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VACANCIES

SENDCO for KS4 & KS5

Arising due to the retirement of our KS4 SENDCO, we are looking for a committed individual with appropriate SpLD qualifications and a passion for helping pupils succeed. The successful applicant will lead the SEND provision at KS4 and KS5 working alongside the KS3 SENDCO and an excellent pastoral care team. The role will involve facilitating the expansion of the SEND provision to KS5 in preparation for A levels. The SEND department consists of a KS3 SENDCO and a number of highly qualified learning support teachers and learning support assistants. This post is from September 2022 and is full time although consideration would be given to applicants willing to work at least 0.6 FTE.

The role:

  • Leading the SEND provision across Key Stage 4 and 5
  • Guiding in class learning support assistants and specialist learning support teachers towards effective support for their pupils
  • Working with classroom teachers in the planning and preparation of programmes of learning
  • Liaison with local authorities, the school and parents regarding any EHCP pupils including the planning and organising of annual reviews
  • Maintaining records of pupils’ progress
  • Assisting the pupils to have access to the full Thames Christian School curriculum using the school resources including assessing and applying for public exam access arrangements

The post is open to an excellent teacher who will:

  • Be a graduate with a relevant good honours degree and appropriate SpLD qualifications including those required to determine access arrangements for KS4 and KS5 public exams
  • Have experience in either the private or maintained system
  • Have a commitment to embracing challenges and raising pupil attainment
  • Be a creative, inventive and dedicated practitioner with a real passion for supporting pupils to achieve their best
  • Have an exceptional eye for detail
  • Be excited by the school’s vision and respect the school’s values
  • Be confident working within a cloud-based IT system

Information Booklet 

Job Description

Downloadable Application Form

Recruitment Privacy Notice

Closing Date for Applications: As soon as possible - applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage so we recommend early application. Applications should be on our own application form and sent to vacancies@thameschristianschool.org.uk. CVs on their own will not be considered.

 

Sports Coach

For September 2022. Full time, permanent. Applications are welcome from sports professionals wanting to make a difference in a very different setting both early or later in their careers. Thames has an excellent CPD programme.

The role:

  • Coaching sport across age ranges 11 - 18.
  • Entering pupils into competitions and tournaments and organising and attending matches for boys and girls teams, after school and some Saturdays.
  • Running lessons which are suitable for a range of sporting abilities

The post is open to an excellent sports coach who will:

  • Have played sport to a high level at university or club.
  • Have a thorough, up-to-date knowledge and understanding of sports teaching, coaching and playing.
  • Be able to self manage 
  • Have a commitment to embracing challenges and raising pupil attainment
  • Be available to run matches on Saturday mornings and weekday evenings as required
  • Be excited by the school’s vision and support the school’s values

National governing body coaching qualifications or equivalent are desirable along with coaching experience within a secondary school age group setting.

Information Booklet

Job Description

Downloadable Application Form

Recruitment Privacy Notice

Closing Date for Applications: As soon as possible - applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage so we recommend early application. Applications should be on our own application form and sent to vacancies@thameschristianschool.org.uk. CVs on their own will not be considered.

Safeguarding statement: Thames Christian School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work at the school to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post including an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

TERM DATES

SPRING TERM 2022

Tuesday 4 JanuarySpring term begins
Friday 11- Tuesday 22 FebruaryHalf term & move to new building 
Wednesday 23 FebruaryPupils return to new building one year at a time 
Friday 1 AprilSpring term ends

SUMMER TERM 2022

Tuesday 19 AprilStaff planning/Insets 
Wednesday 20 AprilSummer term begins
Monday 30 May - Friday 3 JuneHalf term
Friday 8 JulySummer term ends

AUTUMN TERM 2022

Thursday 25 AugustGCSE Results
Tuesday 30 August - Friday 2 SeptemberStaff planning/Insets
Friday 2 SeptemberYear 7 Induction
Monday 5 SeptemberAutumn term begins
Monday 17 October - Friday 28 OctoberHalf term
Friday 16 DecemberAutumn term ends

SPRING TERM 2023

Friday 6 JanuaryStaff planning/Insets
Monday 9 JanuarySpring term begins
Monday 13 - Friday 17 FebruaryHalf term
Friday 24 MarchSpring term ends

SUMMER TERM 2023

Thursday 13 - Friday 14 AprilStaff planning/Insets 
Monday 17 AprilSummer term begins
Monday 29 May - Friday 2 JuneHalf term
Friday 7 JulySummer term ends

 

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Headteacher: Stephen Holsgrove

Chair of Trustees: Marie-Louise Wells.

The Chair of Trustees may be contacted via the school office or the companies registered office noted below.

Thames Christian School (Company Number 03986193, Charity Number 1081666) is a company limited by guarentee registered office c/o Williams & Co., 8-10 South Street, Epsom, KT18 7PF.