A leading independent day school for boys & girls age 3-18

Choir School to Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral

A member of The Society of Heads: accredited by the Independent Schools Council (ISC)

Current Staff Vacancies

VACANCY: TEACHER OF ICT (PART TIME / 0.8) 

Date posted: 18th April 2019.

Closing Date: 12 noon, 10th May 2019
Start date: 
September 2019
Contract type: 
0.8

Contract term: Permanent

Salary: Commensurate with experience and in line with the market rate (Teachers Payscale).

The Role

St John's College is a leading independent school for girls and boys aged 3 to 18. With 550 pupils on its roll, St John’s is the Choir School to Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral and seeks to appoint an enthusiastic teacher of ICT, to join our ICT & Business Department, to teach across the ability range and up to and including KS4. Equally, the College wishes to appoint a candidate with the ability to deliver Computer Science lessons, initially as a co-curricular club, generating interest for the subject so the College can give consideration to offering Computer Science as an elective course in the near future.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the capacity to inspire and develop pupils and will have demonstrable experience in delivering strong results. Familiarity with the WJEC specification and experience in working with/alongside other departments to put together and deliver STEM-based initiatives is particularly advantageous.

The ICT and Business Department aims to get pupils to reach the highest possible standard that they can achieve, ensuring that they are well prepared for both internal and external examinations, higher education and the world of work.

St John’s College, Cardiff is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please return a fully completed application form and covering letter of application to Mark Edwards – Cover & Business Support Manager – medwards@stjohnscollegecardiff.com

If you require this document in an alternative format, please also contact Mr Edwards directly on the email address above, or contact the College reception team on 02920 778 936.

The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 10th May; the College reserves the right to consider the merit of early applications.

APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO CHILD PROTECTION SCREENING APPROPRIATE TO THE POST INCLUDING CHECKS WITH PAST EMPLOYERS AND THE DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE.

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Vacancy: Head of Chemistry.
Date posted: 08th April 2019
Closing Date: 12 noon, 26th April 2019
Start date: September 2019
Salary: Commensurate with experience, in line with Main Teacher Pay Scales.
Contract term: Permanent
Contract type: Full Time

The Role

St John's College is a leading independent school for girls and boys aged 3 to 18. With 550 pupils on its roll, St John’s is the Choir School to Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral and seeks to appoint a dynamic and innovative Head of Chemistry from September 2019.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the capacity to lead, inspire and develop pupils and staff and will have demonstrable experience in delivering strong results, particularly at KS5.

At GCSE, the majority of our pupils study the separate science pathway and KS5 uptake in Science is the highest in the School. The Science Faculty, which is noted for its academic success, currently comprises of 10 teaching staff, and 3 technicians, covering all three disciplines. It is the aim of the team to get pupils to reach the highest possible standard that they can achieve, ensuring that they are well prepared for both internal and external examinations, higher education and the world of work.

St John’s College, Cardiff is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please return a fully completed application form and covering letter of application to Mark Edwards – Cover & Business Support Manager – medwards@stjohnscollegecardiff.com

If you require this document in an alternative format, please also contact Mr Edwards directly on the email address above, or contact the College reception team on 029 2077 8936.

The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 26th April; the College reserves the right to consider the merit of early applications.

The College proposes to hold interviews for the shortlisted candidates w/c 13th May.

APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO CHILD PROTECTION SCREENING APPROPRIATE TO THE POST INCLUDING CHECKS WITH PAST EMPLOYERS AND THE DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE.

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Vacancy: Junior School Teaching Assistant
Date posted: 08th April 2019.
Closing Date: 12 noon, 26th April 2019 Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time, Term Time Only.
Contract term: Permanent
Salary: £14,500 p.a. *
The Role 
Leading independent school for girls and boys aged 3 to 18, St John’s College is the Choir School to Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral and seeks to appoint a skilled teaching assistant to join the thriving and dynamic Junior School.
The school’s warm family atmosphere is embodied in the particularly close-knit community of its Junior School for pupils aged 7 to 11. Each pupil is regarded as a unique individual with his or her own individual requirements. All teachers know every pupil in the school and there is an open door policy for parents.
The teaching assistant team work closely together to provide a supportive and caring environment for pupils and they work closely with the Head of Juniors to ensure the smooth running of the Junior School.
The candidate needs to have strong literacy and numeracy skills with relevant experience in the education sector. An educational qualification would be beneficial. Confidence with email, Word, Excel, G Suite and generally computer literate is necessary. In addition, the role requires the candidate to be enthusiastic, flexible, proactive, approachable and caring.
St John’s College, Cardiff is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
* Additional Role Details: 
Term Time Only. (36 weeks per year)
For operational reasons, employees working on a term time only basis are not entitled to request annual leave during term time. The payment for this leave entitlement is incorporated into the contracted weeks’ pay calculation and, together with salary, is paid in equal monthly instalments throughout the year. A breakdown of calculations will be provided with any offer of employment made.
How to apply 
To apply for this position, please return a fully completed application form and covering letter of application to Mark Edwards – Cover & Business Support Manager – medwards@stjohnscollegecardiff.com
If you require this document in an alternative format, please also contact Mr Edwards directly on the email address above, or contact the College reception team on 02920 778 936.
The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 26th April; the College reserves the right to consider the merit of early applications.
 
APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO CHILD PROTECTION SCREENING APPROPRIATE TO THE POST INCLUDING CHECKS WITH PAST EMPLOYERS AND THE DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE.

Vacancy: School Counsellor
THE OPPORTUNITY 
We are seeking a self-employed School Counsellor to provide a regular and permanent Counselling service to the school; supporting our pastoral team in caring for the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of pupils.
The school Counsellor will provide a professional, flexible and confidential counselling service to pupils and staff. The school require the counsellor to visit the school for scheduled appointments to take place with pupils referred by the school. There is flexibility in terms of days and hours.
The College is interested in hearing from people who have experience in working with young people, ideally from 3 to 18 years of age, and who have the relevant counselling qualifications, have appropriate professional indemnity insurance and be a member of a professional body. Experience in providing CBT is particularly welcomed.
SAFEGUARDING 
St John’s College School is committed to the safeguarding of children and enhanced disclosure screening will apply to this post.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST  
The School require a School Counsellor from September 2019. To express your interest in providing your services, please submit a brief letter of application together with a full CV. Shortlisted CV's will be invited to complete a full St John's College application in order for the College to comply with its statutory safeguarding obligations.
Expressions of interest should arrive no later than 12 noon on Friday 26th April 2019 and should be sent to: Nikki Thomas – HR Manager, St John’s College, William Nicholls Drive, Old St Mellons, Cardiff, CF3 5YX, or via email to:medwards@stjohnscollegecardiff.com
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