Current Vacancies

Court Fields School, Wellington is part of The Blackdown Education Partnership. Further details on our Trust and vacancies can be found here: bep.ac/vacancies and Court Fields School jobs - Eteach

If you are interested in applying for any of our vacancies, please ensure you have read all relevant documents, including those below, in order to have a full understanding of the post. As part of our selection and shortlisting process, it is school policy to request references prior to interview.

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Catering Assistant

16 hours per week
Monday 10:30am-2:30pm
Tuesday to Friday 11:30am-2:30pm
Term time only (38 weeks)
Grade 17, FTE £22,366
£11.59 per hour (actual salary £8,069)

We are seeking to appoint a Catering Assistant to work within our busy kitchen and catering team. Duties to include preparation and serving food to students, staff and visitors, cleaning of the kitchen and dining hall ensuring that at all times, all aspects of relevant legislation are complied with.

The role will be working at Court Fields School and Rockwell Green Primary School but may be required to support at any of the schools supplied by Court Fields School production kitchen.

CV’s are not accepted, please complete the application form in full.

Closing date: 9am Monday 26th February 2024
Interview date: w/c Monday 4th March 2024

INTERVIEWS MAY BE CARRIED OUT BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE SO EARLY APPLICATION IS ADVISED.

All applications should be made by completing the application form available at www.bep.ac/vacancies and should be submitted by 9am on the closing date.

The Blackdown Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Head of Health & Social Care

(the ability to teach Physical Education is desirable, but not essential)
From April 2024
Full time in the first instance, part time/flexible contract could be considered for the right candidate.
Teachers’ MPS to UPS plus TLR 2a

I have been overwhelmed with the support everyone gives each other at CFS. The staff and Leadership Team are fantastic. (Staff Feedback 2023)

Court Fields is a happy and welcoming school. Pupils feel proud to attend. Leaders have created a culture where hard work is expected. Leaders offer high-quality professional development to staff, communicate effectively with them, and prioritise their wellbeing. As a result, staff morale is high.  (Ofsted ‘Good’, 2023)

This is an exciting time to join a significantly improving school and a recent Ofsted rated ‘Good’ School. One which 82% of parents would recommend the school to another parent and which has increasing student numbers. Our Year 7 cohort for September 2023 was significantly oversubscribed and this is set to continue in 2024.

Court Fields’ staff and students are committed to improving rapidly to be a great school where every child, regardless of background, achieves well, feels they belong to our community and fully participates in school life to develop character and the resilience to succeed.

You would be joining a thriving and passionate faculty, with a diverse range of academic interests and expertise.

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified professional who is both passionate and knowledgeable to lead Health & Social Care. The successful candidate will need the drive, expertise, and inspirational attributes to shape the work and future development of the subject.

We are looking for someone who

  • can think strategically and provide high quality leadership and management
  • can demonstrate a high standard of subject knowledge
  • can deliver a high quality curriculum and high standards of teaching across the faculty
  • nurtures a passion for studying Health & Social Care at all levels of ability
  • ensures students achieve their full potential
  • will build positive relationships with both students, staff and parents

CVs are not accepted, please complete the application form in full.

Closing date: 9am Monday 18th March 2024
Provisional Interview dates: week beginning  Monday 25th March 2024

INTERVIEWS MAY BE CARRIED OUT BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE SO EARLY APPLICATION IS ADVISED.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Polly Matthews (Headteacher) via the school office. Telephone 01823 664201 or email schooloffice@courtfields.bep.ac

All applications should be made by completing the application form available at www.bep.ac/vacancies and should be submitted by 9am on the closing date.

The Blackdown Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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COVER SUPERVISOR / LEAD PRACTITIONER

Full time. Part time/job share considered
Monday to Friday
Term time, plus inset days (38 weeks)
Grade 11-13 (£23,893-£33,945 FTE) dependant on qualifications and experience

 I have been overwhelmed with the support everyone gives each other at CFS. The staff and Leadership Team are fantastic. (Staff Feedback 2023) 

Court Fields is a happy and welcoming school. Pupils feel proud to attend. Leaders have created a culture where hard work is expected. Leaders offer high-quality professional development to staff, communicate effectively with them, and prioritise their wellbeing. As a result, staff morale is high. (Ofsted ‘Good,’ 2023) 

This is an exciting time to join a significantly improving school and one which 82% of parents would recommend the school to another parent. As a result of increasing the student numbers, and our Year 7 cohort for September 2023 being significantly oversubscribed, we are looking to expand our team at Court Fields School. 

Our school is part of the Blackdown Education Partnership, we believe that our schools should sit at the heart of our communities; that there are no limits to what our children and young people can achieve; and that they should be great places to work and learn. 

Court Fields’ staff and students are committed to improving rapidly to be a great school where every child, regardless of background, achieves well, feels they belong to our community and fully participates in school life to develop character and resilience to succeed. 

The Cover Supervisor/Lead Practitioner has an important role within the school, supporting and supervising the learning of students when teaching colleagues are absent. In addition to this, Cover Supervisors are required to cover lunchtime supervision occasionally as well as supporting in various areas of the school when there are no lesson cover requirements.

The post does not require qualified teacher status, although applicants with this status are most welcome to apply and often people use this role as a stepping stone into teaching as a career. An enthusiasm for education and learning, and a commitment to supporting and working with young people are vital personal qualities for this role. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential, as training will be provided.

What you can expect from us: 

  • Fabulous students who are motivated, interested, keen to learn and enthusiastic.
  • A trusting partnership with supportive parents.
  • An outstanding ethos where students achieve, have a strong sense of belonging and participate in learning, enrichment, and the community.
  • A comprehensive induction process, tailored to your role and previous experience. 
  • A structured programme of targeted, whole school or bespoke professional development, including leadership development.
  • A high-quality curriculum, developed across our Trust, with a commitment to a programme of school improvement.
  • A range of development opportunities for career progression within the Trust.
  • Opportunities to work with or in other schools.
  • Friendship, support, and interaction with a vibrant and caring staff team with a commitment to improving children's lives.
  • Strong leadership, a culture of high expectation and clarity of strategic school development.
  • The chance to be a part of a sustainable project, with a focus on high quality education, ambition for every child and supportive staff. 

You will be joining an ambitious, committed and hardworking team of staff who offer amazing support in an academic and pastoral sense and are relentless in their drive to make a genuine difference to and lasting impact on our young people, families, and the wider community. Court Fields has been rated as a ‘Good’ school at a recent Ofsted inspection where ‘staff morale is high’ and ‘pupils enjoy good relationships with staff.’ 

If you are able to meet the requirements of these roles, we would love to hear from you. For an informal conversation to find out more about the role, or to visit us at Court Fields, please contact Polly Matthews, Headteacher. 

All applications should be made by completing the online application form via E-teach available at www.bep.ac/vacancies and include evidence of how you meet the person specification for the role. For full details of the role, please see the job description and person specification. 

CVs are not accepted, please complete the application form in full. 

Further details are available within the job description and person specification. 

INTERVIEWS MAY BE CARRIED OUT BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE SO EARLY APPLICATION IS ADVISED. 

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 19th February 2024
Provisional Interview date: W/C Monday 26th February 2024

The Blackdown Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Application Pack

MFL Work Experience

Unlock Your Potential with Language Work Experience!

Are you an A-level student with a passion for French and Spanish? We have an incredible opportunity for you to gain valuable work experience while making a positive impact on the lives of others. Join our team as a language support assistant and help students with learning difficulties excel in their language lessons. In this role, you'll have the chance to create resources, provide one-to-one support and facilitate small group activities, fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment by working closely with language teachers. Not only will you enhance your language skills, but you'll also develop essential communication and teaching abilities that will benefit you in your future endeavours. Seize this chance to expand your horizons, empower others, and embark on an unforgettable journey of personal and professional growth. Apply now and take the first step towards a rewarding career in languages!

Please send a completed Volunteer application form and any additional information (no CRBs or certificates or unsolicited references please) via email to jmartin@courtfields.bep.ac

Application Form

Alternatively, post to:             

Miss J Martin
Cover Manager and HR Assistant
Court Fields School
Mantle Street
Wellington
Somerset
TA21 8SW

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Examinations Invigilator

Grade 14 Point 4 £10.98 per hour
Casual hours (as and when required)

Court Fields School is looking to appoint a number of Examination Invigilators on a casual employment basis.

Invigilators support the Exams Officer in ensuring the fair and proper conduct of examinations in an environment that enables students to perform at their best. The ideal candidate will be flexible, reliable, confident, and have good literacy and numeracy skills. Previous experience in working with secondary school age children would be an advantage, although this is not essential. Confidentiality inside and outside the workplace is essential.

You would need to be available in the summer as the main examination season takes place in May-July each year. Other exams take place at times throughout the year. Regular training is provided.

The post of examination invigilator is casual and attracts a competitive rate of pay.

Applications for this post should be made using the School’s application form. CVs will not be accepted.

Applications should be emailed to jmartin@courtfields.bep.ac or posted to:

Miss J Martin
Cover Manager & HR Assistant
Court Fields School
Mantle Street
Wellington
Somerset
TA21 8SW

The Castle Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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