Current Vacancies

Notre Dame Plymouth and St Boniface’s College are part of Plymouth CAST multi-academy trust.  The Executive Headteacher leads both schools, therefore advertised posts may hold responsibilities across both schools.  Plymouth CAST follow National Terms and Conditions for all employment groups and is a Living Wage employer.  All staff will be automatically opted-in to the appropriate contributory pension scheme for their employment group (TPS or LGPS) which includes an employer contribution.  Staff have access to on-site fitness suite facilities, staff wellbeing & employee support programme.  Both secondary schools are Roman Catholic, comprehensive, single-sex schools (Notre Dame – girls, St Boniface’s – boys) with a mixed sixth form at Notre Dame. We value our Catholic ethos, but you don’t need to be a Catholic to apply to work for either school. We ask that our staff support our ethos and Christian attitudes.

Teaching Vacancies are also advertised on https://www.gov.uk/find-teaching-job

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COVID-19 UPDATE:  We will continue to follow government guidelines for everybody’s health, safety and wellbeing.  Social distancing will be observed throughout the process and candidates will be required to wear masks in corridors and communal spaces.  Hand washing and sanitising gel is available throughout the site.  If you require additional adjustments, please notify the school if you are selected for interview.

LEADERSHIP VACANCY                      **NEW**NEW**NEW**

DEPUTY HEADTEACHER, PERMANENT, L16-L21

Required for September 2021

Plymouth CAST is seeking to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic and dedicated individual to be based at St Boniface’s College and joining the Senior or Executive Leadership Team working across Notre Dame Plymouth and St Boniface’s College.

The successful applicant for this post will:

• be a practicing Catholic, committed to upholding the Catholic ethos of the schools
• be a visionary leader, motivator, communicator and role model for staff and students
• be able to demonstrate successful leadership and management skills at a senior level which inspire respect and commitment and evidence previous success in delivering improvements and implementing & managing change
• be enthusiastic and have the ability to inspire staff to meet the academic and pastoral needs of our students
• be a talented and skilled communicator who can adapt and respond positively to the changing educational environment and be resilient to the demands of leadership
• use data to monitor progress, set targets, raise standards and challenge performance
• be a passionate teacher who leads by example and is committed to high expectations
• ensure that every student is valued and supported to achieve the very best that they can

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

• Professional, operational leadership at St Boniface’s College and strategic leadership within both the SLT and the Executive Leadership team across St Boniface’s College and Notre Dame developing and implementing policies.
• The specific remit and responsibilities will be confirmed on appointment and tailored to the strengths of the successful candidate, however the successful candidate will be the strategic lead on the following areas of whole school responsibility: behaviour, ethos, pastoral care and staff leadership and cross-school responsibility: Pupil Premium, or Spirituality.
• Leading and developing the pastoral life of St Boniface’s College to encourage student leadership, student aspiration and student voice. Leading and supporting staff to consistently implement effective strategies in respect of student behaviour and student wellbeing
• Parental engagement, maintaining excellent home-school relationships, representing the school and Plymouth CAST in public forums to promote applications for student admission to St Boniface’s College
• Demanding ambitious standards for students, instilling a strong sense of accountability in staff for the impact of their work on student outcomes and behaviour
As part of our Executive Leadership Team you will contribute to shaping the School Improvement Plan, policies and procedures and share responsibility for day-to-day management of our schools. You will also hold a teaching timetable of 14 – 18 hours per fortnight.

Applicants should include a third referee within their application to provide a faith reference.

Applications should be submitted using the TES application form on this site.

Please be aware all communication will be sent via the TES portal to the email address linked to your TES login.

Closing date:         Monday 10th May 2021, 10am

Interviews:            Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th May 2021

To apply, please visit the advert on our TES microsite.   Applications should be submitted via TES.  You will need to create an account.  If you already have an account, please ensure the email address linked to the account is active as all recruitment communication will be sent via the portal to the address held in your TES account.  Please be aware that messages can be filtered to your spam folder, so please check your email and spam folders around the closing date for further details regarding your application.

The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Teacher of Psychology

Required from September 2021
Fixed Term Contract, 0.6 FTE, MPS

We invite applications from committed and enthusiastic teachers of Psychology to join our Ebacc Faculty. The post will involve teaching A Level Psychology to our Sixth Form.

Applications from experience or newly qualified teachers will be equally valued, however previous experience of teaching Psychology at KS5 will be advantageous.

If you feel you have the qualities we are looking for, please contact use the application form on this site to apply by the closing date.

Both secondary schools are Roman Catholic, comprehensive, single-sex schools (Notre Dame – girls, St Boniface’s – boys) with a mixed sixth form at Notre Dame. We value our Catholic ethos, but you don’t need to be a Catholic to apply to work for either school. We ask that our staff support our ethos and Christian attitudes.

Closing Date: 9am, Tuesday 4th May 2021

The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Teacher of Science

Plymouth CAST Multi-Academy Trust welcomes applications from committed and aspirational teachers to join their Science team within their secondary schools.  Successful candidates will embrace our ethos, contribute to school improvement plans and raising standards in Science, working hard to help students make good progress and spread a passion for Science and promote STEM career pathways.  Applications from experienced and newly qualified teachers will be equally valued.

The successful candidate will be a general scientist, however there may be opportunity to deliver specialist teaching to exam groups.  You will be able to inspire, enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students to raise achievement at all levels within a culture of high expectations of both staff and students.  We expect successful applicants to show within their application, and at interview, their passion for working with young people and be able to explain how they will embrace and support the Trust’s ethos.

Both secondary schools are Roman Catholic, comprehensive, single-sex schools (Notre Dame – girls, St Boniface’s – boys) with a mixed sixth form at Notre Dame. We value our Catholic ethos, but you don’t need to be a Catholic to apply to work for either school. We ask that our staff are comfortable in this environment and support our ethos and Christian attitudes.

If you feel you have the qualities we are looking for, please email Mrs Samantha Bailey, HR Manager, at sbailey@ndonline.org to request an application form.

No agencies thank you.

The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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SUPPORT STAFF VACANCIES 

Vacancies coming soon.…..please check back soon

Thank you for showing interest in working in our school.

The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Please note:  We do not accept CVs.  Only Application Forms will be considered.


 

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Ongoing Vacancies

Forms/Information

Applications should be emailed to: hr@ndonline.org

 

Work Experience Applications

We welcome applications from those looking at a career in Teaching to complete work experience placements at Notre Dame. The process of arranging these placements can take some time so it is advisable to contact us at least 8 working weeks ahead of your anticipated start date. Please take school holiday times into account when thinking about this.

To carry out Work Experience in our school applicants will need current DBS Clearance. For those who have signed up to the DBS Update Service we are able to access clearance information through this system but if not a new DBS application will need to be completed through the school and applicants will be asked to cover the cost of this. This process, along with other safeguarding checks, can take a number of weeks so please ensure you allow at least 4 weeks for this to be completed before you plan to carry out your work experience.

To begin the application process please complete the WEX Application form found below, ensuring you state;

  • when you would like to carry out your work experience
  • why you wish to undertake the work experience
  • expected duration and pattern of work experience
  • subject preferences

and return it to the HR Department. We will write for references as part of this process so please ensure current contact details are provided on the form for your referees.

Your application will need to be agreed by the Headteacher and subject leaders. We may not be able to accommodate your request.

If you have any queries regarding Work Experience Placements at our school please contact info@ndonline.org in the first instance.

Notes

The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people.  Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure. The Job Evaluation Collective Agreement for Support staff has been signed by Plymouth City Council and all vacancies are advertised under the new grading scheme. Please note that all appointments, for Teaching and Support staff are offered subject to references; it is normal for references to be followed up prior to interview for all candidates invited to interview. Please indicate clearly on your letter of application if you would prefer references not to be contacted unless you are offered the post. To save the trees we prefer applications to be sent by email to hr@ndonloine.org however, if you wish to send a paper copy please send it to Mrs Kate White, Headteacher, at: Notre Dame Plymouth, Looseleigh Lane Derriford Plymouth Devon PL6 5HN