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At Park House School we support working with the local community and therefore ask that if you feel you would like to be a part of the Park House Community, whether as a member of teaching staff, administration, or wish to offer yourself as a volunteer we would be pleased to hear from you.

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals to work as part of the support team driving our outstanding provision for young people in the local area.

Equal Opportunities Statement


In our school we are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity, in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider.
 
Please address all correspondence to HR@transformlearningtrust.org

Park House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
 

Principal


Leadership scale: Competitive salary based on a Group 7 School (subject to negotiation)
 

Contract: Permanent Start date: January 2022 Closing date: Thursday 8th July at 9am
 

Shortlisting: Thursday 8th July Interviews: Thursday 15th July (all day) and Friday 16th July am

Park House School is working in partnership with Transform Learning Trust, as they seek to appoint a Principal to lead this thriving secondary school in its next exciting stage of development.

 

Park House School is a growing 11-18 secondary school with 1208 students on roll including the Sixth Form. As a former Sports College, the school provides outreach provision to 57 primary schools, and excels in performing arts and IT. In 2019, the school was identified as one of 30 hubs representing the ‘National Centre for Computing Education’ (NCCE) supporting schools across the South-Central region.

 

There is an exciting new building project about to commence to create a new school library resource centre, three classrooms and a meeting room. This is due for completion in summer 2022 and you will have the opportunity to have an input throughout the build.

 

We are looking for an experienced Principal or Head Teacher determined to take on a new challenge, who would like to join a ‘Good’ school with huge potential for future growth and development, and who is able to support the school to provide an outstanding education for its students. You will need to be an inspiring and transformational leader who is looking to make a real difference, by embedding a culture of continuous improvement. In exchange, we offer a great place for staff and students to work and learn.

 

Transform Learning Trust was established in September 2018, with Park House school as its first school, and we are now looking to expand and take on new schools. The Principal will be instrumental in supporting the Trust with its plans for growth.

We are looking for a Principal who has:

 

  • the ability to lead and inspire the school and trust community, with excellent interpersonal skills and a track record of successfully managing teams
     

  • passion and enthusiasm to lead this thriving school to deliver an outstanding education to its students
     

  • excitement at the prospect of supporting a newly established trust with its expansion plans.

We would welcome the opportunity to meet you. If you would like to discuss the post further, or would like to visit the school, we would be pleased to speak to you. Please email ceo@transformlearningtrust.org to make further arrangements.

 

Please email completed application forms to HR@transformlearningtrust.org or post to: Human Resources, Transform Learning Trust, The Stables, Andover Road, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 6NQ.

 

Offers of employment are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks, references medical and other relevant clearances.

You can download more information on the role here:

Learning Supervisor


Scale points : 5-9 (FTE: £19,312 - £20,903). Actual salary (pro rata for term time): £16,322 - £17,667)

Contract: 37 hours per week, term time only (salary will be pro rata).

Job Purpose: To cover lessons in the absence of regular teachers, delivering the lessons/work provided in order to ensure continuity and coherence for students.

Responsible to: Principal and Senior Leadership Team

Main Responsibilities

 

· Delivering lessons/work planned by teachers in the absence of the regular classroom teacher

· Manage the classroom and student conduct according the school policy, ensuring high standards of work and behaviour are adhered to

· Support students with the completion of work as far as possible (as a non-specialist teacher), giving clear instructions and answering students’ queries on tasks/resources

· Ensure registers are completed in a timely and accurate manner

· Complete student report cards/attendance monitoring reports (where applicable each lesson)

· Supervise and invigilate internal tests/exams

· Assist curriculum departments with administrative tasks (such as photocopying) when/if no lessons require cover

· By agreement, supporting school trips/visits (time off in lieu or paid overtime available when trips are out of normal working hours)

 

Notes:

· Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified

· Employees will be expected to also complete any reasonable request from the Principal to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description

 

Please email completed application forms to HR@transformlearningtrust.org or post to: Human Resources, Transform Learning Trust, The Stables, Andover Road, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 6NQ.

If you would like an informal conversation about the role, please contact the Principal, Damian Crabbe (dcrabbe@parkhouseschool.org).

Student Manager


Scale points : 23 - 29 (FTE £27,741 – 32,910). Actual salary (pro rata for term time): £23,446 – 27,815.

Contract: 37 hours per week, term time only (salary will be pro rata).

Job Purpose: To support Heads of Learning and the Senior Leadership Team in the provision of effective pastoral care, high standards of behaviour and liaison with parents/outside agencies on matters of behaviour.

Responsible to: Principal and Senior Leadership Team

Main Responsibilities

 

Supporting Positive Behaviour & Culture:

· Be a visible and proactive presence around the school site, ensuring a high standard of behaviour at all times

· Support senior leaders in investigating behaviour incidents (both written statements and monitoring/viewing of CCTV)

· Identify students who struggle to meet expected standards of behaviour regularly and work to support them in making better choices in future

· Administer behaviour and attendance reports, alongside Heads of Learning/SLT

· Support the senior leadership duty rota and take part in the detention supervision rota

· Regularly monitor known areas/times where challenging behaviour has occurred previously in order to support improvement

· To help monitor student attendance, ensuring that follow-up procedures are adhered to and that appropriate action is taken where necessary

 

 

Communications:

· To ensure effective communication as appropriate with students and parents, communicating messages on behalf of SLT and Heads of Learning at times

· Build effective relationships with vulnerable students and those displaying challenging behaviour in order to support them over time. Seek to engage and build productive relationships with parents on these students

· Relay accurate information regarding behaviour incidents/concerns to senior leaders for action

· Liaise with external agencies to coordinate support and report/share information as appropriate (e.g. Social Care, the Police, CAMHS etc.)

 

Notes:

· Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified

· Employees will be expected to also complete any reasonable request from the Principal to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description

 

Please email completed application forms to HR@transformlearningtrust.org or post to: Human Resources, Transform Learning Trust, The Stables, Andover Road, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 6NQ.

If you would like an informal conversation about the role, please contact the Principal, Damian Crabbe (dcrabbe@parkhouseschool.org).