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Southchurch High School is a rapidly improving and oversubscribed secondary School. We are looking for committed and passionate individuals to join our team of staff to help ensure our students achieve their potential.


Ofsted say that ‘the School’s programme of training for teachers is thorough and effective. This is an improving School. Standards of teaching and behaviour are improving and as a result so is achievement.’
For further details about the School or any enquiries regarding any of the vacancies below, please email Tracy Smith, HR Manager:  hr@southchurchschool.com. We welcome visits or a telephone conversation and in this regard please contact Tracy Smith on 01702 900777.

The Governing Body is committed to:

  • safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, of children and young people
  • promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued
  • the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share this commitment.


The Application Form is available to download here in Microsoft Word format.

The Recruitment and Selection Policy Statement is available here.

The Recruitment Privacy Notice is available here.

 

Curriculum Plus Manager
Required as soon as possible

£34,702 to £37,306 actual salary (Point 34-37 Essex Scale 10)
37 hours per week (8.00 am-4.00 pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00 am-3.30 pm Friday) Ÿ Term time

We are seeking a Curriculum Plus Manager who will work in support of the school’s Behaviour and Pastoral Teams, alongside teaching staff to ensure that every student achieves their potential through the provision of targeted support and intervention.

The main responsibility will be to take ownership of the Curriculum Plus Room to provide a purposeful learning environment for students to continue their progress when in temporary isolation from the main body of the school.

We are looking to recruit a qualified and talented individual to take the lead in ensuring interventions for students are implemented and appropriate systems are used to track, monitor and evaluate student progress whilst in Curriculum Plus, especially for vulnerable students.  The role will play a key part in maintaining our low exclusion rates, improving engagement and ensuring the development of high performing, impactful behaviour systems in school.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of all areas of behaviour and Inclusion within secondary schools, dedicated to securing high levels of positive behaviour for all our students through consistent support, monitoring and interventions.  You will work closely with our disaffected students to develop, model and implement strategies and interventions that both meet their needs and help to develop their independence and life skills.

The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Evidence of professional experience and knowledge acquired through working in a school or social care setting with children and young people with a wide range of needs whose behaviour can be described as challenging.
  • Staff training and development.
  • Behaviour Assessment.
  • Behaviour support planning and implementation.
  • Role model good positive behaviour support practices.
  • Promoting positive outcomes for all students.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills: positive, motivational, professional, empathetic.

We can offer you:

  • An emphasis on staff well-being and free access to external support agencies if needed.
  • Free eye test vouchers for all staff.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Very modern facilities, set in acres of grounds, located in a leafy suburb of Southend-on-Sea.

Our ethos is focused on ensuring all of our students achieve their full potential.  The School’s focus on achievement is the same as at every Partnership Learning School.  The atmosphere is disciplined and rigorous but also happy and caring.

Please note that the School can only consider completed Applications returned directly to the email address below and not CVs alone.
This is a public facing role and the successful candidate must speak fluent English.
Training will be provided and you will be expected to participate in ongoing professional development.

Closing date for applications: Noon on Tuesday, 21 February, 2023 (late applications may not be considered)
The School reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Download the application pack HERE

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by close of play on Thursday, 23 February, 2023.

In line with recommended practice in the statutory guidance “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line.

Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.

 

Cleaning Manager
Required as soon as possible

£19,793 actual salary (Point 10 Essex Scale 6)
33.75 hours per week (4.30-8.00 am to 2.45-6.00 pm daily) Ÿ Term time + 3 weeks deep clean

Southchurch High School wishes to engage a self-motivated individual with experience in operational cleaning management into a newly created role.

As Cleaning Manager, you will assume operational responsibility for the cleaning services at the school; managing a cleaning team of 8 including morning, daytime and evening cleaning operatives.  You and your team will maintain responsibility for cleaning across the school site, ensuring high standards of cleanliness of both internal and external areas.

Key to this role will be maintaining a safe, clean and hygienic workplace for staff and students.  You will guarantee compliance with legislation including CoSHH, health and safety and safe systems of work.

You will bring clear management skills to the role, with demonstrable experience of leading a high-performing team.  The ideal candidate will be able to utilise their experience of working in a previous operational cleaning management role.  You will be an excellent communicator and will possess exceptional organisational and planning skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with all school staff, be calm under pressure and demand the highest of standards from your team.

We can offer you:

  • An emphasis on staff well-being and free access to external support agencies if needed.
  • Free eye test vouchers for all staff.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Very modern facilities, set in acres of grounds, located in a leafy suburb of Southend-on-Sea.

Our ethos is focused on ensuring all of our students achieve their full potential.  The School’s focus on achievement is the same as at every Partnership Learning School.  The atmosphere is disciplined and rigorous but also happy and caring.

Please note that the School can only consider completed Applications returned directly to the email address below and not CVs alone.
This is a public facing role and the successful candidate must speak fluent English.
Training will be provided and you will be expected to participate in ongoing professional development.

Closing date for applications: Noon on Tuesday, 21 February, 2023 (late applications may not be considered)
The School reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Download the application pack HERE

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by close of play on Thursday, 23 February, 2023.

In line with recommended practice in the statutory guidance “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line.

Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.

 

Morning Cleaner
Required as soon as possible

15 hours per week, 42 weeks per year (Term time plus three weeks)
£7,544 actual salary
Hours of working: Monday to Friday 4.30 – 7.30 am

Southchurch High School are looking to appoint two reliable morning cleaners who will take pride in helping to provide a clean and welcoming environment for our students, staff and visitors.

You must be able to work on your own and as part of the existing team. We are looking for someone who is flexible, has a positive outlook and can meet the physical demands of the role.

Duties will include all aspects of cleaning within the school such as sweeping, mopping, dusting, cleaning of toilets and ensuring high standards are met.
Experience would be an advantage but training will be provided.  Knowledge of basic health and safety would be an advantage but not essential.

This is a public facing role and the successful candidate must speak fluent English.

Closing date for applications: Noon on Tuesday, 21 February, 2023 (late applications may not be considered)
The School reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Download the application pack HERE

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by close of play on Thursday, 23 February, 2023.

In line with recommended practice in the statutory guidance “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line.

Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.

 

Daytime/Evening Cleaner
Required as soon as possible
£12,879 actual salary

27.5 hours per week, Term time only
Hours of working: Monday to Friday 12 noon – 5.30 pm

Southchurch High School are looking to appoint a daytime/evening cleaner who will take pride in helping to provide a clean and welcoming environment for our students, staff and visitors.

You must be able to work on your own and as part of the existing team. We are looking for someone who is flexible, has a positive outlook and can meet the physical demands of the role.

Duties will include all aspects of cleaning within the school such as sweeping, mopping, dusting, cleaning of toilets and ensuring high standards are met.
Experience would be an advantage but training will be provided.  Knowledge of basic health and safety would be an advantage but not essential.

This is a public facing role and the successful candidate must speak fluent English.

Closing date for applications: Noon on Tuesday, 21 February, 2023 (late applications may not be considered)
The School reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Download the application pack HERE

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by close of play on Thursday, 23 February, 2023.

In line with recommended practice in the statutory guidance “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line.

Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.

 

Exam Invigilators

The School are looking to recruit Exam Invigilators as soon as possible to work, when required, on a part-time basis and be responsible for overseeing students undertaking the examination process.

Training will be provided.

£11.50 per hour (which includes a sum for statutory leave)