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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time: 1.0 FTE

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Successful experience working with children and young people in an educational setting

    Proven record of accelerated progress and high achievement for all students

    High level of ICT and organisational skills

    Good communication skills, both written and spoken

    Understanding of and commitment to Equal Opportunities issues and principles. Positive disposition towards inclusion of all students including those with learning difficulties in mainstream learning and education

    Understanding of the principles of accountability and quality assurance to achieve best possible student outcomes

    Commitment to safeguarding and the promotion of the physical and emotional health and well-being of young people

    Ability to work in line with the vision of the School and Trust

    Ability to demonstrate effective time and line management

    High personal standards in terms of attendance, punctuality and meeting deadlines

    Energy, resilience, vision and enthusiasm and the ability to perform well under pressure

    Commitment to inclusive education

What the school offers its staff

Suitable for ECT's and experienced teachers

Further details about the role

Having regard to the school’s curriculum, and with a view to promoting the development of the abilities and aptitudes of the students in any class or group assigned to them, the successful candidate will:

  • Perform the normal duties of a classroom teacher, including curriculum development and lesson planning, teaching, marking, and assessment of student progress, reporting on their development as required.
  • Promote the general progress, well-being and attendance of individual students and of any class or group of students assigned to you, including within your role as Form Tutor.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues, parents and any other external partners to support students’ development, and participate in meetings as required.
  • Maintain good order and discipline among the students and safeguard their health and safety.
  • Supervise and, so far as practicable, teach any students whose Teacher is not available to teach them (except in the case of a Teacher employed wholly or mainly for the purpose of providing such cover, no Teacher shall be required to provide such cover more than rarely).
  • Continue your own professional development to support the successful delivery of outstanding teaching and learning strategies.
  • Provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students and groups of students.
  • Promote the general progress, well-being and attendance of individual students and of any class or group of students assigned to them, including within their role as Form Tutor.
  • Provide guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers, including informa­tion about sources of more expert advice on specific questions.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Birkenhead Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject
to an enhanced DBS check. Applications will only be considered when submitted on a fully completed application form. All applicants
will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of age, sex, race or disability.

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About Birkenhead Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
757 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The Birkenhead Park School is a co-educational secondary school for children aged 11-16 and has over 700 students on roll. It is an exciting time to join us as we are on an ambitious journey of transformation and are looking for staff who are motivated to make a real make a difference to the community we serve.

The school is very proud of its caring commitment and innovative approach to educating the community of young people in the area, with award-winning programmes designed to help students in Year 7 – 11 thrive in a high school environment and open pathways to their future.

As part of the BePART Educational Trust established by nationally leading sixth form, Birkenhead Sixth Form College, the school encourages students to raise aspirations and unlock their true potential through adopting the school values which are intrinsic to everything we do, across all staff and students – Positivity, Ambition, Resilience and Thoughtfulness. Our values shape every interaction with have and are core to our success in nurturing both academic and personal success for every student.

We have recently been awarded a Silver Award by the Teacher Development Trust Network. This follows being awarded a Runner-Up prize in Educate North Awards’ Innovative and Creative Literacy accolade, acknowledging the school-wide Literacy Programme that has proven to have a significant effect in raising students’ reading ages and all-round academic ability.

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