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Concord College is England’s premier co-educational international boarding school set in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, with 580 students aged 13-19.  With over 40 nationalities represented amongst our students, we enjoy a wonderfully diverse environment with a strong community feel and decency, trust and respect at our core.  All employees play an important part in providing all that is required for the students in our care.  If you are looking for an opportunity to work as part of a great team in a beautiful setting with first class facilities, excellent working conditions and rates of pay, plus many additional benefits, we currently have the following vacancies:

 

DOMESTIC ASSISTANTS

Our Domestic Assistants play a key role in the day-to-day care of our facilities, maintaining the high standards that are required in cleanliness and hygiene for the benefit of all students, staff and visitors.  Each team member takes responsibility for a specific area, to aid motivation and increase job satisfaction, and everyone works under the care and guidance of our Domestic Services Manager and Assistant.  We currently have two vacancies for the following working hours:  7.00am – 3.45pm Monday to Friday (40 hours per week) and 4.00pm – 8.00pm Monday to Friday (20 hours per week).  Previous experience in a similar role would be helpful, although full training will be given.  The ability to deliver a service to a high standard will be essential

A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate. Other benefits include the provision of lunch when on duty, an attractive uniform, a defined contribution pension scheme, income protection and life assurance schemes and a childcare voucher scheme

Closing date – midday Wednesday 25 April 2018.

Job Description – Job Description – Domestic Assistant Science 20hpw (Jan 18)

Job Description – Domestic Assistant (April 18) 7am-3.45pm Monday-Friday

Application Form – Application form (Support Staff)

Information for Applicants – Support Staff application info (Dec 17)

DINING ROOM TEAM LEADER

Our Dining Room team provide an efficient, friendly service in a vibrant and busy environment, serving breakfast, lunch and supper plus morning and afternoon refreshments to our 580 students and 250 staff.  Our menus are interesting and varied, catering for the tastes of our multi-national community, and there is strong interaction between the front of house team and the chefs.  We currently have a vacancy for a Team Leader to cover the following working hours:  12pm – 8pm on a rota basis and two weekends in each three week period by way of split shifts on Saturdays and Sundays of 9am – 2pm and 5pm – 7pm (in total 35 hours per week over five days).

A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate. Other benefits include the provision of lunch when on duty, an attractive uniform, a defined contribution pension scheme, income protection and life assurance schemes and a childcare voucher scheme.

Closing date – midday Wednesday 25 April 2018.

Job Description – Job Description – Concord College Dining Room Team Leader

Application Form – Application form (Support Staff)

Information for Applicants – Support Staff application info (Dec 17)

PART-TIME DINING ROOM ASSISTANTS

We are also recruiting for part-time Dining Room Assistants and have a number of shifts available:  5.15pm – 8pm Monday to Friday, 9am – 2pm and 5pm – 7pm on Saturdays and 10.30am – 2pm and 5pm – 7.30pm on Sundays.  Previous experience in a similar role would be helpful, although full training will be given.

Job Description (evenings and weekends) – Job Description – Dining Room Assistant (eve-wkends) Feb 18

Application Form – Application form (Support Staff)

Information for Applicants – Support Staff application info (Dec 17)

 

If you have any queries please contact our HR Officer, Miss Nicola Fox:  n.fox@concordcollege.org.uk Tel. 01694 731631.

Please note CVs will only be accepted if submitted with a fully completed and detailed application form.

Concord College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Child protection screening is undertaken which includes checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

TEACHING VACANCIES

Academic achievement at Concord College has been described as ‘exceptional’ (ISI 2013).  Over the last two academic years, students have achieved an average of 82% A*/A at GCSE and 80% A*/A at A level.  We are also delighted that over 80 students have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge between 2015 and 2018.

We do not currently have any main term vacancies, however please see the application form below if you would like to register your interest with us.

If you are interested in working abroad, please see the below information about Shanghai Concord Bilingual School.

Application Form – Application form (Teacher)

Completed application forms can be emailed to n.fox@concordcollege.org.uk

For further information please contact Nicola Fox, HR Officer, Concord College, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY5 7PF

Direct Line:  01694 731802

Email: N.Fox@concordcollege.org.uk

Concord College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Child protection screening is undertaken, which includes checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

If you are interested in working abroad, please see the below information about Shanghai Concord Bilingual School.

Shanghai Concord Bilingual School

Shanghai Concord Bilingual School first opened its doors to students in September 2017. The school is being developed in association with its prestigious sister school, Concord College (UK) a renowned international college whose academic excellence places it at the very top of the UK examination league tables. Concord College (UK) is lending its considerable experience and expertise in support of this new venture.

The aim of Shanghai Concord is to create a place of learning where students can flourish in a supportive atmosphere of harmony, trust and decency, whilst committed to striving for academic excellence at every level.

Initially the college recruited students in Grade 6 (age 11) and Grade 10 (age 15) and will grow each year to eventually include all years from 6 to 12 (age 11 to 18).

In September 2018 the school will also be opening a Primary Department and is aiming to recruit students into Grades 1 and 2 in the first instance.  The courses offered will incorporate the traditional Chinese curriculum in a bilingual environment, whilst also offering students IGCSE and A levels, with the intention of preparing students for entry into the top universities throughout the world.

Current Vacancies

Primary Teacher

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, energetic and committed Primary School Teacher to be part of a newly developing school in Shanghai.

Intake of students in the first year (September 2018) will be restricted to pupils in Years 1, age 6 (75 students into three classes) and Year 2, age 7 (one class of 25 students). The students will all follow the compulsory Chinese Curriculum for five 35 minute lessons each morning. The afternoon will be intensive English and bilingual extension courses, led by English Primary trained class teachers.  In future years, it is intended to continue to recruit three Year 1 classes, adding 75 students each year. It is our aim that students in the Primary school will reach Year 6 with excellent skills in spoken and written English that will enable them to proceed to the Middle and High school with confidence and so be ready for the rigors of IGCSE and A level.

The successful applicant will have the chance to be part of a School whose goal is to become a leading educator within the vibrant city of Shanghai.

The post will be for a one or two year fixed term with a gratuity at the end of the second year. Salary to be determined in the light of qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Requirements:

The Primary School classroom teachers will report directly to the Head of Primary Section and in turn to the British Executive Principal of Shanghai Concord.

The successful candidate will be expected to combine the ethos and culture of Concord College, UK within the framework of the Chinese education system. This will require an awareness of and sensitivity towards cultural differences. Experience of teaching overseas students is therefore a considerable advantage.

The post holder will be in at the very beginning of the development of this new section of the School and will be responsible for the development of the Primary School curriculum, initially at Grades 1 and 2 but as the School develops it will include all Grades 1-5.  They need to possess good organisational skills and also be an enthusiastic, energetic and innovative teacher, who is committed to flexible and varied styles of teaching and in sympathy with the aims and objectives of the School.

They should have:

  • a high quality degree;
  • a formal teaching qualification and at least 2 years teaching experience;
  • the capability and experience of teaching  expertly and confidently within the Primary age range;
  • a willingness to accommodate the needs of students with a variety of linguistic ability is essential;
  • commitment to the wellbeing and pastoral care of all students within their care;
  • the ability and proven commitment to being an excellent classroom teacher;
  • excellent administrative, organisational and ICT skills;
  • the ability to pick up new procedures and routines quickly, particularly in respect of the school database and the anticipated development of the Parent Portal;
  • experience of working overseas or with international students would be an advantage;
  • willingness and ability to contribute to the schools extra-curricular enrichment programme.

Job Description – Job description and Person Specification – Teacher for Primary School Oct 17

Application form – Shanghai Concord Bilingual School Teacher Application Form

How to apply

If you wish to apply, please download and complete the application form and return with a covering letter of application to Miss Nicola Fox, HR Officer – n.fox@concordcollege.org.uk

Closing date – 23 March 2018

Interviews will be held in March 2018

 

Application forms and detailed job descriptions are also available on the Shanghai Concord website www.concordschool.com.cn