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Blackfen School for Girls

Blackfen School for Girls

Raising aspirations - releasing potential




25 hours per week / 5 hours per day

39 weeks per year (term time plus one week)

Bexley Council 07 Points 071 to 074 – FTE Salary £25,137 to £26,520 per annum

Actual Salary including Outer London Allowance: £14,948.44 to £15,770.88

Blackfen School is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. In 2019, 60% of students in year 11 achieved five or more GCSE 9 - 4 / A*- C grades, including at least a 4 in English and a 4 in Mathematics. Our flourishing Sixth Form offers a wide range of A-Level courses, as well as vocational level 2 and 3 courses. At A-level in 2019, 96% of the grades were A*- E with 29% at A*- B and 61% at A*- C.  Similarly, high levels were achieved in Level 3 BTEC qualifications.

Under the arrangements for Summer 2021 examinations, students in Years 11 and 13 continued to make very good progress.

Our flourishing Sixth Form offers a wide range of courses at AS and A2 level, as well as vocational level 2 and 3 courses.

The Governors wish to appoint another confident and reliable Cover Manager to lead our team of Cover Supervisors, as someone who enjoys working with secondary-aged students and values the importance of their education. Initiative and common sense, as well as high-level interpersonal skills and understanding of classroom leadership are required in this job. Ideally, you will have worked in the role or a similar role, previously and can demonstrate proficient use of SIMS; effective team management, training and quality assurance skills; adept communication and the ability to manage resources. It should be noted that the job begins on site, promptly, at 6.45am. This is the perfect opportunity for someone considering a career in teaching to gain experience of working with young people in a school environment.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check.

Please see below to download application pack and information.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

We in Blackfen School for Girls are committed to practice that which protects children from harm. Staff and volunteers in this organisation accept and recognise our responsibilities to develop awareness of the issues which cause children harm. We believe all children have a right to attend school and learn in a safe environment. Children should be free from harm by adults in the school and other children.

We shall apply safer Recruitment and Selection to all posts to ensure that all those who work in a school environment are fully aware of our commitment to safeguarding children and are able to show competence and fitness for purpose in this area.

Closing Date: Noon, Wednesday 29 September 2021.

Interviews will take place as applications from suitable candidates are received.