Informal Jewish Educator
Salary Scale range NJC19-22 (£21,198 - £22,956) pro rata
Hours – 34 hours per week (5 days), term time only plus 4 weeks
Required for September 2018
Closing Date: 9am Monday 16th July
Interviews: Thursday 19th July, however we reserve the right to interview before the closing date
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 faith school like no other.
Our Results: We have a track record of excellent academic results. In 2017 43% of GCSE grades were at A*/A or 9-7, and well over a quarter of our students achieved eight A/7 grades or better. We have averaged +0.5 for Progress 8 in the three years so far (0.6 in 2017), and were a Top-100 non-selective school nationally in 2015. At A level 66% of grades were at B grade or better, and 80% of vocational outcomes at Distinction or better; our first full cohort secured several Oxbridge, Medicine and Vet Science places, with the great majority going to Russell Group or Top 25 Universities. We have consistently achieved a high ALPS Grade 2 at both KS4 and KS5.
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 on Schools Direct and other similar programmes and have benefited from financial support for MA courses. Our admissions policy includes priority places for the children of all colleagues including support staff*
* (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 £48m buildings overlooking the Green Belt. It is easily accessible from Northern, Piccadilly and Overground rail links and buses run past the entrance. We attract students from eloquent and supportive communities across North London and Hertfordshire. We are planning an expansion in response to over-subscription.
This Role: We are looking for an energetic and motivated Jewish educator, with a good head for logistics and a passion for working with young people. You should have a track record of project management and enjoy working as part of a dynamic team. Building and maintaining relationships should be your ‘thing’ – this is definitely a role for a people person. Creative and quick thinking, you will be able to develop and maintain a wide range of projects and activities within the school context and will engage and inspire our students in a wide variety of ways. This job also offers the opportunity for a developing role within the wider life of the school, including the possibility of eventually gaining Qualified Teacher Status, for the right candidate.
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.
For information, including an application pack, please click 'quick apply' or to arrange a confidential conversation, please contact Lara Samuels on firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 8344 2220
Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email and only shortlisted candidates may receive feedback.