12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    22 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    31 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects
Citizenship, Philosophy, Psychology, Religious education, Social sciences, Sociology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Main Scale/UPS (with potential leadership responsibility for the right candidate)

Job summary

Teacher of RS/PSHCE and Social Sciences

Full Time
Main Scale/UPS (with potential leadership responsibility for the right candidate)
Permanent
Start Date: September 2021

The Cherwell School is a high performing and oversubscribed comprehensive school in Oxford (approximately 2,000 students on roll, including 680 in the Sixth Form). We are seeking to appoint a qualified teacher (holds, or will hold QTS by September 2021) who has a genuine excitement for excellence in the teaching and learning of RS/PSHCE and Social Sciences. The successful candidate will have a background / experience in one or more of the following areas; Religious Studies, Social Sciences (Psychology and Sociology) and Citizenship. This is an ideal post for someone new to teaching (including NQT), or for an experienced teacher, as leadership responsibility opportunities would be available for the right candidate. The successful candidate should enjoy working with young people and be able to make a positive contribution to our successful RS/PSHCE and Social Sciences faculty.

Given the Teaching School status of the school and our commitment to staff development, the successful candidate will have ample opportunity to develop their own professional learning. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the provision of a rich learning experience for students. Should you wish to be part of our future, we welcome your application.

For further information and to apply please visit the website:
https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/the-cherwell-school-1030426

You are welcome to contact Mary Maguire on 01865 558719 if you would like to know more about the role or the application process.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 22nd April 2021 at 9.00am
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 28th April 2021

The Cherwell School and the River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Cherwell School is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community.

NOTE 1: Some cautions, reprimands, warnings and convictions are protected under the DBS filtering process and you do not have to disclose them.
The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 [exceptions] Order 1975 [2013 and 2020] provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain convictions and cautions are considered "protected." This means that they do not need to be disclosed to an employer and, if they are disclosed, an employer cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found here https://hub.unlock.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/What-will-be-filtered-by-the-DBS.pdf

NOTE 2: if you are under 18 it is no longer a legal requirement for you to disclose any cautions you hold

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
2013 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01865 558719

About The Cherwell School

The Cherwell School is a high performing and oversubscribed comprehensive school in Oxford (approximately 2,000 students on roll, including 680 in the Sixth Form). We achieved GCSE progress results in the top 5% of all schools in 2019. We are pleased that we hold an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted as we feel this is a fair reflection of the school, not least as we recognize that we have the capacity to develop and improve further. We consider ourselves to be a school which has at its heart “opportunity, responsibility, excellence” and we aim to make this a deeper reality for all of our students and staff in the years to come. Our aims are supported by our designation as a National Teaching School and as a School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider. We are committed to the professional learning and career development of our staff and work in conjunction with the River Learning Trust to raise standards.

School location

Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7EE

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