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IT Technician: Full-Time

Job Start - January 2019

Closing date - 16th January 2019, 12:00

Interviews - Week commencing 21st January 2019

The IT Technician will assist the IT Manager in maintaining and developing the IT systems in the school. Facilitating the smooth running of the network, and providing support for its users.

Main Responsibilities

The IT Technician will assist in the following areas:

1. Day to day maintenance of the IT network
2. Managing reprographic consumables and credits
3. Maintaining the IT and AV hardware across site
4. Create new user accounts and assign fobs
5. Upload content to The Cloisters TV
6. Set up laptop/screen/projector for assemblies
7. Provide technical support for all staff and students
8. Testing and deploying hardware and software
9. Monitoring data backups
10. Maintain assets database
11. Uploading content to the School's website
12. Assist with the running of iSams
13. Supporting the network in the absence of the IT Manager

Other duties will be required as the development of the Schools systems continue.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact, Dover College HR, on 01304 205969.

Dover College is committed to the safeguarding of every pupil and extensive background checks, including a fully enhanced DBS check, will be made.

Please note that no CVs will be considered without a fully completed application form.

Applications should be made by post to the School address, or by email to HR – HR@dovercollege.org.uk

Candidate-Information-Booklet-IT-Technician.pdf

SUPPORT-STAFF-Application-Form-2018.docx
 

Catering Manager (Head Chef): Full-Time

Job Start - February 2019

Closing Date - 25th January 2019, 12:00

Interviews - Week commencing 28th January 2019

Reporting to the Bursar, the Catering Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the College’s Catering Department. This is a great opportunity for a dynamic, hands on Catering Manager with a passion for preparing fresh, nutritious and seasonal ‘on trend’ food. The role will be wide ranging and fulfilling for the right person. Prospective candidates should have previous experience managing a large team of catering staff and chefs.

The primary role of the Catering Manager is to ensure that high quality nutritious food is served at all times. Specifically, the requirements are for three meals per day throughout term time and during the Summer Language School lettings in July and August. It is the College’s mission to support the pupils and staff in selecting food which is nutritious, healthy and varied and therefore the Catering Manager will be expected to be friendly, compassionate and professional in all of his/her interactions with the pupils, staff or parents.

It is the aim of the College to ensure the Dining Hall is a welcoming environment and offers a positive dining experience at all times for pupils, staff and visitors and in this context the Catering Manager plays a vital role in providing this. The Catering Manager also plays a significant role in maintaining kitchen standards to comply with legislation. The Catering Manager will be expected to be flexible in working hours and able to work additional hours as required for functions within the College, as deemed necessary by the Headmaster.

The role is a full-time (40 hours/week), permanent position.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jenny Gaughran, Dover College HR, on 01304 244507.

Dover College is committed to the safeguarding of every pupil and extensive background checks, including a fully enhanced DBS check, will be made.

Please note that no CVs will be considered without a fully completed application form.

Applications should be made by post to the School address, or by email to HR – HR@dovercollege.org.uk

Catering-Manager-Candidate-Information-Booklet.pdf

SUPPORT-STAFF-Application-Form.docx
 

Head of International Studies Centre (ISC): Full-Time

Job Start - September 2019

Closing Date - 1st February 2019, 17:00

Interviews - Between 4th - 15th February 2019

We are looking to appoint an innovative, ambitious and inspirational Head of ISC. We welcome pupils from all over the world and the ISC department is a vital component of our successful College. You will lead and support the teachers to produce outstanding lessons ensuring each pupil makes rapid progress in using English language for all aspects of school life. The Head of the ISC will operate a flexible but efficient EAL provision, and will support the Headmaster in the recruitment and selection of overseas pupils. 

The College has ambitions for the International Studies Centres to be called Dover College International with the creation of an International School. Experience of working in an International School would be beneficial.

The Role
To exert leadership, and to promote efficient co-operation within the Department, with the aim of providing a stimulating educational experience for all pupils. Think differently about educating EAL students and how best to integrate them to mainstream as quickly as possible. Foster an environment where pupils enjoy and respect English, develop a love for it and know how it enables them to better access traditional subjects. It should be commonplace for pupils to speak English throughout the College and to share their skill through readings or performance within the College and publicly.

Applications should consist of a CV, covering letter and a Dover College application form stating two referees.

As the information contained on the form is used during the selection process, it is essential that you complete all sections as fully as possible. If there is not enough space provided on the form, please continue on a separate sheet of paper. On each additional sheet that you use, please write your name and the post applied for, together with the section that you are answering.

Applications should be made by post to the School address, or by email to the Headmaster – headmaster@dovercollege.org.uk 

Head-of-ISC-Candidate-Information-Booklet-Sept-2019.pdf

TEACHER-Application-Form.docx
 

Teacher of Science: Full-Time

Job Start - September 2019

Closing Date - 1st February 2019, 17:00

Interviews - Between 4th - 15th February 2019

Dover College is looking for an innovative and enthusiastic teacher of Science to provide a stimulating educational experience for pupils. This vacancy could suit either an NQT or a more experienced teacher looking to broaden their experience.

The successful candidate must be able to teach all three Science subjects to GCSE Level, a specialist science at A Level (Physics is desirable) and co-teach BTEC Applied Science. There is also the opportunity to instil a love of Science in pupils from Year 5 up to Year 8.

Our staff think differently and you will be expected to help students develop a scientific understanding of the world, encourage the development of an enquiring mind through thematic teaching and help them to ask the right questions and learn research techniques that will serve them and our planet well in the future.

Since many students at the College are EAL speakers, the successful applicant should be particularly adept at differentiating for EAL speakers and supporting the development of English skills through the delivery of the Science curriculum.

Applications should consist of a CV, covering letter and a Dover College application form stating two referees.

As the information contained on the form is used during the selection process, it is essential that you complete all sections as fully as possible. If there is not enough space provided on the form, please continue on a separate sheet of paper. On each additional sheet that you use, please write your name and the post applied for, together with the section that you are answering.

Applications should be made by post to the School address, or by email to the Headmaster – headmaster@dovercollege.org.uk 

Science-Teacher-Candidate-Information-Booklet-Sept-2019.pdf

TEACHER-Application-Form.docx
 

Teacher of Geography: Full-Time

Job Start - September 2019

Closing Date - 1st February 2019, 17:00

Interviews - 4th - 15th February 2019

Dover College is looking to appoint a dynamic, ambitious and inspirational teacher to lead our excellent Geography provision and champion our commitment to Outdoor Education. This vacancy could suit either an NQT or a more experienced teacher looking to broaden their experience.

Geography is a popular option in the exam years and is compulsory in the new curriculum at KS3. As a Geography teacher, you will be expected to be innovative in approach inside and outside the classroom and there is considerable flexibility with the content of the curriculum at KS3. The ethos is to think differently and embrace skills-based learning at all levels.

Field work and Outdoor Education are seen as an important component of the provision of Geography but there is also a strong international element helped by the many different backgrounds and culture of the pupils. The successful candidate will work with the Head of Leadership and Service to ensure that the quality of Outdoor Education is at its very best and with the Head of Humanities to ensure that the delivery of Geography is fast-paced, contemporary and innovative.

Applicants should possess excellent communication and organisational skills, be hard working, flexible and professional.  They should have high expectations of students, colleagues and self, displaying energy and enthusiasm in and out of the classroom, contributing to the school’s overall success.  A willingness to contribute to other areas of school life is essential.

Since many students at the College are EAL speakers, the successful applicant should be particularly adept at differentiating for EAL speakers and supporting the development of English skills through the delivery of the Geography curriculum.

Applications should consist of a CV, covering letter and a Dover College application form stating two referees.

As the information contained on the form is used during the selection process, it is essential that you complete all sections as fully as possible. If there is not enough space provided on the form, please continue on a separate sheet of paper. On each additional sheet that you use, please write your name and the post applied for, together with the section that you are answering.

Applications should be made by post to the School address, or by email to the Headmaster – headmaster@dovercollege.org.uk 

Geography-Teacher-Candidate-Information-Booklet-Sept-2019.pdf

TEACHER-Application-Form.docx

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Teacher of ICT: Part-Time

Job Start - September 2019

Closing Date - 1st February 2019, 17:00

Interviews - 4th - 15th February 2019

Dover College is looking for a teacher of ICT (Computer Science & Digital IT) to provide a stimulating educational experience for all pupils. Foster an environment where pupils enjoy and respect Computing, develop a love for design and coding. Know how to prepare students for a variety of career pathways in IT: AI, VR and iMEDIA. It should be commonplace for pupils to use Raspberry Pi, code, write gaming programmes and to share their skills through the school’s digital platform within the College and publicly.

This vacancy could suit either an NQT or a more experienced teacher looking to broaden their experience.

Applications should consist of a CV, covering letter and a Dover College application form stating two referees.

As the information contained on the form is used during the selection process, it is essential that you complete all sections as fully as possible. If there is not enough space provided on the form, please continue on a separate sheet of paper. On each additional sheet that you use, please write your name and the post applied for, together with the section that you are answering.

Applications should be made by post to the School address, or by email to the Headmaster – headmaster@dovercollege.org.uk 

ICT-Teacher-Candidate-Information-Booklet-Sept-2019.pdf

TEACHER-Application-Form.docx
 

Teacher of German: Part-Time (Rising to Full-Time in 2020)

Job Start - September 2019

Closing Date - 1st February 2019, 17:00

Interviews: Between 4th - 15th February 2019

This is an opportunity for a teacher who wishes to develop their skills working in one of Dover College’s very best departments. We teach French and Spanish from Reception up to Year 13, and Mandarin from Reception up to Year 8 with the addition of GCSE from 2020. We prepare our pupils and enter them for A Levels and GCSE in Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Italian and Persian, and are introducing German to the curriculum from September 2019 to further broaden our student’s options for gaining fluency in languages and equipping them for the future. The post will initially be part-time, 0.6 FTE, rising to full-time for September 2020. We have a thriving native German student body some of whom will study GCSE and A level from September 19. We will also be introducing the subject to Year 7 and 8 in anticipation of introducing German as a GCSE subject in 2020 and eventually A Level alongside French, Mandarin and Spanish. This vacancy could suit either an NQT or a more experienced teacher looking to broaden their experience.

Applications should consist of a CV, covering letter and a Dover College application form stating two referees.

As the information contained on the form is used during the selection process, it is essential that you complete all sections as fully as possible. If there is not enough space provided on the form, please continue on a separate sheet of paper. On each additional sheet that you use, please write your name and the post applied for, together with the section that you are answering.

Applications should be made by post to the School address, or by email to the Headmaster – headmaster@dovercollege.org.uk 

German-Teacher-Candidate-Information-Booklet-Sept-2019.pdf

TEACHER-Application-Form.docx