Teacher of Government and Politics, E3 4FT

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St Paul's Way Trust SchoolE3 4FT

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Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: (MPS)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Required for September 2018

Teacher of Government and Politics


St Paul’s Way Trust School, in association with Queen Mary University of London, is seeking to appoint an outstanding qualified Teacher of Government and Politics. 

This is an exciting career opportunity for a colleague who is passionate about the entitlement of young people to inspiring government and politics lessons. Working within a vibrant and highly successful faculty, you will be an outstanding classroom teacher with a passionate commitment to the progress of all students in our fully comprehensive and heavily oversubscribed school. The successful candidate will have an unwavering belief in the potential of every student and support them in improving their life chances. (S)he will do what it takes to ensure that students achieve their best, and will inspire curiosity and enthusiasm for the subject which motivates students. The successful candidate will teach Government and Politics at KS5 and will be required to teach another Humanities subject (History, Geography or RE) at KS3 or KS4. Dependent on skills and experience, a TLR and/or the opportunity to teach Sociology at KS5 may be available. The school has a comprehensive NQT induction programme and numerous CPD opportunities. 

In March 2013, Ofsted described the school as ‘Outstanding’ in every category, including the VI Form. The school was commended for its “relentless pursuit of scholarship and excellence”. Both the school and the Humanities Faculty were in the top 10% in 2017 for Progress 8. We are entering our second year as a National Teaching School. Our award winning new building is situated in the heart of East London. Professor Brian Cox OBE is our Patron. 

If you would like to play your part in delivering outstanding provision for our students, we would very much like to hear from you.

To arrange a visit, please email recruitment@spwt.net

Deadline for applications: Midday, Friday 23rd February

Interviews will be taking place on Thursday 1st March

For further details of the post and to download an application pack please visit www.spwt.net

To apply, please send covering letter and completed application form to recruitment@spwt.net

Please Note: We do not accept CVs alone.

MPS and UPS scales are decided in accordance with the school’s pay policy. Details are available to applicants on request. St Paul’s Way Trust School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS Check.

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More about St Paul's Way Trust School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 125 St Paul's Way, London, E3 4FT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 987 1883
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St Paul's Way Trust School, in association with Queen Mary, University of London, is seeking to appoint inspirational teachers and support staff in our outstanding School.

In March 2013, Ofsted described the school as "Outstanding" in every ...