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Teacher of Mathematics

St Philip Howard Catholic School, Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Mathematics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary SD/ NQT/ MPS /UPS

Job summary

Provide high-quality teaching
Contribute to wider school life.
Be a positive, enthusiastic and hard working member of staff.
Have a 'can do' attitude.
Have fun!

Employee benefits

Outstanding professional development and support.
Opportunities within the Trust and Teaching School.
A school where you will be trusted and invested in.
A school where you are cared for and looked after.

Applying for the job

The method of application is by letter which should be a maximum of two sides of A4. In your letter please outline the relevant experience in your career to date, what you feel you would bring to SPH and how you would contribute to our journey to become the best school in the country.

Please also complete the CES application form and email to Jacqui Inglis at jinglis@sphcs.co.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy, Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 1073 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St Philip Howard Catholic School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jinglis@sphcs.co.uk

About St Philip Howard Catholic School

SPH is a co-educational 11-18 Catholic comprehensive school, which in April 2017 became an academy leading the Bosco Catholic Education Trust. The school and Trust’s ethos is based on its Catholic character with supportive relationships and high standards being central to our work. As a consequence, both students and staff are happy, positive and enjoy their time at school.

Academic standards at SPH are outstanding with students achieving very well at all levels. In recent years, GCSE progress scores have exceeded 0.5 with over 85% of students achieving 5 or more GCSEs at 4+. A Level outcomes have been equally impressive, putting SPH top in West Sussex for non-selective Sixth Forms. Despite the fact that these results place us in the Top 10% nationally and the top school in Sussex, we have the belief that “getting better never stops!” We are determined to be outstanding in all aspects of our work as a school and pursue this goal relentlessly. There is a great team here at SPH; we are all determined to be the very best we possibly can be and hope that you will be up for this challenge too.

A great deal of emphasis is placed upon extra-curricular life at SPH and outside the formal curriculum there are numerous opportunities for students to take part in a wide range of activities: drama, sport, music, exchanges, days of reflection, Duke of Edinburgh and trips, both nationally and internationally. We would expect you to contribute in some way to this important side of school life should you be successful in your application.

SPH is heavily over-subscribed and is very highly regarded in the local community. Whilst students and staff are well supported, expectations of them are high. We are determined to recruit the very best teachers and those with great potential, to support and develop them in their roles and prepare them for promotion. That is why we invest heavily in professional development. Our staff are our number one asset and must be cherished if we are to succeed in achieving our goals. Our Teaching School status has afforded staff a wealth of opportunities for training and career progression.

We have a relentless focus on learning and the quality of teaching; under-performance will always be addressed and student outcomes placed at the heart of all we do. We were delighted to be graded as ‘Outstanding’ in every category at our most recent Ofsted inspection in April 2016 and believe this to be great affirmation of what we are trying to achieve. I hope you will take the opportunity to access the report on our school website. As a National Teaching School we are able to engage with other schools, share best practice and provide school to school support; all things which help to enrich the experience of working at SPH.

The challenge now is to continue to improve and become the best school in the country. Are you the person to help us achieve this goal?

We believe SPH is a fantastic place to work and we are always excited about the prospect of appointing colleagues to help drive the school forward. There are great opportunities here for the right candidate. We would be delighted to meet you in person or to discuss over the phone any aspects of the role, so please do get in touch.

We hope you decide that SPH is the right opportunity for you and I look forward to meeting you soon.

Arranging a visit to St Philip Howard Catholic School

We welcome visits from prospective applicants: to arrange a visit phone Jacqui Inglis on 01243 558205.

School location

Elm Grove South, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO22 0EN