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Cover Supervisor

Cover Supervisor

Start date: November 2022

19.5 hrs per week, during term time + inset days (39 weeks per year)

H6 £10,853.16 per annum

 

Monk’s Walk is a large, vibrant, successful comprehensive school, judged ‘good’ by Ofsted.  We are looking to appoint to the post of Cover Supervisor a professional, reliable and competent person with the necessary skills to carry out the post.  In particular, he or she will need an empathy with young people.

The post holder will be required to maintain an environment for learning and deliver cover lessons across key stages 3 and 4 for teachers who are absent.

Please look at our Ofsted report and Facebook page (Monk’s Walk School Official) for more information about the school. The attached information pack will give you full details about the post and how to apply.  If you would like an informal conversation about the post or would like to visit us in advance of applying, please contact Amber Cook, Deputy Head teacher. Amber’s e-mail address is acook@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk.  

Applications should be returned to recruitment@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk by noon on Friday 7 October 2022.

It would be great to hear from you.

 

Monk’s Walk School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and references.

 

Information-Pack-Cover-Supervisor-September-2022.pdf

Design Technology Technician (Food Tech)

Design Technology Technician (Food Tech)

Part time 1 day per week (6.5 hours), term time only (38 weeks per year)

H2: £2,857.45 inclusive per annum

 

We are looking to appoint to the post of Design Technology Technician a professional, reliable and competent person with the necessary skills to carry out the post, and who has an empathy with young people.

The post will require you to prepare materials for design technology lessons, stock control, ordering food and maintenance of equipment.  You will be required to work proactively, supporting a team of teachers to achieve the best outcomes for our students. You must be able to start work by 8.30am to set up for the day.

If you would like an informal conversation about the post or would like to visit the school in advance of applying, please contact Nick Haynes, Deputy Headteacher.  Nick’s e-mail address is nhaynes@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk

Further details about the position are included in the attached information pack.  Please apply by returning the application form, together with a letter of application, by noon on Friday 7 October 2022.  Your letter should address points 2, 3 and 4 of the person specification for the post. Applications should be e-mailed to recruitment@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk

 

Monk’s Walk School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and references.

 

Information-Pack-DT-Technician-FINAL-September-2022.pdf

Senior Cover Supervisor

Senior Cover Supervisor

Start date: November 2022

35 hrs per week, during term time + inset days (39 weeks per year)

H7 £21,448 inclusive per annum

 

We are looking to appoint to the post of Senior Cover Supervisor a professional, reliable and competent person with the necessary skills to carry out the role.  In particular he or she will need an empathy with young people.

The postholder will be required to maintain an environment for learning and deliver cover lessons across key stages 3 and 4 for teachers who are absent, as well as manage a team of cover supervisors.

The job requires an early start by 7.30am to organise the days cover for any absence that arises.

This job demands a high standard of literacy and communication, with sound organisational and administrative skills. 

Please look at our Ofsted report and Facebook page (Monk’s Walk School Official) for more information about the school. The attached information pack will give you full details about the post and how to apply.  If you would like an informal conversation about the post or would like to visit us in advance of applying, please contact Amber Cook, Deputy Head teacher. Amber’s e-mail address is acook@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk.  

Applications should be e-mailed to recruitment@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk by noon on Friday 7 October 2022.

 

The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and references.

 

Information-Pack-Senior-Cover-Supervisor-September-2022.pdf

Teacher of English with Drama

Teacher of English with Drama

Teachers’ Pay Scale

Start date: January 2023

Full or part--time, permanent

Generous relocation package available

 

Monk’s Walk is a high performing, oversubscribed school seeking to appoint a teacher of English with Drama to help raise standards even further. This post gives the opportunity to join two successful and forward-looking departments.

Please see our website and Facebook page, Monk’s Walk School Official, for more information about the school. The attached information pack gives you full details about the post and how to apply. We offer a very generous relocation package for teachers moving into the area to take up post; details are available on our website.

If you would like an informal conversation about the post or would like to visit us in advance of applying, please contact Matt Grinyer, Deputy Headteacher, at MGrinyer@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk. Matt is the member of SLT with overall line management for English.

Applications should be returned to recruitment@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk by noon on Friday 14 October 2022.

It would be great to hear from you.

 

Monk’s Walk School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

 

Information-Pack-English-and-Drama-September-2023-1.pdf

 

Teacher of Science

Teacher of Science

Teachers’ Pay Scale

Start date: January or Easter 2023

Full-time, permanent

Generous relocation package available

 

Monk’s Walk is a high performing, oversubscribed school seeking to appoint a Teacher of Science to help raise standards even further.  Outcomes in Sciences are very strong and the subjects are a very popular option at A Level.

More details about us can be found on our Facebook page (Monk’s Walk School Official).  The attached information pack will give you full details about the school, the post and how to apply. We offer a very generous relocation package for teachers moving into the area to take up post.

If you would like an informal conversation about the post or would like to visit us in advance of applying, please contact Tim Albone, Assistant Headteacher, at TAlbone@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk.

Applications should be returned to recruitment@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk by noon on Wednesday 12 October 2022.

It would be great to hear from you.

 

Monk’s Walk School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

 

Information-Pack-Teacher-of-Science-September-2022.pdf

Are you Interested in Teaching?

Are you interested in a career in teaching?

Monk's Walk School is a member of the Alban Federation partnership in the area of teacher training. Each year the Federation trains a large number of adults either straight from university with their degrees, or people who are looking to change careers, and places them in a host school for the year to enable them to complete their training and gain Qualified Teacher Status.

All applications are submitted through UCAS (the University Admission System). Course are available for secondary programmes, with salaries and bursaries available for suitably qualified candidates in many subjects.

Further details can be obtained by emailing Mrs Clare Hodgson.


We are also particularly interested in hearing from anyone who is thinking of returning to teaching, especially those who hold QTS and who can teach EBacc subjects. Further information in the linked document:

Return to Teaching

Why Work at Monk's Walk School?

Why Work at Monk’s Walk School?

Thank you for showing an interest in our school; we hope that the information we provide for you will encourage you to want to work here. Here are a few reasons why we enjoy working here and we hope you would too:

  • A warm welcome – new staff always comment on this. We have an enthusiastic and thoroughly committed staff body, who go out of their way to welcome and support new staff
  • It’s a good school which gives you the opportunity to learn and develop your craft.  Staff gain a huge amount of satisfaction from the fact that our students do well, academically and personally
  • Our students enjoy being here. Behaviour is very good indeed, allowing you to take risks and be creative in your teaching
  • Monk’s Walk is a genuinely comprehensive school. We have the full range of students, from those going to Oxbridge to those with serious learning needs  
  • We provide a highly regarded programme of CPD which is tailored to your needs.  This includes leadership development at all levels
  • Opportunities for progression - as a very large school, opportunities for promotion come along regularly.
  • We have a large sixth form and are part of a broader sixth form consortium, giving the opportunity to teach A Level across a broad range of subjects.
  • A huge range of extra-curricular provision to enable you to perhaps pursue your interests and get involved in the wider life of the school

And if you are coming into the job as an ECT:

  • The opportunity to be paid for three weeks in July to attend the school for induction, to give you to a flying start to your career in teaching
  • The support of an experienced and dedicated Lead Professional, Clare Hodgson, who will act as your co-ordinating mentor
  • The support of an enthusiastic subject specialist who will act as your mentor. (S)he will meet with you regularly and will mentor you throughout the first two years
  • A highly regarded ECT programme with the opportunity to work with colleagues from other schools
  • As an ECT, reduction from the standard teaching load to allow you to pursue other training opportunities (e.g. observation of colleagues, pupil shadowing, SEN training etc.) throughout the year
  • A transparent assessment system with support every step of the way.

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