Teacher of Humanities, Feltham

Closing date:

Springwest AcademyFeltham

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

 Full time but would welcome applications from people looking for a part time role or flexible working. 

The successful candidate would need to teach across the Humanities range including History, RE and PHSE in KS3-4.

The post carries some leadership responsibility for overseeing the development of PHSE and RE at the academy.

There is a culture of working together with an At Springwest we… approach to everything we do. Students can focus on making strong progress in a safe and happy environment because they know this is how we do it here. In turn you can plan outstanding learning knowing that students accept that this is how it is done here at Springwest. Our recent Section 8 Ofsted inspection (Jan 2018) confirmed that we are on our journey to outstanding.

Who we are?

Our Springwest culture is one of aspiration, progression and innovation. You will be supported in trying new things and taking risks to improve the life chances of our students. You will make a real difference to our young people. They need you! Job satisfaction doesn’t come any better than that.

YOUR well-being:

We can only achieve our aims if we look after you as well as we look after our students.

At Springwest we are committed to: 

  • Flexibility: you will benefit from a well-planned academy calendar, an annual ‘thank you’ afternoon, two marking days, Wellbeing Weeks, flexible working arrangements and a 2.50 finish every Friday 
  • Time: The biggest impact on progress is simple - good teaching and learning. Everything else is peripheral. We will give you time to do this as well as additional time at key pressure points in the year
  • Realistic Accountability: We have the highest expectations but remain flexible by removing unnecessary checklists that allow you to do your job in a style that suits you. Expect streamlined reporting and assessment and well-planned directed time
  • Genuine support: Happy schools have happy teachers and that makes for happy schools. This involves listening to you carefully. Don’t take your work home.

 YOUR progression:

We are ambitious for our community. This means our students AND our staff. We want you to become a future educational leader and it is our responsibility to help you make this happen.

  • Advancement opportunities: when applying for future jobs you need to show experience and impact. You will be the recipient of high quality and well planned professional development opportunities throughout the year. You will also benefit from development      opportunities across the Trust, the Hounslow Education Partnership and our local teaching alliance
  • Coaching and mentoring: each member of our staff can chose to be coached and mentored by a member of staff across the MAT allowing you to develop skills and career goals in areas of most interest to you.  

Springwest is located on a large green site less than 30 minutes from Waterloo and only 7 minutes’ walk from Feltham station. With easy access to the M3 and M4 we are also well located for staff looking to live outside of central London.

The application form can also be downloaded from the vacancies section of the Springwest website: www.springwestacademy.org

Please contact Penny Davies for any information you need – by telephone on 0208 831 3007 or by email at p.davies@tudorparkeducation.org 

Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 27 September 2018

Successful candidates informed by: 5pm, Friday 28 September 2018 

Job location

More about Springwest Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Browells Farm, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 7EF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8831 3000

Here at Springwest Academy, part of Tudor Park Education Trust, we’re always seeking to better our best. We strive to provide outstanding teaching and abundant opportunities in a wonderfully diverse and compassionate community. We lead by example, pr...