Teacher of PE – September 2018 start Initially 1 Year Fixed Term
We require a dynamic teacher of Physical Education with an ability to teach a second subject. The post is currently for one year starting from September. The ideal candidate will be driven and ambitious and have high expectations of themselves and those around them.
Therfield is a rapidly growing mixed 11-18 Community School where “teachers have high expectations of students, attainment is significantly above the national average, students enjoy their learning and are proud of their school.” Ofsted 2013. Our School Vision and Aims reflect our ethos, which is to strive for the highest possible academic standards in an environment of exciting learning opportunities, where individuals can develop their talents in safe and friendly surroundings. These aims are reflected in our ethos of “The Best for All: Excellence, Leadership, Opportunity.” Leadership development for staff and students is a key focus of the school and we have a highly positive reputation for staff development.
Attributes and Experience
• An enthusiastic and motivated teacher
• A team player
• An innovator with drive and determination
• All staff are expected to be a tutor as we see this as a vital part of promoting student progress.
• A commitment to providing outstanding opportunities for all young people to develop the character and resilience they need to succeed in modern Britain.
Therfield was selected as one of the first 3 schools in South East England to receive the prestigious National DfE Character Awards. This award celebrates excellence and diversity in this field, recognising that character is already being encouraged, nurtured and developed alongside academic rigour through a variety of programmes in and outside the school. This means that the successful candidate will need to be able to deliver high academic standards, but also a commitment to providing outstanding opportunities for all young people to develop the character and resilience they need to succeed in modern Britain.
The next steps:
If you are interested in the post please contact the school for further information. If you believe you can meet our requirements please apply. You can download an application pack from www.therfield.surrey.sch.uk, or alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday, 17th April 2018.
Therfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS disclosure. It is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.