Job details

Job details
Employer Jewish Community Secondary School
Location New Barnet, Greater London
Salary Salary – NJC 22 £22,506 pro rata
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts February, or sooner by negotiation

Salary – NJC 22 £22,506 pro rata 

Hours – 34 hours per week, term time only (40 weeks per year approx.) 

Required from February, or sooner by negotiation 

Closing Date: 9am Friday 12th January 

Interviews: Wednesday 17th January, 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.

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: Cover Supervisors work under the guidance of teaching staff and the Cover Co-ordinator, to support students in and out of the classroom, including the supervision of whole classes during the short term absence of teachers. The successful candidate will also be expected to undertake administrative duties, support break and lunchtime duties in school and cover some examination invigilation.  

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be able to work on their own initiative and should have a minimum qualification of an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. Both non-teachers and qualified teachers are welcome to apply. This post would suit a graduate interested in experiencing teaching and could lead to a formal training placement in the future for a suitable 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.

To apply please click on 'quick apply' or to arrange a confidential conversation, please contact Lara Samuels on recruitment@jcoss.barnet.sch.uk or 020 8344 2220

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email and only shortlisted candidates may receive feedback.

About the employer

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 li...

Information about Jewish Community Secondary School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 19 years
Denomination Jewish
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Locations and contacts

Castlewood Road
New Barnet
Hertfordshire
EN4 9GE
United Kingdom
+44 871 918 2214