Vocational Learning Lead, Buckinghamshire/Northamptonshire

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The Elizabeth Woodville SchoolBuckinghamshire/Northamptonshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR1a
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


with responsibility as Quality Nominee


We believe that all staff and pupils should be treated with respect and have built a culture based on respect for each other, resilience to meet new challenges and take responsibility for our actions and our learning. 

This is a new position at EWS and the successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to lead across four subject areas: ICT, Business, Finance and Health and Social Care. All subjects are taught across KS4 and 5 with ICT, Business and Health and Social Care all leading to BTEC qualifications. There will be a need for the appointed person to teach in one of the subject areas listed and have a good working knowledge and understanding of BTEC courses, principles and assessments.

This role comes with an additional responsibility of being the Quality Nominee for BTEC provision, you will therefore be the main point of contact for information related to quality assurance and we will be involved in monitoring and supporting staff. 

Visits to the school are encouraged - to arrange a visit please contact Ella Lloyd-Jones, Assistant Headteacher at: ella.lloyd-jones@ewsacademy.org.uk 

There are many attractive benefits to working at EWS, including: 

• Rural location 

• On site Nursery 

• On-site parking 

• Swimming pool/gym membership 

• Joining the network of TOVE Learning Trust schools and the SWAN Teaching School Alliance, gaining access to local curriculum networks along with a wide range of opportunities for continued professional development at all levels.

Rated as a good school by Ofsted in May 2014, Elizabeth Woodville School is a high-achieving comprehensive school across two sites serving many villages and the fringes of both Northampton and Milton Keynes. EWS joined Tove Learning Trust in 2016, whose vision is to ensure all pupils are provided with outstanding educational experiences that lead to outstanding outcomes. The school is ambitious and well managed with an inspiring learning environment for both students and staff. 

Closing date: 15 February 2018 - please submit a supporting statement along with your application form. 

The governors of Elizabeth Woodville School and the Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo Enhanced DBS and other checks appropriate to the post. Tove Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

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More about The Elizabeth Woodville School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: North Campus, Stratford Road, Roade, Northampton, NN7 2LP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 862125
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