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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 June 2023 at 10:01am

  • Date listed

    22 May 2023

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To teach high quality and relevant lessons to be delivered in line with the schools Teaching & Learning policy. These lessons should be well planned, objective lead and follow an agreed SOW.
  • To suitably differentiate lessons to meet the needs of all students.
  • To contribute to the design of a shared curriculum.
  • To contribute to the provision of extra-curricular opportunities for students across the Key Stages.
  • To take part in department meetings according to the school calendar.
  • To be accountable for student outcomes and teaching & learning within your individual classes.
  • To carry out regular assessment opportunities at both Key Stages in line with the departmental assessment policy and to contribute to accurate moderation of assessment.
  • To ensure student progress is accurately monitored and reported on for individual class groups. This includes setting appropriate targets.
  • To ensure effective communication with parents, including the reporting process and attendance at Parents Evenings.
  • To review individual exam performance.
  • To provide regular feedback for all students in line with the departmental policy and ensure that students act on this feedback.
  • To provide formative assessment opportunities for students.
  • To ensure Controlled Assessment conditions are met in the classroom according to the schools policy and exam board regulations.
  • To take part in observations in line with the school’s policy.
  • To be a positive role model.
  • To take part in the appraisal process.
  • To take part in continual professional development where appropriate.
  • To attend in Continual Professional Development Sessions according to the school calendar.
  • To contribute to teamwork and effective working relationships within the department.
  • To be responsible for student behaviour in the classroom, ensuring the whole school policy on behaviour is followed.
  • To provide a safe and positive learning environment for students to learn through high quality display that is changed annually according to school policy.

What the school offers its staff

    • You will be joining a highly successful school with a national profile of excellence in teaching and learning, classroom behaviour, teacher training and student outcomes.
    • The Music department at The Compton School is staffed with subject specialists, who use a collaboratively planned curriculum to deliver lessons of outstanding quality to our students everyday.
    • We will provide you with exceptional training through our induction programme; in particular, the support for our ECTs is outstanding.
    • We offer fully funded teaching CPD opportunities, such as the Outstanding Teacher Programme and all the National Professional Qualifications on site.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Compton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About The Compton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1350 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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The Compton school is part of Middlesex Learning Trust, a successful Multi Academy Trust. We are a hugely oversubscribed mixed multi-ethnic school that has had four consecutive outstanding OFSTED reports, the most recent being in January 2018. The Compton has a national profile for excellence in teaching and learning, in leadership, and for student outcomes. It is also a School-Centred Initial Teacher Training Centre and the Headteacher is an experienced National Leader of Education. Students at the Compton make exceptional progress - our results routinely putting the school within the top 5% of schools nationally for progress.

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