As William Perkin CofE High School enters an exciting time of growth, with our first sixth form intake starting in September 2018, we are seeking a Psychology teacher to join our KS5 development team. William Perkin, a SIAMS and Ofsted Outstanding school, prides itself on staff professional development. As a result, this is an ideal role for an enthusiastic teacher looking to develop their leadership and curriculum planning skills as they create the new A Level schemes of work. As one of four schools in the growing Twyford Trust, the new post-holder will be joining us at a time of many exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for motivated and energetic teachers who support the ethos of the Trust.
An ability to teach another subject at KS3 is required for this post.
The post-holder will be joining an innovative, ambitious and energetic staff team that seeks to deliver an outstanding, three-tiered curriculum to students of all National Curriculum levels. Students here are driven to succeed and behaviour is excellent. We work collaboratively to create a curriculum that inspires, challenges and nurtures students, using ambitious outcomes, which leads to thorough subject knowledge and sustained progress. We strongly believe that any teacher who visits this school and meets the student and staff will appreciate what an excellent school community we have developed. Therefore, if you would like to visit the school before applying, please contact the Head of Sixth Form (Mr Sam Barnsley) to arrange a visit: firstname.lastname@example.org
This role is suitable for NQTs.
For more information about the school please see the William Perkin and Twyford Trust websites, and for more information about the role and how to apply please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at https://twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies
The successful candidate will have:
- A good degree and Qualified Teacher Status (or QTS pending)
- Ability to teach Psychology to A Level
- Ability to teach another subject at KS3
- Knowledge of the requirements of the National Curriculum
- An understanding of recent curriculum/learning developments
- An understanding of the strategies required to motivate and enthuse all students across the ability range as part of a whole school approach to raising achievement
- An understanding of the processes and techniques required to assess, record and report students’ learning effectively
- Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
- Energy and enthusiasm
- A commitment to the ethos of the school.
- Exceptional professional development and career progression
- Positive working relationships at all levels
- A supportive and lively Leadership Team.
William Perkin CE High School, Greenford
William Perkin Church of England High School opened as a Free School in September 2013 with its first intake of Year 7 students, and now has five year groups (7 - 11) totalling almost 1,000 students. The school is founded on the successful systems and approaches of Twyford CE High School, with the principle difference that it is a distinctively Christian school with open admission criteria. The school is rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted (June 2015) and SIAMS (October 2016) and is oversubscribed on first choice applicants. The Twyford Trust’s fourth school – Ada Lovelace CE High School – is due to open in temporary accommodation (on the William Perkin site) in September 2018.
How to apply
Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.
Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to email@example.com Please do not submit applications by fax.
Closing date: 12 noon, Wednesday 28 February 2018
Interview date: Wednesday 7 March 2018
The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check