Head of Philosophy and Beliefs, PSHE and Citizenship
Full time. Required from 1 September 2020
Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale plus TLR 2C £6518 pa
We are seeking to appoint a well qualified and ambitious Head of Philosophy and Beliefs, PSHE and Citizenship to join our Humanities team and lead these subjects across the school. The successful candidate will teach Philosophy and Beliefs, PSHE, and Citizenship at Key stages 3 and 4, including GCSE and work with the sixth form team to actively plan an appropriate and engaging PSHE curriculum at KS5. The ability and desire to teach A level desirable.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and be actively involved in continuing to develop the Philosophy and Beliefs/PSHE education within the school throughout the age and ability range.
The successful candidate will be:
● a competent practitioner who is passionate about teaching and committed to improving the learning outcomes of all students
● able to demonstrate a strong record of raising student attainment through their teaching and bring innovative ideas to the classroom
● a team player, keen to work collaboratively and contribute to a strong ethos of sharing good practice, resources and ideas
● self-motivated and well organised
The successful candidate will be joining a creative and dedicated team that is characterised by high support and high challenge and a willingness to develop as professionals through sharing good practice with one another. We are committed to staff development and offer a comprehensive Teaching and Learning CPD programme.
St Katherine’s is a vibrant, medium sized 11 – 19 mixed comprehensive school and part of Cathedral Schools Trust. We are situated on the edge of Bristol in a beautiful rural setting. The majority of our students live in Bristol and due to the easy transport links, make a positive choice to travel out of the city each day to enjoy the wealth of opportunities that St Katherine’s has to offer. All at St Katherine’s believe that there are no limits to what a young person can achieve. Through focusing on high quality learning and teaching we work tirelessly to educate young people for academic success and life.
Further information about the school and the post can be found on the school website
St Katherine’s School is an equal opportunities employer in line with the 2010 Equality Act. St Katherine’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to DBS Barred list and Enhanced Disclosure checks.
Closing Date: Midnight 24 February 2020
Interview date: w/c 2 March 2020