Aspirant Teacher

Ruislip High School, Ruislip, Middlesex


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 1, £20,441 to £20,441

Job summary

Aspirant Teacher
Salary: Unqualified Teaching Scale 1 £20,441 per annum
Hours: 35.75 hours per week - 7:45am to 3:30pm (Monday to Thursday) 7:45am to 3:00pm (Friday) (term time only plus five INSET days)

Required as soon as possible
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly effective individual to become our Aspirant Teacher. This role would be ideally suited to a recent graduate who is looking to enter the teaching profession and/or work in education.

The purpose of the role is:
- To provide high-quality cover support for lessons across the curriculum
- To cover lessons, tutorials and support with various duties throughout the school day, including break and lunchtime supervision

Once the post holder has shown a competency in behaviour management (this is envisaged in term three or four following commencement of the role), there will also be the opportunity to teach individuals, groups and whole classes across the school.

The successful applicant will:
- have the highest expectations of students
- have an enthusiastic and positive approach within and beyond the classroom
- have the necessary IT skills to undertake the necessary administrative tasks
- have energy, stamina and a sense of humour

Why work at Ruislip High School?
Students and staff treat each other with respect. They share high aspirations which are realised through high expectations of everyone.
The school has a comprehensive professional development programme tailored to individual needs, from NQT to middle and senior leadership; new staff are supported and guided by highly skilled and experienced colleagues, and by partners in external organisations.
Staff have a range of opportunities to collaborate and develop their career within the Vanguard Learning Trust.
Staff are afforded many benefits and rewards as part of the Vanguard Learning Trust’s entitlement package for staff.
There are excellent transport links with central London, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Berkshire.

In joining Ruislip High School you can expect to work in an environment where teaching and learning is at the heart of everything we do; and where all staff work as a community to support our students to fulfil their potential in line with our school’s motto: from grass roots to reaching for the sky.

Essential educational requirements

Level 4 qualification, e.g. a BA or BSc
Numeracy/literacy skills (at least equivalent to Level 2 of the National Qualifications Framework)

Essential qualifications

Level 4 qualification, e.g. a BA or BSc
Numeracy/literacy skills (at least equivalent to Level 2 of the National Qualifications Framework)

Essential skills and experience

An understanding of the characteristics of an effective school
The ability to use ICT to enhance and support teaching, learning and management
Communication skills (both orally and in writing) – the ability to make points clearly and understand the views of others
Personal impact and presence
Self-confidence, enthusiasm and commitment

Employee benefits

See the school's website for the Trust Entitlement document.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1066 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Ruislip High School website (opens in a new window)
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School location

Sidmouth Drive, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 0BY