Northwood College require a highly motivated, inspired and committed teacher of RPE to join a dynamic, friendly and supportive part of the school community, consistently achieving good results through hard work and enthusiasm. This is a part-time role (0.6) but candidates with experience of developing and implementing Thinking Skills would be considered for a full-time role as Head of Thinking Skills.
RPE is a popular and successful subject and the department is forward thinking enabling pupils to think for themselves and be open to ideas. The department embraces the Philosophy for Children (P4C) approach to learning and the technique is used to encourage pupils to be critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers.
About the School:
Northwood College for Girls is an independent, academically selective day school for approximately 840 girls aged 3-18. Excellence, courage and integrity are the three fundamental qualities that underpin a Northwood College education. Girls are encouraged to be emotionally resilient, to learn from success and challenge and to communicate with clarity and assurance.
As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:
· Competitive salaries and pay progression
· Access to extensive professional development opportunities
· Good transport links
· Training grants for qualifications
· Generous pension schemes
· Free life assurance benefit
· A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
· Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
· A Cycle to Work scheme
· Competitive terms and conditions of employment
For further details and an application form please click the apply button.
Applications must be received by 9am on Wednesday 25 April 2018.
Interviews will take place the following week.
We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.