Part-Time Teacher of Humanities (Maternity Cover) Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne, Kent

Job description

Maternity Cover: Part-Time Teacher of Humanities (temporary post)
(0.6 or 0.8 contract depending on the needs of the school)
Start date: 11 November 2019

Borden Grammar School is committed to providing students in Swale with every advantage that being a selective school can offer. This vacancy provides the opportunity to teach Humanities to cover for a colleague whilst they are on maternity leave. The ability to teach Religious Studies is essential and a willingness to contribute to Geography or History is desirable.

All three subjects are popular at KS4 and there may be the opportunity to contribute to teaching within both KS3 and KS4.

This is a post for a suitably qualified teacher; you might be looking for a fresh challenge or even be relatively new to the profession. Most importantly you will be committed to achieving high standards in all areas of school life: academic; pastoral and cultural. Your own personal ethos will reflect the school’s ambition for boys to become confident and curious scientists who will use their skills to make a positive contribution to society.

In response to the curriculum needs of the school, a 0.6 or 0.8 part-time role will be discussed at interview.

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The ability to teach Religious Studies is essential and a willingness to contribute to Geography or History is desirable.

About Borden Grammar School

Borden is a vibrant and purposeful grammar school for boys. The school is part of a thriving post-16 partnership and has female students in the Sixth Form. Borden provides a stimulating learning environment for its students and is committed to their protection and safety. Borden became an Academy in January 2012. The current Headteacher has been in post since September 2013 and under his leadership Borden is committed to: • Challenging and inspiring our students to achieve their personal aspirations. • Encouraging the pursuit of excellence in academic, sporting and cultural spheres. • Providing a caring environment that enables our students to thrive socially and academically. • Maximising the advantage, that being a boys’ grammar school can bring to our students, our parents, our local community and beyond. The school underwent successful Ofsted Inspections in November 2013 and November 2016. The inspectors concluded that: • All staff share the Headteacher’s ambitious vision which focuses on the achievement of every student within a highly supportive and harmonious community. • Parents, staff and students are exceptionally positive about the standards of behaviour and safety in the school. • Students arrive at their lessons hungry to learn and engage enthusiastically with classroom activities. • The relationship between teachers and students is a particularly strong feature of the school and helps to ensure that there is an exceptionally positive climate for learning.

Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4DB
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