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Vacancies

We currently have vacancies for:                                                                                      1.  A Teacher of Computer Science;                                                                          2. An Attendance and Behaviour Support Manager, and,                                  3. A Finance Administrative Assistant 

1.  Post: Teacher of Computer Science 

Location: Kingstone High School, Kingstone, Herefordshire

Closing Date: 18th October

Interview Date:  TBC

Teacher of Computer Science required for January 2022

Full Time MPS/UPS: Permanent (p/t considered)

Kingstone High School is a small rural school, with an extensive site and superb facilities. The school is situated in the Golden Valley village of Kingstone, just six miles south of the cathedral city of Hereford in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside.

We require an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of Computer Science, who is confident with a wide range of teaching and learning styles to teach across KS3 and KS4. You will be a self motivated classroom practitioner with excellent professional standards. The suitable candidate will be able to offer both Computer Science and ICT.

The current focus for the academy is to inspire our students and to raise aspirations and achievement through high quality learning experiences. Able to demonstrate a variety of behaviour management strategies and teaching styles, you will be well-organised, and have high expectations of achievement and behaviour.

If you are interested in working in an area of natural beauty and would like to join a supportive and enthusiastic team of teachers, we would like to hear from you.

For an application pack, or for expressions of interest, please call or e-mail via the Head’s PA, Mrs Sally Spreckley on 01981 250224 or sspreckley@kingstoneacademy.co.uk Application packs are also on our website www.kingstoneacademytrust.co.uk

2.  Post: Attendance and Behaviour Support Manager

Contract: Permanent, subject to successful probationary period.

Hours:  37 hours per week 39 weeks of the year (term time only plus 5 INSET days).

Grade: HC6 SCP 11

Start Date: ASAP

Applications Close:  29th October 2021

Kingstone High School seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team in a new role.  The role will encompass three key areas: behaviour, attendance and mentoring/support for our most vulnerable students primarily students in receipt of Pupil Premium.  

The successful candidate will build respectful relationships with staff, students, families and other stakeholders in order to secure their trust and engagement, and communicate with students and parents about the school’s expectations of attendance and behaviour.

This position will support Heads of Year in ensuring that records are kept up to date, and that the appropriate letters are sent consistently and in accordance with the attendance and behaviour policies.

The member of staff appointed to this position would be the first port of call for addressing on call needs and will need to be able to work effectively with challenging individuals and situations.

The ability to communicate appropriately and relate well with young people and adults is essential.  Excellent numeracy, literacy skills and I.C.T. skills sufficient to advance students' learning are essential for this position. Appropriate training and professional development will be provided for the successful candidate.

3. Post: Finance Administrative Assistant

Organisation: Kingstone Academy Trust, Kingstone, Herefordshire

Location: Kingstone High School

Closing Date:  5th November2021

Salary Scale: HC6 SCP 11

Contract Details:  37 hours per week for 41 weeks of the year (term time plus 5 INSET days and 10 days)

Kingstone Academy Trust is seeking a Finance Administrative Assistant to join our support staff team and to support the Academy Business Manager in all aspects of the financial management of the school.

This is an important role in the Trust and the successful candidate will need a high level of personal organisation and accuracy with the ability to work independently, as well as to work effectively as a member of a team.  A flexible approach and the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines is essential.  As the Finance Administrative Assistant, you will undertake key daily and monthly tasks related to finance administration and resource management in the Trust and be responsible for ensuring high standards of financial integrity, ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Academies Handbook and KAT policies and procedures. 

 

We would like you to have a good working knowledge of Financial Management Systems as well as Microsoft Office, along with good analytical and numerical skills.   You will be liaising with parents, students, agencies and other stakeholders as necessary, so you will need to be confident in communicating to a diverse range of people at all levels. In return, we offer the opportunity to work with fantastic students in a Good school, alongside a committed and supportive staff team. 

An application pack, including Job description, is available on our website www.kingstoneacademytrust.co.uk or please contact Mrs Sally Spreckley, 01981 250224 ext 264  sspreckley@kingstoneacademy.co.uk for more information.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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. This vacancy will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level, along with other standard pre-employment checks.

Kingstone Academy Trust reserves the right to withdraw these adverts prior to the closing date should a successful candidate be identified.