NQT Teacher of English Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

Job description

Required for September 2020

St Joan of Arc Catholic School is seeking a newly qualified Teacher of English to join our high performing and successful academy for September 2020.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and passionate about teaching engaging lessons that help students make sense of the world around them.

The successful candidate will:

• be committed to working in pursuit of success for students and of raising standards

• be able to develop, plan and deliver effective and high quality lessons to students

• be sympathetic to the aims, ethos and values of the school

Why work at St Joan of Arc Catholic School?

• great support for NQT’s including a dedicated mentor, reduced teaching timetable and excellent training

• an Ofsted rated ‘good’ school with behaviour and attitude to learning identified as ‘outstanding’

• a strong ethos with clear vision and values with an emphasis on care and respect

• students with a wide range of abilities and from a diverse range of backgrounds

• an encouraging and friendly staff who also run regular social events

• a school community that is committed to serving each other and to developing students into caring, active and well-rounded citizens

• supportive line managers who want to see you thrive and succeed

• a rolling CPD programme with many opportunities to support your professional development

• talent is nurtured with excellent opportunities for career progression in both pastoral and academic roles

• 11-18 provision with the opportunity to work in a caring tutor team

an ongoing programme to improve the school’s buildings and facilities
• very attractive school grounds

• an easily accessible location with exceptional transport links, close to the Metropolitan and Chiltern Line railway station and with ample car parking on site

• a 5 minute walk from the town centre with its shops and services

If you want to know what pupils and staff love about St Joan of Arc School please do visit our career site where you can watch our video.

If you are interested in this position, please do apply today. We really look forward to receiving your application.

St Joan of Arc Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service and medical clearances

Essential educational requirements

Educated to degree level

Essential qualifications

Possess a good degree and QTS, or currently completing a professional course of training leading to QTS

Essential skills and experience

Ability to engage, challenge and support our high achieving pupils

Be sympathetic to the aims, ethos and values of our Catholic foundation and traditions.

Possess highly effective teaching skills

Employee benefits

St Joan's offers great support for NQT’s including a dedicated mentor, reduced teaching timetable and excellent training.

For more information see application pack via school website at https://www.joa.herts.sch.uk/290/why-work-at-st-joan-of-arc


About Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School

St Joan of Arc Catholic School is a comprehensive, Catholic, 11-18 co-educational school of 1250 students, including 200 in the Sixth Form. Academic results are consistently high and the school is heavily oversubscribed.

Address
High Street, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1HG
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School website (opens in a new window)