ABOUT THE ROLE
you believe in traditional values, academic rigor and very high expectations?
Do you want to be part of the expanding team of a new school that is determined
to deliver world-class educational and extra- curricular opportunities?
you should be interested in teaching at Houstone School. We are recruiting a female PE teacher from September 2024, offering you a
really exciting opportunity to join our team and grasp a potentially
WHY HOUSTONE SCHOOL?
Houstone School is a brand new secondary school, which opened
in September 2022, we opened with pupils in Year 7-10, and from September 2023
we have pupils in all year groups.
At Houstone, our values of aspiration, endeavour, and respect,
underpinned by very high expectations and drive in everything that we do. We
have a powerful culture which is warm but strict, based on clear routines,
systems, and structures. As a result, our teachers enjoy their teaching with
impeccable behaviour in lessons and hardworking, highly motivated pupils.
The successful candidate will
be intrinsic in further developing a school that will offer families a genuine
choice of an excellent education for their child, including:
· A disciplined “can do” culture that allows every student to be known,
feel safe, and be cared for
An intensive focus on the basics of reading, writing and maths
An academic, knowledge-rich curriculum that values the distinctiveness
of subject disciplines
Excellent quality, evidence-based classroom practice
High quality PSHE provision
Plentiful, high quality enrichment opportunities, including trips,
visits, after-school clubs and sporting fixtures
ABOUT ADVANTAGE SCHOOLS
values are aspiration, honesty and respect and our
vision is to create a family of exceptional schools, within which students are
empowered and supported to achieve extraordinary outcomes. We currently run
four schools in Bedfordshire – Bedford Free School (secondary, Ofsted
outstanding), Houstone School (secondary, not yet inspected), Elstow School
(primary, Ofsted good) and Queen’s Park Academy (primary, Ofsted good) – with a
fifth school (primary) joining us imminently. Our pupils will leave our schools
prepared for a fulfilling life, including the opportunity to go to a great
university and pursue the career of their choice. To achieve this, our network
of schools teach an academic, knowledge-rich curriculum enhanced by an
entitlement to enrichment for all.
achieve our goals through the recruitment and retention of the best
colleagues and school leaders, developing talent through sector-leading
professional learning. We foster collaborative work, both across our trust
and our extensive network of professional contacts, to ensure our staff can
learn from and contribute significantly to the wider educational system.
believe great staff make a great school, so we look after our colleagues well.
We value hard work, but we do all we can to identify and eliminate unnecessary
workload that could result in burnout.
invest heavily in professional learning, which alongside support and coaching
from our senior leadership team, a brand new, fully equipped purpose built
school, and access to expertise across Advantage Schools, means you can develop
to be your very best. There is a programme of training available to all
staff at different stages of their career.
have no unwieldly marking policies; our pupils behaviour is impeccable,
supported by the same day whole school sanctions where necessary and Senior
Leaders have a very high profile that your are supported to develop.
applications from ambitious and inspirational teachers who share our
traditional approach and values of Respect, Honesty and High
Expectations. To apply please fill in the application form and
supporting statement illustrating how you meet the person specification for
We welcome visits to the school at any time and would
encourage you to apply. For a confidential discussion about the position please
contact Nafisa Khan, Business Support Officer on 01582 377771 or email email@example.com to arrange an
reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we interview and make an
offer to the right candidate prior to the closing date.
children enrolled at the school is of paramount importance, and we are fully
committed to the protection and safe care of our pupils. The successful
applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks as well as providing
proof of your right to work in the UK.
Safeguarding children enrolled at the School is of paramount importance, and we are fully committed to the protection and safe care of our pupils. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks as well as providing proof of your right to work in the UK.
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