Vacancies

Teacher of Food Preparation and Nutrition

MPS/UPS

Required for September 2021, a well-qualified and enthusiastic full-time teacher of Food & Nutrition to teach across the full age and ability range. Applicants should be able to teach Cooking & Nutrition up to Key Stage 3 and the GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition 2016 course. Food is taught within the Design, Engineering and Technology department. Applications are welcome from teachers at any stage in their career; also from newly qualified teachers, for whom the school runs a comprehensive induction programme.

William Farr is a popular, rural comprehensive school. In the 2006 OFSTED inspection the school was judged to be outstanding, and our 2009 inspection confirmed this remarkable achievement. The school gained academy status in 2011 and has approximately 1450 students on roll.

To apply, please complete the Teaching Staff application form available on the school’s website (www.williamfarr.lincs.sch.uk) and email this to d.foster@williamfarr.lincs.sch.uk

Postal applications should be addressed to Darren Foster (HR Manager) at the school.

In the box on the application form “Further information to support your application”, please include a letter detailing your experience to date and the contribution you will make to the role.

The closing date for applications is Friday 12 March 2021 at 9.00am.

Interviews are scheduled to take place Tuesday 23 March 2021.

Applicants who have not been contacted by Wednesday 17 March 2021 should assume that their application has not been successful on this occasion. Feedback will only be provided to candidates attending for interview.

William Farr School is committed to the safeguarding of children, and all posts within school are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants are required to reveal information concerning all convictions, including those which would otherwise be considered as ‘spent’. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced background check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

References will be taken up prior to interview.

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Clerk to the Governing Body

Grade 5/6 £10,853.70 to £13,337.91 per year, depending on qualifications and experience

22 hours per week; term time plus 5 days

Permanent appointment subject to 6 month review

Required to start April 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, flexible and professional individual with excellent organisational skills and proven administrative experience to support the Governing Body of William Farr Church of England Comprehensive School.

The successful applicant will play a vital role, supporting our governors in their role overseeing the strategic direction, educational performance and financial leadership of the school, and perform the duties of Company Secretary for the school.

The Clerk will oversee the organisation of meetings, typically on Monday evenings at 6pm. They will also record accurate minutes, advise on changes in legislation, policy, governance and constitutional issues and support the Chair and other governors as required. A self-motivated person is required with the ability to work under their own initiative, manage deadlines, have an eye for detail and keep accurate records. The ability to remain impartial, comply with data protection, DfE and Academy legislation, NGA advice, communicate effectively and maintain confidentiality are essential.

As part of this role, there is a requirement to undertake a Clerks' development programme (unless already completed) as well as an accredited clerk qualification through the National Governors Association.

The role is school-based, however much of the role can also be completed from home if necessary. It is a requirement of the role to have access to the internet at home and a laptop will be provided. Excellent Microsoft Office skills are required and are essential to fully undertake this role.

If you feel that you possess these skills and would like to discuss this position prior to a formal application, or for further details, please contact Darren Foster, HR Manager, on (01673) 866900 or d.foster@williamfarr.lincs.sch.uk

To apply, please complete the Support Staff application form available on the school’s website and email

this to d.foster@williamfarr.lincs.sch.uk

In the box on the application form “Further information to support your application”, please include a letter detailing your experience to date and the contribution you will make to the role.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 7 March 2021.

Interviews will take place Friday 12 March 2021. Feedback will only be provided to candidates attending for interview.

William Farr School is committed to the safeguarding of children, and all posts within school are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants are required to reveal information concerning all convictions, including those which would otherwise be considered as ‘spent’. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced background check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Apprentice Teaching Assistant

1st Year Apprentice National Minimum Wage – 2nd Year National Minimum Wage

30 hours per week. Monday to Friday. 8.45am to 3.45pm

2 year fixed term apprenticeship

We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant Apprentice who is passionate about education and people. You will provide support, advice, guidance and instruction to Students on a daily basis.

Through the Apprenticeship you will gain a level 3 advanced Teaching Assistant qualification.

The successful candidate will work with individual pupils/groups of pupils being identified as having additional needs, as directed by the teacher and Head of Department.

The main roles and responsibilities:

  • To develop an understanding of the learning needs of students and use this knowledge to support them to become independent learners in the classroom.
  • To take into account a students' learning needs and ensure their access to the lesson and its content through appropriate clarification, explanations, and use of equipment and materials.
  • To develop the study and organisational skills of students, enabling them to remain focused in lessons and be able to execute tasks effectively.
  • To monitor students' responses to learning activities and progress towards targets, record achievement and feedback to teachers as required. To assist in the implementation and tracking of students targets.
  • To provide support for students' emotional and social needs by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour and demonstrating high expectations, in line with the academies' Behaviour Policy.
  • To assist with the general pastoral care of students.
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • To accompany teaching staff and students on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.
  • Good numeracy/literacy skills.
  • GCSE Maths and English Grade A-C or equivalent or willingness to work towards literacy and numeracy functional skills qualifications.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Confidentiality.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both adults and children.
  • Willingness to develop an understanding of child development and child learning.

Skills and Qualification Required:

William Farr is a popular, rural comprehensive school. In the 2006 OFSTED inspection the school was judged to be outstanding, and our 2009 inspection confirmed this remarkable achievement. The school gained academy status in 2011 and has approximately 1450 students on roll.

For further information please contact Darren Foster (HR Manager) at the school.

To apply for this positon please use the link below:

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-576176

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 9 March 2021

William Farr School is committed to the safeguarding of children, and all posts within school are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants are required to reveal information concerning all convictions, including those which would otherwise be considered as ‘spent’. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced background check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

References will be taken up prior to interview

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Initial Teacher Training with Lincolnshire Teaching School Alliance

William Farr School is working closely with other secondary schools in Lincolnshire as part of the Lincolnshire Teaching School Alliance (LTSA). With the educational landscape changing at pace, membership of the LTSA provides the opportunity for our school to share be practice and build capacity through a ‘learning together’ culture so that our students continue to receive the highest quality of education and life changing opportunities.

We are delighted that the LTSA has recently become accredited by the National College for Teaching and Leadership as a School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) provider. This means that the alliance is able to devise and deliver its own training programme and award Qualified Teacher Status on its successful completion. LTSA will also work closely with the University of Lincoln to support trainees to gain an additional PGCE qualification.

William Farr School is proud to be part of this Initial Teacher Training programme which presents an exciting opportunity for the school and for education in Lincolnshire as a whole.

If you are interested in finding out more about how to train to become a teacher and the subjects available across the alliance, please access the information contained on the LTSA website: www.lincolnshiretsa.co.uk

All applications for Initial Teacher Training are submitted via UCAS. Information about places offered and application procedures can be accessed from the UCAS website.


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