TEACHING ASSISTANT LEVEL 2 (Behaviour Support)
Term Time only, 33 hours and 45 minutes per week
Grade: JM04 £19,264 pro rata to contract
Actual salary £14,683 per annum
Start date 1 December 2022

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic person to join our SEND Faculty. You will contribute to the work of the SEND Faculty and ensure that students most vulnerable to suspension are supported in their learning alongside improving their behaviour and support successful reintegration into the JMHS community.

Successful candidates will have experience of working with children, either in a paid or voluntary capacity ideally in a school environment, and have English and Maths at GCSE grades C (or equivalent).

John Masefield was recognised by OFSTED in September 2017 as a good school.  It is particularly noted for the quality of the curriculum, care, guidance and support, and leadership and management.  We have excellent standards of pastoral care based, a vibrant and exciting house system and superb enrichment opportunities.

Further information can be found at https://www.eteach.com/job/level-2-teaching-assistant-1273857

If you wish to apply please complete the application form and a short covering letter of no more than one side of A4 stating: how your qualifications and experience have prepared you to support students particularly in terms of their learning and behaviour.

Applications Forms should be emailed to vacancies@jmhs.hereford.sch.uk

We do not accept CVs.

JMHS is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

Closing Date :   9am, Monday 17 October
Interview Date: TBA
Start Date:         1 December 2022 or before


Catch up Tutors
Temporary Casual Staff, from November 2022
Salary will be in the range £9.55 – £13.44 per hour plus 12% holiday pay depending on skills and experience

Following the announcement by the government of a catch up fund for students who have fallen behind during lockdown, we are seeking to appoint additional tutors to commence work at JMHS from November 2022.  Tutors will work with individual students or small groups delivering programmes designed by specialist teachers to help students address gaps in knowledge and understanding caused by the lockdown.  We can be flexible with hours as some tuition will take place during the school day and some between 3:30pm and 5pm.

We will need tutors to help with:

  • English and writing skills
  • Mathematics

The job description and person specification are summarised below:

Main responsibility: Deliver a programme of one to one or small group lessons to support students who have fallen behind in lock down to develop their knowledge and understanding

Key Activities: 

  1. Participate in training led by JM staff on effectively teaching the catch up programme and on safeguarding
  2. Uphold the JM staff code of conduct and report any safeguarding or other concerns using My Concern
  3. Teach the programme developed by JM staff and adapt it to the needs of individual students to increase their knowledge stored in long term memory, develop their understanding and address misconceptions
  4. Set high expectations of behaviour, work rate and effort and report to your line manager where these expectations are not met
  5. Give continuous and constructive feedback to students to help them develop their knowledge, understanding and confidence
  6. Give clear and regular feedback to the student’s class teacher via the progress proforma and face to face meetings

Person Specification:

  1. Qualifications to include at least English and maths to GCSE and the equivalent of at least two Advanced Level GCE qualifications
  2. Successful experience of teaching or tutoring
  3. Relevant subject knowledge in the discipline to be taught
  4. Can use ICT effectively to support learning and methods of working (e.g. email, Internet, adapting worksheets etc.)
  1. Good understanding of child development, learning processes and factors that affect how pupils learn.
  2. Ability to relate well to children and adults, and to build positive working relationships.
  3. Confidence and competence when managing the learning and behaviour of an individual, or a small group.

If you wish to apply for the position of Catch Up Tutor, please complete the Support Staff Application Form and a covering letter of no more than one side of A4 stating:

  • which subject or subjects you wish to be considered for
  • the hours for which you would be available
  • how your experience has prepared you for this role
  • how you would fulfil the job description above to a high standard

The Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed via the following links and a link to the Support Staff Application Form is available at the bottom of this page.

Job Description Catch Up Tutors

Person Specification Catch Up Tutors

Applications Forms and covering letters should be emailed to vacancies@jmhs.hereford.sch.uk by Friday 4 November.  We do not accept CVs.

JMHS is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.


TEACHER OF GEOGRAPHY/HUMANITIES (M1-M3)
Maternity Cover from February 2023 until 31 August 2023 (earlier start date considered)

Part-time role would be considered

We are seeking to appoint a well qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Geography and Humanities to join a vibrant, diligent and supportive department where teachers are committed to developing learning strategies which challenge and interest all of our students. This is an excellent opportunity for a specialist who is newly qualified or a more experienced teacher to deliver Humanities to pupils of all abilities in all Key Stages. The successful candidate must be able to teach Geography to GCSE and Advanced Level.

We are committed to developing our staff through first class induction and high quality professional development. As a result, a large proportion of JMHS staff have achieved promotion to middle and senior leadership positions.

John Masefield was recognised by OFSTED in September 2017 as a good school. The inspection found that staff showed a genuine desire for pupils to be safe and happy, and that the school provided high-quality pastoral care for pupils, especially for those who are vulnerable. Teaching was found to be strong in most subjects and that consequently, the great majority of pupils achieve very well as a result.

The school has excellent pastoral care based around small tutor groups, and there are many enrichment opportunities for students.

Further information can be found at https://www.eteach.com/job/geography-teacher-1270835

We welcome visits from prospective applicants. If you would like to visit the school or discuss the position further please contact Andy Collard, Deputy Headteacher, via email Andy.Collard@jmhs.hereford.sch.uk

Applications Forms should be emailed to vacancies@jmhs.hereford.sch.uk . We do not accept CVs. If you wish to apply for this post, please submit a completed application form and a letter of application of no more than one side of A4 maximum, giving a summary of your teaching experience so far in particular focusing on successes you have achieved and the teaching methods and skills that have helped you achieve this success. You should also explain what you would aim to achieve in your first year of teaching at JMHS and how you would achieve this.

JMHS is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 7 October 2022
Interview Date: Anticipated week of 17 October 2022


TEACHER OF HISTORY/HUMANITIES (M1-M3)
Maternity Cover from January 2023 until 31 August 2023 (earlier start date considered)
Part-time role would be considered

We are seeking to appoint a well qualified and enthusiastic teacher of History and Humanities to join a vibrant, diligent and supportive department where teachers are committed to developing learning strategies which challenge and interest all of our students.  This is an excellent opportunity for a specialist who is newly qualified or a more experienced teacher to deliver Humanities to pupils of all abilities in all Key Stages.  The successful candidate must be able to teach History to GCSE and Advanced Level.

We are committed to developing our staff through first class induction and high quality professional development.  As a result, a large proportion of JMHS staff have achieved promotion to middle and senior leadership positions.

John Masefield was recognised by OFSTED in September 2017 as a good school. The inspection found that staff showed a genuine desire for pupils to be safe and happy, and that the school provided high-quality pastoral care for pupils, especially for those who are vulnerable.  Teaching was found to be strong in most subjects and that consequently, the great majority of pupils achieve very well as a result.

The school has excellent pastoral care based around small tutor groups, and there are many enrichment opportunities for students.

Further information can be found at https://www.eteach.com/job/history-teacher-1270849

We welcome visits from prospective applicants. If you would like to visit the school or discuss the position further please contact Andy Collard, Deputy Headteacher, via email Andy.Collard@jmhs.hereford.sch.uk

Applications Forms should be emailed to vacancies@jmhs.hereford.sch.uk .  We do not accept CVs. If you wish to apply for this post, please submit a completed application form and a letter of application of no more than one side of A4 maximum, giving a summary of your teaching experience so far in particular focusing on successes you have achieved and the teaching methods and skills that have helped you achieve this success. You should also explain what you would aim to achieve in your first year of teaching at JMHS and how you would achieve this.

JMHS is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

Closing Date:    9am on Friday 7 October 2022
Interview Date:  Anticipated week of 17 October 2022


JMSport Leisure Centre Duty Supervisors
Casual Contract, Part-time
Start date ASAP
Grade: National Living wage £8.91 per hour

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic people to support our sports and leisure facility within the school.  You will be responsible for the successful supervision of the Leisure Centre in the evenings and weekends.

Specific duties include:

  • Opening/closing of the centre
  • Setting up and taking down sports equipment
  • Health & safety checks
  • Membership enquiries
  • Cleaning
  • General admin duties

You will be a confident and effective communicator who can use ICT proficiently.  You may have prior experience of the leisure industry, possibly in a learning environment.

Hours: Evening and weekends on a shift basis to cover for staff absences and holidays.

JMHS was recognised by OFSTED in October 2017 as a good school.  It is particularly noted for the quality of the curriculum, care, guidance and support, and leadership and management.  We have excellent standards of pastoral care, and superb enrichment opportunities.

The Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed via the following links and a link to the Support Staff Application Form is available at the bottom of this page.

Duty Supervisor Person Specification

Duty Supervisor Job Description

Completed application forms should be emailed to vacancies@jmhs.hereford.sch.uk.   We do not accept CVs.

JMHS is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

Closing Date:  Recruitment will be ongoing until we reach our required capacity
Interview Date: to be confirmed
Start Date: asap


EXAM INVIGILATORS
Casual contract, term time only
Grade: JM03 £10.77 per hour including holiday pay

We are looking to expand our team of invigilators to help and support our existing team in readiness for next academic year’s exams.

We require authoritative and confident individuals who are able to invigilate public and internal examinations in school on a flexible basis.

Hours are variable between 8 am and 4.30 pm with morning and afternoon exam sessions.  There are currently requirements for invigilators from October onwards.  The main core public examination period is from May until the end of June.

You will work under the direction of the School Examinations Officer and full training will be given.

JMHS was recognised by OFSTED in October 2017 as a good school.  It is particularly noted for the quality of the curriculum, care, guidance and support, and leadership and management.  We have excellent standards of pastoral care, and superb enrichment opportunities.

To apply for this vacancy please complete the Support Staff Application Form (link at the end of this page).  Applications Forms should be emailed to vacancies@jmhs.hereford.sch.uk  .

A copy of the job description can be accessed via this link:  Invigilator Job Description

We do not accept CVs.

JMHS is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

Closing Date :   Recruitment will be ongoing until we reach our required capacity.
Interview Date:  Ongoing, when suitable candidates are identified.


Application Forms

Please click on the links below for application forms for Teaching Staff and Support Staff.

Teaching Staff Application Form

Support Staff Application Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 – Disclosure Form