Vacancies

Vacancies

We currently have the following vacancies:

Tudhoe Colliery Primary School 

Teaching Assistant Apprentice

National Minimum Wage for Apprentices – £4.81 per hour

32.5 Hours per week – Term Time Only

Tudhoe Colliery Primary School is one of seven schools that forms part of Tudhoe Learning Trust.  Situated in Tudhoe Village, Durham, TCP is a friendly and welcoming school that serves the community.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant Apprentice to join us in September 2022 for a period of up to 2 years. The role is based in Tudhoe Colliery Primary School and the role is offered at 32.5 hours per week and on a term-time basis.

As an apprentice you will develop skills, knowledge and experience of working within Education and you will also develop:

  • An understanding of current statutory guidance including ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ Part 1, Safeguarding policies, prevent strategy
  • Recognise different stages of child development through school e.g. transition between key stages
  • Support and encourage pupils to move towards independence learning

The successful candidate will:

  • have 4 GCSE’s at Grades A-C/9-4 (including English and Maths) or hold an equivalent and relevant qualification
  • communicate effectively in a variety of situations and with people at all level
  • be reliable, flexible who has passion for working in school
  • be able to work effectively as part of a team

You will study towards the Teaching Assistant Level 3 qualification via New College Durham.

For more information about the role, school or Trust please contact Mr. Jim Smith, Head Teacher on 01388 814399.

Closing date for applications:                             Friday 17th June 2022

Interviews at Tudhoe Colliery Primary School:       W/C 4th July 2022

Applications will only be considered on a Trust application form.  An application pack for the post is available via the link on this website and must be returned to, office@tudhoelearningtrust.co.uk by 12 noon on the closing date.

Tudhoe Learning Trust is committed to promoting the welfare of and safeguarding all children in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to satisfactory references and you will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS certificate.

 


 

Acre Rigg Academy

Deputy Head Teacher

L9- L13 (£51,402-£56,721)

Permanent Position Commencing September 2022

The Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational and talented Deputy Head Teacher to support the Head Teacher with the continuing development and improvement of the school.

The successful applicant will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a proven track record of recent and substantial senior leadership and development.
  • Play a central role in planning and implementing further improvement.
  • Build on our strengths with skill, experience, vision and energy.
  • Raise standards.
  • Drive high expectations.
  • Be committed to valuing every child.
  • Actively be involved in ensuring the very best outcomes for every child putting the needs of children above all else.
  • Engage with parents.
  • Lead a skilful and cohesive team and collaborate with a supportive governing body.
  • Show a commitment to working collaboratively within the Trust.

Closing date for applications:                            10th June 2022

Interviews will be held on:                                 22nd June 2022

For more information about the role, school or Trust please contact Mrs Julie Craggs, Head Teacher on 0191 5862915.

Applications will only be considered on a Trust application form.  An application pack for the post is available via the link on this website and must be returned to, office@tudhoelearningtrust.co.uk by 12 noon on the closing date.

Tudhoe Learning Trust is committed to promoting the welfare of and safeguarding all children in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to satisfactory references and you will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS certificate.

 

 


SOUTH HETTON PRIMARY SCHOOL

2 X TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Grade 2 (SCP 3) £18,887

pro-rata for part-time/term-time working

20 hours per week

We are seeking to appoint two competent and experienced Teaching Assistants for September 2022 to strengthen the team at South Hetton Primary School on a temporary basis.

The successful candidates will be available to work 20 hrs per week (8.30 am – 12.30pm Monday to Friday). The posts will be fixed term initially until 21st July 2023 after which it will be reviewed.

The successful applicants will:

  • have experience as a TA in supporting teaching and learning in the classroom and/or delivering interventions.
  • demonstrate the highest standards of classroom practice.
  • be responsive, flexible and sensitive to the differing needs of pupils, including those with SENCO.
  • communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
  • build and sustain effective working relationships with all members of the school community.
  • work flexibly with a commitment to continuity and quality of education.
  • be focused and driven to ensure that all children fulfil their potential.
  • be innovative and seek to continually develop.

Closing date for applications:                            10th June 2022

Interviews will be held on:                                20th June 2022

For more information about the role, school or Trust please contact Mrs Lucy Griffiths, Head Teacher on 0191 5862915.

Applications will only be considered on a Trust application form.  An application pack for the post is available via the link on this website and must be returned to, office@tudhoelearningtrust.co.uk by 12 noon on the closing date.

Tudhoe Learning Trust is committed to promoting the welfare of and safeguarding all children in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to satisfactory references and you will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS certificate.


ACRE RIGG ACADEMY

HIGHER LEVEL TEACHING ASSISTANT

Grade 6 (SCP 11-17) £22,129 – £24,920) per annum

(pro-rata for Term-Time working)

32.5 hours per week

Acre Rigg Academy is one of seven schools that form part of Tudhoe Learning Trust.  We are seeking to appoint a qualified Teaching Assistant experienced in Key Stage 2 to join our team at Acre Rigg Academy.  The successful candidate will be available to work from 8.30am until 3.30pm – Monday to Friday during term time.  The post will commence as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to provide short term cover or classes in planned or in unexpected non-timetabled situations including PPA cover
  • The ability to plan, prepare and deliver learning activities with individual pupils, groups and (in the short term) whole classes, and also assess, record and report on pupil’s progress under the direction of a Teacher.
  • Have experience of supporting teaching and learning in the classroom at KS2.
  • Demonstrate the highest standards of classroom practice.
  • Be responsive, flexible and sensitive to the differing needs of pupils. Including those with SEND.
  • Have experience of delivering well structured interventions.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
  • Use ICT competently both in classroom practice and for own professional work.
  • Build and sustain effective working relationships with all members of the school community.
  • Work flexibly with a commitment to continuity and quality of education.
  • Be focused and driven to ensure that all children fulfil their potential.
  • Be innovative and seek to continually develop.

Closing date for applications:         27th May 2022

Interviews will be held on:             10th June 2022

For more information about the role, school or Trust please contact Mrs Julie Craggs, Head Teacher on 0191 5261662.

Applications will only be considered on a Trust application form.  An application pack for the post is available via the link on this website and must be returned to, office@tudhoelearningtrust.co.uk by 12 noon on the closing date.

Tudhoe Learning Trust is committed to promoting the welfare of and safeguarding all children in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to satisfactory references and you will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS certificate.


 

Dene House Primary School

Classroom Teacher – M1-M6 (£25,714 – £36,961)

Full Time Fixed Term (One Year)

An exciting opportunity exists within our Trust for an experienced Teacher to join our team at Dene House Primary School, Peterlee, Co. Durham from 5th September 2022. The post will be for a LKS2 class and will initially be for one year, after which it will be reviewed. We are looking for a talented and motivated individual who will be able to:

  • Set the highest of expectations that inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.
  • Promote at least good progress and outcomes for all groups of pupils.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth subject knowledge for all subjects within the NC.
  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons that are engaging and challenging.
  • Adapt teaching and differentiate effectively to meet the needs of all pupils.
  • Be committed to valuing every child.
  • Put the needs of children above all else.
  • Engage with parents.
  • Manage behaviour effectively and in line with school policy.
  • Assess accurately in line with school policy.
  • Promote extra-curricular activities and opportunities to enrich children’s learning.
  • Demonstrate the flexibility required to work across KS1 & KS2.
  • Show a commitment to working collaboratively within the Trust.

The closing date for applications is Friday 10th June 2022.  The selection process will be based upon an observation of teaching, how well the applicant meets the job description/personal specification, and a structured panel interview.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 16th June 2022.

For more information about the role, please contact Mrs Debbie Turnbull, Head Teacher, on 0191 586 2937.

Applications will only be considered on a Trust application form.  An application pack for the post is available via the link on this website and must be returned to, office@tudhoelearningtrust.co.uk by 12 noon on the closing date.

Tudhoe Learning Trust is committed to promoting the welfare of and safeguarding all children in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to satisfactory references and you will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS certificate.

 


 

HR SUPPORT APPRENTICE

National Minimum Wage for Apprentices – £4.81 per hour

37 hours per week, Term Time Only

Tudhoe Learning Trust was formed in 2012 with four academies and welcomed a further three academies in 2015. The Trust has a development strategy to grow to a potential 12 academies which is underpinned by a robust plan to ensure sustainability.

We are looking for a Human Resources Support apprentice to join us in September 2022 for a period of up to 18 months. The role is based in our offices at Tudhoe and is offered on a full-time basis of 37hrs per week working on a term-time basis. We can offer access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata).

As an apprentice you will develop skills, knowledge and experience of working within Human Resources and you will also develop:

  • Knowledge of Human Resources Policies and Procedures
  • An understanding of employment legislation and good practice to support managers and employees
  • Experience of supporting HR projects e.g. training and development, research and data collection
  • Experience of workforce planning and recruitment and selection

The successful candidate will:

  • have 4 GCSE’s at Grades A-C/9-4 (including English and Maths) or hold an equivalent and relevant qualification
  • be willing to learn and participate in training and development
  • communicate effectively in a variety of situations
  • be proficient in the use of ICT
  • be responsive and work flexible
  • be able to work effectively as part of a team

You will study towards the HR Support Level 3 qualification via New College Durham.

If you require any additional information relating to the apprenticeship please contact Laura Parker, HR Manager – Tel: 01388 811765 or via email: Laura.Parker@tudhoelearningtrust.co.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 17th June 2022 at 12 noon and it is anticipated that interviews will take place on Tuesday 5th or Wednesday 6th July 2022.

Applications will only be considered on a Trust application form.  An application pack for the post is available from the link below or via the Trust Website at www.tudhoelearningtrust.co.uk and must be returned to, office@tudhoelearningtrust.co.uk by 12 noon on the closing date.

Tudhoe Learning Trust is committed to promoting the welfare of and safeguarding all children in its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to satisfactory references and you will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS.

 

We are always keen to hear from exceptional people. If you think you have what it takes in any of the varied roles we have in our academies then please get in touch at recruitment@tudhoelearningtrust.co.uk

How we recruit…

To assess suitability we:

  • Will usually advertise (internally / externally)
  • Will always be clear about our commitment to safeguarding
  • Will always have a clear person specification and job description that is written specifically for that role that contains information about safeguarding
  • Will always require an application form to be completed
  • Will NEVER accept a CV
  • Will always take up references for all shortlisted candidates
  • Will require references to be independent and verified
  • Will never accept an open reference
  • Will always follow a formal selection process to ensure competency
  • Will keep detailed records (securely) of all our selection processes
  • Will never make an unconditional offer of employment
  • Will always require a DBS and will make judgement about what level of disclosure is required according to the post and the type of work involved

Applicants should read all of the information within the advert and all supplementary information very carefully and follow the instructions when applying.

Governance Roles

We are always interested to hear from anyone who is interested in supporting us through our Governance structure.  If you have relevant experience, qualification or expertise in education or a profession then please contact us.  You can find a Governance Application Form here Trust Governance Application Form and our Governor Code of Conduct can be found here Trust Code of Conduct for Governance 2018-2019 and details of our Governor induction process can be found here Governors Induction Policy.

Please contact  recruitment@tudhoelearningtrust.co.uk  for more information about recruitment at Tudhoe Learning Trust

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