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  • Expected start date

    1 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    28 September 2021 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subjects
History, Religious education
Working pattern
Full-time
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity Cover)
Salary
M1 (£25,714) – UPS3 (£41,604) per annum

Job summary

Teacher of Religious Education / History (Maternity Cover)

Starting November ’21 – January ’22

Salary range: M1 (£25,714) – UPS3 (£41,604) per annum

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications. If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at: Living in Oxfordshire – Information for Teachers

We are looking for an inspirational and innovative teacher with a real passion for ensuring engagement in learning for all students to join our expanding, effective and well-resourced department as soon as possible. The role may involve teaching History, RE or a mixture of both subject areas.

You will need to demonstrate that you:

-are passionate about raising levels of engagement and achievement;
-want to make a positive difference by going the extra mile for the benefit of your students;
-have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;
-have the interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate colleagues and students;
-are keen and able to embed enjoyment and success in learning.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact David Twycross, Head of Humanities, on: DTW@cheney.oxon.sch.uk or on 01865 755 601

Payment is on Teacher Main Scale or Upper Pay scale depending on experience.

How to Apply:
Please complete our online application form at: https://form.jotform.com/Vacancies_Cheney/cheney-school-application-form

Please note: to ensure we conduct a fair shortlisting process we are no longer providing any personal information, including the names and gender of applicants to short-listing panels.

If you have any questions about the application form or the recruitment process do not hesitate to contact us at: vacancies@cheney.oxon.sch.uk

The Community Schools Alliance Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Closing date: Tuesday, 28 September at 8:00 a.m.

Interview: w/c Monday, 4 October

Applying for the job

Please complete our online application form at: https://form.jotform.com/Vacancies_Cheney/cheney-school-application-form

Please note: to ensure we conduct a fair shortlisting process we are no longer providing any personal information, including the names and gender of applicants to short-listing panels.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1581 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Cheney School

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged.

The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, and two secondary schools - the most recent of which opened in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications.

School location

Cheney Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH

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