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Join us and be part of our transformation

We are proud to be rated as a ‘good’ school by Ofsted (January 2020). At Thomas Clarkson Academy we are wholly ambitious for every child to have an education that will give them an enriching and fulfilling life. We are highly ambitious for all of our students, their families and our staff. We are proud to be a multicultural community that embraces the Brooke Weston ethos and puts excellent progress and the personal development of students at the heart of everything it does.

Staff at the academy strive towards becoming an outstanding educational establishment for adults and young people alike. We thrive on challenge, are reflective and enjoy purposeful, meaningful partnerships with local schools and the wider community all of whom support us in our resolute aim to raise standards. 

We are fast becoming an employer of choice providing excellent professional development for staff in order to create an outstanding place for all to work and learn and we are now seeking to appoint enthusiastic staff to join us. You will be joining a highly experienced team with a strong track record in school improvement.

Candidates should:

  • Be able to inspire, challenge and motivate young people
  • Be committed to achieving outstanding student outcomes
  • Be ambitious and have aspirations to develop their career
  • Be able to follow the established ethos and culture of our school

We can offer:

  • Staff development and career progression opportunities which go beyond the school walls; fostering talent is a key aspect of our culture.
  • Access to the Ambition Hub offering a rich and diverse programme of professional development opportunities.
  • All staff receive free meals (breakfast and lunch)
  • July start and Teaching School induction programme for NQTs
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme 

Teacher Vacancies

 

Job Title: Teacher of Science - Chemistry and Physics specialisms required

Location:  Thomas Clarkson Academy

Salary: competitive

32.5 hours per week/52 weeks per year

About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide below.

How to Apply

If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application! Please click on the links below

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

BWT Join Us Guide

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

Closing date: 4th February 2022

Interview date: W/C 7th February 2022

Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.


Job Title: Subject Lead for Chemistry 

Location:  Thomas Clarkson Academy

Salary: Competitive with TLR for additional responsibility

32.5 hours per week/52 weeks per year

About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide below.

How to Apply

If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application! Please click on the links below

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

BWT Join Us Guide

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

Closing date: 4th February 2022

Interview date: W/C 7th February 2022

Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.


Job Title: Head of Drama 

Location:  Thomas Clarkson Academy

Salary: Competitive with TLR for additional responsibility

32.5 hours per week/52 weeks per year

About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide below.

How to Apply

If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application! Please click on the links below

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

BWT Join Us Guide

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

Closing date: 4th February 2022

Interview date: W/C 7th February 2022

Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

 Support Staff Vacancies

Senior Science Technician

Location:  Thomas Clarkson Academy

Salary: Grade 6, point 16 (£23,230.00 FTE, actual salary £19,955.46)

37 hours per week/39 weeks per year

We are looking for an experienced Senior Science Technician to join our team.  This role involves close liaison with the teachers as part of a professional team to support learning by providing technical assistance through working with pupils in th redelivery/demonstration of practical learning activities as well as the maintenance of teaching areas and equipment for pupils. There is also line management responsibility for the team of technicians who support the department.

If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted.

Click for Application Form

Click for Person Specification

Click for Job description

Click for BWT Way Brochure

For further information about how to apply, please contact HR on:

 T:  01945 585 237

E:  HR@thomasclarksonacademy.org

W: www.thomasclarksonacademy.org

Closing date: 9th February 2022, noon


HLTA to support with phonics

Location:  Thomas Clarkson Academy

Salary: Grade 6, point 16 (£23,230.00 FTE, actual salary £19,955.46)

37 hours per week/39 weeks per year

We are looking for an experienced Senior Science Technician to join our team.  This role involves close liaison with the teachers as part of a professional team to support learning by providing technical assistance through working with pupils in th redelivery/demonstration of practical learning activities as well as the maintenance of teaching areas and equipment for pupils. There is also line management responsibility for the team of technicians who support the department.

If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted.

Click for Application Form

Click for Person Specification

Click for Job description

Click for BWT Way Brochure

For further information about how to apply, please contact HR on:

 T:  01945 585 237

E:  HR@thomasclarksonacademy.org

W: www.thomasclarksonacademy.org

Closing date: 9th February 2022, noon


Exam Invigilators

We are looking for Exam Invigilators to join our support team.  This role involves supervision of student exams (both internal & external) throughout the year. 

The role is paid on a casual basis. The hourly rate of pay is £9.20 per hour + £1.11 PH holiday pay.

If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted.

Click for Application Form

Click for Person Specification

Click for Job description

Click for BWT Way Brochure

For further information about how to apply, please contact HR on:

 T:  01945 585 237

E:  HR@thomasclarksonacademy.org

W: www.thomasclarksonacademy.org

Closing date: 31st March 2022, noon

 

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

 

Discover what it's like to work at TCA, the opportunities that are available and how staff are supported on our Recruitment page here.