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If you are interested in applying for one of our vacancies, visits to the school are warmly encouraged; please call the school office to arrange. If a visit is not possible then a telephone conversation with the Headteacher or one of our Deputy Principals is welcomed.     For more information on working at Bassingbourn Village College and what the local surroundings have to offer, please take some time to read our Application Pack Information :  Working at Bassingbourn Village College

MATHS TEACHER MPS/UPS for September 2020  and SCIENCE TEACHER MPS/UPS for September 2020 

FULL TIME or PART TIME WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR BOTH POSITIONS.   THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF A TLR BEING ATTACHED TO BOTH POSTS.  

Bassingbourn Village College is an excellent school set in South Cambridgeshire. We are very proud of our school and the educational opportunities that it provides for our wonderful students. We have very high aspirations and ambitions. Our exam results are excellent placing Bassingbourn Village College consistently amongst the top performing state schools in Cambridgeshire and well above the national average. We are one of the founding members of Anglian Learning, a multi academy trust formed of four highly successful Cambridgeshire secondary schools.

The Governors of the College are looking to appoint two outstanding professionals to the position of Maths teacher and Science teacher.  Both positions would be perfect for either an NQT looking for an excellent team to work with as they start their career, or someone with a bit more experience who has a desire to embed their practice among a gifted group of practitioners.

We offer:

  • a supportive, committed and motivated team full of specialist staff
  • small class sizes
  • additional non contact time
  • IWB in each room
  • a forward thinking team open to new initiatives and strategies
  • well behaved and motivated students
  • supportive parents and governors
  • clear opportunities for both professional and career development

The successful candidate will:

  • be a creative and dynamic teacher
  • have excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • possess resilience and a sense of humour
  • have the capacity to reflect, modify and implement learning to challenge and support all students
  • be committed to raising standards of achievement for all

Bassingbourn Village College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. The Governing Body is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  Flexible working requests will be considered.

To apply for , please complete a teaching staff application form which is available below and forward with a letter to Mrs Smith by post or email to ssmith@bassingbournvc.org outlining how you would successfully implement the requirements of the job description and how your previous experience has successfully prepared you for this post.

Closing date: noon on 2nd March 2020.  We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing date. 

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Head of Science: (MPS/UPS TLR1: £8,069)  Science Subject Leader JD

The Governors of the College are looking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational Head of Science with creative energy, new ideas and positive leadership for a pivotal role. This is an exciting opportunity to lead, manage and develop a committed team of science teachers who have high standards and expectations of themselves and their students.

  We offer:

– a supportive, committed and motivated team of staff

– small class sizes

– well behaved and motivated students

– supportive parents and governors

– clear opportunities for professional and career development as well as networking opportunities

 The successful candidate will:

– be a creative and dynamic teacher

– strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students

– possess resilience and a sense of humour

– Have the highest ambitions for your pupils, the department, the school and yourself

Bassingbourn Village College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. The Governing Body is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  Flexible working requests will be considered.

We are very proud of our school and the educational opportunities that it provides for our wonderful students. We have very high aspirations and ambitions. Our exam results are excellent placing Bassingbourn Village College consistently amongst the top performing state schools in Cambridgeshire and well above the national average. We are one of the founding members of Anglian Learning, a multi academy trust formed of four highly successful Cambridgeshire secondary schools.

Closing date: noon on 2nd March 2020.  We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing date. 

Bassingbourn Village College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. The Governing Body is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Application forms :  Application forms should be completed and returned to the College with a covering letter.

We do not accept CVs.

Teaching staff:           (word version): Teacher application form          (PDF version)  Teacher application form

Non-teaching staff (including exam invigilators)          (word version)  Support Staff application form    (PDF version)  Support Staff application form

Disclosure of criminal record declaration form.pdf                  Disclosure of criminal record declaration form Word version

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Looking for some part-time, casual work term time only?

Job Title: Examination Invigilator

Job Description

The primary roles of an invigilator are twofold; to ensure that examinations are conducted according to the regulations and to ensure that all candidates have the opportunity to perform in the examination to the best of their ability.

 

Purpose: To assist the Examinations Officer & Chief Invigilator in the smooth running of all examinations
Accountable to: Examinations Officer
Responsible for: Supervising students before, during and after examinations.

Acting as a reader/scribe for students with these arrangements

Working with: Examinations Officer, Chief Invigilator, other invigilators,  Heads of department, other staff as appropriate
Working time: During exam periods – Mainly the May/June period but at other times as they occur throughout the school year.

Morning exams start at 9am and afternoon exams usually start at 1.40pm – invigilators are expected to be on duty up to 30 minutes before each exam.

Pay scale £8.21 per hour (£9.20 per hour including holiday pay)
Disclosure level Enhanced
Qualifications and personal skills
  • No formal qualifications or experience necessary; training will be given.
  • Vigilance, calmness and firmness are more important than formal qualifications
  • You will work as part of a team so need to be adaptable within the working environment

 

Key Tasks Organisation & Administration

  • to issue papers and necessary equipment to students
  • to maintain a discrete but effective and vigilant presence during the examination enabling students to perform to the best of their ability
  • to support students who may need to take rest breaks during the exam
  • to invigilate small groups where some students may have readers or scribes
  • to support students as a reader or scribe
  • to support the examination officer/chief invigilator in checking papers before despatch
  • to ensure the exam hall is cleared of all materials relating to the finished paper and then help set up for the next exam

Professional Development

  • to attend training meetings before examination periods and as necessary for refreshers
  • to attend de-briefing sessions at the end of each exam period to maintain good practice

General

  • to be aware of and comply with policies relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person. Also to be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all

 

 

This job description maybe reviewed from time to time.  Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task will not necessarily be identified and a full explanation will be given at the New Invigilators training session.

To apply, please complete a support staff application and send with a covering letter by post to Mrs S Smith at the College or by email to ssmith@bassingbournvc.org.  CVs will not be accepted.  If you require further information about this position, please contact the Exams Officer, Sue Jenkins on 01763 242344 or by email sjenkins@bassingbournvc.org

Bassingbourn Village College

South End, Bassingbourn, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5NJ

01763 242344

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