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  • Start date details

    August 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Management Range B (£43,724.00 - £46,656.00 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Pastoral Department within an outstanding Sixth Form College. We are seeking a proactive individual to provide an excellent level of support to both staff and students in the College.

The Pastoral Team at Farnborough is probably unique in that it contains full-time, specialist pastoral experts who support and follow their group through their time at College. The team contains a range of experienced teachers who have outstanding pastoral skills. A Personal Tutor at Farnborough is typically timetabled for 2 teaching groups (6 lessons) + 7 Tutor Group Tutorials (7 Lessons). We are looking for a Tutor who displays the following characteristics:

  • empathy with young people;

  • excellent inter-personal skills;

  • a flexible, adaptable approach;

  • organised and efficient.

Key strengths are:

  • Delivering and contributing to an outstanding Tutorial programme;

  • Sharing, and actively engaging, in a vibrant team of specialist Tutors;

  • Contribute to the admissions and progression process;

  • Overseeing the progress of 140 students within a Tutor Group;

  • Help maintain student discipline and attendance within the Tutor Group;

  • Demonstrate excellence as a teacher.

Day to Day Expectations of a Teacher

A full time teacher will have 22.5 hours per week contact with students, split over 5 Teaching groups (15 periods ) with 5 additional periods for preparation & marking.

On a Tuesday all staff are expected to attend a briefing at 8.40am and departmental meetings / all staff staff CPD after college, finishing at 5.20pm.

Throughout the year there are a number of whole college events, (open evenings, parent evenings, Interview day, Applicant Evening, Getting Ready Days,enrolment and induction) at which attendance is required.

Common resources are shared within departments and there are regular opportunities for professional development, delivering extracurricular student clubs and wellbeing / social activities.

What the school offers its staff

How do we support you:

As a new member of staff you will receive plenty of support from your colleagues both from the department and from the wider college community. This will include:

  • a mentor to help you through the first year (in particular);

  • support from your curriculum manager and director of faculty; and

  • an extensive programme for all new staff to help induct you into College life as well as to develop your approach to teaching

Further details about the role

Learning and Teaching Expectations of a Teacher

  • Develop skilled and effective teachers toimplement our pedagogic priorities and deliver outstanding education and outcomesfor all of our learners

  • Improve progression opportunitiesfor all our learners, raising aspirations and smoothing transition cliff edges

  • Embed a culture of collaborative workingand sharing good practice across all Trust academies

  • Develop an innovative, inspirational workforcewith outstanding opportunities for career progression

How to Apply
  • If you would like to have a further discussion before applying for this role please contact the HR team on team_HR@prospecttrust.org.uk

    Application Deadline: Friday 24th March 2023 at 9am

    Early applications are encouraged, as the Trust may at its discretion elect to both interview and select candidates before the advertised closing date.

    Preference may be given to candidates with specific teaching experience.

  • Please complete the attached application form and equality monitoring form and email all completed applications to recruitment@prospecttrust.org.uk.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Prospect Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people within our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The job description fully sets out the safeguarding responsibilities of the post. Any future offer of employment remains subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, a health check and references.

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About The Sixth Form College Farnborough

School type
Academy, ages 16 to 19
School size
0 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19

School location

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