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Are you committed to kick-starting social mobility? Do you want to work in a vibrant, aspirational and caring community? Then you will find what you are looking for at The Queen Katherine School.

The Queen Katherine School is an 11-18 Academy with 1100 students on roll. We have a constant focus on improving the quality of the education we deliver and time is given each week to developing Learning and Teaching across the school. Great emphasis is also placed on the community element of school life and this can be seen throughout the school in our ‘Proud to Belong’ ethos. 

The Queen Katherine School enjoys a great location in Kendal, Cumbria. Kendal is known as the gateway to the Lake District, six miles from junction 36 of the M6 motorway and only a few miles from the sea. Kendal is especially well placed to cater for walking, mountain biking, canoeing, climbing and a host of other outdoor pursuits. The scenic surroundings, low crime rate and vibrant community activities add to Kendal’s appeal. 

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS).

If you have any queries about a role or the application procedure please contact Tracy Houlden, Head of HR or Emma Robinson, HR Assistant

tracy.houlden@qksmat.org.uk

emma.robinson@qksmat.org.uk 

 CURRENT VACANCIES

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Teachers Pay Scale (MPS/UPS), plus TLR £6,825pa, permanent.

 

We seek to appoint a forward thinking and motivated individual to lead our

Modern Foreign Languages Department. The successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining high standards and ensuring inspirational teaching. This role also involves responsibility for assisting the Head of EBacc Faculty in monitoring and improving the quality of teaching and learning, assessment and feedback.

 

Education to degree level with QTS status is essential, as is recent experience of leading, or assisting with leading a department. You will be a qualified teacher of Spanish ideally with the ability to teach French as a second subject. This job requires an up to date knowledge and understanding of the curriculum and assessment, reporting and recording processes relating to MFL, plus a clear understanding of the elements of outstanding teaching and learning.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a department dedicated to supporting students to realise their potential in MFL. If you have what it takes we would love to hear from you.  

 

Please access the job description and application form on TES via link below (scroll to vacancies at bottom of page)

https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/head-of-modern-foreign-languages-cumbria-1298837

 

If you have any queries, please contact Tracy Houlden, HR Manager tracy.houlden@queenkatherine.org

 

 

Closing date for applications: Monday 2nd March 2020 by 12 noon

Interviews will be held: w/b Monday 9th March 2020

Start date: 1st September 2020

 

Teacher of Spanish

Teachers Pay Scale (MPS/UPS), permanent.

This post can be offered on either a full-time or part-time basis.

 

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and forward thinking colleague to join our hard working Modern Foreign Languages department.

 

The successful candidate will be an inspirational and dynamic teacher who is highly motivated, has a passion for languages, and has excellent interpersonal skills.

 

You will be a qualified teacher of Spanish able to deliver Spanish at Key Stage 3 to 5, ideally with the ability to teach French as a second subject. A commitment to support extra-curricular activities and the desire to work well as a member of a team are essential attributes.

 

Please access job description and application form on TES via link below (scroll to vacancies at bottom of page)

https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/teacher-of-spanish-cumbria-1298847

 

If you have any queries, please contact Tracy Houlden, HR Manager tracy.houlden@queenkatherine.org

 

Closing date for applications: Monday 9th March 2020 by 12 noon

Interviews will be held: w/b Monday 16th March 2020

Start date:1st September 2020

 

 

Administration Assistant

Salary – £18,065 FTE – Pay award pending (£15,466 pro rata)

Term time only, Monday to Friday - plus 3 days in school holidays

8.00am to 3.30 pm or 9.00 am to 4.30 pm (negotiable)

 

This is an opportunity to take on a vital role in the school with the scope to make a difference. We are seeking a self-motivated individual to support the busy school administration function.

 

An understanding of school systems and experience of working in a school setting is desirable, but it is essential that the person for this role is organised, able to multi-task and work flexibly. You should be able to prioritise work, have good organisational skills and work with a high degree of confidentiality. You should have a good standard of literacy and numeracy, be proficient in using Microsoft Office and have a flair for photography and social media.

If you feel that you have the right skills and experience for this job, we would be delighted to receive an application from you.

 

Please access job description and application form on TES via link below (scroll to vacancies at bottom of page)

https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/administration-assistant-cumbria-1292317

 

Closing date for applications: noon 24 February 2020

Interviews will be held: w/b 2 March 2020

Start date: as soon as possible

 

Please apply by completing an application form available via the school website or TES listing www.queenkatherine.org 

Please submit to applications@queenkatherine.org . If you are unable to submit electronically please ensure a hard copy of your application is delivered for the attention of HR by the closing date and time.

 

When job vacancies do exist (both teaching and non-teaching), they are advertised via the Times Educational Supplement (TES) website.

Please click the link below and scroll to the bottom of the QKS employer page for information about any current vacancies. 

‚Äč https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/the-queen-katherine-school-1025177

Please find our application forms and privacy notice below. Please ensure you use the relevant form for your vacancy (TS - Teaching Staff / SS - Support Staff).

We expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of children. All successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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