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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone whose subject knowledge matches the quality of their pedagogy, and whose ambition for their students and staff matches their own desire for success.

What the school offers its staff

As a member of teaching staff at Ridgewood, you will have access to an exceptional Behaviour for Learning system, driving student progress, alongside a truly outstanding, bespoke CPD programme. The faculty is characterised by teachers who are specialists with a real love of their subject. The successful applicant who joins this team will be hardworking and highly motivated. We are looking for someone whose subject knowledge matches the quality of their pedagogy, and whose ambition for their students and staff matches their own desire for success.

We are committed to offering the staff who work at Ridgewood every opportunity to become the best they can be. Our training packages, for staff at all stages of their careers, are second to none. As well as our whole school and departmental training, we also offer personalised coaching programmes. These are designed to give teachers one-to-one coaching to develop specific aspects of their classroom practice. NQTs and RQTs are supported through their early years of teaching as they embed excellent classroom routines; developing and experienced teachers are prepared for positions of leadership and responsibility; and senior staff are trained to reflect on and evaluate their practice whilst simultaneously developing others. We can match training and development to everyone’s needs and wishes.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Ridgewood School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1396 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01302783939

The school's values of excellence, integrity, teamwork and enjoyment permeate all aspects of school life and are central to our work at Ridgewood. We are extremely proud of our school and the high quality education we provide. We insist on high standards of conduct from all our students and we expect them to behave impeccably: treating each other, our staff and visitors with kindness and respect. We strive for all our students to meet and exceed their potential academically, however, we also place a great deal of importance on them really enjoying school and developing skills that will enable them to be responsible members of society. Our aspirations for our students drive every action, shape every interaction and inform every decision each day. We work hard to instil a love of learning, develop resilience and build confidence so that our students continue to flourish now, and in the future. “We want every student who leaves Ridgewood School to aspire to achieve beyond what they thought they could do when they first started with us.” Our curriculum is ambitious for all students, regardless of their starting point. We offer a wide range of courses at GCSE and A Level to meet the needs of all. Our curriculum beyond the classroom is also vast and varied, providing our students with countless opportunities to broaden their horizons and share new experiences. We want Ridgewood to continue to thrive and be at the heart of the local community.

Arranging a visit to Ridgewood School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hamlet_f@ridgewoodschool.co.uk.

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