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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • have a commitment to our school Values
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils
  • commitment to our ethos of high expectations and no excuses with the belief that every student can succeed
  • passionately enthuse and motivate students
  • have QTS and a degree or a similar related Health and Social Care related qualification
  • possess recent experience of teaching Health and Social Care or a closely related subject to students in KS4-KS5
  • maintain and developing high standards of achievement for learners of all abilities across all Key Stages
  • be an innovative and reflective practitioner who is keen to learn
  • have a commitment to safeguarding children
  • be an expert practitioner in the classroom
  • have up to date knowledge of the National Curriculum for Health and Social Care
  • demonstrate experience of teaching vocational qualifications most preferably BTEC Health and Social Care at Level 2 and 3
  • demonstrate the competence to lead a forward looking, hardworking and enthusiastic team of staff with the desire and skills to improve outcomes
  • think strategically to inspire and promote high expectations to raise standards
  • committed to promoting extra-curricular trips and activities

What the school offers its staff

We offer candidates the opportunity to:

  • receive support, mentoring and training appropriate to the post
  • join a supportive team that has a track record for student outcomes
  • access continuous staff development, including opportunities to participate in NPQs
  • support, mentoring and training appropriate to the post
  • access our Employee Assistance Programme & Well-being package join a forward looking, hardworking and enthusiastic team of staff with the desire and skills to improve outcomes and make a significant contribution to the school, its students and families

Commitment to safeguarding

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

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About Copthall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
924 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are an exceptionally diverse, comprehensive, inclusive school rooted in the local community which over the past five years has seen superb outcomes for our young people. We believe that all students can achieve highly regardless of their starting points. Our commitment to this belief underpins all aspects of our work with students, staff and families. Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries. Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms: https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student. At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides an environment for staff to thrive and develop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

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