Staff Recruitment

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Welcome to our recruitment pages.

The Trafalgar School is situated in the picturesque, historic village of Downton on the edge of the New Forest, between Fordingbridge to the South and Salisbury to the North.  Our school community is made up of approximately 780 students and 90 colleagues.

We are ambitious for our students, but we are also ambitious for our employees.

We are fortunate to have outstanding, forward-thinking staff, who continually develop their practice and empower our young people to be the source of their own success.  We encourage our staff to embrace their continuous professional development, which we provide plenty of opportunities for.  As a community we celebrate everyone's individuality, talents and potential.  We embrace diversity and inclusion in the work place and we are committed to promoting a fair and supportive environment for all of our employees.  We work hard to create a culture where different perspectives are valued and our staff feel valued for their individuality and share a sense of belonging.

All candidates should note that appointments may afford the exciting opportunity to work in more than one school within The Magna Learning Partnership, as the need arises.  Your interest and readiness for this will be questioned at interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments will be conditional on a successful pre-employment and enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check.  All applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Do please explore our website and our social media pages to find out more about our school, before applying.

I look forward to receiving your application.

Jonathan Curtis

Headteacher

 

Current Opportunities

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Clerk to Local Governing Bodies

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Digital Content Manager & Assistant to the Headteacher

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Catering Assistant

Clerk to Local Governing Bodies

Magna Learning Partnership are looking to appoint an organised, reliable and enthusiastic Local Governing Body Clerk to support two academies within Magna Learning Partnership, on a flexible part-time basis.

Digital Content Manager & Assistant to the Headteacher

We are looking to appoint a Digital Content Manager & Assistant to the Headteacher, to join us from 1st September 2021.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.  You will be managing and up-keeping our school websites and social media platforms as well as supporting our Headteacher as we continue to grow and develop The Trafalgar School.

If you would like to visit our school before applying, or have in informal chat about the role, please contact Charley Baines.

To apply for this exciting role, please complete the  Application Form, which can be found under Key Information above.  Your completed form, together with your supporting statement, should then be emailed to Charley Baines.

Salary:  MLP Grade I to J (£27,041 to £32,234 FTE) depending on experience.  Term time plus 3 weeks.  41 working weeks, 46.94 paid weeks.

Closing Date:

Interview Date:

9am, Wednesday 14th July, 2021

Monday 19th July, 2021

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Catering Assistant

We are looking to appoint a Catering Assistant to join our friendly Restaurant Team from 1st September 2021.

To apply for this exciting role, please complete the  Application Form, which can be found under Key Information above.  Your completed form, together with your supporting statement, should then be emailed to Dave Leeper

Salary:  MLP Grade B Point 9 (£18,020 FTE), 25 hours per week (9am to 2.30pm with a 30 minute unpaid break), term time only.  Approximate actual salary £10,160.

Closing Date:

Interview Date:

9am, Friday 16th July, 2021

w/c Monday 19th July, 2021

 
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Training to become a Teacher

An alliance between the University of Southampton's Education School and local schools (including The Trafalgar School), called the Southampton University Partnership Alliance (SUPA) Salisbury, offers trainee teachers the opportunity to work in schools and have the support of a world class university.

Trainee teachers will be supported by both school mentors and university tutors, who will work together to ensure that the course prepares teachers effectively for a career in education.

Click here to email Phil Sutton, Assistant Headteacher and NQT/PGCE student  mentor.