Recruitment

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Teaching Posts

 

 

Teacher of English for September, 2019

 
Testwood School are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Teacher of English for September 2019. Applications from NQTs and from more experienced staff are welcomed.

This role offers an excellent opportunity for teachers who are imaginative, creative and inspiring to work in a supportive, energetic and innovative school where students achieve well and which is highly-regarded in the local community. Furthermore, the successful candidate would work within an English department that is extremely effective and dynamic. We would love to work with an engaging, warm and committed individual who is committed to the school strapline: ‘Every Child, Every Step, Every Day.’

You would teach and work with young people who are keen to do well, although sometimes they do need a little push along the way.

The school is located in the town of Totton which is located close to the nearby city of Southampton, the old city of Winchester and to the New Forest. Transport links to London are excellent for those who like to explore further afield.

Full details and application forms can be downloaded from our website: www.testwood.hants.sch.uk.
Please send your completed application form to Jayne Baker, Headteacher’s P.A. Her email address is: j.baker@testwood.hants.sch.uk
We positively encourage prospective candidates to visit our school prior to applying, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Jayne Baker to arrange this
 
Closing date: 9th June 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed
 
Role Specification

 
 

Teacher of Science for September, 2019

 
Testwood School are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Teacher of Science for September 2019. Applications from NQTS and from more experienced staff are welcomed.

This role offers an excellent opportunity for teachers who are imaginative, creative and inspiring to work in a supportive, energetic and innovative school where students achieve well and which is highly-regarded in the local community. We would love to work with an engaging, warm and committed individual who is committed to the school strapline: ‘Every Child, Every Step, Every Day.’

You would teach and work with young people who are keen to do well, although sometimes they do need a little push along the way.

The school is located in the town of Totton which is located close to the nearby city of Southampton, the old city of Winchester and to the New Forest. Transport links to London are excellent for those who like to explore further afield.

Full details and application forms can be downloaded from our website: www.testwood.hants.sch.uk.
Please send your completed application form to Jayne Baker, Headteacher’s P.A. Her email address is: j.baker@testwood.hants.sch.uk
We positively encourage prospective candidates to visit our school prior to applying, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Jayne Baker to arrange this.
 
Closing date: 9th June 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed
 
Role Specification

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Support Posts

 

 

Caretaker

 

Full-time (37 hrs/wk) £18,426-£19,407 pa
The post involves an alternate weekly shift pattern plus one in four weekends. (Paid Time & Half Saturdays, Double Time Sundays)

We are looking to recruit a hard working individual who is able to positively respond to an extremely demanding and varied role in a busy secondary school.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a flexible attitude to all tasks assigned to the post, work within a team of 3, have a sense of humour, have good communication skills, share routine equipment testing and record keeping, including Portable Appliance Testing of equipment and appliances, show initiative and be confident to work alone and be responsible for the security of the site during the evenings and weekends when on duty.

General building or good DIY skills essential. IT skills (Microsoft Office) advantageous.

The post requires someone able to porter and lift furniture and equipment on a regular basis. You may also be required to monitor and assist the cleaning team if and when necessary.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake regular training to assist them to carry out their role

Please download an application form and Role Profile from the school’s website www.testwood.hants.sch.uk and forward your completed application to Mrs J D Barker, Director of Finance, Testwood School, Testwood Lane, Totton, Southampton SO40 3ZW. J.barker@testwood.hants.sch.uk

Testwood School is committed to safeguarding children. Applications are subject to Enhanced DBS checks.

Closing date for applications Monday 17th June 2019.

 

Role Profile

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Trustee Vacancy

 

Testwood School is an Academy Trust seeking a Trustee to join the Board of Trustees, with experience either in education, finance or business. The post is a voluntary position.

The trustees of an academy trust are both charity trustees and company directors.

Trustees focus on the three core functions of governance:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and the strategic direction of the school.
  • Holding school leaders to account for the educational performance of the school and its students and the performance management of staff.
  • Overseeing and ensuring effective financial performance of the school.

Ideally, you must:

  • Have a desire to play a part in improving our school.
  • Be willing to build an open relationship with the staff and act as a critical friend and
  • Be willing to give around 20 hours per term to attend meetings, visit the school and attend free training (usually in the evenings)

What do you get in return?

  • An understanding into the long term planning of the school
  • An opportunity to work with the trustees and staff in improving our school
  • Training to develop an understanding of specific school management issues
  • A great sense of achievement in making a real difference to our school
  • The pleasure of seeing our students learning and developing

If you feel you are such a person, please contact the Headteacher’s P.A. to leave your name and a contact number so that a meeting with the Chair can be arranged to give first-hand information. 

You might also like to look at the information for prospective governors on the Hampshire County Council website

More Information
 

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Exam Invigilators

 

Casual work – as and when required

We are looking to increase our committed team of exam invigilators working in our School to provide support during examination time. You will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. It would be helpful (but not essential) if candidates have some previous experience within this type of role.

  • Rate of pay is £8.75 plus time(paid) for setting up / packing away
  • Needed for December, January and May to July
  • Description of role – Invigilation for examinations in Years 7 to 11
  • Full Training provided
  • More details and an application form from the School Exams Officer Ms. C. Suttle
    on email c.suttle@testwood.hants.sch.uk
  • This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to the post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check.

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Teacher Training

 

For information regarding Teacher Training please use the link below.

Teacher Training

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