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Vacancies

Medina Valley Centre - Ecology Field Tutor Vacancy.

 

 

The Medina Valley Centre has an exciting opportunity for an ecology tutor to join our team! We are looking for a passionate biologist who will work with groups of GCSE and A level students delivering Ecology field courses.

 

Job title:                     Ecology Field Tutor

Salary:                         £18,500 - £21,000

Responsible to:          Head of Field Studies

Requirements:           A degree in Ecology, Marine Biology or a related subject

                                    Qualified Teacher Status an advantage

Main responsibilities:

  1. Teach the ecology component of GCSE and AS/A level Biology field study courses
  2. Teach cross-curricular field studies at Key Stage 2 and 3
  3. Assist with teaching Geography at all Key Stages, up to A Level
  4. Contribute to research projects, environmental monitoring, and management of the Centre’s nature reserve

Other responsibilities:

  1. Contribute to raising the profile of the Centre through the website, social media and Island events
  2. Assist in teaching the fieldwork component of multi-activity programmes
  3. Assist with the delivery of multi-activity programmes, including orienteering, bushcraft and target shooting
  4. Assist with recording and presenting data from the Centre’s weather station
  5. Contribute to the smooth running of the residential Centre
  6. Drive the Centre’s minibus or be willing to train

 

The successful candidate will:

uphold the aims and objectives of the Centre

support the Christian ethos and spiritual life of the Centre

take a full part in the life of the Centre

assist and support other departments in the Centre when there is a need

receive training for the First Aid qualification (Health and Safety at Work)

adhere to the Centre’s safeguarding policy and undergo a DBS check with enhanced   disclosure

       

 

 

 

 

 

Personal specification and qualities:

A passion for the Great Outdoors and natural history, and have an awareness of the potential for motivating and transforming young people through fieldwork

Have an ability to inspire awe and wonder in the natural world

Be an effective team player, responding to needs throughout the Centre as they arise

Have a servant heart

Opportunities:

  • Work alongside experienced tutors who are keen to pass on their knowledge about the Island’s special natural history and fieldwork sites
  • Training will be available to gain qualifications in sailing, canoeing/kayaking, powerboating, archery, target shooting and bushcraft
  • Opportunities to assist with the multi-activity programmes

 

E-mail the Centre Manager, Dave Sinclair, for a job description and application form, and include a brief CV             dave@medinavalleycentre.org.uk

The Medina Valley Centre is a charity with a Christian foundation and there is a genuine occupational requirement that the appointee is a practising Christian

 

Background to the Centre:

 

Medina Valley Centre for Outdoor Education owns a 3 acre site and manages an acre of woodland at a beautiful location on the banks of the Medina Estuary, one mile north of Newport, the county town of the Isle of Wight.

This 100 bed residential Centre has charitable status and provides a quality of care to all-comers that reflects its Christian roots and ethos. The Centre provides field study courses and multi-activity programmes for schools in term time.

During school vacations there are Royal Yachting Association dinghy sailing and yacht master courses, and multi-activity courses, including canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, archery, orienteering, nightline and rifle shooting.  The Centre also hosts day conferences and offers a venue for training for a variety of national and local organisations, as well as church and youth group conferences and retreats.

There is a newly opened high quality wooden lodge which provides en-suite accommodation and lounge space which will expand the range of groups attracted to the Centre.

 

There is a small leadership team, an administration team, and a catering and domestic team, led by the Centre Manager. The Assistant Chief Instructor heads up the water sports and multi-activity programmes, involving a team of activity instructors who are resident at the Centre.  Uniquely, there is a resident host who provides a special quality of care and an Outreach Officer who works as an ambassador for the Centre.

The team of four highly qualified tutors deliver the field study courses for all Key Stages, including GCSE and A Level Geography and Biology.

 

Around 1800 young people visit our Centre each year and many of the schools return year after year. School rebook in the knowledge that their students will receive a professionally-led course, while having a memorable residential experience in a Christian atmosphere, where care for the individual and respect for one's neighbour are highly rated and actively taught by example.

 

 In accordance with the Centre’s Christian foundation there is a genuine occupational requirement that the appointee be a practising Christian.

 

Further information may be found on our web site www.medinavalleycentre.org.uk

 

Medina Valley Centre - Field Studies Tutor (Geography) Vacancy.

MEDINA VALLEY CENTRE

FIELD STUDIES TUTOR (Geography)

Commencing ASAP

 

 

 

The Medina Valley Centre has an exciting opportunity for a passionate Geographer to join our team as a Field Studies Tutor. You will primarily be designing and leading practical fieldwork courses for groups of GCSE and A level Geography students as well as having an involvement in other area's of the centre

 

 

 

Job Title:                     Field Studies Tutor

 

Salary scale:               £20,500 - £22,000

 

Responsible to:          Head of Field Studies.

 

Requirements                        A degree in Geography and Qualified Teacher Status

 

 

Main responsibilities:

 

  1. Teach field      study courses up to A2 level
  2. Special      responsibility to assist with the development of the Geography courses to      fulfil the requirements of the various examination boards
  3. Teach      cross-curricular field studies at Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3
  4. Contribute      to research projects, environmental monitoring and management of the      Centre’s nature reserve as required.

 

 

Other responsibilities:

 

  1. Assist in teaching the fieldwork component of multi-activity programme
  2. Take responsibility for weather recording at the Centre and maintain the weather database
  3. Assist in the continuing development of the use of GIS in Geography fieldwork
  4. Contribute to raising the profile of the Centre through the website, social media and Island events
  5. Assist in developing, teaching and promoting multi-activity programmes, including bushcraft and orienteering
  6. Contribute to the smooth running of the residential Centre
  7. Drive the Centre’s minibus or be willing to train

 

The successful candidate will:

 

uphold the aims and objectives of the Centre

 

take a full part in the life of the Centre

 

support the Christian ethos and spiritual life of the Centre

 

assist and support other departments in the Centre when there is a need

 

       receive training for the First Aid qualification (Health & Safety at Work)

 

adhere to the Centre’s safeguarding policy and undergo a DBS check with enhanced       disclosure

 

 

Personal specification and qualities:

 

A passion for the Great Outdoors and natural history, and have an awareness of the potential for motivating and transforming young people through fieldwork

Have an ability to inspire awe and wonder in the natural world

Be an effective team player, responding to needs throughout the Centre as they arise

Have a servant heart

 

Opportunities:

 

  • Work alongside experienced tutors who are keen to pass on their knowledge about the Island’s special natural history and fieldwork sites
  • Training will be available to gain qualifications in sailing, canoeing/kayaking, powerboating, archery, target shooting and bushcraft
  • Opportunities to assist with the multi-activity programmes

 

E-mail the Centre Manager, Dave Sinclair, for a job description and application form, and include a brief CV             dave@medinavalleycentre.org.uk

The Medina Valley Centre is a charity with a Christian foundation and there is a genuine occupational requirement that the appointee is a practising Christian

 

 

Background to the Centre:

 

Medina Valley Centre for Outdoor Education owns a 3 acre site and manages an acre of woodland at a beautiful location on the banks of the Medina Estuary, one mile north of Newport, the county town of the Isle of Wight.

This 100 bed residential Centre has charitable status and provides a quality of care to all-comers that reflects its Christian roots and ethos. The Centre provides field study courses and multi-activity programmes for schools in term time.

During school vacations there are Royal Yachting Association dinghy sailing and yacht master courses, and multi-activity courses, including canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, archery, orienteering, nightline and rifle shooting.  The Centre also hosts day conferences and offers a venue for training for a variety of national and local organisations, as well as church and youth group conferences and retreats.

There is a newly opened high quality wooden lodge which provides en-suite accommodation and lounge space which will expand the range of groups attracted to the Centre.

 

There is a small leadership team, an administration team, and a catering and domestic team, led by the Centre Manager. The Assistant Chief Instructor heads up the water sports and multi-activity programmes, involving a team of activity instructors who are resident at the Centre.  Uniquely, there is a resident host who provides a special quality of care and an Outreach Officer who works as an ambassador for the Centre.

The team of four highly qualified tutors deliver the field study courses for all Key Stages, including GCSE and A Level Geography and Biology.

 

Around 1800 young people visit our Centre each year and many of the schools return year after year. School rebook in the knowledge that their students will receive a professionally-led course, while having a memorable residential experience in a Christian atmosphere, where care for the individual and respect for one's neighbour are highly rated and actively taught by example.

 

 In accordance with the Centre’s Christian foundation there is a genuine occupational requirement that the appointee be a practising Christian.

 

Further information may be found on our web site www.medinavalleycentre.org.uk

 

Medina Valley Centre - Field Studies Team Leader Vacancy.

 

The Medina Valley Centre is looking for an experienced Geographer who is passionate about teaching and developing young people in the field and in the classroom, and who can lead, grow and develop our field studies team.

 

 

Job Title:                     Field Studies Team Leader

 

Salary scale:               £25000 - £27000

 

Responsible to:          Head of Centre.

 

Main responsibilities:

 

  1. To lead a      small team of field study tutors
  2. To      co-ordinate the field studies department’s liaison with primary and      secondary schools
  3. To teach      field study courses from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 5
  4. To oversee      the delivery of the fieldwork component of the multi-activity programmes
  5. To encourage      the continued development of the Geography GCSE and A Level fieldwork      courses and resources to fulfil the requirements of the examination boards     
  6. To encourage      the delivery of the Ecology component of the A Level Biology through      fieldwork programmes
  7. To encourage      the use of GIS in Geography fieldwork
  8. To co-ordinate      the environmental monitoring and management of the Centre’s nature reserve      and research projects.
  9. Maintain      links with other Island education providers and conservation organisations
  10. To be a      member of the Centre’s Leadership team

 

Other responsibilities:

 

  1. To      contribute to the content and management of the Centre’s website
  2. To ensure      that the field and lab equipment is up to date and well-maintained
  1. Assist in the instructing and promoting multi-activity programmes
  1. Contribute      to raising the profile of the Centre
  2. Drive the      Centre minibus or willingness to train

 

We expect the post holder:

 

  1. To uphold the aims and objectives of the Centre and promote its Mission Statement
  2. To take a full part in the life of the Centre
  3. To support the Christian ethos and spiritual life of the Centre
  4. To assist and support other departments in the Centre when there is a need
  5. To receive training for the First Aid qualification (Health & Safety at Work)
  6. To adhere to the Centre’s safeguarding policy and undergo a DBS check with enhanced disclosure

    Background to the Centre:

    Medina Valley Centre for Outdoor Education owns a 3 acre site and manages an acre of woodland at a beautiful location on the banks of the Medina Estuary, one mile north of Newport, the county town of the Isle of Wight.

    This 100 bed residential Centre has charitable status and provides a quality of care to all-comers that reflects its Christian roots and ethos. The Centre provides field study courses and multi-activity programmes for schools in term time.

    During school vacations there are Royal Yachting Association dinghy sailing and yacht master courses, and multi-activity courses, including canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, archery, orienteering, nightline and rifle shooting. The Centre also hosts day conferences and offers a venue for training for a variety of national and local organisations, as well as church and youth group conferences and retreats.

    There is a newly opened high quality wooden lodge which provides en-suite accommodation and lounge space which will expand the range of groups attracted to the Centre.

    There is a small leadership team, an administration team, and a catering and domestic team, led by the Centre Manager. The Assistant Chief Instructor heads up the water sports and multi-activity programmes, involving a team of activity instructors who are resident at the Centre. Uniquely, there is a resident host who provides a special quality of care and an Outreach Officer who works as an ambassador for the Centre.

    The team of four highly qualified tutors deliver the field study courses for all Key Stages, including GCSE and A Level Geography and Biology.

    Around 1800 young people visit our Centre each year and many of the schools return year after year. School rebook in the knowledge that their students will receive a professionally-led course, while having a memorable residential experience in a Christian atmosphere, where care for the individual and respect for one's neighbour are highly rated and actively taught by example.

    In accordance with the Centre’s Christian foundation there is a genuine occupational requirement that the appointee be a practising Christian.

    Further information may be found on our web site www.medinavalleycentre.org.uk

     

    Opportunities:

     

    • Spend a transition period working alongside experienced tutors who are keen to pass on their knowledge about the Island’s special natural history, heritage and fieldwork sites
    • In-service training will be available for the ArcGIS Geographical Information System
    • In-service training to enable familiarity with the operating system for the Centre’s website
    • Training will be available to gain qualifications in sailing, canoeing/kayaking, powerboating, archery, target shooting and bushcraft
    • Opportunities to assist with the multi-activity programmes

     

     

    Person specification & qualities

     

    The successful applicant will have

    • a PGCE, and will be an excellent classroom practitioner
    • a passion for the Great Outdoors and an awareness of the potential for motivating and transforming young people through fieldwork
    • experience in leading fieldwork programmes with students, ranging in age and ability
    • the ability to motivate a close knit team of tutors with inspired leadership qualities
    • the desire to promote the Centre and further enhance its reputation in educational circles
    • a servant heart

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teach Beyond Educational Mission Representative.

Educational Mission Representative

If you have a passion to share the gospel through education this could be the role for you. Take a look at our website to see the exciting work that TeachBeyond is involved in www.teachbeyond.org.uk

3 part-time Educational Mission Representatives (hours negotiable) based in Northern Ireland, Scotland and South-East England are needed to promote our Mission and to recruit Christian teachers and support staff for schools around the world. These positions need support raising or would suit a volunteer.

For more information email info.uk@teachbeyond.org

Closing date 14 September 2019

crossteach Camden and Islington schools worker.

 

We are recruiting for a schools worker to join a happy, experienced and supportive local team in London (Camden and Islington).

crossteach is an educational charity which has been teaching about the Christian faith in schools since 2001. Our work has never been so appreciated by schools, nor so needed. Our schools workers support teaching and learning through:

Providing direct encounters with Christians speaking about their faith which are enjoyable, memorable and challenging.

Teaching informed RE lessons that provoke critical enquiry and thoughtful reflection.

Leading inspiring, stimulating Collective Worship.

Running extracurricular activities that allow pupils to explore fundamental questions about human life, religion and belief.

You will be a teacher or youth worker who wants to develop your teaching skills within a distinctively Christian context where your knowledge, authenticity and passion for the Christian faith will be used to support teaching and learning for pupils.

As a part-time post, this may suit someone undertaking part-time training and/or study in a relevant context.

We would also consider a term-time only appointment for the right candidate.

Find out more about

crossteach: www.crossteach.com

To discuss the post or arrange a visit: Chris Phillips – chris.phillips@crossteach.com

To discuss the work of

crossteach more generally: Wayne Harris – wayne.harris@crossteach.com

There is flexibility regarding the hours worked for this position. We require a minimum of 0.4 FTE, and would ideally want a 0.6 FTE post.

Closing date for applications: 24th August 2018

Interviews: 6th  September 2018

Start Date: As soon as possible (this is a vacant post)

Salary: crossteach operates a salary scale to recognise qualifications and experience and allow for progression within the organisation. The current range for a schools worker (with inner London weighting) is £23,568 to £30,336.

There is an occupational requirement for the job holder to be a practicing Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 Part 1, Schedule 9.

Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

crossteach Trust: Reg Charity No. 108847

GDQ International School Albania Recruitment.

GDQ International Christian School Albania Recruitment.

Opportunities

Special Needs / Learning Support Teacher

High School Math Teacher

 

Kathy Passerine | Recruitment

GDQ International Christian School

mob: +355 694088094 (direct)| tel: +355 4 244 8113 (GDQ)

web: www.gdqschool.org | email:recruitment@gdqschool.org

NEW Level Academy London.

NEW Level

Job Title: Sports Vocational/ Functional Skills Tutor

Starting Salary:  £20,000 – £23,000

Hours:35 hours per week

Location: London NW10

Duties:.

• Deliver Business vocational training, Functional Skills (Maths, English and ICT) Entry 1 to Level 2 and Employability Skills to a variety of learners aged 13 t0 17yrs.

• The successful candidate will be flexible with their delivery methods and be able to adapt quickly to learners needs.

• The successful candidate must be engaging and able to demonstrate energy and passion to motivate / train students to help them realise their potential.

• As part of the Employability delivery you will be required to assist students with CV writing, job search, interview techniques, confidence building and deliver advice and guidance to enable students to make informed decisions about their future goals.

• You will follow schemes of work but have the flair to make them your own, and deliver encouraging, nurturing and motivating training.

Essential Criteria:.

•             An active and vibrant Christian faith.

•             Ability to engage hard to reach young people

•             Excellent classroom management

•             Hold a recognised teaching qualification (PTLLS or equivalent).

  •        Fa Level 2 coaching badge

•             Must have experience of delivering Functional Skills (Maths and English).

•             Must have occupational experience within sports industry

•             Knowledge of Foundation Learning / Study Programmes.

•             Organisational skills are a must.

 

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Please sent Cv and cover letter to tspringer@newlevel.org.uk

Web: newlevel.academy

NEW Level Academy London.

NEW Level

Job Title: Media Vocational/Functional Skills Tutor

Starting Salary:  £20,000 – £23,000

Hours:35 hours per week

Location: London NW10

Duties:.

• Deliver Media vocational training, Functional Skills (Maths, English and ICT) Entry 1 to Level 2 and Employability Skills to a variety of learners aged 13 t0 17yrs.

• The successful candidate will be flexible with their delivery methods and be able to adapt quickly to learners needs.

• The successful candidate must be engaging and able to demonstrate energy and passion to motivate / train students to help them realise their potential.

• As part of the Employability delivery you will be required to assist students with CV writing, job search, interview techniques, confidence building and deliver advice and guidance to enable students to make informed decisions about their future goals.

• You will follow schemes of work but have the flair to make them your own, and deliver encouraging, nurturing and motivating training.

Essential Criteria:.

•             An active and vibrant Christian faith.

•             Ability to engage hard to reach young people

•             Excellent classroom management

•             Hold a recognised teaching qualification (PTLLS or equivalent).

•             Must have experience of delivering Functional Skills (Maths and English).

•             Must have occupational experience within Media industry

•             Knowledge of Foundation Learning / Study Programmes.

•             Organisational skills are a must.  

 

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Please sent Cv and cover letter to tspringer@newlevel.org.uk

Web: newlevel.academy

 

 

NEW Level Academy London

NEW Level

Job Title: Business Vocational/Functional Skills Tutor

Starting Salary:  £20,000 – £23,000

Hours:35 hours per week

Location: London NW10

 

Duties:.

• Deliver Business vocational training, Functional Skills (Maths and English) Entry 1 to Level 2 and Employability Skills to a variety of learners aged 13 t0 17yrs.

• The successful candidate will be flexible with their delivery methods and be able to adapt quickly to learners needs.

• The successful candidate must be engaging and able to demonstrate energy and passion to motivate / train students to help them realise their potential.

• As part of the Employability delivery you will be required to assist clients with CV writing, job search, interview techniques, confidence building and deliver advice and guidance to enable students to make informed decisions about their future goals.

• You will follow schemes of work but have the flair to make them your own, and deliver encouraging, nurturing and motivating training.

Essential Criteria:.

  • An active and vibrant Christian faith.
  • Ability to engage hard to reach young people
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Hold a recognised teaching qualification (PTLLS or equivalent).
  • Must have experience of delivering Functional Skills (Maths and English).
  • Must have occupational experience within Business
  • Knowledge of Foundation Learning / Study Programmes.
  • Organisational skills are a must.

 

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Please sent Cv and cover letter to tspringer@newlevel.org.uk

Web: newlevel.academy

 

TLG Reading Classroom Teacher.

TLG Reading Classroom Teacher

 

Starting Salary: £23,089 - £27,283 (FTE) Hours:37.5 (term-time only)

Closing Date: 5pm, Monday 10th September 2018

Location: TLG Reading

 

Working as part of the TLG centre team in Reading, the Classroom Teacher post provides a unique opportunity to support young people experiencing educational crisis.

 

TLG Reading is a centre for alternative education provision delivering tailored social and educational interventions for young people. Working in partnership with The Gate church, the Classroom Teacher will play an integral role in enabling young people to get their lives back on track, through delivering innovative programmes and working with the Centre Manager to ensure that the education centre achieves success.

 

The role involves leading the planning and delivery of lessons, delivering high quality lessons, leading sessions as timetabled and providing one-to-one support as appropriate to bring excellence to the young people’s learning experience.  The individual will also act as a link between TLG’s students, their families and the church community.

 

We are looking to recruit an individual with a strong and vibrant Christian faith. TLG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff including volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check. 

 

To find out more and download an application pack, please visit www.tlg.org.uk. For further information email recruitment@tlg.org.uk or phone 01274 900380.

 

Interviews will take place on Monday 17th September 2018.

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