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  • Start date details

    Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

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Pay scale


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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher to head up our Social Sciences Department. The department currently consists of Psychology, Sociology and Health and Social Care. All are taught at KS5, Psychology is taught at KS4 also. Applications are welcome from both experienced Heads of Department and teachers aspiring for middle leadership. You must be able to detail evidence of resilience, dynamism and the capacity to be an outstanding middle leader.

You will be able to assess students against learning outcomes and ensure all groups of students make progress. You will be able to ensure that all groups of students, at all key stages are appropriately challenged and supported to achieve their very best. You will be committed to maintaining and improving our high quality provision.

What the school offers its staff

All new staff are supported within the positive ethos of this happy and high performing school, and to this end all staff complete a relevant induction training programme. The community at St Bernard’s welcome applications from teachers of all faiths or none.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to jaw@stbernards.southend.sch.uk

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About St Bernard's High School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
966 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St Bernard's High School is a bi-grammar girls school from Years 7-11 with a mixed Sixth Form. Our school is ranked one of the top schools in Southend, and we are in the top 20% of schools across the country for our progress with students and our outcomes. We offer our students an environment where they can excel academically, personally and spiritually. It is a warm and welcoming school where our Catholic values underpin our day to day life.

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