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Teacher of French (Maternity Cover)

Teacher of French

Part-time (0.4) fixed-term maternity leave cover January 2022 to December 2022

Teachers’ Pay Scale

 

Monk’s Walk is a high performing, oversubscribed school seeking to appoint a Teacher of French to help raise standards even further.  Outcomes in Modern Languages are good and it is a popular subject at GCSE and A Level.   

More details about us can be found on our website and/or Facebook page (Monk's Walk School Official).  The candidate information pack for the post is under the vacancies tab on our website and will give you full details about the school, 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 Ben Farlow, Assistant Head, at BeFarlo@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk. Ben is the member of SLT with overall line management for MFL.

Applications should be returned to recruitment@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk by noon on Monday 1 November 2021.

 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.

FINAL-Information-Pack-MFL-maternity-leave-January-2022.pdf

 

PE Assistant and Lifeguard

PE Assistant and Lifeguard

Start date: November/December 2021

30 hours per week, term time only (38 weeks per year)

Grade H4: £13,734 inclusive per annum

 

Monk’s Walk is a high performing, oversubscribed school, judged ‘good’ by Ofsted.

We are looking to appoint, to the post of PE Assistant and lifeguard, a confident and supportive person who has an empathy with young people.

This is a part-time position, of 30 hours per week between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm, term time only.

Experience in a similar role would be an advantage, however there is a comprehensive training programme in place for this post.

Please look at our website, Ofsted report and Facebook page (Monk’s Walk School Official) for more information about the school.  The information pack under the vacancies tab on our website 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 Ben Farlow, Assistant Head, at BeFarlo@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk. Ben is the member of SLT with overall line management for PE.

Applications should be returned to recruitment@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk by noon on Wednesday 3 November 2021.

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-PE-Assistant-and-Lifeguard-Oct-2021.pdf

Cover Supervisor

Cover Supervisor

Start date: January 2022

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

H6 £ 17,786.42 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 website, Ofsted report and Facebook page (Monk’s Walk School Official) for more information about the school. The information pack under the vacancies tab on our website 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 Tracie Smith, School Business Manager. Tracie’s e-mail address is ts@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk.  

Applications should be returned to recruitment@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk by noon on Monday 1 November 2021.

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 post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical and references.

 

Information-Pack-Cover-Supervisor-January-2022-FINAL.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?

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 NQT:

  • 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 year
  • A highly regarded NQT programme with the opportunity to work with colleagues from other schools
  • As an NQT, 10% 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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