Trinity Catholic High School seeks to appoint a talented and dynamic Teacher of Media with responsibility for Key Stage 4 to work within our hugely successful Media Department. We have an excellent Catholic Ethos with a strong leadership team. The Teacher of Media position is available from September 2018. Students follow the Eduqas syllabus at GCSE and OCR at A Level for Media Studies. This department achieves outstanding results at GCSE and A level and all classes are taught in mixed ability groups from Year 10 onwards.
The Media Studies Department has been included in the top ten Sixth Form Media and Film Departments in the country by Oxford Analytics.
The department offers Media Studies at both GCSE and A level while Film Studies is currently offered only at A level.
We are very well resourced with a dedicated suite of 36 Apple Imac computers equipped with powerful video editing software, sound design software and post-production compositing and visual effects packages.
We have enough video cameras, tripods and sound recording equipment for all students.
The department has two full time teachers, who are both subject specialists, and a full time technician.
Trinity Catholic High School prides itself in the following:
- An outstandingly successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with 1673 students on roll.
- A Specialist Science and PE College and holds International School Award status.
- Continuously achieving outstanding results at GCSE and in 2017 we achieved our best ever results. The Progress 8 score of +0.51 is significantly above the national average and places the school in the top 12% of schools nationally. The percentage of students at 5+ in English and Mathematics is 65% and well above the national figure of 39%. 81% of our students attained the standard pass in both English and mathematics and 52 grade 9s were awarded across these two subjects.
- Judged as outstanding in both the December 2014 section 48 inspection and then again, for the fifth time in succession, as outstanding by OFSTED in March 2015.
This post would be suitable for an experienced or newly qualified teacher who feels they can make a significant and positive contribution to the Media department and the school as a whole.
Trinity Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Please note, due to high volumes of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please click on the apply button at the bottom to complete the application form.
Closing date for receipt of application forms is Sunday, 18th March 2018.