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Penketh High School is an oversubscribed community facing school that is determined to support the academic and holistic development of pupils in order that they leave the school with a strong skillset and positive life chances. The culture of the school is underpinned by an academically rigorous curriculum, high expectations and standards, as well as a multitude of enrichment opportunities. All these aspects of school life are aligned with the capabilities of our outstanding young people.

The school is focused on providing the very best provision for pupils by supporting the professional development of staff, offering a comprehensive and focused CPD programme and encouraging staff to engage with external, nationally recognised professional qualifications.

 

Take a look at our current vacancies below.

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Teaching Assistant (linked to pupil funding) Level 2 (2 x Posts)

Required – as soon as possible

Salary Range Grade 4 point 6 to 7 £16,853 to £17,548 (actual salary)

Term Time Only plus 5 days, 33 hours per week (Monday to Thursday 8.15am to 3.30pm & Friday 9.00am to 3.30pm)

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support a child with additional needsPermanent or until the child leaves the school (either voluntarily or be subject to a permanent exclusion); no longer requires your support or the funding is reviewed, whichever is the sooner. 

 

The job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded from www.penkethhigh.org For any further details please contact HR on 01925 720264 or email hr@penkethhigh.org

Penketh High 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: Monday 6th November (12 noon)

Interview Date: TBC

Site Manager

Required May 2024

Salary Range Grade 6 point 19-24 £27,803 – £ 31,364

Full Time (all year round), 37 hours per week

We are looking to appoint a Site Manager as soon as possible to organise and manage the premises, taking the lead on all site-related matters, including managing the caretaking/cleaning/grounds operations of the school to the agreed quality standards, taking a lead role on Health & Safety and ensuring the security of the site and related resources.

A wide range of practical DIY experience would be essential and any “hands on” experience of a trade would be beneficial.

An ability to proactively plan a schedule of works and to prioritise works would be essential.

Penketh High School is a founder member of The Challenge Academy Trust which was formed on the 1st May 2017. The Trust includes local secondary schools, a sixth form college and primary schools and it is an approved sponsor of a Church of England High School.

The job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded from www.penkethhigh.org For any further details please contact HR on 01925 720264 or email hr@penkethhigh.org

At The Challenge Academy Trust, we are building a culture that champions better work and working lives across the Trust; a framework to support and develop our workforce from ‘hire to retire’. We are committed to providing a workload that is fair and reasonable, work environment where employee health and wellbeing are actively supported and promoted and structured personal and professional development.

 

Our staff offer also includes:

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • An Occupational Sick Pay Scheme (entitlements based on service).
  • Access to TCAT+ our Reward & Wellbeing platform, including access to retailer discounts, a car lease scheme, discounted healthcare cash plan, cycle to work scheme and online resources to support physical, emotional, professional, financial and social wellbeing.
  • Access to a comprehensive CPD framework through ‘Education Connect’, our professional development arm, and online resources from the National College’.

The Challenge Academy Trust is committed to promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS check. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer, and our employment policies, procedures and practices are regularly reviewed to ensure compliance with legislation.  We are committed to creating a workplace culture that is inclusive, positive, and fair with opportunity for all.

Closing date: Monday 15th April 2024 12 noon

Director of Learning – English

Salary – Leadership Scale 8 – 10

Required – September 2024

We are seeking to appoint a Director of Learning – English to lead our English department and to contribute to the wider curriculum network group as a key part of the extended leadership team.  As an outstanding practitioner and subject expert, you will lead by example, taking responsibility for developing the curriculum and the delivery of English, ensuring pupils achieve their full potential.  The successful candidate will lead and inspire the department to execute a well-considered curriculum through high quality and evidence-based teaching practices, within a climate that is underpinned by high expectations.  The Director of Learning will play a key role in facilitating high standards of teaching and learning by guiding subject specific opportunities for professional development.

 

As a key part of the wider leadership group, it’s expected that the Director of Learning for English will form a key part of the curriculum network group, working closely with the Vice Principal responsible for Curriculum and Assessment and the Director of Teacher development to help shape the curriculum and pedagogical direction of the school.  This is therefore an ideal opportunity for candidates looking to transition to a whole-school leadership role in the future.

 

Penketh High School is an oversubscribed community facing school that is determined to support the academic and holistic development of pupils in order that they leave the school with a strong skillset and positive life chances.  The culture of the school is underpinned by an academically rigorous curriculum, high expectations and standards, as well as a multitude of enrichment opportunities.  All of these aspects of school life are aligned with the capabilities of our outstanding young people.

 

The school is focused on providing the very best provision for pupils by supporting the professional development of staff, offering a comprehensive and focused CPD programme and encouraging staff to engage with external, nationally recognised professional qualifications.

The successful candidate will bring with them their enthusiasm for English and the capacity to inspire and motivate both students and staff.

 

We are keen to hear from candidates who will:

  • Take the lead in inspiring and motivating the English team to deliver strong outcomes.
  • Be responsible for continuously improving the quality of teaching and learning across the department.
  • Be responsible for developing a well-considered curriculum that supports pupil understanding and success across both Key Stage 3 and 4.
  • Be responsible for monitoring pupil progress in English.
  • Make a significant contribution to all aspects of the wider English curriculum and enrichment provision provided by the department.
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider leadership team of the school, helping to shape key strategic decision making.

At The Challenge Academy Trust, we are building a culture that champions better work and working lives across the Trust; a framework to support and develop our workforce from ‘hire to retire’. We are committed to providing a workload that is fair and reasonable, work environment where employee health and wellbeing are actively supported and promoted and structured personal and professional development.

Our staff offer also includes:

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • An Occupational Sick Pay Scheme (entitlements based on service).
  • Access to TCAT+ our Reward & Wellbeing platform, including access to retailer discounts, a car lease scheme, discounted healthcare cash plan, cycle to work scheme and online resources to support physical, emotional, professional, financial and social wellbeing.
  • Access to a comprehensive CPD framework though ‘Education Connect’, our professional development arm, and online resources from the National College’.

The Challenge Academy Trust is committed to promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS check. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer, and our employment policies, procedures and practices are regularly reviewed to ensure compliance with legislation.  We are committed to creating a workplace culture that is inclusive, positive, and fair with opportunity for all.

 

Completed applications should be sent to hr@penkethhigh.org

Closing date: Monday 15th April 2024 (12 noon)

Director of Learning – Science

Salary – Leadership Scale 8 – 10

Required – September 2024

We are seeking to appoint a Director of Learning – Science to lead our science department and to contribute to the wider curriculum network group as a key part of the extended leadership team.  As an outstanding practitioner and subject expert, you will lead by example, taking responsibility for developing the curriculum and the delivery of Science, ensuring pupils achieve their full potential.  The successful candidate will lead and inspire the department to execute a well-considered curriculum through high quality and evidence-based teaching practices, within a climate that is underpinned by high expectations.  The Director of Learning will play a key role in facilitating high standards of teaching and learning by guiding subject specific opportunities for professional development.

 

As a key part of the wider leadership group, it’s expected that the Director of Learning for Science will form a key part of the curriculum network group, working closely with the Vice Principal responsible for Curriculum and Assessment and the Director of Teacher development to help shape the curriculum and pedagogical direction of the school.  This is therefore an ideal opportunity for candidates looking to transition to a whole-school leadership role in the future.

 

Penketh High School is an oversubscribed community facing school that is determined to support the academic and holistic development of pupils in order that they leave the school with a strong skillset and positive life chances.  The culture of the school is underpinned by an academically rigorous curriculum, high expectations and standards, as well as a multitude of enrichment opportunities.  All of these aspects of school life are aligned with the capabilities of our outstanding young people.

 

The school is focused on providing the very best provision for pupils by supporting the professional development of staff, offering a comprehensive and focused CPD programme and encouraging staff to engage with external, nationally recognised professional qualifications.

The successful candidate will bring with them their enthusiasm for Science and the capacity to inspire and motivate both students and staff.

 

We are keen to hear from candidates who will:

  • Take the lead in inspiring and motivating the science team to deliver strong outcomes.
  • Be responsible for continuously improving the quality of teaching and learning across the department.
  • Be responsible for developing a well-considered curriculum that supports pupil understanding and success across both Key Stage 3 and 4.
  • Be responsible for monitoring pupil progress in Science .
  • Make a significant contribution to all aspects of the wider science curriculum and enrichment provision provided by the department.
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider leadership team of the school, helping to shape key strategic decision making.

At The Challenge Academy Trust, we are building a culture that champions better work and working lives across the Trust; a framework to support and develop our workforce from ‘hire to retire’. We are committed to providing a workload that is fair and reasonable, work environment where employee health and wellbeing are actively supported and promoted and structured personal and professional development.

 

Our staff offer also includes:

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • An Occupational Sick Pay Scheme (entitlements based on service).
  • Access to TCAT+ our Reward & Wellbeing platform, including access to retailer discounts, a car lease scheme, discounted healthcare cash plan, cycle to work scheme and online resources to support physical, emotional, professional, financial and social wellbeing.
  • Access to a comprehensive CPD framework though ‘Education Connect’, our professional development arm, and online resources from the National College’.

The Challenge Academy Trust is committed to promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS check. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer, and our employment policies, procedures and practices are regularly reviewed to ensure compliance with legislation.  We are committed to creating a workplace culture that is inclusive, positive, and fair with opportunity for all.

 

Completed applications should be sent to hr@penkethhigh.org

Closing date: Friday 15th March 2024 (12 noon)