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Job details
Employer Jewish Community Secondary School
Location Barnet
Salary Main Pay Scale and additional responsibility allowances may be available for suitably qualified and experienced candidates
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Applications are considered on a daily basis and shortlisted candidated will be asked in with 2-3 days notice

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 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: Our early cohorts have achieved outstanding GCSE results, with 40% of grades at A*/A and just under a quarter of students achieving 9A or better.  We have averaged +0.5 for Progress 8 in the two years so far, consistently achieve ALPS Grade 2 at GCSE and A level and were a top 100 non-selective school nationally in 2015.  Our first full cohort has secured several places for Oxbridge, Medicine and Vet Science.

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; our rich CPL programme includes full induction for new staff including NQTs, NPQH/SL/ML programmes and financial support for MA courses, Action Research projects and many other opportunities.  Additional responsibilities are always considered for suitable candidates and we offer NQTs employment for the last few weeks of the summer term. Our admissions policy includes priority places for the children of all 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: We are looking for a talented and creative Geographer who exudes passion for their subject. You will be an excellent classroom practitioner who wants to collaborate with a forward thinking team within an outstanding faculty. You will have a keen focus on student progress and bring energy and enthusiasm to the role.

Additional responsibilities and remuneration may be available for suitably qualified and experienced candidates, and we offer NQTs employment for the last few weeks of the summer term.   

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 visit our website www.jcoss.org 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

Please see our website for current information at http://www.jcoss.org/
 

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