The Governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational Teacher of English and Humanities (Geography, History, RS, PSHEE) maintaining the excellent standards of learning and opportunity at Cransley School.
The successful candidate will understand, value and nurture Cransley School’s ethos and will build upon the School’s success, whilst preserving its culture and mission statement of Seeking Excellence; Nurturing Relationships and Venturing Beyond.
The successful candidate will carry out the professional duties of a school teacher as set out in the current Teachers’ Standards.
The candidate will teach a part-time (0.6) timetable of English across the ability and age range of the School, from KS3 to GCSE, delivering agreed schemes of work, and to carry out the duties of a classroom teacher.
There is the opportunity to make the role full-time with additional teaching of another subject (Geography, History and RS) and as a form tutor.
Contract: Permanent, Full-time.
Salary: Cransley Main Pay Scale.
Cransley is a leading Independent Day School for boys and girls aged from 4 to 16, set in the idyllic rural estate of Belmont Hall on Warrington Road between Northwich and Stretton, near the beautiful village of Great Budworth.
We are the school where individuals matter - each and every pupil, every parent, every member of the school community.
We are the school where pupils are known and nurtured with a tailored and individually independent education.
We are the school where pupils nurture relationships, seek excellence and venture beyond what they believe they are capable, in academics, in sport, in music and the arts.
We can do this with small class sizes, excellent relationships, cutting-edge educational technology, and exceptional experienced practitioners with a passion for their subject and the wellbeing of pupils, and we are small enough to do this with lasting and consistent success.
Our GCSE results and KS2 results are amongst the very best of maintained and independent settings, and currently the best in Cheshire. Furthermore, as an inclusive school, our value-added score is one of the highest in the country.
- small class sizes, under 20 (less at GCSE);
- increased holidays, compared to maintained settings.
- the independence of a curriculum which suits our children and their futures;
- a small caring community where individuals (staff, parents and pupils) are at the very core and purpose of the school;
- the opportunities to work with experienced and highly respected senior specialist colleagues, sharing expertise;
- a vibrant, happy, studious workplace with a focus on the enjoyment of learning;
- an excellent school community with delightful children and supportive, engaged parents;
- a beautiful rural setting;
- active and supportive governors and parents.
The ideal candidate would have the following key skills, experience and attributes:
Qualifications and Experience
- A good Degree, with teaching qualification.
- Evidence of training and/or delivery of the GCSE English and Humanities Curriculum (Cransley School delivers the Edexcel/Pearson Mathematics Syllabus).
- Good understanding and knowledge of current educational issues for the 11 – 16 age group.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, in addition to the DFE Teaching Standards.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to listen, consult and discuss
- Excellent ICT and Literacy skills
- Willingness to be visible and act as a high profile ambassador for the School to current and prospective parents, feeder schools and the wider community
- Knowledge of multi-sensory, collaborative and interactive problem-solving and investigatory approach to learning in Maths, with an emphasis of excellent assessment of/for learning systems techniques.
- Ability to lead, inspire and motivate pupils of all abilities.
- Ability to lead and drive innovation in technology across the curriculum, as well as project management skills
- Ability to manage change successfully
- Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills
- Highly efficient, with excellent time management skills
- Commitment to achieving the highest possible academic standards including extra-curricular learning.
- Natural empathy with the underlying pastoral ethos of Cransley School;
- Commitment to the welfare of pupils, including taking the role as a form tutor if required
- Excellent judgement and integrity
- Impressive personal presence, able to act as an ambassador and advocate for the School
- Confident and assured communicator
- Strong, dynamic and inspirational
- Strong leader and team player
- Calm and collected under pressure
- Strategic and forward-looking
- Adaptable, collaborative and decisive
- Ability to delegate and trust as appropriate
- Knowledgeable and approachable, able to relate to pupils, staff, parents and the wider community.
How to Apply
We hope you may find our wonderful school of interest and see your successful future here. We look forward to your potential application and demonstration of the skills you may be able to bring to Cransley.
The deadline for applications is 12pm on Monday 9th March 2020.
Applications should be made through the TES Jobs Portal only at www.tes.com/jobs/
CRANSLEY SCHOOL IS COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING AND PROMOTING THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN, AND APPLICANTS MUST BE WILLING TO UNDERGO CHILD PROTECTION SCREENING APPROPRIATE TO THE POST, INCLUDING CHECKS WITH PAST EMPLOYERS AND AN ENHANCED DBS CHECK (LIST 99, DECLARATION OF FITNESS TO WORK, DECLARATION OF ASSOCIATION).