Head of Sixth Form - September 2019, Wandsworth

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St John Bosco CollegeWandsworth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers’ Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Sixth Form 

TLR 1 - £8010.00 (Inner London pay scale)

Required for September 2019 - Teachers’ Pay Scale

“The school’s vision that ‘it is not enough for young people to be loved, they must know that they are loved’ permeates the school’s culture” Ofsted May 2017.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and outstanding Head of Sixth Form to join this Catholic 11 – 18 comprehensive school judged “good” by Ofsted in May 2017 and by the Archdiocese of Southwark in 2014.

The Head of Sixth Form will have responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Sixth Form, academic progress and pastoral welfare.  In addition the post holder will be responsible for supporting the school’s Catholic and Salesian ethos, developing Sixth Form pedagogy and ensuring Sixth Form provision is outstanding. 

The applicant will be an outstanding teacher with experience of management and a track record of delivering results. This post will particularly suit applicants with a desire to progress to senior school leadership.   

Candidates should: 

  • Be able to lead and motivate  
  • Be committed to ensuring high achievement for all students 
  • Have at least three years’ teaching experience
  • Demonstrate capacity to develop Sixth form teaching and learning towards outstanding

As a school we have worked hard to reduce teacher workload so that staff can focus on what is important, great teaching! 

Continual Professional Development

We place great value in developing our staff. We believe that effective CPD secures high standards of teaching. It ensures that your practice is fresh, up-to-date and stimulating. When your teaching has these qualities you are more likely to feel inspired, inspire others and teach more effectively, thus enabling our pupils to achieve their best. 

If you would like to come in to have a look at the school before applying please contact Ms Ansley, PA to Headteacher via the main school telephone number or email mansley@sjbc.wandsworth.sch.uk. 

Closing date: Noon 20th March 2019

Interview Date: w/b Monday 25th March 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

In the interests of efficiency, economy and the environment, candidates are encouraged to download an application and details from the school website, www.sjbc.wandsworth.sch.uk  

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email or post. CVs are not accepted.

Please note that if you complete the application form on an Apple Mac you must use ‘Adobe Acrobat Reader’ (you can get it here:  http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/  ) and not the ‘Preview’ application that comes with the computer due to an incompatibility.

Email: apply@sjbc.wandsworth.sch.uk       

Tel: (020) 7924 8310

Headteacher: Paul Dunne MA  

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More about St John Bosco College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Parkham Street, Battersea, London, SW11 3DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 9248310
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