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Trust, Discipline and Aspiration

Thomas Deacon Academy was one of the first Academies to be created and continues to thrive through our core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration. As we enter the exciting new phase of our future. We continue to offer an aspirational learning environment for students from the ages of 7 to 18 years old. Our modern facilities, TDA Junior, Sixth Form Study Centre and 43 acre campus allow us to provide the ultimate in educational choice.

Most recently, July 2015, Ofsted graded the Academy as ‘Good’ in all areas and we are moving forward in our continued journey towards ‘Outstanding’.

The Academy also saw a substantial increase in our examination results in August 2015 reflecting a three year upwards trend.

Thomas Deacon Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all applicants, staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Staff leading recruitment activities are all qualified in Safer Recruitment practices.  Shortlisted candidates must be willing to discuss their full employment history and their suitability for working with children at interview.  All appointed staff will be required to undertake and complete a full induction and child protection training.

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What we can offer you:

  • Excellent working facilities in a modern and inspirational environment

  • Opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals

  • Outstanding professional development and a high quality induction programme

  • Use of Academy facilities (including a gym)

  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme

For more information on the amazing work taking place at Thomas Deacon Academy read our newsletters, which are published every half term.

Please contact the HR Team on 01733 426063 or hrteam@thomasdeaconacademy.com for further information. If you interested in applying for one our posts please complete the relevant application form, 

Teaching staff application form

Associate staff application form

Current Vacancies

  • Learning Mentor

    • Contract:         Part Time, Permanent
    • Hours:             32.5 hours per week (8.30am – 3.30pm), 45 weeks (term time plus one week)
    • Salary:             TD14 £13,993 (FTE £18,409)
    • Site:                 Thomas Deacon Academy
    • Closing date:   2 October 2017
    • Interviews:       11 October 2017
    • Start:               30 October 2017

     

    About Us

    TDA Education Trust is a charitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies in the East Midlands.  As a newly formed multi-academy trust we strive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all and an ethos and culture that encourages everyone to be the very best that they can be. 

    We put learners, and their learning, at the heart of everything we do.

    Thomas Deacon Academy

    Trust: we are honest

    Discipline: we never give up

    Aspiration: we want the very best

     

    Thomas Deacon Academy was one of the first Academies to be created and continues to thrive through our core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration. As we enter the exciting new phase of our future we continue to offer an aspirational learning environment for students from the ages of 7 to 18 years old. Our modern facilities, TDA Junior, Sixth Form Study Centre and 43 acre campus allow us to provide the ultimate in educational choice.

    Most recently, July 2015, Ofsted graded the Academy as ‘Good’ in all areas and we are moving forward in our continued journey towards ‘Outstanding’.

     

    The Job

    We are seeking to appoint a Learning Mentor to work as part of our Wellbeing team.

     

    As a Learning Mentor you will be responsible for increasing the attainment and aspiration of referred students, providing support in addressing their needs. You should be committed to working with students from a wide range of ethnic and social backgrounds to remove barriers to learning. You will be supporting students of all abilities with a complexity of issues that may include those with a lack of self-confidence, those failing to achieve their full potential, those with behavioural or emotional difficulties and those with personal difficulties such as bereavement, bullying or problems at home.

     

    The role will see you work, mainly, on a one to one basis with students but also liaising with the Heads of House and Tutors to identify students who require mentoring support. Together you will share support strategies for best outcomes.

     

    The Person

    Will have:

    • Excellent communication and listening skills along with a non-judgmental approach.
    • The ability to engage effectively with students, staff, parents and external agencies.
    • Experience of working in a team as well as working independently.
    • An understanding of personalised learning and its importance to young people.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with staff.

     

    What we can offer you:

    • Excellent working facilities in a modern and inspirational environment
    • Opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals
    • Outstanding professional development and a high quality induction programme
    • Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Academy Education Trust
    • Use of Academy facilities (including a gym)
    • LGPS Pension Scheme

       

       

    TDA Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

     

    To apply please complete the Associate Application Form on the Vacancies page of our website. If you have any questions regarding this post or would like to visit the Academy please contact the HR Team on 01733 426063 or e-mail hrteam@thomasdeaconacademy.com.

    Closing date: 02.10.2017
    Interview date: 11.10.2017
  • PA to Principal

    • Contract:         Part Time, Permanent
    • Hours:             37 hours per week, Mon - Thu 8am - 4pm, Fri 8am – 3.30pm. 47 weeks (Term Time plus 3 weeks)
    • Salary:             Actual £21,392 - £23,293 (FTE £23,668 - £25,772)
    • Site:                 Thomas Deacon Academy
    • Closing date:   Tuesday 3 October 2017
    • Interviews:       Friday 6 October 2017
    • Start:               Monday 6 November 2017

     

    About TDET

    TDA Education Trust is a charitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies in the East Midlands.  As a newly formed multi-academy trust we strive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all and an ethos and culture that encourages everyone to be the very best that they can be. 

    We put learners, and their learning, at the heart of everything we do.

    Thomas Deacon Academy

    Trust: we are honest

    Discipline: we never give up

    Aspiration: we want the very best

     

    Thomas Deacon Academy was one of the first Academies to be created and continues to thrive through our core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration. As we enter the exciting new phase of our future we continue to offer an aspirational learning environment for students from the ages of 7 to 18 years old. Our modern facilities, TDA Junior, Sixth Form Study Centre and 43 acre campus allow us to provide the ultimate in educational choice.

    Most recently, July 2015, Ofsted graded the Academy as ‘Good’ in all areas and we are moving forward in our continued journey towards ‘Outstanding’.

    The Role

    We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an exceptional PA to the Principal at Thomas Deacon Academy. The successful candidate will be committed to providing outstanding PA and secretarial support to the Principal whilst promoting the Academy’s ethos and values.

    You will be the first point of contact for a range of enquiries directed to the Principal, as well as carrying out administrative and secretarial duties confidentially and professionally. You will also be required to work flexibly to meet the needs of the Academy and Principal to ensure timely and accurate reports/information is provided.

     

     

    The Person

    The successful candidate will have previous PA/secretarial experience as well as excellent IT skills. You will be exceptionally organised and highly effective in all aspects of the role and be able to use initiative and sound judgement skills.

     

    What we can offer you:

    • Excellent working facilities in a modern and inspirational environment
    • Opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals
    • Outstanding professional development and a high quality induction programme
    • Use of Academy facilities (including a gym, refectory and car parking)
    • LGPS Pension Scheme
    • Childcare Voucher Scheme

       

       

    TDA Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

     

    To apply please complete the Associate Application Form on the Vacancies page of our website. If you have any questions regarding this post or would like to visit the Academy please contact the HR Team on 01733 426063 or e-mail hrteam@thomasdeaconacademy.com.

    Closing date: 03.10.2017
    Interview date: 06.10.2017
  • Subject Leader of Physics - January 2017 Start

    • Contract:                     Full Time/Permanent
    • Salary:                         L01 - £40,983
    • Closing Date:              Tuesday 3 October 2017       
    • Interview Dates:          Monday 9 October 2017        

     

    The Thomas Deacon Education Trust and Local Governing Body seek an outstanding leader for Thomas Deacon Academy, a leading school in the Thomas Deacon Education Trust.

    This is an excellent opportunity to join a school within one of the well-regarded Trusts in the eastern region. The school has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future and we are looking for an ambitious and dynamic leader to steer it/support it through the next stage of its development.

    Collaboration, educational research and professional development are at the core of how the schools within Thomas Deacon Education Trust work together. With a clear focus on leadership at all levels, the Trust is well placed to provide great opportunities to promote Thomas Deacon Academy as a leading school and you will be given effective support to develop you personally as an outstanding leader.

     

    Thomas Deacon Academy

    Trust: we are honest

    Discipline: we never give up

    Aspiration: we want the very best

     

    Thomas Deacon Academy was one of the first Academies to be created and continues to thrive through our core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration. As we enter the exciting new phase of our future we continue to offer an aspirational learning environment for students from the ages of 7 to 18 years old. Our modern facilities, TDA Junior, Sixth Form Study Centre and 43 acre campus allow us to provide the ultimate in educational choice.

    In July 2015, Ofsted graded the Academy as ‘Good’ in all areas and we are moving forward in our continued journey towards ‘Outstanding’.

     

    The City of Peterborough

    Living in Peterborough offers the perfect mix of heritage, countryside walks, shopping, entertainment and dining out, all being easily accessible. Peterborough is well connected by road with direct links to the A1 for travelling North to South and the A47 for travelling East to West. Rail travel is equally as convenient with the East Coast Line direct to London in 50 mins and a direct connection to Stansted Airport in 80 mins.

     

    The Job

    We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, inspiring Physics teacher to lead Physics within the hard-working and committed Sciences department

    The department is exceptionally resourced and led by fantastic practitioners who are forward-thinking, innovative and have the unswerving determination to ensure all students achieve well and develop an enjoyment of the subject. The successful candidate will be a dynamic teacher who has the ability to teach across all key stages. They will lead, manage and develop all aspects of educational provision within Physics.

    Being part of TDA Education Trust there will be a wide range of opportunities to grow and develop within the department, Academy and Trust wide.

     

    You will:

    • be a passionate, inspiring teacher of Physics.
    • have recent experience of successful leadership.
    • be able to evidence a key contribution to sustained school improvement.
    • demonstrate experience of inspirational team leadership/membership and development.
    • know how to actively engage parents as partners in the education of their children, including those harder to reach.
    • be adept at challenging educational under-achievement and inspiring children to reach their full potential.
    • have high expectations for the behaviour and academic progress of young people.
    • be ambitious and have the energy and creativity to make a significant contribution to the whole academy.

     

    The Trust offers:

    • excellent salary package.
    • fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.
    • opportunity for of progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.
    • use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).
    • Teachers’ pension scheme.
    • Childcare voucher scheme.
    • an engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.
    • an inclusive and collaborative approach.
    • a talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.
    • an actively supportive Local Governing Body and Trust leadership.
    • partnerships with local schools, sharing resources and best practice to enhance and develop further the learning opportunities for all children within the local area.

      Further information, news and events and 360° tour of our outstanding building, can be viewed on our website: www.thomasdeaconacademy.com 

       

    To apply please complete the Teacher Application Form on the Vacancies page of our website. If you have any questions regarding this post or would like to visit the Academy please contact the HR Team on 01733 426063 or e-mail hrteam@thomasdeaconacademy.com.

     

    Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Closing date: 03.10.2017
    Interview date: 09.10.2017
  • Data Administrator Apprentice

    • Contract:         Part Time, Fixed Term Contract (12 months or duration of Apprenticeship)
    • Hours:             37 hours per week (8am – 4pm), 47 weeks (term time plus three weeks)
    • Salary:             up to £14,737 per annum (dependant on experience)
    • Site:                 Thomas Deacon Academy
    • Closing date:   4 October 2017
    • Interviews:       10 October 2017
    • Start:                ASAP

     

    About Us

    TDA Education Trust is a charitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies in the East Midlands.  As a newly formed multi-academy trust we strive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all and an ethos and culture that encourages everyone to be the very best that they can be. 

    We put learners, and their learning, at the heart of everything we do.

    Thomas Deacon Academy

    Trust: we are honest

    Discipline: we never give up

    Aspiration: we want the very best

     

    Thomas Deacon Academy was one of the first Academies to be created and continues to thrive through our core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration. As we enter the exciting new phase of our future we continue to offer an aspirational learning environment for students from the ages of 7 to 18 years old. Our modern facilities, TDA Junior, Sixth Form Study Centre and 43 acre campus allow us to provide the ultimate in educational choice.

    Most recently, July 2015, Ofsted graded the Academy as ‘Good’ in all areas and we are moving forward in our continued journey towards ‘Outstanding’.

     

    The Job

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Data Administrator/Apprentice to join our dedicated Data Team. You will be responsible for supporting the production and analysis of accurate and timely data across the Academy. You will particularly focus on processing information for new students and leavers of the Academy and entering and collating CAT/Reading Age/KS2 Data. Other responsibilities will include processing Free School Meals and Pupil Premium information, reporting through the use of our MIS and liaising with other schools to ensure student data is entered correctly.

     

    There is also opportunity to complete a Level 3 Business Administration Qualification as an Apprentice giving you skills and experience to develop your own career.

     

    The Person

    You will

    • Have strong Microsoft Excel skills
    • Be able to input data with accuracy and at speed.
    • Have effective oral and written communication skills with staff, colleagues and students.
    • Be able to analyse data produced and provide this to relevant stakeholders.
    • Have strong organisational skills and be able prioritise work accordingly.
    • Be able to work in a fast paced environment and multi task to ensure all deadlines are met.

     

    What we can offer you:

    • Excellent working facilities in a modern and inspirational environment
    • Opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals
    • Outstanding professional development and a high quality induction programme
    • Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Academy Education Trust
    • Use of Academy facilities (including a gym)
    • LGPS Pension Scheme
    • Childcare Voucher Scheme

       

       

    TDA Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

     

    To apply please complete the Associate Application Form on the Vacancies page of our website. If you have any questions regarding this post or would like to visit the Academy please contact the HR Team on 01733 426063 or e-mail hrteam@thomasdeaconacademy.com.

    Closing date: 04.10.2017
    Interview date: 10.10.2017
  • Technology Technician

    • Contract:         Part Time, Permanent
    • Hours:             37 hours per week (8am – 4pm), 45 weeks (term time plus one week)
    • Salary:             TD10 - Actual £14,110 (FTE £16,305)
    • Site:                 Thomas Deacon Academy
    • Closing date:   9 October 2017
    • Interviews:       12/13 October 2017
    • Start:               ASAP

     

    About TDET

    TDA Education Trust is a charitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies in the East Midlands.  As a newly formed multi-academy trust we strive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all and an ethos and culture that encourages everyone to be the very best that they can be. 

    We put learners, and their learning, at the heart of everything we do.

    Thomas Deacon Academy

    Trust: we are honest

    Discipline: we never give up

    Aspiration: we want the very best

     

    Thomas Deacon Academy was one of the first Academies to be created and continues to thrive through our core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration. As we enter the exciting new phase of our future we continue to offer an aspirational learning environment for students from the ages of 7 to 18 years old. Our modern facilities, TDA Junior, Sixth Form Study Centre and 43 acre campus allow us to provide the ultimate in educational choice.

    Most recently, July 2015, Ofsted graded the Academy as ‘Good’ in all areas and we are moving forward in our continued journey towards ‘Outstanding’.

     

    The Job

    We are looking to appoint a Technology Technician to join our dedicated, hard-working and enthusiastic Technology department. The successful candidate will have experience of working in a technical or practical environment as well as experience of working with young people, preferably within a school environment. They will be responsible for supporting the ever-increasing technological needs of the department, with a particular focus on preventatively maintaining and servicing IT-related equipment (including PCs, CAD/CAM machines, iPads and digital cameras). They will also be responsible for the preparation of materials for lessons whilst managing stock items and resources.

     

    The Person

    You will

    • Have a good standard of literacy and numeracy skills.
    • Have experience of working with a variety of practical materials and associated equipment.
    • Have experience of maintaining and servicing equipment with a view to preventing break-downs before they occur.
    • Have excellent customer service skills relating to students, staff, parents, visitors and other internal and external contacts.
    • Be able to multi-task and use your own initiative to prioritise and organise your workload.
    • Be committed to building good working relationships with colleagues and pupils, and promoting team work with different departments.

     

    What we can offer you:

    • Excellent working facilities in a modern and inspirational environment.
    • Opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals.
    • Outstanding professional development and a high quality induction programme.
    • Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Academy Education Trust.
    • Use of Academy facilities (including a free car park & gym).
    • LGPS Pension Scheme.

       

    TDA Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

     

    To apply please complete the Associate Application Form on the Vacancies page of our website. If you have any questions regarding this post or would like to visit the Academy please contact the HR Team on 01733 426063 or e-mail hrteam@thomasdeaconacademy.com.

    Closing date: 09.10.2017
    Interview date: 12.10.2017