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Ambition Tutor (A Champion for Every Child)

This post is for 29.75 hours per week, term time only. This post will be paid on Scale 5 of the NJC Scale £22,183 – 24,982 FTE. This equates to £14,855 - £16,729 for this particular post.  

We are looking to appoint an Ambition Tutor. We are looking for someone who is passionate about inspiring our most vulnerable learners.

 

Qualities

A passion to inspire our most vulnerable learners

A belief that they can through their actions change the lives of our most vulnerable pupils

An ability to focus on resourceful problem solving empowering students to develop their talent/ interests

To be compassionate but still detached and professional

To be tenacious and well organised with good time management

 

Accountabilities

Make meaningful regular contact (normally least twice a week) with each PP pupil and/or their families. 

Have up-to-date knowledge of each PP pupils state of well-being and the school’s well-being offer.

Have up-to-date knowledge of the barriers to engagement for each PP pupil

Have a broad understanding of the curriculum for the relevant year group

Work with the school and other agencies to use and signpost resources to tackle barriers

Receive the training they need for the role

Have up-to-date knowledge of enhanced safeguarding and school safeguarding procedures

To have a good knowledge of attendance procedures

To Liaise with class teachers and other relevant staff - being the bridge between school and home, to ensure all staff have access to information which will support pupils’ learning (including missed learning) and welfare

To ensure students are equipped for learning on a daily basis

To access supervision when needed

 

Success Criteria

PP pupils with Ambition Tutors, over time and relevant to the context, will have:

Rapidly improving attendance or attendance that is at or above the national average for all non-PP pupils.

Rapidly improving or good pupil engagement compared to their peers.

Rapidly improving outcomes relative to starting point or outcomes that are at or above the national average for all non-PP pupils.

Increased uptake to opportunities offered by the school outside of the classroom including raised career aspirations

Increased communication between school and home with rapid intervention or referral processes, as required

 

TKAT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure and full safeguarding checks as well as satisfactory references.

TKAT is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. Please see attached Resourcing/Additional Information for more information on our organisation.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applications will be considered on receipt and an appointment may be made before the closing date.

To apply please download our application form and return to hr@rainhamgirls-tkat.org.

 

 

Pastoral Support Officer

This post is for 37 hours per week, term time only. This post will be paid on Scale 6 of the NJC Scale £25,481 – £27,741 FTE. This equates to £21,990 - £23,940 for this particular post.  

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Pastoral Support Officer.

Core Purpose

Under the Line Management of the Director of Studies, co-ordinate the behaviour, attendance and wellbeing provision for pupils in their year group to ensure they all make good progress.

Support to Pupils

  • To be a first response for everyday student problems.
  • To investigate reported incidents of poor behaviour.
  • To contact parents in informing them of individual students' behaviour as part of effective lines of communication between school and home.
  • To liaise with the relevant staff on actions to be taken.
  • Work directly with individuals or groups to raise self-esteem and confidence of students with a
  • view to improve personal and social skills. Link to the core values and ethos of the school.
  • To arrange learning resources for individual pupils where necessary.
  • To act as a qualified first aider in line with the medical on call procedure.
  • To keep records of behaviour, attendance and achievements in line with the school policies.
  • To co-ordinate detentions, liaising with parents, students and staff. Administering appropriate sanctions in line with the school’s behaviour policy.
  • To liaise with vulnerable students, parents, carers, children’s services and other external agencies with regard to confidential/sensitive information and complex issues.
  • To oversee ‘in year’ admissions for new students. This will include liaising with the member of staff responsible for admissions, meeting students and parents and in conjunction with key staff organising timetables and setting.
  • To monitor the settling in of new students. 

Support to the Director of Studies

  • To provide information and reports on student behaviour, attendance and achievements.
  • Monitor behaviour and attendance of students.
  • Daily communication with regards to student progress and wellbeing matters.

Support to School

  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for or come into contact with.
  • Be aware of, and comply with, policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • Be aware of, support and ensure equal opportunities for all.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals.
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings and school events as required.
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.
  • Assist with pupil needs as appropriate during the school day.
  • To maintain individual student records as necessary and ensure that they are kept up to date. 
  • To comply with any other reasonable school request.

 

TKAT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure and full safeguarding checks as well as satisfactory references.

TKAT is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. Please see attached Resourcing/Additional Information for more information on our organisation.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applications will be considered on receipt and an appointment may be made before the closing date.

To apply please download our application form and return to hr@rainhamgirls-tkat.org.

 

 

Science Laboratory Technician

SALARY: NJC Scale 4 £16,286 - £16,734 Pro rata 

WORKING HOURS: 37 hours per week, to include ad-hoc evenings to meet the business needs. This is a term time only position. 

The Science Faculty at Rainham School for Girls is a vibrant community of subject specialists who are passionate about their subjects. The successful candidate will be a positive, flexible member of the team who is keen to facilitate outstanding learning for our girls by providing excellent support, information and practical assistance. In order to secure the right person, the school is interested in hearing from an experienced and highly motivated Science Technician.

The successful candidate will have a qualification in a Science based subject, ideally at level 3, and preferably have knowledge of Health & Safety and COSHH training. 

JOB PURPOSE: To undertake duties in support of the work of the teaching staff in the science department.

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

a.) The preparation of materials and equipment for science lessons.

b.) Maintaining science laboratories and preparation rooms and their equipment, and services in good

      order.

c.) General duties in support of the teachers in the Science Department.


A) Preparation of science materials and equipment. For example:

  • Carry out risk assessments for technical activities

  • Disposing of waste materials

  • Collecting apparatus and chemicals from storage;

  • Preparing necessary solutions;

  • Checking individual components in and out for class use;

  • Arranging for apparatus aids to be available, in rooms, for lessons;

  • Preparing experiments, setting up apparatus and equipment for demonstrations and practical

             lessons as requested by teaching staff;

  • Preparation of chemicals and solutions

  • Liasing with staff over use of equipment and stock;

  • Arranging for resources to be prepared to include worksheets, books assessments.

  • Advice staff of any problems, including safety aspects;

  • Assisting with collection and cataloguing of sundry worksheets, books, audio-visual aids and

             materials;

  • Returning apparatus, etc. and chemicals to storage as soon as practicable;

  • Repairing damages or arranging for this to be done;

  • Constructing apparatus and equipment.

  • Liaising with A level staff, supporting practicals and PAGS.

B) Routing maintenance of science laboratories and preparation rooms, their equipment and

     services:

  • Maintaining laboratory clean and tidy in conjunction with the teacher in charge of the room;

  • Cleaning the sinks, chemicals on bench tops, spillage’s of chemicals on floor;

  • Storing materials tidily;

  • Keeping equipment clean;

  • Looking after animals, insects and plants kept by the department;

  • Cleaning of goggles

  • Cleaning of safety screens, fume cupboards and other items.

  • Carrying out safety checks on equipment, e.g. Bunsen tubing etc

C) Maintaining the stocks of science chemicals and equipment, for example:

  • Taking stock of chemicals, consumables, stationery, books and breakable items;

  • Advise Senior Technician/Head of Subject on stock replacement needs;

  • Ordering of the above

  • Checking deliveries

 

TKAT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure and full safeguarding checks as well as satisfactory references.

TKAT is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. Please see attached Resourcing/Additional Information for more information on our organisation.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applications will be considered on receipt and an appointment may be made before the closing date.

To apply please download our application form and return to hr@rainhamgirls-tkat.org.

Executive Headteacher: Dr K Roberts