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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS + TLR2b

Additional allowances

TLR2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to the increasing popularity of this Academy, the student population is growing and we are looking to expand and enhance our remarkable team of teachers to meet the demand of our community.

We are looking for a Head of PSHCE and Religious Studies, someone who is an outstanding PSHCE and Religious Studies Specialist with excellent Leadership skills. We want someone who is a proven teacher, who has driven up attainment and progress in PSHCE and Religious Studies, who will provide strategic and operational subject leadership within the Humanities department and raise attainment and achievement at all key stages in PSHCE and Religious Studies.

This is a key role for the Academy, and we are looking for someone who is passionate about PSHCE and Religious Studies, who really wants to make a difference. We are also seeking someone who is ambitious, for both themselves, and their students, who would want to make their mark and then seek further promotion opportunities.

Park Academy in West London is a Secondary School where we believe fostering self-worth, engagement and purpose provide the key to successful outcomes for our students. We support the young people who walk through our doors to learn, reach their potential and have a positive impact on the local community. Life as a staff member at Park Academy is focussed on helping to guide our students towards those goals and we offer the opportunity for innovative and targeted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities that reflect the school’s and your individual needs.

We are driven by a desire, at the core of our mission, to get the best possible results for all of our students, no matter what their starting points or circumstances.We would be delighted to show you around our Academy in order to fully appreciate our learning environment.

High aspirations? Looking for an exciting new challenge?Our Academy is a vibrant and exciting place to work.

What the school offers its staff

Park’s Perks

  • Motivated students that are eager to learn
  • Supportive team of teaching and non-teaching staff
  • Highly visible SLT
  • Strong systems and structures meaning students feel safe and secure
  • Appraisal systemfocused on staff development, not staff monitoring
  • No formal graded lesson observations, just ongoing feedback to help our staff continually develop
  • Broad range of CPD opportunities (including the NPQ qualification), within the Academy and across the Trust
  • Collaborative planning with centralised, shared units of work and resources
  • Measures to reduce staff workload including:
  • Centralised detentions
  • No evening or weekend email policy
  • No written reports
  • Active staff wellbeing committee with regular social events
  • Staff voice is actively encouraged and used to make improvements across the Academy
  • Staff laptops
  • Onsite car park for all staff
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employer Assistance Programme offering 24/7 support and advice on a range of topics
  • Designated staff canteen, as well as a communal staffroom and department team bases

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)
medical
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.

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About Park Academy West London

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
831 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Park Academy West London

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mohamedosman@aspirationsacademies.org.

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