• Expected start date

    31 August 2021

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects
Humanities, Religious education
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (September 2021 - July 2022)
Salary
MPS/UPS (Outer London)

Job summary

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

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
951 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Contact phone number
020 8539 6198

About George Mitchell School

Required for September 2021 (Maternity Cover)

Roll: 1000

Age range: 3-16

Co-educational

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.

School location

Farmer Road, London, E10 5DN

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