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  • Start date details

    Summer Term

  • Closing date

    12 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

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Full-time equivalent salary

£22,647 - £24,641

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Ability to work effectively with young people in a school based setting.
  • Capacity to work effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent time management
  • Able to clarify and explain instruction
  • High professional standards and personal integrity
    • Commitment to building positive relationships with students and parents/carers.
    • Self-motivated, setting challenging personal objectives and targets.
    • Ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with colleagues, parents and students.
    • Hardworking and committed
    • Sound judgement
    • Flexible and responsive to change
    • Able to maintain confidentiality

What the school offers its staff

Continued Professional Development A comprehensive programme of CPD is available to all staff starting with a broad induction program for all new staff.

Our ECTs and SCITTs take part in a planned programme of training

We host an annual TeachMeet developing and sharing practice from across Surrey.

Career progression We are committed to support the career development of all colleagues with programmes in place for aspiring middle and senior leaders.

We have a long standing record of career progression for colleagues

Financial We offer competitive salaries at all levels, and fall within the London Fringe category. All staff have access to the Teacher’s Pension or Local Government pension Scheme.

Community We have a well-supported Staff Room Association which organises regular social events providing colleagues with the opportunity to mix outside of school.

We are proud to have a supportive and friendly staff group who will always go the extra mile for each other.

We have a fortnightly ‘good practice’ staff draw to celebrate achievements and build positive relationships.

As a member of the RFU we are allocated tickets for the 6 Nations and other major competitions, which are available for staff to purchase via a ballot.

We run a two week timetable with school finishing at 2.30pm every other Friday.

Family First We are a supportive family centred school and adopt a policy where ‘no one misses their child’s nativity’

We have a comprehensive special leave policy which gives staff the opportunity to enjoy a successful work life balance

Location Our school is within easy access to the M25 and bus and rail links. Leatherhead station, which is a 10 minute walk, is on the main lines from London Waterloo, Victoria, Guildford and Dorking.

Staff Welfare We purchase a confidential Employee Assistance programme that is available to all staff 365 days a year and includes a team of trained wellbeing and counselling practitioners.

New staff have buddies assigned to be able to help them transition into the school and feel comfortable in the new surroundings.

We have a modern and fully equipped gym that is available for staff to use.

Commitment to safeguarding

Therfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS disclosure. It is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

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About Therfield School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1043 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Therfield is a mixed 11-18 Community School where “There are strong relationships between staff and pupils that underpin a positive atmosphere in which pupils want to learn…[pupils] work well together and are confident to express their ideas…The school is characterised by a nurturing and caring ethos.” Ofsted 2019. Our School Vision and Aims reflect our ethos, which is to strive for the highest possible academic standards in an environment of exciting learning opportunities, where individuals can develop their talents in safe and friendly surroundings. These aims are reflected in our ethos of “The Best for All: Excellence, Leadership, Opportunity.” Leadership development for staff and students is a key focus of the school and we have a highly positive reputation for staff development.

Arranging a visit to Therfield School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gcocks@therfield.surrey.sch.uk.

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