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This job expired on 15 December 2022

  • Start date details

    From 1 January 2023 or Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    15 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 December 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

TMS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR2a (£3,017 pa)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an inspirational, well-qualified and highly motivated Lead in Health and Social Care, to teach Health and Social Care BTEC at Level 2 and Level 3. The ability to teach Psychology, Business and/or Sociology would be an advantage but is not essential.

The successful candidate will take a lead in resourcing, tracking progress, and supporting colleagues.

The successful candidate will be:

  • passionately committed to the place of Health and Social Care in education
  • an outstanding classroom teacher
  • able to enthuse, motivate and challenge students to maintain high standards and achievement at all levels
  • willing to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school.

What the school offers its staff

Gordano School offers an excellent benefits package including contributory pension scheme, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping), cycle to work scheme and on-site parking.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS checks are required for all successful applicants.
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About Gordano School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2111 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01275 842606

Gordano School is a large and highly successful 11-18 comprehensive secondary school approximately eight miles outside Bristol. This includes a thriving Sixth Form of over 350 students that is strongly integrated into the school and offers significant opportunities for Post-16 teaching in over 30 courses. We are the sole secondary school serving the popular town of Portishead, and benefit greatly from being a central part of our community. We view education as something bigger than just academic achievement. We have a record of considerable academic success, but believe that an education should be about preparing young people for their future lives in a complete sense. As well as consistently positive Progress 8 and Level 3 Value Added outcomes at GCSE and A Level respectively we place great emphasis on student leadership, an unparalleled extra-curricular programme and student progression to their next steps in a wide range of academic and vocational routes. We pride ourselves on the very high quality support for colleagues at all stages of their career through internal and external CPD, including our membership of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership’s Centre of Professional Development, with staff involved across all levels of NPQ programmes. We maintain significant involvement in Initial Teacher Training and deliver comprehensive ECT induction in association with the Five Counties Teaching School Hubs Alliance and Ambition Institute. Our very large staff body allows regular opportunities for progression into leadership roles at all levels. We were judged Outstanding in all categories in our last Ofsted inspection, but, just as importantly, seek to be a very happy school community with a big heart. This has never been more evident than in the last few years, where we have been incredibly proud of the response from our brilliant staff, children and families to the Covid pandemic.

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