Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or sooner

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Part time: 0.6-0.7 FTE

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS1 to UPS3 £30,000 to £46,525

Pay scale

MPS1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualified Teacher status - Degree or equivalent

Good Honours degree (First or Second Class)

* The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and students and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential to the role

Must have highly effective communication skills which engage students, parents, staff, Governors and the wider community

Excellent teaching skills, including effective communication skills, ability to motivate students and the capacity to create good learning environments

A clear understanding of the characteristics of high quality teaching and learning and achievement for all students

Knowledge of current issues and recent developments in the curriculum area

Capacity to use ICT as integral part of teaching

Knowledge and understanding of the value added agenda, including levels of progress

Ability to lead initiatives, support the process of change and work effectively in a team.

Secure commitment to a clear aim and direction for the subject

Ability to use student assessment data to raise achievement

Accuracy/Attention to detail

Knowledge of current legislation and guidance relating to education, subject area and safeguarding

Relevant experience of teaching in the subject to a full range of age and ability within a secondary school

Experience of teaching a wide range of abilities.

Experience/knowledge of current initiatives relating to achievement and inclusion in relevant subject

Track record as a successful classroom practitioner across the secondary school age and ability range

Track record of achieving high levels of value added at both key stages

Passion and enthusiasm for your subject, learning and improving life chances of young people

Must be able to demonstrate the ability to take initiative, lead, motivate, inspire and support the full range of stakeholders to achieve excellence

Must be ambitious for self and others, showing a powerful commitment to continuous improvement and raising standards

Must be resilient and optimistic, having a relentless focus on achieving the best for young people

A commitment to inclusive education

Ability to form good working relationships with students and staff

Must be able to show evidence of an alignment with the values of the school both in words and behaviours

A commitment to safeguarding and promoting of welfare of children issues

What the school offers its staff


1. Excellence

At Newfield School, we are unwavering in our dedication to providing an excellent education. Joining our team means committing to the pursuit of academic excellence both inside and outside the classroom.

2. Inclusivity

Community is important to us and as a staff member, you will be part of a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming school where everyone is valued.

3. Student Success

Newfield School is passionate about student success. By joining us, you become a vital part of the mission to empower students to thrive in all areas of learning, in Newfield and beyond. All our students go on to post-16 study or training in the best performing sixth forms and providers. Our Alumni stay in touch and contribute to the next generation of Newfield students.

4. Inspiring Curriculum

Our school offers an inspiring broad curriculum that emphasises knowledge acquisition, curiosity, and a love for learning. As a staff member, you will have the opportunity to inspire and engage students in their educational journey both in school and beyond to post-16 study.

5. Positive Atmosphere

The positive atmosphere at Newfield School is contagious. Join our team and experience a friendly and purposeful environment where good behaviour, hard work, and the pursuit of learning are celebrated.

6. Character

We believe in fostering good character. As a member of staff, you will have the opportunity to instil our core values of curiosity, consideration, and commitment in our students, preparing them for success in education and beyond.

7. Professional Development

Newfield School highly values professional development. Joining us means you'll have access to ongoing training and opportunities for growth, ensuring your continued development as an educator.

8. Support

We set high expectations for our staff, and in return, we provide strong support and a manageable workload. Your success and well-being are paramount to us.

9. Running an Exceptional School

Our school has a proven track record of success. Join a team that consistently achieves excellent outcomes and be part of our mission to continue making exceptional progress with our students.

10.Mercia Learning Trust

Newfield School is part of Mercia Learning Trust, a thriving and growing multi-academy trust. As a member of our team, you will be part of an ambitious Trust dedicated to improving the life chances of students and professionals alike.

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)
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Newfield Secondary School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1046 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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