Vacancies

Main Scale Teacher Vacancy:

0.8 contract ; Fixed Term from February 2020 – September 2020

Closing date: 16th December 2019

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational class teacher. Tregolls School, an Academy serves a rich and diverse community in the heart of Truro, Cornwall’s capital city. We provide an outstanding education, where children thrive in a caring, exciting, and inspirational learning environment.

“Come and be part of our incredible team! Tregolls provides enriching experiences for our children and an immensely rewarding experience for our whole staff. We care about each-other; we are committed to ensuring an excellent education for the children in our school and have grand plans for the future! Be a part of our next steps, join Tregolls School, an Academy’s fabulous and talented team!”

Lara Jeffries, Headteacher.

“I love coming into work every day, being amongst such an amazing bunch of children, who do everything with a massive smile on their faces”

Mrs. Butterly, Sports Teacher and leader

“Thank you for rebuilding the confidence in our little girl, she comes home smiling and full of all the exciting things she is doing at school every day!” Parent of KS1 pupil.

This role is offered on a 0.8 basis and will be teaching Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday across the Key Stages (Yr 4,Yr 1 and Reception).  We understand this is a diverse role, but anticipate the right candidate relishing the opportunity to get to know the whole school with a view to a permanent position being offered.

This role would ideally suit an ambitious teacher with a genuine passion for teaching, with exceptional classroom management, and content knowledge. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct.
  • Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and, at all times, observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position.
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils.
  • Work with the Headteacher and leadership team, to implement the strategic vision for primary education.
  • Have a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow through our school.
  • Relate positively to and showing respect for all members of the school and wider community ongoing relevant professional self-development.
Clerk to the Governors

Tregolls School – An Academy is a successful two form entry primary school.  Tregolls is a growing school in the heart of Truro. We know that every child has the right to achieve all they wish to in life. Our incredible team-work together to achieve this aim.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to provide professional clerking services to our Governing Body.  The role will include providing advice to the Governors on governance, constitutional and procedural matters and provide effective administrative support to the Chair of Governors and Governing Body to fulfil their statutory requirements.  The successful candidate will be forward thinking and able to support the Chair of Governors and the Headteacher to ensure governance compliance to the highest quality. They will also ensure that services are of an excellent quality and provide advice in relation to exercising the Governing Body functions.

Due to the confidential nature of this role and potential conflict of interest, we have been advised that this role is best suited to a candidate unrelated to the Tregolls School community.  The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills, strong IT skills and be capable of working independently and confidentially whilst at the same time forming effective working relationships with the Chair of Governors, the Board of Governors, Headteacher and Leadership Team of the School.

This post will work on a flexible basis, offering school and home-based working, so the successful candidate must be able to organise their own time and work to strict deadlines. A knowledge of academy trusts and governing body procedures and previous experience in a similar role is desirable, however, some training will be available and a ‘can do’ flexible attitude highly valued.  If the successful candidate has not already successfully completed the DfE Clerking Development Programme, this will be a requirement.  The course is usually held over two days.  More details are available here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/school-governors-professional-development#governance-clerking-development-programme

The job role will be on a flexible basis, term time only. The Clerk to Governors will be required to attend Full Governing Body and Committee Meetings. There are currently 11 meetings per year which usually take place with a 5.15pm start.

If you would like an informal chat before applying, please contact Judith Smitham (Chair of Governors) on 07734488222 or by email at judith.rjscornwall@btconnect.com. Please return completed application forms to Judith Smitham at judith.rjscornwall@btconnect.com

Applications to be received by: Friday 13th December, with interviews shortly after.

Salary: £5000 Per Annum for work associated with core meetings and core duties. Work outside the core will be paid at £16 per hour.

Start date: As soon as possible, but no later than January 2020.