My NQT experience at King Edward’s has been overwhelmingly positive. The staff within my department, as well as in the wider school have been really supportive and I have gained advice from many different staff. It seems there is a nice blend of experienced staff who can help you out, but also some young staff who have recently had to adapt to the way the school works and what the students are like.
The best aspect of the school for me this year has been the behaviour and attitude of the students. They really are a joy to teach and I have always felt relaxed about trying new T+L strategies. Furthermore, the trip opportunities really are a real perk of the job for me. I appreciate they aren’t for everybody but I have really enjoyed that opportunity. Sam Brennan, History NQT
Hello and thank you for taking the time to visit our website.
At King Edward's we are committed to ensuring the highest standards in Teaching and Learning. The classroom experience is the single and most vitally important thing that our staff do and as a school our aim is to support and nurture the talent that we are fortunate to have in our staffroom. We hope to provide a supportive start for those new to the profession as well as providing opportunities for a new intellectual challenge for those for whom this might be their second or third move. Our Deputy Head Teaching and Learning and his team of Lead Practitioners and our links with the Education Departments at Hull University and Bishop Grosseteste University mean that we can offer a supportive enrivonment for teachers to flourish and develop. Last year nearly 50% of observed lessons were rated as outstanding and it is our desire to help all teachers excel and become outstanding practitioners.
Please do look carefully at the various downloads on the righthand side including the information about re-location for those who are not familiar with the area. If you have any further questions then please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Recruitment Officer (Rhona Adam) on 01507 600456.
Clerk to the Governing Body
After 3 ½ years as the Clerk to the Governing Body, Mrs Melanie Gibbons is returning to her career in the Law. We therefore need to recruit a new Clerk.
The post would ideally suit someone with a good knowledge or interest in school governance, who has a background in areas such as HR, business administration or the legal or accounting professions; in either a professional or a support capacity.
The governing body meets for four or five full Board clerked meetings per year 6.30-8.30pm plus a further four or five clerked Finance and Estates(F&E)/Pay Committee meetings: the schools additional sub-committees are clerked by either the chair of the sub-committee or another governor at the meeting.
In addition to the clerking of Board and F&E/Pay meetings the clerk also undertakes other administrative duties linked to the overall organisation of statutory school policies and procedures as well as the updating and publication of the various statutory reporting requirements linked to being an academy.
The post is for 150 hours per years – mainly evening meetings as above with related daytime admin duties linked to the points above.
For further information please contact either Rhona Adam Head’s PA and/or the Head for further details of the post.
The closing date for the post is Tuesday 18th December and interviews will be held in either the same week or in the week commencing 7th January.