Teacher of Art & Design, Maidenhead, Berkshire

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Furze Platt Senior SchoolMaidenhead, Berkshire

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Start date: Start Date: End of October 2018 (negotiable) • One year maternity cover in the first instance
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus London Fringe Allowance • TLR may be available for the right candidate
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Passionate about teaching?

Join a team of  dedicated, reflective practitioners helping students of all abilities develop the skills and qualities to allow them to excel in the future.

A well-qualified, inspiring Teacher is required to teach Art and Design to cover a one year maternity in the first instance. A TLR may also be available for someone who is interested in and has the right skills and experience to lead the Art and  Design team. Some experience of   delivering KS3 Design and Technology would be an advantage.

Furze Platt is a highly successful mixed comprehensive school serving the children of Maidenhead. 1300 boys and girls of all abilities thrive at our school. Value added at GCSE puts our school in the top third of schools nationally. We are a highly ambitious, high-achieving and fully inclusive school providing   an outstanding education for all. We are well placed for access, with good transport links to and from London and surrounding counties. You will be joining us at an exciting time   as we have recently commenced an on-site expansion project.

We want our students to enjoy the time they spend with us by providing an education which is broad, stimulating and rewarding. We are also proud of the range of  extra-curricular opportunities we provide for students outside of the classroom. We offer a friendly and   harmonious campus atmosphere, with fantastic line support and a Senior Leadership Team who genuinely want to see you succeed and develop. NQTs are allocated a mentor, a reduced   timetable and the opportunity to attend training sessions run by specialists from within the school. 

Career opportunities allowing you to grow professionally within Furze Platt include working parties and coaching for experienced teachers and leadership training for aspiring and existing middle and senior leaders. There are excellent on-site facilities with access to a newly installed gym, your own laptop, student laptops and interactive whiteboards.

As well as access to an employee advice service providing information, helpful resources and other services, there will be invitations to whole school social events such as our Christmas party, and other gatherings to celebrate success, and don’t forget the freshly brewed coffee during break-time!

Interested applicants are welcome to talk to Mrs Debbie Harding, HR Manager debbie.harding@furzeplatt.net about this post, or to visit the school. To learn more about our school please refer  to our website www.furzeplatt.com. We welcome early applications.

Furze Platt Senior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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More about Furze Platt Senior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628 625308
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Working at Furze Platt Senior School 

Furze Platt is an extremely rewarding school in which to work. As our values and vision statement notes, ‘our successful school is a happy, safe and caring learning community where achievement is promoted, p...