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Job Overview
The University of Nottingham is independently evaluating Catch Up® Numeracy, an intervention that supports children experiencing difficulty with numeracy. The intervention involves teaching assistants providing children with a one to one support. Results from the intervention are to be compared with results from ‘control’ schools. Included in the results will be pupils’ scores on a post-project Mathematics test.

Between October and December 2017, a number of Test Administrators will be required to visit schools involved in the project to administer the test (GL Assessment Progress Test in Mathematics) to the pupils. There are 150 schools throughout England involved in this important project.

The University of Nottingham is now recruiting the Test Administrators in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Peterborough to administer the test in schools within their locality.
Job Description
⦁ In order to administer the Mathematics test to a group of up to 12 primary-aged pupils, visit at least 10 schools,
⦁ Ensure pupils independently complete the test. The test will take at most 70 minutes.
⦁ Collect and record unique pupil identification information and other demographic data to ensure that the correct pupils are tested.
⦁ Keep the pupil test papers safe and return them to the University of Nottingham on completion.
⦁ The school visits should take no longer than 2 hours (not including travel time).
⦁ The schedule for school visits will be pre-planned but negotiable.
The work is on a casual basis and payment will include travel time and travel expenses.  Payment will be on the basis of £16 per hour for the Northern regions (Yorkshire) and £17 per hour for the Southern regions (Lincolnshire and Peterborough). The mileage allowance is 45p per mile.
Person Specification Requirements
⦁ Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having undergone a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, or be willing to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
⦁ Applicants must have experience of working in or with schools or primary-aged children.
⦁ Applicants must provide evidence of their right to work in the UK by means of their passport and/or visa.
⦁ Applicants must treat all information about the schools and their pupils as confidential.
⦁ Applicants must have their own car, valid driving licence and car insurance in order to carry out the testing in their allocated schools.
To apply, complete the form attached and email the form as well as a brief up-to-date CV to Kanchana Minson:
If you have any queries, please contact Kanchana Minson: 0115 951 4438;
Job Overview

The Governors wish to appoint a highly motivated, innovative, and inspirational teacher to join our dynamic team.

The successful candidate will support school’s drive for continual improvement. This is an outstanding opportunity for a teacher looking to develop professionally and join our dedicated and hard-working team.
Applications are invited from Catholic or other committed teachers who would support the ethos of our school.

The Governors require a teacher who will:
- Be an excellent practitioner of Quality First Teaching
- Have high expectations of pupil achievement
- Be flexible, innovative, imaginative and creative
- Have the vision and drive to help raise standards
- Be well organised with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Contribute to a committed team

We will offer:
- An exciting opportunity to work in a school with a strong Catholic ethos
- Wonderful children who have a thirst for learning
- Talented, supportive and innovative staff
- High quality opportunities to develop professionally working closely with our Catholic schools
- Supportive parents
- Forward thinking Governors

The Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are committed to the equality of opportunity in the services provided to customers and all aspects of employment.

We warmly welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed. To find out more about Doncaster Council, please visit

Visits to school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting school on 01302 349743 or email alternatively visit our website at
Application forms may be obtained from our website or downloaded from the CES website.

Closing date : CES Application Form to the Chair of Governors by

3:30pm Thursday 30th November 2017
Shortlisting : Monday 4th December 2017
Interviews : Tuesday 12th December 2017