Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPR 3

Additional allowances

TLR available for suitable candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • An inspiring and motivational teacher who can enthuse and engage students to achieve their full potential
  • A committed individual who wishes to add to the success of the Art department by implementing their own ideas and strategies

What the school offers its staff

  • An extensive and tailored ECT programme with in-house support from a designated Mentor
  • A commitment to continuing professional development
  • Support for teachers wishing to complete a Masters in Education
  • Accelerated pay progression for exceptional teachers
  • Opportunity to teach to A-level
  • A commitment to providing teachers with excellent resources, clerical support, LSA support and a disciplined environment
  • An Art department which is held in high regard by pupils and parents
  • In 2023 63% of pupils achieved 5+ in Art at GCSE and there are currently 175 pupils studying Art at GCSE (Fine Art, Graphics, Photography)
  • In 2023, the school’s Art A-level points score was 46. There are currently 19 students studying Art at A level, including Photography with 24 A level students applying for September 2024.
  • We are an 11 – 18, co-educational, friendly and heavily over-subscribed all ability Academy with high standards and high expectations. There are currently 1357 pupils on role with 241 A-level students.
  • A state of the art, modern school in the heart of the community.
  • In accordance with the school’s admissions criteria, children of staff at the school are eligible to be allocated a place under this criterion where the member of staff is recruited under a contract of employment to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage.
  • Situated just north of the M25 close to the train station with a fast service to London and Cambridge
  • “The Broxbourne School is an exceptional place to learn” “Pupils thrive due to leaders’ expectation that everyone is ‘respectful, responsible, aspirational and supportive’” “Leaders are relentless in their ambition for all pupils to learn what they need to be successful” “Behaviour is exemplary” Ofsted 2023

“There is enough evidence of improved performance to suggest that the school could be judged outstanding if we were to carry out a graded inspection now.” Ofsted 2023

Further details about the role

“Student achievement and wellbeing are at the heart of everything we do. We combine outstanding teaching with a rewarding, enriching curriculum which broadens students’ horizons and encourages them to believe in their abilities"

Commitment to safeguarding

We are an Equal Opportunities employer. The Broxbourne School is committed to ensuring inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates and encourage those from underrepresented groups, and/or with protected characteristics, to apply. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects anyone applying to work in our school to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring service.

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About The Broxbourne School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1332 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01992 411060

Broxbourne is situated in Hertfordshire close to the A10 about 5 miles north of the M25. The school occupies a large attractive site in the Green Belt. The school is about a fifteen minute walk from Broxbourne Station from where there are trains to London Liverpool Street, Cambridge and Hertford. The school receives pupils from Broxbourne, Wormley, Hoddesdon and Cheshunt and the surrounding villages.

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