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Teacher of History/ Humanities Maternity cover 4 days per week 0.8 FTE

Redden Court School, Romford, Essex

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects History, Humanities
Working pattern Part-time only
Salary Mainscale Outer London

Job summary

Would you like to move your career forward in a friendly environment with eager students and support from an experienced leadership team, in one of the best mixed comprehensive schools for 11-16 in our Local Authority. We are oversubscribed, serve Harold Wood well and we are only twenty minutes from the heart of London.

We invest in our staff to help them to become the best possible teachers they can be. There are excellent opportunities for people who work hard. Effort is often recognised in career development. Many who came to us as NQTs now have substantial leadership roles. Our CPD programme and collegiate approach are highly effective. Staff morale is high and so is that of our students and their community.

Redden Court’s most recent results place us in the
top 20% nationally for progress, the top 10% in English and Maths for Progress 8.

Our school mantra is "Committed to Success for All." That includes our staff and we want the very best for our students. Less than a year ago OFSTED said we “have created an inclusive community where pupils and staff relate well to each other. The school is focused on working with families to raise aspirations for pupils.”

If you are an inspiring, enthusiastic Teacher of History/Humanities who recognises that the best practitioners always want to improve, we would like to talk to you. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a forward thinking school. This position would be suitable for an experienced teacher seeking a new challenge or a Newly Qualified Teacher looking for their first position.

The successful candidate will be committed to our vision, our values and ethos, and have the interpersonal skills and ability to lead staff and students to achieve all they can.

Employee benefits

Staff Benefits
Career Development:
● Apprenticeships
● Support towards achieving further qualifications
● Leadership programmes
● Progression opportunities
● Teacher Training Programme

Family Friendly:
● Childcare vouchers – if you are using registered or approved childcare, you can choose to take part of your salary in childcare vouchers to pay for it which are Tax and National Insurance free. This means you get extra value from your pay packet each month.

Financial:
● Pension – teaching staff access Teacher Pension Scheme and Associate Staff access Local Government Pension Scheme
● All teaching staff are allocated a Chromebook

Health and Wellbeing:
● Schools Advisory Service offering:
o Access 24 hours a day to a GP Helpline where you can have a telephone consultation for you and close relatives.
o Access to Physiotherapy
o Access to a counselling service
o Free 12 week Weight Management Programme
o Support for stress management
o Lifestyle Screening
o Relationship Counselling
o Long Term Condition support - Support for you and family members where you or a member of your family is suffering from a long term condition such as cancer, Multiple Sclerosis or Motor Neurones Disease. This list is not exhaustive.
o Private Medical Service
o Stress Counselling

Applying for the job

Application forms are available form the School's website https://www.reddencourtcloud/about-redden-court/work-with-us.
Applications to be emailed to jobapplications@sfaet.co.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 866 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Redden Court School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jobapplications@sfaet.co.uk

About Redden Court School

We pride ourselves on being a fully comprehensive school placed at the heart of the community. We want all of our students to be happy, ambitious and to achieve results that reflect their true potential.

Our school has served the local community of Harold Wood for many years, providing a high quality education to the students of this area.

Our vision is focused on a ‘Commitment to Success for All’ and high levels of aspiration for every member of our community. The school is forward thinking and progressive. We seek to achieve the very best for all of our students through the use of a rich variety of educational approaches. We have caring staff who are dedicated to ensuring the students are successful in every aspect of their learning.

Redden Court is the founding school in the Success for All Educational Trust and is recognised as one of the highest performing mixed comprehensive schools in Havering. The SFAET will expand over the next few years to incorporate both local Secondary and Primary Schools and currently includes 3 Secondary Schools.

We are an accredited ‘Thinking School’ and have very close links with the Cognitive Education Development Unit at the University of Exeter. Metacognition and the development of thinking skills is at the heart of our teaching and learning in the school as we believe it plays an important part in developing resilient and independent learners.

We also have very strong links with the Havering Teacher Training Programme, we are a senior partner in the Empower Teaching Alliance and we are recognised as a Leading Edge School by the SSAT. The school has also been accredited with All Together (Anti Bullying), Place2Be (Student Mental Health), SEND Exceptional Outcomes Award, The Quality in Careers Standards, Healthy Schools Gold Award and Gold Travel Ambassadors Award.

We are a growing community Trust with inclusion at the heart of our ethos and require leaders who will bring this vision to life.

These are exciting times for Redden Court School with so much change and challenge in the future.
Notable Achievements in recent years:
● In 2020 we were awarded the SSAT award for exceptional outcomes for our SEND Students
● We have recently been re-accredited as a Thinking School by the CEDU at the University of Exeter
● In 2019 we were awarded the ‘Quality in Careers’ standard for our work in this area
● The school received 2 awards from SSAT for the Progress and Attainment of students in 2016 and 2 awards in the same categories for 2017
● In the Havering Learning Partnership Awards 2019 we received the award for Wellbeing and in 2018 we received awards for Best Progress in the “Open” Subjects and an Enrichment Award for Most Innovative Technology Project. In 2017 we received awards for Best Progress Overall, Best Progress Made by Disadvantaged Students, Best Progress Made by More Able Students, Best Progress for “Open” Subjects, Best Progress in Mathematics, Best Progress in Humanities, Most Improved Attainment in the EBacc 2016
● In 2016, Ofsted recognised the progress made by the school and the fact that we have created an inclusive community where we focus on working with families to raise aspirations

Arranging a visit to Redden Court School

We welcome visits to the school. To arrange an after school tour (masks to be worn) or for more information regarding the role, please contact Head's PA Caroline Morris on 01708 342293 or email jobapplications@sfaet.co.uk

School location

Cotswold Road, Romford, Essex, RM3 0TS