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The Deanes, a Challenger Multi-Academy Trust School, requires:  

Programme Leader of Humanities with a specialism in History and/or Geography. 

  • Salary:  TLR2b
  • Start Date:  Easter 2018
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing date for application: 24 January 2018
  • Interview: w/c 29 January 2018

The Deanes, part of The Challenger Multi-Academy Trust, is a small secondary school where each and every one of our students can feel happy, respected and known as an individual within our safe and accepting community.  We aim to create a positive and respectful environment for all members of The Deanes, with consistently high expectations and standards.  Our curriculum caters for individual strengths and needs, enabling every student to make outstanding progress and provide them with extensive opportunities for personal development.

We seek to appoint a Programme Leader of Humanities for our small and thriving Humanities Department.  The ideal candidate will be an inspirational classroom practitioner who is organised and innovative and has a passion to improve learning for all students.  They will be able to teach History and/or Geography across a range of abilities and disciplines.  The ability to teach RS/Ethics would be an advantage.

We also require: 

A Lead Practitioner - Maths

  • Salary: LP3 – LP9 Depending on Experience
  • Permanent, full time
  • Start Date:     Easter 2018
  • Closing date for application: 24 January 2018
  • Interviews w/c 29 January 2018

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Lead Practitioner in Maths to support the Programme Leader in developing the team to ensure the delivery of high quality teaching & learning and build upon the 10% rise in GCSE Maths results this year.    The ideal candidate will be a proven outstanding classroom practitioner who is self-motivated, organised and innovative with a passion to improve learning for all students.  The successful applicant will be able to teach Maths across a range of abilities.

The well-being of our staff is a high priority.  All staff at The Deanes have access to high quality training to further develop their teaching practice.  There is robust programme of support for NQTs. Staff can take advantage of free gym membership and we are fortunate to have an onsite children’s nursery which may be able to accommodate your childcare needs. 

The Deanes is well situated in South East Essex, with good links to public transport.  We are situated within ten minutes of Benfleet and Rayleigh Rail Stations, where a 45 minute train journey will take you into London.  There is also ample car parking onsite.

The Deanes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to DBS clearance.

We welcome visits to the school prior to application.  If you would like to take a tour, meet some of our students and discuss the position further, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Oliver. 

Please submit your application form to Jeannie Oliver by email joliver@thedeanes.essex.sch.uk or by post to The Deanes, Daws Heath Road, Thundersley, SS7 2TD.

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