KS2/3 Teacher of Mathematics/English
MPS-UPS £24,194 - £40,194 per annum
We are seeking an outstanding primary practitioner who has experience of Key Stage Two and a specialism ideally in Maths or another core subject. This is a rare opportunity for someone who wishes to embark on a new challenge or has considered moving into secondary teaching. The right candidate will help to ease the transition from primary to secondary and focus on ensuring all
Students are ‘secondary ready’ in Year Seven. The candidate will primarily focus on the teaching of KS3 however opportunities to teach GCSE one day could be provided. A TLR could be available to the successful candidate to help support the attainment of our most vulnerable students.
Willingdon Community School is a high-achieving and over-subscribed (NOR 1000), 11-16, comprehensive school serving the Eastbourne and Polegate area. The school is committed to providing the opportunity for success, in its broadest sense, to all its students, taking pride in not just their academic achievement but in the qualities that make them successful citizens. Examination results at GCSE are consistently high with students of all abilities making good progress and adding significant value, regardless of their starting point. In 2019, 69% of students achieved the Basics Match.
The school is a leading member of a number of local educational groups and partnerships, such as the Eastbourne Schools Partnership (ESP) which brings many and varied learning opportunities to both teachers and students, particularly via our links with Eastbourne College. We are a member of the SSAT and have excellent links with outstanding schools up and down the country. These links bring cultural and intellectual capital to the school and enrich our CPD provision for staff at all levels.
The CPD and talent management of our staff is given a very high priority as we believe this is a vitally important part of improving outcomes for young people as well as invigorating teachers` passion for their areas. Willingdon is proud of its record in developing new teachers and on the quality of CPD more widely. The school has an outstanding record for the quality and range of professional development opportunities it offers and takes pride in developing its staff as outstanding teachers and preparing them for the next steps in their careers. As well as being supported through in-house programmes, aspiring leaders have access to: funded NPQ and Masters qualifications; extended programmes in Durrington Research School; free access to the annual Research Ed conference in Kent; and leadership opportunities provided by the SSAT and ASCL.
Staff wellbeing is of paramount importance to us at Willingdon Community School. If you are appointed, there will be a full induction day to ensure you are supported with the transition to your new role. We offer all staff 50% off Benenden Health Care. We also run many events throughout the year such as staff fitness sessions to enhance your work - life balance. We are currently leading a project on reducing workload and improving outcomes for our Eastbourne improvement partners.
Closing Date: 4th October 2019 (by noon)
Interview arrangements will be sent to shortlisted applicants.
To apply for this post, please download and complete the teachers application form from the school website: http://willingdonschool.org.uk/about-us/vacancies or, e-mail: email@example.com