Academy, ages 3 to 16
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
951 pupils enrolled
3 to 16
About George Mitchell School
Required for September 2021 (Maternity Cover)
Age range: 3-16
George Mitchell School – Consistently in the Top 10% nationally for progress
We are looking for an exceptional Humanities teacher (RE Specialism) to join the Humanities department at George Mitchell School. If you are a highly committed, motivated and passionate teacher who can lead by example, this is a unique opportunity to build an outstanding department.
This is a maternity cover role required From Sept 2021 until July 2022
George Mitchell School is aspiring to be an outstanding school, and we welcome colleagues who want to join us, and our students, on that journey. Behaviour for Learning is very good, and there is an enthusiastic emphasis on good outcomes for our students who hail from a richly diverse area, with many ethnic groups and languages represented. This, along with our brand new buildings and large outside spaces make George Mitchell a fantastic place to work.
We are very much a community school at the heart of a local neighbourhood, and we provide a haven in which our children feel safe, valued and happy. Each child at George Mitchell is special and we do our utmost to ensure that each student is given every opportunity to learn and succeed.
We are committed to the task of continuing to raise standards and have a comprehensive induction programme and excellent professional development opportunities. Benefiting from a P8 score above +.5 for the past three years reflects our ambition of providing the best possible education to all.
Every adult is important and as such staff wellbeing is a priority at George Mitchell school. We are proud of the initiatives we have in place to support our staff body. Alongside ‘Impact Fridays’ which mean teaching staff have an early finish to the school week we also offer:
o Non-meetings weeks throughout the year to support with reducing workload
o Well-being surgeries – allowing staff to unload and suggest improvements
o Staff yoga, staff badminton and other opportunities to learn new skills
o School theatre trips with free teacher tickets
o New catering facility with a variety of healthy meals discounted for staff
o Personalised CPD programme
o Team building whole staff sessions
o A Bike to work scheme
o An appraisal system offering opportunities to develop your own career progression
We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found
Arranging a visit to George Mitchell School
We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application. Please do not hesitate to get in touch.