75 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 October 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Design and technology, Food technology, Health and social care

Working pattern

Full time, part time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Planning, Teaching and Class Management:

Teach allocated students by planning their teaching to achieve progression of learning through:

  • identifying clear learning and lesson outcomes and specifying how they will be taught and assessed;
  • setting tasks which challenge students and ensure high levels of interest and engagement;
  • setting appropriate and demanding expectations;
  • setting clear targets, building on prior attainment;
  • being aware of and make provision for students who are SEND, more able, PPI or who have other particular individual needs;
  • providing clear structures that are in line with Notre Dame teaching Principles for lessons and maintain pace, motivation and challenge for learners;
  • the effective use of assessment to ensure coverage of programme of study;
  • effective teaching and best use of available time and resources;
  • maintaining behaviour for learning policies and procedures and encouraging good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work, rewards and home learning;
  • using a variety of teaching methods to:
  • Match approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary.
  • Use effective questioning, listen carefully to students, give attention to errors and misconceptions.
  • Select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, ICT and other sources.
  • ensuring students acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills, vocabulary and understanding appropriate to the subject taught;
  • evaluating own teaching critically fully engaging with the coaching process to improve effectiveness;
  • ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support;
  • liaison with the Curriculum Leader/Assistant Headteacher to ensure the implementation of department policy and practice.

Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting:

  • To assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching.
  • To assess and monitor students’ work and set targets for progress.
  • To assess and record students’ progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed, monitor strengths and areas for development, inform planning and recognise the level at which the student is achieving.
  • To undertake assessment of students as requested by examination bodies, departmental and school procedures.
  • To contribute to the preparation and presentation of informative reports to parents/carers.
  • To undertake assessment of students and participate in the school’s system reporting to parents/carers.

Tutor Duties:

  • To be a Tutor to an assigned group of students to undertake daily learning checks .
  • To promote the general progress and well-being of individual students and of the Tutor Group as a whole.
  • To liaise with the Head of Year to ensure the implementation of the school’s systems.
  • To register students, accompany them to assemblies, encourage their full attendance at all lessons and their participation in other aspects of school life.
  • To alert appropriate staff to problems experienced by students and make recommendations as to how these may be resolved.
  • To communicate, as appropriate, with parents of students and persons or bodies outside the school concerned with the welfare of individual students, after consultation with appropriate staff.

Other Professional Requirements:

  • To run and recruit for our extra-curricular programme and school clubs.
  • To promote inclusion and equality of opportunity for all students.
  • To share in the corporate responsibility for, and commitment to, the safeguarding and promotion of well-being and discipline of all students.
  • To have a working knowledge of teachers’ professional duties and legal liabilities.
  • To operate at all times within the stated policies and practices of the school.
  • To establish effective working relationships and set a good example through their presentation and personal and professional conduct.
  • To endeavour to give every child the opportunity to reach their potential and meet high expectations.
  • To co-operate with other staff to ensure a sharing and effective usage of resources to the benefit of the students, school and department.
  • To contribute to the life of the school through effective participation in meetings and management systems necessary to co-ordinate the management of the school.
  • To take part in marketing and liaison activities such as Open Evenings, Parents’ Evenings, Academic Mentoring days and events with partner schools.
  • To take responsibility for own professional development and duties in relation to school policies and practices.
  • To liaise effectively with parents/carers, multi agencies if appropriate and governors.
  • To participate in the schools professional learning programme.

Other job requirements:

  • The teacher will be part of the school’s performance management system and will have a team leader who will set agreed objectives for the year. The team leader will monitor and review performance including classroom teaching.
  • The school will support the continuing professional development of all staff, to ensure that their expertise is being kept up to date and that they are professionally fulfilled in their roles.
  • Liaise with the Curriculum Leader to ensure the implementation of department policy and practice.
  • Support other teachers with the delivery of an appropriate, challenging curriculum that fulfils the National Curriculum providing opportunities for student progression.

What the school offers its staff

Notre Dame RC School for Girls has a mission to nurture Christian women who are confident, think for themselves, who understand the concepts of equality and justice and can play a full and responsible part in a changing and multicultural society.

The school strives to ensure that all aspects of school life reflect the school's distinctive Catholic ethos, and that each girl is given equality of opportunity to achieve her full potential - spiritually, academically and socially.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Notre Dame Catholic Girls' School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
505 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0207 261 1121

Arranging a visit to Notre Dame Catholic Girls' School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jfoley@notredame.southwark.sch.uk.

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