Humanities (RE/PSHE) Teacher (Fixed Term)
(MPS/UPS Part time 0.8)
Required from January 2017 – August 2017
We seek to appoint an exciting and inspirational teacher, with ambition to achieve the very best possible outcomes for students in Humanities. This is a superb opportunity to join a highly effective and collegiate department, and to teach in a school where teachers are supported and encouraged to thrive and develop. Blatchington Mill School is a superb place to work.
We are an ambitious school and we believe that every child can succeed. If you are a superb classroom teacher, a self-reflective practitioner, a highly effective communicator and have ambition to develop your career, then please apply to join us in creating an ‘ethic of excellence’ for all our students. We believe that scientific knowledge and thinking are vital for all students, and are committed to ensuring that we inspire and enthuse our students.
Blatchington Mill is a ‘Good’ school, with ‘Outstanding’ behaviour and safety. We achieve positive value-added in our exam results, stretch our most able, and support our most vulnerable. We innovate in the classroom, placing huge value on teacher-led action research and professional development. We work in partnership with schools locally and nationally and believe in collaboration and school-led improvement. We are active participants in the National Teacher Enquiry Network and Challenge Partners. We are also a designated Stonewall Training School.
Our most recent visit from Challenge Partners in 2016 said the following about the school:
“Leaders have a collaborative approach to school improvement, striving for excellence together with enthusiasm and determination.”
“There are many effective processes through which staff are empowered to work together to share good practice, develop pedagogy and support each other to improve. The school is very inclusive, and students show respect and consideration for one another in their behaviour in classrooms and around the school.”
“There are excellent relationships between staff and students. Students want to do well. They have confidence in their teachers. No time is lost in managing behaviour.”
If you would like to join us, and feel you could thrive in a collegiate and positive atmosphere then please read the accompanying person specification and job description and consider if you possess:
• A track record of positive impact upon student outcomes
• Knowledge and experience of teaching RE and PSHE is desirable
• Creativity, enthusiasm, and resilience
• High expectations of all students
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
For further details and an application form please visit:
Closing date: Wednesday, 30th November 2016 – 12.00 noon
Interview date: Week commencing 5th December 2016
Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions. Applications are encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff.
(Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply).