Head of Vocational Studies Redruth School, Redruth, Cornwall

Job description

Redruth School is one of the most progressive schools in Cornwall and we would like someone who is passionate about learning to join us on our journey to outstanding. You would be joining a vibrant, committed workforce in beautiful West Cornwall.

We are seeking to appoint an aspirational and dynamic practitioner as Head of Vocational Studies with the ability to empower our students to exceed expectations across Key Stages 3 and 4. Alongside excellent subject knowledge the successful candidate will have detailed knowledge of BTEC systems and protocols. This role will include teaching across a range of vocational subjects such as Enterprise, ICT and Animal Care.

The successful candidate can expect to join a supportive department of hardworking staff who are collectively passionate and proud of their teaching activities that inspire and nurture our learners. The vacancy provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high-quality and well-resourced environment.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced leader with a passion for their subject and student learning. If you have the necessary energy, enthusiasm and motivation to make a difference, we would welcome your application.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant degree
Further qualifications as appropriate

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Relevant teaching experience to Key Stages 3 and 4
Detailed knowledge of BTEC systems and protocols
Ability to teach across a range of vocational subjects
Ability to be organised and efficient with regard to lesson preparation and student assessment
Ability to maintain a good working atmosphere within the classroom
Strong understanding of safeguarding issues within a school and promoting the welfare of students in their care
Proven track record
Ability to set and meet challenging targets
Role model in terms of pedagogy and methodology

Employee benefits

Salary negotiable - to be discussed at interview

About Redruth School

Tolgus Vean, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 1TA
LA Maintained School
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