• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    28 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
English
Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (1st September 2021 - 22 October 2021)
Salary
MPS / UPS - Fringe Area - paid pro rata

Job summary

TEACHER OF ENGLISHCROXLEY DANES SCHOOLMPS/UPS (Fringe Area) Part-Time: 0.60 FTE Wednesday to FridayFixed Term Contract for Paternity Cover: 1st September 2021 to 22nd October 2021  We are seeking a part-time English Teacher who will be able to contribute positively to the work of the English Department. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to teach English to GCSE. This role is suitable for NQTs or experienced colleagues. NQTs will be offered a start date of July 2021.  We would like you to have: ·       Qualified Teacher Status·       A passion for English and for education in its widest sense·       Experience of teaching English at KS3 and KS4 (or KS5) is desirable but not essential·       A natural aptitude to model the Trust’s core behaviours – ‘We display transparency, kindness and respect in all our interactions with others, and support each other in all our endeavours.  We are tenacious in our desire to make the difference together We can offer: ·       A positive working environment within an extremely well-resourced school.·       The support of a highly professional and committed staff team and the opportunity to expand your professional networks beyond the Trust through our external partnerships·       The opportunity to develop your career within an expanding multi academy trust with a track record of excellent student attainment and achievement·       Exceptional professional development opportunities both within the Trust and across the Teaching School Alliance The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Additional allowances

Fringe area salary
Opportunity to work in a brand new school, opened Sep 2020
Free Parking

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
477 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
07917 035962

About Croxley Danes School

Thank you for your interest in Croxley Danes School. This is an extremely exciting time to join Croxley Danes School as in September 2020, the school opened its brand new permanent accommodation at Baldwins Lane in Croxley Green, including a building with a capacity for over 1200 students. The permanent site for the school comprises 12.3 hectares. This far surpasses the need for a six form entry school, therefore the space afforded to the students on site is, compared to other local schools, second to none. Furthermore, the permanent school building has been meticulously designed to ensure both students and staff experience a first-class learning environment. More details about (and images of) the permanent site can be found here The Danes Educational Trust currently comprises six schools: St Clement Danes School, Croxley Danes School, Chancellor’s School, Onslow St Audrey’s School, De Havilland Primary School and Elstree Screen Arts Academy. Dr Josephine Valentine OBE is the CEO of the Danes Educational Trust. She was Headteacher of St Clement Danes School for 20 years. She is a National Leader in Education, a DfE Advisor and has oversight of all five schools. If appointed, you will benefit from teaching within an established, outstanding Trust whilst also contributing to the education of the first cohorts of students in a new school at an exciting stage in its development. We are heavily over-subscribed with 660 students across Years 7-10 who are aspirational, confident and have excellent attitudes to learning. They are extremely proud of being the first cohorts of students in a brand new school and excited about the future. Staff overwhelmingly report that they are delightful to teach and fun to have in the classroom. Their behaviour is excellent. We look for talented and committed people and work hard to keep them, helping them to reach their full potential. In return we offer exceptional CPD both within the Trust and through the Herts & Bucks Teaching School Alliance. You should possess excellent communication and organisational skills, be hard working, flexible and professional. You should have high expectations of students, colleagues and yourself, displaying energy and enthusiasm in and out of the classroom, contributing to the school’s overall success. A willingness to contribute to other areas of school life would be welcome. The staff team is a happy and stable one; the students are capable, conscientious and self-motivated learners. Have a look at our website's news pages to get a taste of the student experience or follow us on Twitter @croxleydanes. You can also watch our students' video below which was prepared for last year's Open Day in September. The school is close to beautiful countryside - Google images of the Chess Valley for a taste - and on the Metropolitan line into London. A few minutes from Jct 18 of the M25, the school is close to towns regularly voted as some of the best places in the UK to live and raise a family and, although an affluent part of the country, there is plenty of affordable housing in nearby Watford and its surroundings. I want Croxley Danes School to be outstanding and a strong part of the local community. If you share our commitment to educational excellence, we want to hear from you. If you choose to apply for a job with the Trust, you will join a happy, successful team whilst making a wise investment in your future career. If you would like to organise a visit to the school or if you would like to discuss any position in more detail then please contact Dawn Gamble (Recruitment Manager) at recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk. The Danes Educational Trust The Trust’s core values are: We value joy in working, teaching and learning together We encourage everyone within our Trust to feel optimistic about the future and how they can shape it We support all individuals in developing resilience to enable them to respond to change and grow as a result We value and support the wellbeing of all individuals who learn and work in our schools We provide equality of opportunity and experience for all We provide a safe and secure learning environment for all Websites – www.croxleydanes.org.uk / www.daneseducationaltrust.org.uk MR S THOMPSON HEADTEACHER

Arranging a visit to Croxley Danes School

Please contact Dawn Gamble -  recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk

School location

Baldwins Lane, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 3LR

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