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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. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their name across social media platforms and google. 

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

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


Teaching Staff

DT Teacher

Pay Scale: Main or Upper scale

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of DT to join our school at a time of growth within our pupil numbers. The role is open to all specialisms within DT.

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.

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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


 Support Staff Vacancies

 

Curriculum Support Officer

Pay Scale: Grade 5, point 13

FTE - £22,150.00 Actual salary - £19,028.00

We have an exciting opportunity for 2 Curriculum Support Officers to join our support team. The role incorporates supervision of whole classes undertaking pre-prepared activities provided by a teacher during the short-term absence of a classroom teacher. The primary focus is to keep pupils on task and maintain a purposeful and orderly learning environment for pupils.

This role is 39 weeks per year (term time + 5 training days), 37 hours per week (8am-4pm).

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

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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

 


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


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. 

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 December 2022 noon

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