Teacher of Health & Social Care Ashfield Comprehensive School, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Job description

The role:
Ashfield School is rightly proud of its strong reputation for the high standards of teaching, behaviour and academic achievement. One of the largest school’s in England, our ethos is to support, inspire and challenge people to give of their best in our safe, happy and ambitious learning and working environment.

We are looking to appoint a Health and Social Care teacher from September, or earlier where possible, to join our very successful Social Studies Faculty at Ashfield School. The Post comes with the opportunity to teach our very popular and successful courses at Key Stage 4 and Post 16.

The person:
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of pupil achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved. The post would equally suit a confident and ambitious NQT or an experienced teacher with excellent subject knowledge, a willingness to learn and a passion for teaching. A TLR may be available for a suitably experienced candidate.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in a relevant subject.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status or completion of training programme.

Essential skills and experience

Relevant teaching experience in secondary education, either through a training programme or current post.
Experience of using data to inform planning, target setting and to secure improvements.
Experience of successfully implementing successful teaching and learning strategies.
Excellent subject knowledge with a passion for the subject area.
Knowledge of the National Curriculum including latest developments, initiatives and current issues.
Knowledge of effective assessment strategies.
Clear understanding of successful strategies for raising achievement.
Good knowledge of pedagogy, how students learn and teaching styles.
Understanding and commitment to social inclusion.

Employee benefits

Why join us?
Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. This Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve.

We offer:
• Competitive pay scales -our pay scales for Leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales.
• An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options.
• The ability to work flexibly
• Career-Average pension scheme
• A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development and career
• Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust
• A stimulating and supportive working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals
• Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and experience and to progress your career


About Ashfield Comprehensive School

Address
Sutton Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG17 8HP
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Ashfield Comprehensive School website (opens in a new window)