Job Vacancies - Recruitment

For any information regarding recruitment, please email RAS-recruitment@palladianacademytrust.com

Teaching Staff Vacancies

Head of History 

MPS/UPS 

TLR2C Available 

Full Time 

Permanent

To commence: September 2024 

Closing Date is: 9am Monday 15 April 

Interviews to be held: TBC  

We are looking for a Head of History who is passionate about students’ learning and who has a commitment to excellence in all they do. The successful applicant will have the enthusiasm, subject knowledge and pedagogical skills to lead a high-quality curriculum and teaching team that inspires our students. The successful candidate will be a passionate historian. They will have a clear love of learning about the past and want our students to have the same. 

The successful candidate must have experience of delivering History across the ability ranges at KS3 and KS4, with experience of KS5 being an advantage. 

Please visit the Palladian Academy Trust website for full details and application forms Job profile (webitrent.com)

The Palladian Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive and robust pre-employment checking process. Prior to appointment Palladian Academy Trust will apply for an enhanced DBS check plus a further check against the appropriate barred list, references from current and previous employers, health screening, and the right to work in the UK. 

 

Teacher of English  

Permanent 0.6 FTE  
MPS/UPS    

To commence: September 2024 

Closing Date is: 9am Monday 15 April 

Interviews to be held: w/c April 22 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and motivated English teacher who will inspire our students to achieve their personal best.   

You will be expected to teach confidently across Key Stages 3 and 4, teach a range of abilities and have high expectations of your students. The ability to teach A Level Language or Literature would be desirable but not essential. Strong teamwork skills, dedication and the desire to contribute fully to the development of the high-performing English department are crucial. You will also have a strong student-focused outlook and will be a forward thinker and passionate practitioner who is always looking for ways to develop their practise further. 

Please visit the Palladian Academy Trust website for full details and application forms Job profile (webitrent.com)

The Palladian Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive and robust pre-employment checking process. Prior to appointment Palladian Academy Trust will apply for an enhanced DBS check plus a further check against the appropriate barred list, references from current and previous employers, health screening, and the right to work in the UK. 

 

Head of Music

MPS/UPS  

TLR 2B available

1.0 FTE 

To commence: September 2024 

Closing Date is: 9am Monday 15 April 

Interviews to be held: TBC 

As the Curriculum Lead for Music or Teacher of Music, you will have the opportunity to lead and work with a talented team to inspire and motivate young people to discover and pursue their own passion for the subject. You will work closely with the Curriculum Lead for Drama in order to promote the Performing Arts across the school. If you are up for the challenge and have the skills and experience required to excel in this role, we would love to have you join our team.  

The successful candidate will have a secure understanding of curriculum development and delivery in Music from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5 and knowledge of exam specifications at KS4 and A Level. You will be adept at managing and motivating staff, providing them with the support and resources needed to deliver high-quality education. We are looking for a leader or teacher with excellent communication skills and a passion for promoting the value of music and the wider performing arts.  

You will be committed to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment that enables students to thrive and achieve their full potential, both academically and creatively. We value our co-curricular provision at Ralph Allen School and recognise the vital importance of music in providing students with regular opportunities to showcase their talents. You will play a key role in shaping the co-curricular provision where a range of activities are provided to develop the skills of our students across music and performing arts.  

Our superb annual school production involves a significant number of students from across the school community and is a highlight of the school calendar. Our other activities including bands and choirs are well attended and play an important role in shaping the culture of the school.  

We would be delighted to invite prospective applicants to visit our school and experience firsthand what makes us a great place to work. 

Please visit the Palladian Academy Trust website for full details and application forms. Job profile (webitrent.com)

The Palladian Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive and robust pre-employment checking process. Prior to appointment Palladian Academy Trust will apply for an enhanced DBS check plus a further check against the appropriate barred list, references from current and previous employers, health screening, and the right to work in the UK. 

Support Staff Vacancies

Attendance Assistant 

Grade 4 

Actual salary £8,604.06 per annum

Start date: ASAP 

Interview date: TBC

Closing date: 15 April, 2024

 

We are looking for someone who is warm, friendly and has a can-do attitude to join our school.  

Working mornings (8:30-12pm, Monday-Friday) in our busy student services office you will be required to support and manage students' attendance and punctuality at school. You will work closely with all members of the school's student services.  

You will have good interpersonal skills and be able to priorities your workload, multi-task and will be comfortable working under pressure. You will be confident in using all Microsoft packages and have good IT skills. We welcome applications from people who thrive working in a fast-paced and exciting environment and who can be flexible in line with our school needs.  

Full training will be given. 

Ralph Allen is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children: the successful applicant must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and will need to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.   

To apply for this role please click here: Job profile (webitrent.com)

 

Careers Advisor

Grade 6 - £29,269 - £31,364 

Actual salary £18,205.03

30 hours per week 

Term Time only including all Inset days and 4 days Holiday working on results days. 

 

To commence: May 2024  

Closing Date:  15 April 2024

Interviews to be held:  TBC

 

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified Careers Adviser to play a key role in the development of our careers programme at Ralph Allen School.  

You will provide professional careers advice, guidance and support to students, delivering high-quality and informative 1:1 and group sessions. You will also assist the Deputy Headteacher with the organisation and coordination of large careers events and work experience programmes. 

This role offers a chance to make a real difference to our pupils’ experiences at Ralph Allen, by ensuring they are well supported and guided to achieve their full potential throughout their time at school, enabling them to progress successfully to the next stage of their lives. 

We would love to hear from you if you enjoy supporting pupils from year 9 to 13 through impartial and meaningful 1:1 conversations. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of working in schools, who enjoys talking to young people, is efficient in their communication and embraces juggling competing pressures in a busy work environment.  

We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude and a proactive approach, who would like to work collaboratively. In addition to this you will be willing to work towards a level 6 qualification in careers advice and guidance if you haven’t already got this.  

Please visit the Palladian Academy Trust website for full details and application forms. 

The Palladian Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive and robust pre-employment checking process. Prior to appointment Palladian Academy Trust will apply for an enhanced DBS check plus a further check against the appropriate barred list, references from current and previous employers, health screening, and the right to work in the UK. 

To apply for this role please click here: Job profile (webitrent.com)

 

Learning Mentors/Teaching Assistants    

Grade 3 £23,500 - £23,893 pa pro rata 

Actual Salary £16,052 pa (based on 30 hours, term time only)   
 

Flexible Hours (up to a maximum of 30 hours per week, worked between 8:30am – 3:15pm)  
 

Term time only.     

Fixed Term for one year   

   

Start Date: ASAP 

Closing Date:  15 April 2024 

Interview Date: TBC 

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Learning Mentor/Teaching Assistant to join our school, working alongside a highly skilled Additional Educational Needs team, supporting our students. This role will inspire, challenge, and drive you to develop, alongside professionals, the highest standards of education and care, making a difference to the lives of our young people. 

 

Your role will involve working closely with class teachers to ensure students are able to fully participate in the mainstream classroom curriculum.  The work is varied and will include in-class support, small group work and one to one support of students with additional educational needs.  

You will be required to assist with school break and/or lunchtime duties. 

Ideally (but not essentially) you will have previous experience working with children, young people, or adults with specific additional learning needs. Equally as important, however, are the ‘softer’ skills needed to engage, inspire and encourage our young people to achieve their very best. 

We welcome applications from those wishing to apply for the maximum number of hours available (30) as well as those wishing to apply on reduced hours to fit around other commitments, for example dropping off or picking up children from school.  If you would like to apply on this basis and are shortlisted, please discuss this at interview.   

Full training will be given. 

The Palladian Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A satisfactory DBS check is required for this post prior to commencement. The postholder will be expected to contribute to the protection of children as appropriate, in accordance with any agreed policies and/or guidelines, reporting any issues or concerns to their immediate line manager. 

To apply for this role please click here:Job profile (webitrent.com)

Other opportunities at Ralph Allen School

RAS Parent Governor x2 

Would you be interested in joining the school governing body?

The governors at Ralph Allen School are seeking two parent governors to join their lively, friendly team, following recent retirements after long service.

There is no particular qualification needed, just enthusiasm about education, a commitment to working as part of the team and a desire to support the school. We are hoping through recruitment to add to our existing range of knowledge and experience and parent governors play a crucial role in bringing their particular perspective of the school and increasing our links with the local community.

Candidates must be parents of children currently on roll at Ralph Allen School.

If you are interested

Please read the Further information for parent governors document, available to download from the Local Governance Committee page on the school website, or from the governance clerk via email at d.clayton@palladianacademytrust.com . If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Co-Chair of Governors, Sally Divall, via email at RASchair@palladianacademytrust.com.

If you would like to stand for election, please complete an application form, available to download from the Local Governance Committee page on the school website, or from the governance clerk at the above email address. The completed form, which includes details of the qualification/disqualification criteria for school governors, must be returned to the clerk no later than Friday 21 April 2023 either by email at d.clayton@palladianacademytrust.com or via the school marked: FAO Deborah Clayton, Governance Clerk.

The additional information and application forms are also available to collect upon request from the school reception.

All governors must have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS); these are organised by the school.

Application Form 

Further information about becoming a RAS Parent Governor

Opportunities within the Palladian Academy Trust

Please view the Palladian Academy Trust website for all vacancies

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