The Edith Borthwick School

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Hub Leader

'Enabling everyone to reach and go beyond their potential’


Job Ref No. ECC7048-271S

Position Type: Teacher

Pay Range: MPS + SEN1 + TLR2

Position Start Date: 01/09/2019

Contract Type: Full-time 

Contract Term: Permanent

Application Close: 01/04/2019 Midnight 

Date of Interviews: To be arranged  


Required September 2019


This is a fantastic opportunity to continue your leadership journey in a well led, collaborative and supportive environment. The Edith Borthwick School is a large, vibrant 3-19 special school where no two days are the same! In 2015 we moved into a brand new building and we have a strong reputation and high expectations of both students and staff and consider this to be an exciting place to work and develop, where creativity and innovation are nurtured. We really know our students, and focus on them as individuals. Pastoral systems are strong and we value a curriculum offer and activities that educate the whole child.


We are seeking to recruit a replacement for a hub leader who has successfully been promoted into the role of assistant head. Hub leaders play an integral part of the Extended Leadership Team and must have experience as an outstanding practitioner who can support, enthuse and inspire others.


The successful candidate will:

* Have high expectation of themselves and the students in their care

* Be able to lead and motivate staff, supporting colleagues in the improvement of teaching and learning

* Be able to contribute to the Senior Leadership team in achieving the vision and strategic aims of the school

* Have excellent communication and organisational skills.


In return we can offer:

* Truly amazing learners

* Lively, enthusiastic and caring ethos

* Friendly and supportive staff team

* Opportunity to have a positive impact on learner progress

* Dedicated leadership time


Visit us and find out more about this exciting opportunity. 


Also see below for application brochure. 


Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS.


All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


Please apply via the Essex School Jobs website 



Hub Leader application brochure



Relief Teaching Assistants


Band 2 £9.8845 per hour


Start Date: Immediate

Contract Type: Part-time

Contract Term: Temporary

Application Close: 

Date of Interviews: to be advised


We are looking to appoint reliable, flexible and hardworking relief teaching assistants required as soon as possible to join our team. You'll have the desire or experience to want to work with students with special educational needs. You'll be flexible to be able to work as and when required.


You can read more about us on our website at


If so, we would like to hear from you.


If you would like further information please ring Claire Baker on 01376 529300.


Please apply online or ring the School for an application form



Midday Assistants


Band 1 £8.50 per hour


Start Date: Immediate

Contract Type: Part-time

Contract Term: Permanent

Application Close: 

Date of Interviews: to be advised


We are looking to recruit Midday Assistants as soon as possible to supervise children during the lunch time period (11.50 a.m. - 1.20 p.m.)


7.5 hours per week. Monday - Friday. £8.50 per hour. Term time only.


Our ideal candidate will work well as part of a team, be patient, tolerant, understanding and most importantly enjoy working with children. This is a school for children with special needs and some children display challenging behaviour.


This could also, for the right person, lead to joining our team of relief teacher assistants. This is an ideal opportunity to gain experience to eventually become a Teaching Assistant.


If you are interested please apply online or telephone the school for an application form - 01376 529300.