Preston Manor School
Carlton Avenue East, Wembley HA9 8NA
Head: Ms Beth Kobel
“Making School Memorable by Striving for Excellence”
Required for January 2018 (or sooner)
Fixed term to December 2018 (may be extended)
36 Hours per week - Term Time plus inset days
Salary – Scale 5, spinal point 22 – 25 (£20,661 – £22,658 pro rata)
plus London Weighting (£1,848 pro rata) circa (£19,772 - £21,526 inclusive LW)
Working at Preston Manor means that you benefit from working in a school with a 75 year old reputation for success, whilst also enjoying the excitement and innovation of being part of a new school having recently become an all-through Co-operative School. We are a large learning community with students from ages 4 – 19 years old and our curriculum expands across six key stages.
Joining us means you are joining an esteemed, outward facing establishment which is currently breaking new ground into its exciting future. We are oversubscribed for places, reflecting the reputation the school has for its academic rigour, excellence in teaching and learning, an inclusive and welcoming community. We are proud of our focus on student and staff wellbeing, which is evident from the moment you step into our community. We pride ourselves on having excellent student leadership and high staff-retention rates.
We are looking for a Cover Supervisor who should by experience, training or aptitude be prepared to demonstrate an ability to support the learning of students in the classroom.
You will be expected to carry out additional tasks as required by the Examinations and Cover Manager and you should be aware of and comply with all policies and procedures in the school.
You must be proactive, an all-rounder with the ability to work efficiently within a pressurised environment and maintain a professional approach to your work at all times. It is essential that you are capable of working on your own initiative and as part of a team, applying excellent attention to detail. Excellent organisational skills and a flexible working attitude are also necessary.
The successful candidate will:
● have a passion for teaching and learning
● be an innovative and strategic thinker with vision and ideas
● lead by example and act as a strong role model to students
● have a positive, can do attitude with staff and students
● be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills
● be an effective team player and value every aspect of the life of the school
● have effective interpersonal skills with the ability to inspire students and staff
● be an active learner, who constantly strives to improve, with the desire to progress
The successful candidate will join a dynamic and supportive team of staff who are committed to helping our students achieve to the highest level possible, and a school which prioritises the professional development of all its staff.
● motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious students
● a friendly and supportive team of teachers
● well-resourced facilities
● a professionally stimulating and collaborative working environment
● a commitment to professional development
Excellent organisational skills and a flexible working attitude is essential for this role.
The school is situated within sight of the iconic Wembley Stadium, and provides access to all that Wembley has to offer. The school benefits from fantastic links both through public transport and by car. It is a short 10 minute walk from Wembley Park and Preston Road Underground Stations and a 10 minute bus journey from North Wembley Station. The Metropolitan, Jubilee and Bakerloo lines as well as the London Overground/Network rail are within easy reach of the school. Central London locations can easily be reached within 20 minutes from the school. The school is also accessible to major motorways (M25, M1, M40 and A40 etc.).
The above post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and to become part of a highly motivated and visionary team of teachers.
"Students at Preston Manor are always aiming high supported by the teachers who push them further.’
‘Preston Manor is a vibrant, diverse and enriched community. The discipline and teaching is first-class, giving us a wider perspective of how the world around us works.’
Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.
For further information and an application pack, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: noon Wednesday 15 November 2017
Interview Date: w/c 20 November 2017
The school reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.
Preston Manor School is committed to the welfare and safety of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo the necessary Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks.