissions policy includes priority places for the children of all staff*. Our website details a huge number of wellbeing initiatives offering something for everyone. http://jcoss.org/recruitment/staff-wellbeing-at-jcoss

* (Children, Jewish and non-Jewish, of JCoSS staff who have a permanent contract of employment and have completed two years of service on the last day of the summer term of the academic year prior to application)

Our Location & Community: The school is in beautiful new £50m buildings overlooking the Green Belt.  It is easily accessible from Northern, Piccadilly and Overground rail links, public buses run past the entrance and a school coach service (available to staff) serves our whole catchment area.  We attract students from eloquent and supportive communities across North London and Hertfordshire. We have approval for an additional building, allowing us to expand our intake to 217 per cohort, in response to significant long-term over-subscription. We expect to start building this academic year.

 

JCoSS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email and only shortlisted candidates may receive feedback.

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JCoSS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) clearance.