This job expired on 12 April 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

As a classroom teacher

Planning and teaching high quality lessons within your subject, working hard to achieve success for all in your classroom.

• To undertake any and all duties as laid out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document and meet the professional Standards for Practising Teacher;

• To plan and prepare lessons, schemes of work and assessment materials;

• To teach, according to their educational needs, students assigned to allocated classes, utilising key skills as appropriate;

• To ensure positive behaviour management in accordance with agreed school policies, including the administration of rewards;

• To set homework in accordance with agreed whole school and departmental policies;

• To monitor and assess student performance so that targets can be set for individual student improvement;

• To report to parents in accordance with the whole school policy;

• To take registers for each lesson;

• To contribute to departmental meetings, discussions and management systems necessary to coordinate the work of the department and integrate this into the work of the whole school;

• To participate in the Performance Management Review cycle as per the school policy.

As a form tutor

• To take the register each morning session;

• To provide general support and guidance to students and monitor performance in accordance with the school’s policies;

• To monitor students’ attendance and conduct and liaise with Heads of Year, Heads of School and Attendance Officer;

• To liaise with parents regarding issues as they arise;

• To complete student reports in accordance with the schools policy on Assessment and Reporting;Personal Specification

The successful candidate must:

  • enjoy working with young people;
  • be committed to providing students with a first-class education;
  • be fully committed to supporting the core purpose of the school as outlined in our Mission Statement;
  • have the potential to be an ‘outstanding’ classroom practitioner;
  • have personal integrity and the drive to do what is best for the students;
  • have a good honours degree (subject specific);
  • have knowledge and understanding of recent developments in high quality teaching;
  • be a team player;
  • be proactive;
  • have the capacity to work hard and under pressure;
  • be a motivator;
  • be a good communicator;
  • have strong numeracy and literacy skills;
  • have good ICT skills;
  • have ambition; and
  • have a sense of humour!

What the school offers its staff

Employee Benefits

• Electric Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme

• Onsite parking and cycle storage

• Cycle-To-Work Scheme

• Free Flu Vaccines

• Free access to school fitness suite

• Dry cleaning delivery service

• On site car valet service

• Family-focused leave

• Discounted Nuffield Health gym membership

• Comprehensive Free Employee Assistance Programme

• Free onsite financial advice clinics

• ...and more!

Teacher Benefits

  • Simple structures and systems
  • All teachers teach below standard allocation
  • No written reports
  • Strategically planned INSET to support an increased number of PPA lessons
  • No marking policy

Further details about the role

Working as part of the Geography Department

Applications are sought from teachers who are passionate about Geography and the opportunities it provides for our students. You will be joining a successful, collaborative department with a high uptake at GCSE and A Level, and excellent achievement to match.

We work together to ensure all our students achieve excellent academic outcomes alongside a genuine curiosity about the human and physical processes that shape our world. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team who are driven by the latest research into teaching and learning, and who have an ongoing desire to improve their own subject knowledge. You will be encouraged to add your own pedagogical approaches and subject expertise to the department and will inspire students to engage with the wider world around them in and out of the classroom.

The ideal candidate will also contribute to the many fieldwork, enrichment and extracurricular opportunities linked to Geography across all key stages.

Commitment to safeguarding

Churchdown School is committed to ensuring the welfare and safety of all our children in school and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We believe that students have a right to learn in a supportive, caring and safe environment, which includes the right to protection from all types of abuse, where staff are vigilant for signs of any student in distress and are confident about applying the processes to avert and alleviate any such problems. We have a Safeguarding Policy and procedures in place. All staff must ensure that they are aware of these procedures.

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About Churchdown School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1449 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01452 713340

Our mission is to be a school where student development and learning are at the centre of everything we do. Students are expected to strive for personal excellence and demonstrate a commitment to learning as they fulfil their potential. Our community is a nurturing and caring one where students are encouraged to show compassion, friendship and support towards one another. We aim to provide an education which is fully inclusive, where every child is valued for who they are and who they can become.
At Churchdown School the education we provide is guided by values of integrity, resilience, respect, ambition and friendship. These values are particularly important to us as we develop the students into lifelong learners and prepare them for a life beyond school.

Arranging a visit to Churchdown School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ace@churchdownschool.com.

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