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Vacancies at Great Baddow High School are split into three categories - teaching staff, support staff and maintenance staff. You can view positions currently available for each in the areas below.

Any teaching vacancies within the school are advertised in TES jobs

Please download an application form using the button on the right. You will need to fill out an SD2 disclosure form and a GBHS vacancies form. Please see the Recruitment Packs for further information.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please apply for all posts using the application form and recruitment pack which can both be downloaded.  For any enquiries about the posts please contact Yvette DeFeo on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 01245 293711.  Pre-application visits are warmly encouraged.  

HEADTEACHER   

Position Start Date: 1/09/2019  
Pay Range: Group 7 (£87,732 - £100,568) 33-39  

As our Headteacher retires this year, the Governors are seeking to appoint an exceptional Headteacher to lead our successful 11-18 stand-alone Academy. 

The successful candidate will share our motto ‘Always striving for higher things’.
We are interested in an application from you if you are passionate about teaching and learning with a commitment to helping our students achieve their full potential.  You will be someone who is an enthusiastic and experienced leader with the vision, energy and ability to inspire at every level. 

An application pack can be downloaded from the online advert at www.essexschoolsjobs.co.uk and for further information please contact Yvette DeFeo, HR Officer on 01245 293711 or by email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Only applications submitted on the School’s application form will be considered. 

Pre-applications visits are warmly encouraged, please see the application pack for further details.

Closing date: Midday on Tuesday 22 January 2019
Interviews will be held on: 12 and 13 February 2019

Please note the school will close at 1.00pm on Wednesday 19 December 2018 and re-open on Monday 7 January 2019

Head of Economics and Business Studies (TLR £6,646)
Required September 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Are you passionate about your subject/s and about how to engage young people so they achieve their very best? Are you ambitious and do you enjoy working with others to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning in Economics and Business Studies?

We have an exciting opportunity for an excellent teacher to lead this significant subject area.  Economics is taught at A Level and Business Studies is taught at KS4 (GCSE and BTEC L2) and KS5 (A Level and BTEC L3). The successful candidate will be expected to teach across this age and ability range including A level and must have proven success across the key stages. 

Subjects and departments are well resourced and you will have access to a range of exciting activities and trips. The successful candidate will want to bring their passion and enthusiasm for Economics and Business Studies to encourage, motivate and engage our students and continue to raise standards in these high performing subjects.

Staff morale is high at Great Baddow High School; we have an excellent induction programme and a commitment to professional development for all staff. All teaching staff are provided with a laptop.

Our oversubscribed school achieved a ‘GOOD’ rating in its Ofsted inspection in February 2017 and we have a commitment to supporting students in developing as well-rounded individuals as well as achieving their academic potential.

Great Baddow High School is very well thought of locally.  Our motto, which translates as ‘always striving for higher things’ encapsulates our vision for our students and staff.

Pre-application visits are warmly encouraged particularly during the working day in order to view our students and teachers working together in well-equipped, specialist classrooms, using modern technologies and resources.

Please apply by downloading the application form or alternatively contact Yvette DeFeo on 01245 293711 or email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please leave your name, address, telephone number and email details.

Closing date: Midday on Friday 18th January 2019

 

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT (WITH BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE 1)

Fixed term maternity cover
Required as soon as possible
Band 2, Point 11 Actual salary £10,923
Hours are 28.75 per week, Monday to Friday, 8.45am – 3.30pm, term time

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed learning support assistant to join our hearing impaired unit to support our teaching staff and hearing impaired students. You should have a good general education and an ability to foster good relationships, whilst demonstrating patience and sensitivity. Also, you should be able to work flexibly as part of an established team. British Sign Language Level 1 is essential, BSL 2 is desirable.

If you are interested in applying for this post please call Yvette DeFeo on 01245 293711 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. A recruitment pack can also be downloaded from the school website.

Closing date: 18th January 2019

KITCHEN/MIDDAY ASSISTANT (17 ½ hrs per week)

Monday to Friday 11.00am to 2.30pm
This post is paid at £7.85 per hour and working term time only plus some inset days
Closing date Wednesday 30th January 2019, please apply using the school application form.
An opportunity has arisen for a kitchen/midday assistant to join our busy catering team. Previous experience is not essential as full training will be provided

KITCHEN DUTIES
• all general cleaning duties, including all equipment and machines;
• basic cooking of food, preparing and making salads, sandwiches etc;
• serving from the counter;
• ability to work on own initiative manning our sixth form coffee shop if required;
• being responsible for temperatures of food, fridges, freezers;
• checking orders;
• handling money from cash machines;
• making sure stock is in rotation;
• filling vending machines;

MIDDAY DUTIES
• setting out of tables for lunch and then putting them away at the end of service;
• preparing and setting out water jugs and cups ready for students;
• supervise the students in the queue and manage them as they move around the diner;
• ensure the tables are kept clear and clean;
• sweeping the dining areas at the end of service;
• support and monitor students during lunch services;

In addition:
to attend any training activities and/or meetings as required; and abiding by all COSHH regulations and follow all health and safety rules and regulations
to maintain a high standard of personal and general cleanliness and hygiene to comply with statutory and school regulations;
PERSON SPECIFICATION
ESSENTIAL CRITERIA
Ability to work well within a team
Good organisational skills and attention to detail
Willingness to undertake any appropriate training
DESIRABLE CRITERIA
Previous experience of working in a large kitchen
Knowledge of COSHH regulations
Basic Hygiene Certificate
Knowledge of health and safety regulations surrounding working in a kitchen

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT

Fixed term contract initially until 31st August 2019
Band 2, Point 11 Actual salary £10,923
Hours are 28.75 per week term time only, Monday to Friday, 8.45am – 3.30pm

We need a committed learning support assistant for our special educational needs department to support our teaching staff. You should have a good general education and an ability to foster good relationships, whilst demonstrating patience and sensitivity.  Also, you should be able to work flexibly as part of an established team.

Closing date: Wednesday 30th January 2019

Please apply using the school application form which can be downloaded from the school website or contact Yvette DeFeo on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01245 293711.

TEACHER TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Great Baddow High School is looking to recruit graduates for our highly successful Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme.

Working with other local Essex schools, candidates will receive excellent training from experienced staff working in association with local training providers.

Applicants must be focused to raise pupil achievement, work as part of a team and have a clear enthusiasm for their subject area.

If you are interested in a career in teaching, please register your interest by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call GBHS on 01245 265821

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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