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On this page, you can find a full list of all the vacancies available currently, not filtered by the area which they are relevant to (Teaching, Support or Senior Leadership).

Assistant Headteacher (SL)

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Assistant Headteacher

Leadership pay scale C 10-14

Date Required: September 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Senior Leadership Team at King James Academy Royston.

Are you a dynamic and inspirational individual who has excellent leadership and management skills?

We seek an exceptional leader with an outstanding track record. We are looking for an individual who is a highly organised and knowledgeable leader. In particular, you will know how to use data effectively to support student progress to ensure our students receive the highest standard of education both in and out of the classroom. You will be an effective communicator with the ability to speak with clarity to our school community.

We want to appoint someone who enjoys being part of a team, who is flexible and creative in their approach and who is a dynamic leader.

You will:

  • Have good understanding of current and future trends regarding curriculum in schools.
  • Be an exceptional classroom teacher yourself as well as having a passion for the personal development and welfare of every student.
  • Be passionate about ensuring that our students consistently reach high standards of attainment and make excellent progress regardless of their background.
  • Be an outstanding communicator dedicated to high-quality communication both within our school and wider community.
  • Our ambition for our students is to become well-rounded young adults, equipped for their futures.

King James has 910 pupils on roll of whom 534 are in secondary phase.

Royston is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and Stevenage, and with excellent transport links to London.

We are dedicated to high quality professional development and there are plenty of opportunities for further progression within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At King James Academy, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust consists of fourteen schools, across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and North Hertfordshire who work closely together to provide the best possible learning experience for our learners.

Please visit our website: https://www.kjar.org.uk for further information and to download an application form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be submitted to: Hr@diamondlearningtrust.com

If you would like a tour of the school or discuss this role further, please contact: T.sell@kjar.org.uk

The closing date for applications: Midday Friday 7th May 2021

Interviews will be held:                   Thursday 13th May 2021

 

Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post.  Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

 

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Head of English (T)

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HEAD OF ENGLISH

MPS/UPS plus TLR 2c

Date required: September 2021

 

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional and inspirational Head of English (KS3 & 4) for our through school.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding classroom practitioner with high aspirations to make their first move into senior middle leadership.

The successful candidate will be passionate about English and about instilling a love for the subject with their team and King James students. We are particularly interested in candidates who share our commitment to improving the life chances of young people regardless of background, and who value high quality curriculum transition through the Key Stages.

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 we would be delighted to hear from you and look forward to receiving an application.

We are dedicated to high quality professional development and there are plenty of opportunities for further progression within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At King James Academy, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust consists of fourteen schools, across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and North Hertfordshire who work closely together to provide the best possible learning experience for our learners.  Royston is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and Stevenage and with excellent transport links to London.

Please visit our website: https://www.kjar.org.uk for further information and to download an application form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be submitted to: Hr@diamondlearningtrust.com

 

If you would like to visit the Academy before applying, we would be delighted to welcome you, to make an appointment please contact Mrs Tracey Sell. t.sell@kjar.org.uk

 

The closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 27th April 2021.

Interviews will be held during Friday 30th April 2021. 

Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post.  Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

 

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Person Specification

Subject Leader - Performing Arts (Music) (T)

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SUBJECT LEADER: Performing Arts (Music)
MPS/UPS
TLR2

Part time may be considered.

Date required September 2021

We are seeking to appoint from September 2021 an outstanding teacher to be Head of Performing Arts (Music) and be a key player in Arts education at the Academy. The successful candidate will have the vision and experience needed to provide strong subject leadership and will have a demonstrable interest in cross curricular working for example , music, drama, and dance. They will have a clear passion for supporting uptake in both cross curricular and GCSE Music.

This role could suit both an experienced practitioner or exceptionally talented NQT. You will be part of a supportive and dedicated team and we offer a comprehensive induction programme and excellent opportunities for high quality CPD.

King James Academy Royston can offer you:

  • Highly motivated and well behaved children in a school that is warm and welcoming;
  • An exciting curriculum where creativity and real purposeful learning is key;
  • Staff who demonstrate a truly collaborative approach to learning and teaching;
  • High calibre support staff;
  • A motivated, pro-active and supportive Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body who have a clear vision for the future direction and onward growth of the school;
  • A supportive local community with keen parents who are supportive of the home-school agreement;
  • A commitment to continuing your Professional Development and opportunities to further develop yourself professionally;

Further benefits include:

  • Access to high quality professional development as part of the School Development   Programme (The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust);
  • Opportunities to train/work with other schools within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust to share best practice and resources;
  • Centrally-run services that reduce time-consuming administrative tasks so teachers can concentrate on educational performance.

King James Academy Royston is part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust, a
charitable multi-academy trust (MAT). We are building a thriving community of
schools that succeed on behalf of their children.

Please visit our websites for further information and to download an application form:
www.kjar.org.uk           www.diamondlearningtrust.com

Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be submitted to: Hr@diamondlearningtrust.com

Closing date for applications: Monday 19th April 2021 12 noon.
Interviews w/c 26th April 21.

Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants
are thanked for their interest in this post. Please note that only the candidates
shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Job Description

Person Specification

Teacher of Humanities (T)

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Teacher of KS3 Humanities (NQTs considered)

Full or part-time

(MPS/UPS)

 

Date required: September 2021

 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher of Humanities. Geography, History and Religious Studies are taught as three separate subjects at KS3. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Geography and/or History, and RS. KS4 teaching opportunity may be available.

You will be:

  • enthusiastic and innovative
  • able to inspire and enthuse others
  • committed to ensuring all students of all abilities achieve their potential.

King James Academy (5-11) is a through school formed from the amalgamation of two middle schools and an upper school in 2019. Since 2020 it has been part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. It is approximately 12 miles from Cambridge and is within easy access of London. The three schools were each recognised as 'Good' in all categories by Ofsted in their last inspections prior to the merger.

We are dedicated to high quality professional development and there are plenty of opportunities for further progression within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At King James Academy, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust consists of fourteen schools, across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and North Hertfordshire who work closely together to provide the best possible learning experience for our learners.  Royston is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and Stevenage and with excellent transport links to London.

Informal enquiries to Ms Sarah Harvey, Head of Humanities, s.harvey@kjar.org.uk

Please visit our website: https://www.kjar.org.uk for further information and to download an application form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be submitted to: Hr@diamondlearningtrust.com

If you would like to visit the Academy before applying, we would be delighted to welcome you, to make an appointment please contact Mrs Tracey Sell. t.sell@kjar.org.uk

 

The closing date for applications is Midday 7th May 2021.

Interviews will be held 12th May 2021.      

Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post.  Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

 

Job Description

Teacher of Science (T)

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Teacher of Science (any discipline)

Full or part-time - NQTs considered

(MPS/UPS)

 

Date required: September 2021

 

We are seeking a full or part-time colleague (experienced or NQT) to teach science to the highest standard. The successful candidate will be expected to teach all three sciences to GCSE.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • enthusiastic and innovative, with a passion for Science
  • an effective classroom practitioner
  • able to inspire and enthuse others
  • committed to ensuring all students of all abilities achieve their potential.

King James Academy (5-11) is a through school formed from the amalgamation of two middle schools and an upper school in 2019. Since 2020 it has been part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. It is approximately 12 miles from Cambridge and is within easy access of London. The three schools were each recognised as 'Good' in all categories by Ofsted in their last inspections prior to the merger.

We are dedicated to high quality professional development and there are plenty of opportunities for further progression within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At King James Academy, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust consists of fourteen schools, across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and North Hertfordshire who work closely together to provide the best possible learning experience for our learners.  Royston is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and Stevenage and with excellent transport links to London.

Please visit our website: https://www.kjar.org.uk for further information and to download an application form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be submitted to: Hr@diamondlearningtrust.com

For more information contact the Head of Science, Mrs Dunham: c.dunham@kjar.org.uk

If you would like to visit the Academy before applying, we would be delighted to welcome you, to make an appointment please contact Mrs Tracey Sell. t.sell@kjar.org.uk

 

The closing date for applications is Midday 7th May 2021.

Interviews will be held 10th May 2021.      

Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post.  Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

 

Job Description

 

Cover Supervisor (S)

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Cover Supervisor

Full Time - Suitable for NQTs

 

Contract: Permanent
Hours: Term time, plus inset days (39 weeks) 37 hours per week.
Monday to Thursday 07:30-15:30, Friday 07:30-15:00
Salary Range: H4 £19,698 - £20,903 (FTE)
Closing Date: Midday 24th May 2021
Interviews: W/B 24th May 2021
Start Date: 1st September 2021

Cover Supervisors play an important role in our Academy, maintaining continuity of education for students in the absence of their regular teacher, ensuring that the work set is understood and completed and promoting high standards of conduct and learning. We provide training and induction, including behaviour management skills. There will be opportunities to observe good practice of both classroom teachers and other cover supervisors in order to develop good practitioner skills. The post is an ideal stepping stone for anyone seeking a career in education and a number of our former cover supervisors have gone on to complete teacher training successfully. Although prior experience is not essential, you should have a commitment to working with young people. In addition to cover supervision, the successful candidate will be expected to cover some TA duties.

King James Academy (5-11) is a through school formed from the amalgamation of two middle schools and an upper school in 2019. Since 2020 it has been part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. It is approximately 12 miles from Cambridge and is within easy access of London. The three schools were each recognised as 'Good' in all categories by Ofsted in their last inspections prior to the merger.

We are dedicated to high quality professional development and there are plenty of opportunities for further progression within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At King James Academy, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust consists of fourteen schools, across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and North Hertfordshire who work closely together to provide the best possible learning experience for our learners.  Royston is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and Stevenage and with excellent transport links to London.

Please visit our website: https://www.kjar.org.uk for further information and to download an application form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be submitted to: Hr@diamondlearningtrust.com

If you would like to visit the Academy before applying, we would be delighted to welcome you. To make an appointment, please contact Mrs Tracey Sell: t.sell@kjar.org.uk

 

Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post.  Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

 

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Personal Specification

Midday Supervisory Assistant (S)

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King James Academy, Royston

 

Midday Supervisor Assistant Required

 

Duration of Post                   Temporary for this academic year

Work Commitment              6.25 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

                          Term time only                          

Start Date                               Immediate start

Salary Range                          HB Scale point 1 (£9.25 per hour)

Closing date                           6th April 2021           

 

Interviews                            TBC

 

                            

Would you like to work in a school that makes a difference as part of our midday team?  

We are looking for caring and friendly Midday Supervisory Assistant(s) to work as part of a team during the lunchtime break.

You will be working in the dining hall or communal areas supervising the students during the lunch period.

 

We can offer:

  • A happy school with happy and well-behaved children
  • A friendly and supportive staff team

 

If you answer yes to all of these then come and join us at King James Academy Royston.

Application forms can be downloaded from the King James Academy Royston. Website: https://www.kjar.org.uk

Application forms with covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com or addressed to The HR Office and posted to:

Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane

St Neots

Cambridgeshire

PE19 2DX

 

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Science Technician (S)

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Science Laboratory Technician

Hours:                     37 hours per week (Part time considered)

Weeks:                    Term time plus 1 week (39 weeks)

Salary Range:         H4 £19,698-£20,903 (FTE) 

Contract:                 Permanent

 

We are seeking to appoint a well organised and responsible person to join our Science Department as a Science Laboratory Technician. The post will involve daily contact with staff and students so excellent communication skills are essential. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing for classroom experiments, including for Chemistry A Level
  • Carrying out departmental risk assessments
  • Maintaining equipment inventories
  • Ordering stock
  • Organising safe disposal of waste.

The successful candidate will have a good standard of secondary education, including Science subjects. Experience of working in a laboratory environment is essential.

King James Academy (5-11) is a through school formed from the amalgamation of two middle schools and an upper school in 2019. Since 2020 it has been part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. It is approximately 12 miles from Cambridge and is within easy access of London. The three schools were each recognised as 'Good' in all categories by Ofsted in their last inspections prior to the merger.

We are dedicated to high quality professional development and there are plenty of opportunities for further progression within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At King James Academy, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust consists of fourteen schools, across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and North Hertfordshire who work closely together to provide the best possible learning experience for our learners.  Royston is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and Stevenage and with excellent transport links to London.

For further information please contact the Head of Science, Mrs Charmain Dunham: c.dunham@kjar.org.uk

If you would like to visit the Academy before applying, we would be delighted to welcome you. To make an appointment, please contact Mrs Tracey Sell: t.sell@kjar.org.uk

Please visit our website: https://www.kjar.org.uk for further information and to download an application form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be submitted to: Hr@diamondlearningtrust.com

 

The closing date for applications is Midday 21st May 2021.

Interviews will be held 26th May 2021.

Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post.  Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

 

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