Recruitment

Vacancies

Below are the vacancies currently available at the James Hornsby School.  For further information about joining our team please contact the Headteacher’s PA Maria Brame on maria.brame@jameshornsby.essex.sch.uk

Headteacher

Headteacher

School Group Size: 6
Required: September 2019
Salary range: £66,496 to £92,320

Together we excel is at our core.
If you have the vision and ambition, we can offer an unparalleled opportunity to lead our school in its development as a dynamic learning community.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and inspirational Headteacher who is seeking a new challenge and wishes to join a dynamic, growing (at the right pace) MAT. The Zenith Multi Academy Trust was established in 2017 and currently consists of three secondary academies and one primary academy. Please refer to www.zenithmultiacademytrust.co.uk for further information.

As a Headteacher within our MAT you will be given the freedom to lead and make the school your own, as a trust we believe in giving leaders the autonomy to create their own vision for the school.

The James Hornsby School’s ethos and values can be articulated in one word: family. We live out this ethos in everything we do for our young people. Having a family ethos means that we care deeply about the achievement and well-being of our students; it also means that we have very high standards and expectations for every student and that, through our superb college system, we know each young person individually.

We are proud of our oversubscribed school and its increasing popularity over recent years but recognise that we cannot afford to be complacent, we are looking for a Headteacher who is inspired by our high achievements and sees this as an opportunity to take us to even greater successes.

At the James Hornsby School, we aim to become an outstanding school of choice for all our local families, providing students with a range of experiences and qualifications to access higher education or employment. It will be a school where students reach their potential with no limit to what they can achieve. We expect the highest levels of achievement and behaviour. We challenge our students to achieve ambitious goals and to never settle for second best.

We can offer you:
• A dedicated hardworking team of staff and enthusiastic, friendly and talented students
• A large and skilled senior team
• A healthy and well managed budget
• The opportunity to work closely with our talented Headteachers and CEO
• Supportive Trustees and Governors
• The opportunity to develop as an effective leader and take on a high profile role within a highly effective multi academy trust

You will need to be an experienced senior leader who:
• Provides a safe environment for students
• Can lead the school to secure improvement
• Has a proven track record of achieving high standards for students
• Motivates and inspires students, staff and parents
• Achieves challenging targets, high standards of behaviour, progress and attainment across and beyond the school
• Commits to working collaboratively with colleagues, students and the community.

We encourage you to visit us and we hope that you will be excited by the opportunities we have to offer: our positive, innovative atmosphere, our excellent and committed staff and our engaged students.

School Tour: By appointment – please contact Maria Brame via email to maria.brame@jameshornsby.essex.sch.uk to book a tour

Closing Date for applications: 22 April 2019 (midnight)

To register an interest in this vacancy or to discuss the role in more detail please contact Tanya Bonner, Director of HR via email to tanyab@zmat.co.uk

Completed applications should be emailed to Tanya Bonner via email to tanyab@zmat.co.uk
Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.

Zenith Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The James Hornsby School is a Zenith Multi Academy Trust school as part of Zenith Multi Academy Trust

Office Manager

Office Manager

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Actual Salary £16,371 – £17,959 including Outer Fringe

We are seeking to appoint a pro-active, hard-working and reliable professional to ensure provision of an effective administration, reception service to our school.

The James Hornsby School is a well-resourced and progressive school. If you are self-motivated, have exceptional customer services skills, a flexible and committed work ethic, a sense of fun and enjoy working as part of a team, we can offer you a stimulating and very rewarding working environment. Providing a first class, efficient and effective office and reception service to our school community must be a key priority for the successful candidate.

You will be responsible for the smooth running of the reception and student services department and allocation of incoming work within the office ensuring all staff carry out their duties efficiently and to a high standard.

Experience of working with SIMs and knowledge of First Aid is desirable. In addition, you will need to demonstrate previous line management experience, have patience, resilience, exceptional organisational skills and enjoy working with young people. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a positive approach to working effectively to promote the school and our students. This is a customer facing role; therefore fluency in English is required.

Hours of work: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4.00pm Friday.

CVs alone will not be accepted. CV’s submitted via an agency will not be considered.

Closing date: Midday, Thursday 28th March 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 3rd April 2019.

Application forms are available from the school website at http://www.jameshornsby.essex.sch.uk/information/recruitment/
or by emailing leigh.christensen@jameshornsby.essex.sch.uk

Completed applications should be emailed to Leigh Christensen, Personnel Officer

The James Hornsby School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure

The James Hornsby School is a Zenith Multi Academy Trust school as part of Zenith Multi Academy Trust

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Teacher of English

Teacher of English

TLR Responsibility available for suitably experienced candidates
Required from September

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional and inspirational English Teacher to join our talented and motivated English department. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and committed individual to join the team in September 2019.

The successful candidate will be passionate about their subject and about instilling a love of English amongst the James Hornsby students; their focus will be to achieve the best outcomes for all students as we move into the rigours of teaching a new curriculum.

TLR Responsibilities will be discussed at interview and will be matched to your experience, strengths and development needs.

We are looking to appoint a colleague who shares our commitment to high standards of professionalism and academic achievement for every one of our students and who will go the extra mile to help them achieve excellence. If you are an outstanding practitioner with a commitment to high standards and a passion for English, we would be delighted to hear from you and look forward to receiving an application.

If you would like to visit the school and the English team prior to application, please contact Leigh Christensen, Personnel Officer, to arrange an appointment.

Closing date: Midday Thursday 21st March 2019
Interviews: w/c 25th March 2019
CVs alone will not be accepted. CV’s submitted by an agency will not be considered

For more information and to download an application form please visit the James Hornsby website:
http://www.jameshornsby.essex.sch.uk/information/recruitment/

Completed applications should be emailed to Leigh Christensen, Personnel Officer
leigh.christensen@jameshornsby.essex.sch.uk

The James Hornsby School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure

The James Hornsby School is a Zenith Multi Academy Trust school as part of Zenith Multi Academy Trust

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Governor

Governor

The Trustees of Zenith Multi Academy Trust would like to invite you become a local governor
at The James Hornsby School.

Effective governance is based on six key features:

1. Strategic leadership that sets and champions vision, ethos and strategy.
2. Accountability that drives up educational standards and financial performance.
3. People with the right skills, experience, qualities and capacity.
4. Structures that reinforce clearly defined roles and responsibilities.
5. Compliance with statutory and contractual requirements.
6. Evaluation to monitor and improve the quality and impact of governance

Governance functions can be delegated by the Trust board to local governing bodies
(LGBs). Regardless of the extent of delegation, the Trust remains accountable for the
performance of all its schools to the Secretary of State.

No special qualifications are needed and the most important thing is to have a keen interest
in the school and be prepared to play an active part in the governing body’s work. This is an
unpaid, voluntary role.

Zenith Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people and
expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an
enhanced disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a Right to Work in
the UK check.
A governor must be agreed 18 or over at the time of his/her election of appointment and
cannot hold more than one governship at the same school.

No person who is a local authority associated person is eligible to be appointed to the office
of governor unless his/her appointment to such office is authorised by the local authority to
which he is associated.

A person is disqualified from holding or continuing to hold office as a governor if he or she:

  •  s/he becomes incapable by reason of illness or injury of managing or administering his
    own affairs;
  • s/he is absent without the permission of the trustees from all their meetings held within a
    period of six months, and the trustees resolve that his office be vacated;
  • s/he has been declared bankrupt and/or his estate has been seized from his possession
    for the benefit of his creditors and the declaration or seizure has not been discharged,
    annulled or reduced; or
  • s/he is the subject of a bankruptcy restrictions order or an interim order;
  • s/he is subject to an order made under section 429(2)(b) of the Insolvency Act 1986
    (failure to pay under county court administration order);
  • s/he ceases to be a trustee by virtue of any provision in the Companies Act 2006;
  • s/he is disqualified from acting as a trustee by virtue of section 178 of the Charities Act
    2011 (or any statutory re-enactment or modification of that provision); or
  • s/he is otherwise found to be unsuitable by the Secretary of State;
  • s/he has been removed from the office of charity trustee or trustee for a charity by an
    order made by the Charity Commission or the High Court on the grounds of any
    misconduct or mismanagement in the administration of the charity for which he was
    responsible; or to which he was privy; or which he, by his conduct, contributed to or
    facilitated;
  • s/he has, at any time, been convicted of any criminal offence, excluding any that have
    been spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended, and excluding
    any offence for which the maximum sentence is a fine or a lesser sentence except where
    a person has been convicted of any offence which falls under section 178 of the
    Charities Act 2011;
  • s/he has not provided to the chairman of the trustees a criminal records certificate at an
    enhanced disclosure level under section 113B of the Police Act 1997.
  • is included in the list of people considered by the Secretary of State as unsuitable to
    work with children;
  • is disqualified from working with children or subject to a direction under section 142 of
    the Education Act 2002;
  •  is disqualified from working with children under sections 28, 29 or 29A of the Criminal
    Justice and court Services Act 2000;
  • is disqualified from registration under Part 2 of the Children and Families (Wales)
    Measure 2010 for child minding or providing day care;
  • is disqualified from registration under Part 3 of the Childcare Act 2006;
  • has received a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for a period of not
    less than 3 months (without the option of a fine) in the 5 years before or since becoming
    a governor.

Further information is available in the DfE Governance Handbook January 2017 and a copy of the Trust’s Articles of Association can be found here.

If you would like to be considered for this post please complete the enclosed nomination
form and return it to the Clerk to the Trust. You may also include a short personal statement to support your nomination, which should be no longer than 250 words.

After submitting an expression of interest you will be required to attend an informal interview
with the Chair of the Trust and or the CEO of the Trust, the Chair of the Local Governing
Body of the relevant school and the Headteacher of the relevant school.

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Recreation Assistant

CASUAL RECREATION ASSISTANT

Hourly rate: Minimum wage plus holiday pay

Zero hours contract

We are looking to increase our bank of Recreation Assistants to work within our Sports Centre on a casual basis. Successful candidates will provide advice and support to customers as required, setting up sporting activities which take place on site. Reception and administrative support is also required, as well as to assist generally in the day-to-day operations of the Sports Centre.

Successful candidates should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a positive and flexible approach to working effectively with all members of the school community. They should also be able to work flexible shift patterns ie mornings, evening and weekends – Rotas will be agreed according to operational requirements.

This is a customer facing role; therefore fluency in English is required.

The Sports Centres opening hours are: 4.30pm-10pm on weekdays and 8am -6pm on weekends.

Completed applications should be emailed to the Personnel Officer at Leigh.Christensen@jameshornsby.essex.sch.uk

CVs alone will not be accepted.

The James Hornsby School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

The James Hornsby School is a Zenith Multi Academy Trust school as part of Zenith Multi Academy Trust

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