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We are currently recruiting for:

Head of Prep

Head of Biology

Head of Maths

KS1 Co-ordinator

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Head of Truro School Prep

Permanent/ Full Time
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Start Date: September 2022

The Head of Truro School and the Governing Body are seeking to appoint a dynamic Head of Truro School Prep from September 2022/January 2023 to lead one of the most successful and vibrant 3-11 Prep Schools in the South West of England.

The School has recently launched a new, ambitious, five-year Strategic Plan that includes forward-thinking commitments to explore and enhance not simply educational excellence, but also the wellbeing and personal development of children and staff alike. There are also plans to evolve communication and collaboration with our many valued partners, current and future, to invest in the quality and stewardship of our immediate and wider environment in terms of its sustainability, technology, and cultures of equality, inclusion and community benefit.

The School seeks to appoint a dynamic Head who is able to build on strength, to enhance, evolve, and market a flourishing and forward-thinking 3-11 Prep School community within our superb Cornish setting. The successful applicant will be excited to work within a through-school framework of values, ambition, strategy, and support, whilst having the expertise and strength of character to shape, guide and embellish an autonomous Prep School community that is proud of its own identity. They will be able to maintain positive and progressive collaboration with the wider educational community. They will be ambitious to evaluate and evolve the Prep School’s curriculum, co-curriculum and pastoral care to further excite current and prospective parents through its ability to develop young people who are confident in themselves, curious about the world around them, creative in their outlook, have the courage to enjoy learning, and are compassionate in their interactions with others.

Further details of the School and of the experience, qualities and skills needed to take on this important Headship are set out in the Information for Candidates pack.

Closing date for applications Wednesday 26 January, 2022. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Long list interviews via TEAMS Thursday 10 February, 2022

Short list in person interviews Friday 18 February, 2022

Should you wish to discuss this opportunity further please contact the Director of HR, Rachel Henderson.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com Tel: 01872 272763

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. 

Head of Biology

Permanent
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Start Date: September 2022

We are seeking an academically strong Biologist with clear teaching pedagogy and a track record of excellence in the classroom. They will have an understanding of how to organise, support, resource, manage, and inspire a department. They will have experience of raising pupil achievement, and will relish the opportunity to model excellence in the teaching and leadership of Biology across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

The successful candidate will be joining and leading an enthusiastic, well-qualified and committed team of Biologists who are keen to share and develop their own classroom practice. They will be responsible for the progress of pupils taking Biology across Years 7 to 13. They will be confident in the use of academic data as a supportive tool to track and encourage pupil progress, and inform positive intervention in collaboration with colleagues, pupils and parents as appropriate. Academic leadership is at the core of this role, although the successful candidate will also be expected to value, support and contribute to the wider life of a thriving independent school.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre and free lunchtime meals.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 1 February, 2022. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Interviews will be held on Friday 11 February, 2022.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com Tel: 01872 272763

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. 

Head of Maths

Permanent
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Start Date: September 2022

We are seeking an academically strong Mathematician with clear teaching pedagogy and a track record of excellence in the classroom. They will have an understanding of how to organise, support, resource, manage, and inspire a department. They will have experience of raising pupil achievement, and will relish the opportunity to model excellence in the teaching and leadership of Maths across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

The successful candidate will be joining and leading an enthusiastic, well-qualified and committed team of Mathematicians who are keen to share and develop their own classroom practice. They will be responsible for the progress of pupils taking Maths across Years 7 to 13. They will be confident in the use of academic data as a supportive tool to track and encourage pupil progress, and inform positive intervention in collaboration with colleagues, pupils and parents as appropriate. Academic leadership is at the core of this role, although the successful candidate will also be expected to value, support and contribute to the wider life of a thriving independent school.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre and free lunchtime meals.

Closing date for applications Friday 4 February, 2022. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Interviews will be held Tuesday 15 February, 2022.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro, TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com Tel: 01872 272763

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. 

Key Stage 1 Coordinator (Truro School Prep)

Permanent
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Start Date: April 2022

We are seeking an experienced teacher with clear teaching pedagogy and a track record of excellence in the classroom. They will have an understanding of how to organise, support, resource, manage, and inspire a team. They will have experience of raising pupil achievement, and will relish the opportunity to model excellence in the teaching and leadership of Years 1 and 2.

Working in a professional, welcoming and dynamic environment, you will ensure each pupil is nurtured and encouraged to reach their full potential.  As well as a genuine passion for excellence in academic and pastoral care, and inspired by our School’s values, all teachers are expected to contribute to our outstanding variety of co-curriculum activities.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre and free lunchtime meals.

Closing date for applications Friday 4 February, 2022. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro, TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

General Builder

Permanent / All Year Round
£24,500 – £29,100pa (dependent on skills and experience)
Start Date: March 2022

We are seeking an experienced, hardworking, friendly team player, to join our Estates team. This important role is part of the team responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the School’s building infrastructure, and will be conversant with the laying building materials, including concrete and brick, roofing works and constructing or repairing surfaces and structures.

Our desired candidate must have a broad base of skills and experience within the construction industry and be able to work under pressure and problem solve a range of issues.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre and free lunchtime meals.

Closing date for applications Monday 24 January, 2022. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

Chef de Partie

Permanent / Term Time Only
35 hours per week (34 weeks a year)
£11.03 per hour
Start Date: ASAP

We are seeking an experienced, hardworking, customer-focused, friendly team player, to lead our team of chefs. This important role is responsible for the preparation, delivery and supervision of our serveries which feed approximately 700 students and 250 staff each day plus our boarders during term time.

Our desired candidate must be able to work to tight service deadlines, budgets and changing priorities and be able to offer first class meal experience.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre and free lunchtime meals.

Closing date for applications Monday 24 January, 2022. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

Domestic Assistant

Term Time Only
Part Time – Evenings
Permanent
£9.50 p/h

Start Date:  February 2022

We are seeking a hardworking, friendly team player, to work within the Truro School Prep domestic team.  This important role is responsible for maintaining an area of the school to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene of the school buildings at all times.

Our desired candidate must have a proven record of reliability and strong work ethic, a flexible approach, and a good level of fitness with the ability to tackle manual aspects of the role within manual handling guidelines.

This is a term-time (34 weeks a year) only role, working evenings Monday – Friday.  Hours are 1600-2100, with potential for additional work on a zero hours basis during at other times.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount and membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre.

Closing date for applications:  Friday, 7 January 2022 at 0900.  All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

School Nurse

Permanent / Term Time Only
£32,500 – £37,250pa (pro rata)
Start Date: February/March 2022

This role is responsible for providing a clinically effective, high quality service to the pupils of Truro School.  It involves planning, delivering and evaluating nursing involvement through the School and is expected to work in partnership with pupils, parents, school staff, GPs and other appropriate agencies in order to carry out health surveillance, health promotion, pastoral care and other public health initiatives as required by the School.

We are seeking an NMC registered Nurse with considerable experience working in child and adolescent health. Our desired candidate must be able to communicate effectively, work independently and be able to prioritise multiple activities.

This role is a permanent position working part-time (as a job share), 27.5 hours per week (0830-1700 Wednesday – Friday), term time only, with 3.5 additional hours each week for on call cover outside of core hours during term time. It may occasionally be necessary for this role to stay overnight at School in order to provide care to an unwell boarder. Based on an fte of 0.5585 the actual salary for this role is £18,150 – £20,804pa dependent on skills and experience.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre and free lunchtime meals.

Closing date for applications Wednesday 2 February, 2022. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Joanna Wood, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, tel: 01872 272763

Since November 2020, changes have been made to the DBS filtering regime meaning that potential candidates, may or may not, be required to disclose certain previous cautions, reprimands, final warnings, or convictions when applying for roles. As an employer it is our duty to signpost where you can obtain assistance in deciding what needs to be disclosed to us. Therefore, please click on the link for a flowchart provided by Nacro for this purpose. If you would like further information, please contact the Nacro helpline on 0300 123 1999 or email helpline@nacro.org.uk.

The Truro School Identity

Our school motto, Esse Quam Videri (to be, rather than to seem to be), captures the essence of our identity and is defined by the 5 C's below. Underpinned by strong Christian principles, we are a caring and inclusive community which values, nurtures and develops each individual.

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