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Teacher of ADT (Secondary) Maternity Cover (1 year) with possibility of permanent post

Woodmansterne School, London

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Art and design, Design and technology
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £30,480 to £49,571

Job summary

Purpose of Post
1. To be an effective and reflective classroom teacher able to demonstrate and share good
practice.
2. To plan and prepare lessons with regard to individual need, with reference to school
policies, national requirements and local policies.
3. To contribute to the development of an exciting secondary curriculum to fully engage
students in the learning of DT in order to secure outstanding progress for every child.

Main Duties/Responsibilities
Teachers' Duties
To work in collaboration with all staff to:
• promote the general progress and well-being of individual students through ensuring the
maintenance of good order and discipline among all students and safeguard their
Health and Safety, both on school premises and when they are engaged in authorised
activities elsewhere;
• plan engaging lessons and home learning according to the educational needs, abilities
and achievement of individual students which develop a culture of enquiry and
dialogue within a knowledge based curriculum;
• assess, record and report on the progress, attainment, attendance and behaviour of
students;
• ensure teaching builds on the success of the primary phase, working with primary
teachers both inside and outside the classroom;
• promote high standards of learning, teaching and student achievement and
progression through active engagement in and contribution to the schools’ CPD
program;
• work with the Senior Leadership Team and SENDCo, ensuring that the needs of all
children are met;
• fully engage with the school’s pastoral system within lessons and as a form tutor;
• ensure regular and effective communication with parents, governors and other key
stakeholders in supporting and improving students’ achievement and personal
development;
• create and promote positive strategies for challenging all forms of prejudice and
harassment and promoting British values.
Assist in;
• delivering an exciting, cohesive and integrated curriculum that bridges the gap between
KS2 and KS3, eliminates transition regression and ensures continued relevance to the
needs of the students and the school’s values;
• developing the KS4/5 curriculum, instilling a love of ADT and ensuring sustained and
accelerated progress in order to best prepare students for the demands of the examining
and awarding bodies;
developing the school’s partnerships with parents, the local community, businesses,
other organisations and schools, to enhance and enrich the school and its values to the
wider community;
• building a school culture and curriculum that takes account of the richness and diversity
of the school’s communities;
• promoting the concept of lifelong learning and family engagement with learning
through partnership.

The duties outlined in this job description are in addition to those covered by the most recent
School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document. Candidates will be expected to have
considered these in relation to the above post. Further to this the subject leader will be expected to comply with any reasonable requests from the Executive Headteacher and/or governors to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified within this job description.

Deadline for receipt of completed applications: Monday, 19 October 2020 at 9am

Employee benefits

As a Woodmansterne staff member, you can expect regular and relevant professional development, opportunities to work across phases, be creative and risk taking in your teaching, work closely with colleagues in planning and training. You will be an integral part of this wonderful school and supported by an experienced and supportive leadership team.

Why should you come and work with us?
- we have fantastic children and families (many schools say that, but we really do);
- half-price wrap around care if your child/ren attend Kids' City after school club provision (either at Woodmansterne or another school);
- we have an amazing new buildings with two fantastic libraries, dedicated ICT suites, specialist food rooms, science labs, music provision and well-resourced ICT rich learning spaces and a huge playing field;
- our exciting enriched curriculum
- you will be joining our team at an exciting stage of our journey as an all-through school;
- you will be supported by a highly experienced leadership team;
- our exciting, enriched curriculum is pupil-centred aimed at capturing every child's full learning potential;
- we are committed to staff well-being alongside professional and career development;
- we are a cohesive, friendly, highly-skilled and passionate staff body, committed to Woodmansterne’s values and ethos;
- the uniqueness of our all-though provision means exciting opportunities for cross-phase collaboration, leadership and management;
- our strong partnerships with families, the local community, other Lambeth schools and Teaching Alliances.

Applying for the job

Please note that we do not accept CV's, but ask that you complete an application form and return it to recruitment@woodmansterne.london by Monday 19 October 2020 at 9am.
Shortlisted candidates will be selected entirely on the extent to which they meet the essential criteria, bold text - in the person specification, in their application form. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of all the criteria outlined in the person specification (essential and desirable) showing evidence of having applied (or an awareness of how to apply) this in the school context at interview.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Local authority maintained school
Education phase Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size 1074 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Woodmansterne School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@woodmansterne.london
Contact phone number 020 8764 1825

About Woodmansterne School

Working at Woodmansterne is never dull. Creative ideas are listened to and considered and challenge is encouraged. Staff here are keen and confident to go the extra mile, knowing that their input is valued and respected. Woodmansterne is a special place, ask anyone who has walked through our doors, the learning environment is calm and enriched; pupils, staff and parents are happy. Our goal is simple, to ‘achieve excellence together’, we do this by supporting each other and a relentless focus on inspiring our young people (and each other) to be the very best version of themselves that they can be. Woodmansterne has a diverse and vibrant community and as a school we benefit from this rich variety of cultures and traditions. Working closely across phases has ensured cohesion between staff, a greater understanding of effective transition and how children learn and flourish. Our children aged 3 to 15 have been able to share experiences and develop a strong and united voice. It has been a pioneering journey, one that we have embraced as a community, we have learnt from each other, risen to challenges and overcome obstacles together. As we move to the next stage of our development we intend to protect the uniqueness of our cross phase community and all-through provision. Working closely with our families and the wider community is something we are passionate about, we have links with the local food bank, run a community fridge, host community events for local elderly residents and in the future will be sharing our wonderful new facilities with the local community.
As a Woodmansterne staff member, you can expect regular and relevant professional development, opportunities to work across phases, be creative and risk taking in your teaching, work closely with colleagues in planning and training. You will be an integral part of this wonderful school and supported by an experienced and supportive leadership team.
Prospective applicants are always welcome to come and visit, please contact the HR Manager, Androulla Oritis on 020 8764 1825 or email: recruitment@woodmansterne.london

Arranging a visit to Woodmansterne School

You can get a flavour of Woodmansterne by visiting our website https://www.woodmansterne.london, contact the HR Manager, Androulla Oritis on 020 8764 1825 or by email to recruitment@woodmansterne.london

School location

Woodmansterne Road, London, SW16 5UQ

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