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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Dance, Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £29,344 to £40,083

Additional allowances

CPD

What skills and experience we're looking for

▪ Have a detailed knowledge of the relevant aspects of the students’ National Curriculum and other statutory requirements at a standard equivalent to degree level to enable you to teach confidently and accurately at KS3, KS4 and Post-16

▪ Have a secure knowledge and understanding of your specialist subject, including level descriptors and KS 4 and Post-16 examination specifications and courses

▪ Understand progression across Key Stages in your specialist subject

▪ Cope securely with subject-related questions which students raise and know about students’ common misconceptions and mistakes in their specialist subject

What the school offers its staff

At Hertswood we aim to provide students with the knowledge and skills to live a healthy and active life throughout their time with us and provide them with the tools and motivation to engage in sport and sustain it throughout their life.

We aim to ensure all students participate to learn the rules, regulations and systems in a wide variety of sports and physical activities. Those with the drive to excel further are encouraged and stretched to be the best they can be, through academic courses and school representative teams where we encourage them to strive for the top. Throughout this students will develop teamwork, communication, leadership and resilience.

We have a broad range of new facilities including a brand new sports hall, a MUGA, 2 squash courts, a large field, outdoor netball and tennis courts, a dance studio and a theatre which has retracting chairs for a large teaching space.

Why choose Hertswood Academy?

  • CPD accredited, and an exceptional reputation for professional development
  • IIP Status award since 2003
  • A brand new, state of the art facility opened in September 2019
  • A track record of students attaining high achievements and gaining places in university such as Yale and Cambridge
  • A positive and thriving sixth form
  • Great travel links. Situated within the M25, the A1 and M1 are easily accessible, and St Pancras Station London is only 20 minutes by train
Why would we choose you?

You are a motivated, engaging, dedicated, and well-qualified teacher, with an unswerving devotion to continuously develop and inspire students.

The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hertswood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1151 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0208 238 7200

Hertswood Academy is a coeducational secondary school in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire which gained academy status in January 2013. The headteacher is Peter Gillett, who joined Hertswood Academy in January 2013.

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