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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

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.

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

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.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.


Teacher Vacancies

Teacher of PE/Health & Social Care

We are looking to appoint a teacher of PE and Health & Social Care. 

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

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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: 5th October 2022, noon

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

Academic Mentors

Fixed term one-year contract £21,000 pa

As part of the National Tutoring Programme we're delighted to be able to offer opportunities for Graduates who may be interested in a future career within education to join us as an academic mentor for the year 2022-23 on a one-year fixed term contract.

Academic mentors would receive full training and support through the National Tutoring Programme and work at TCA supporting students with their studies in a subject relevant to the Academic Mentor's degree.

For more information please see the job description here

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

 T:  01945 585 237

E:  HR@thomasclarksonacademy.org

W: www.thomasclarksonacademy.org


Administrator

37 hours per week (8am-4pm), Term time + 10 additional days

Grade 3, point 7, FTE £19,640.00,  Actual £17,302.00

This post is an exciting opportunity for an administrator to work in our administrative team, supporting our students and their families. We are looking for individuals who are friendly, have attention to detail and who work well as part of a wider team. 

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: 15th June 2022, noon

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.


Head Chef

35 hours per week (hours to be agreed with catering manager), Term time + 5 training days

Grade 6, point 16, FTE £23,230.00,  Actual £18,877.00

This post is an exciting opportunity for a Head Chef to work in our Catering team. We are looking for individuals who are friendly, have attention to detail and who work well as part of a wider team. 

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 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: 15th June 2022, noon

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.


Higher Level Teaching Assistant

37 hours per week (8am-4pm), Term time + 5 training days

Grade 6, point 16, FTE £23,230.00,  Actual £20,465.00

This post is an exciting opportunity for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work in our Inclusion and SEN teams. We are looking for individuals who are friendly, have attention to detail and who work well as part of a wider team. 

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: 15th June 2022, noon

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.


Senior Student Support Officer (Safeguarding Officer)

37 hours per week (8am-4pm), 52 weeks per year

Grade 6, Point 16, Actual Salary £23,230.00

This post is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Student Support Officer (Safeguarding Officer) to work in our Safeguarding team, supporting our students and their families. We are looking for individuals who are friendly, have attention to detail and who work well as part of a wider team. 

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: 15th June 2022, noon

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.


Student Support Officer 

37 hours per week (8am-4pm), 52 weeks per year

Grade 4, Point 10, Actual Salary £19,794.00

This post is an exciting opportunity for a Student Support Officer to work in our pastoral team, supporting our students and their families. We are looking for individuals who are friendly, have attention to detail and who work well as part of a wider team. 

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: 15th June 2022, noon

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.


Teaching Assistant Level 2 

37 hours per week (8am-4pm), Term time + 5 training days

Grade 2, point 4, FTE £19,254.00, Actual Salary £17,200.00

This post is an exciting opportunity for an TA Level 2 to work in our TA team, supporting our students in school. We are looking for individuals who are friendly, have attention to detail and who work well as part of a wider team. 

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: 15th June 2022, noon

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.


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 May 2022, noon

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.

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