The successful candidate will:
- Have a willingness to
extend and develop their knowledge;
- Have willingness and
experience of teachingat A level
- Have a collaborative
approach to teaching with the ability to deliver the subject through a
variety of innovative ways;
- Be able to develop the
use of technology within the subject;
- Be willing to offer
extra support through clubs, visits and enrichment classes.
Furthermore, Upton Court Grammar School seeks
- become a world-class
school, seen as a centre of excellence and creativity in learning and
- equip students with
the ability to articulate their ideas with confidence in an increasingly
competitive international work environment.
The most recent OFSTED inspection in November 2022
graded the school as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.The school has a national
reputation for excellence and achievement and is consistently ranked in the top
1% of schools in the country for student progress.
As part of the School Direct Teacher Training
programme, Upton Court Grammar School is also the lead school for teacher
training in Slough. Working alongside Reading University and the Institute
of Education, teacher training is offered in the Slough area.We provide a
first class CPDL programme which supports the professional development of
teachers at all stages in their careers including teachers new to the
profession and leadership development.In line with the values to invest
and collaborate, Pioneer Educational Trust provides additional time for professional
development and collaborative working in the form of CPDL Wednesdays. On
these days, the pupils finish their school day one hour earlier to facilitate
two hours of back-to-back learning and team work for all staff, teaching and
non-teaching. During this time, colleagues have time to produce
collaborative planning, moderate, share best practice as well as receive
formalised programmes of CPDL.
welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME)
candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented
throughout Pioneer Educational Trust. We also welcome applications from, LGB
and Trans and non-binary candidates.
a Disability Confident Employer, we commit to employing disabled people by
offering an interview to all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential
criteria for the role as set out in our job descriptions and person
are a Flexible Working Ambassador MAT and Schools for the Department for
Education, we are happy to discuss any flexible working requests with you.
Our ethos is to ‘recruit for attitude, train for
skill’! Pioneer Educational Trust seeks to invest intelligently, inspire
collaboration and pioneer so that all learners in our family of schools have
equal access to an exceptional education. Our mission is grounded on four
core values which our schools embrace:
- we pioneer: by
preparing the way for others to follow, we transcend barriers through
aspiration, merit and risk. Pioneer engenders determination,
commitment and responsibility to better society through education and
learning, never accepting mediocrity
- we inspire
collaboration: we believe in working in partnership. In a culture of high
trust and intelligent risk-taking, collaboration exists at all levels and
between all stakeholders
- we invest
intelligently: by providing high-quality professional development for all
staff and a positive and enriching work environment. We provide high
support and challenge that enables all colleagues to
- We consciously
liberate: providing equal access to an exceptional education to all is
central to the aims of the trust.
The trust champions the vulnerable and disadvantaged, breaking down
barriers to learning and preparing all children and young people for
adulthood. We drive equality,
celebrate diversity and promote equity, inclusion and belonging.
Pioneer Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory references, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), and evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
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