Teacher of Geography, Bracknell Forest

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Brakenhale AcademyBracknell Forest

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Start date: To start January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR (The salary is negotiable dependant on the skills of the applicant)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an incredibly exciting time for Brakenhale School. We have worked hard to create a dynamic learning environment under the direction of the Headteacher, Jane Coley. Brakenhale School is a rapidly growing, high performing 11-19 secondary school with a strong commitment to high standards for students and staff. We are a friendly school, with a firm commitment to providing professional development opportunities for our staff and a passionate belief that every student in our school matters.

We have recently been judged as Good by Ofsted (January 2019) with three Outstanding categories; Leadership and Management, Personal Safety and Behaviour and our Post 16 Provision. We are incredibly proud to be the local secondary school of choice for the fourth year running with over 500 preferences for 210 places for September 2019. In addition, our recent GCSE and A Level results have again been outstanding demonstrating how much further we have travelled.

Brakenhale School is an Academy which is part of the successful Greenshaw Learning Trust, and this move has only continued to support the rapid progression of the school.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, committed and enthusiastic Geography Teacher to join our Humanities department.

This role has become available both as a result of a member of staff receiving a promotion to the level of Assistant Headteacher and in addition, due to the increase in the number of students that have selected the school as their first choice and the resulting increase in staffing. The successful candidate will join a team who are passionate about engaging and inspiring young people in their learning. We are looking to recruit a colleague with both the commitment and relevant skills to drive our raising standards agenda across the whole ability range. There are a range of additional teaching and learning awards on offer for the right candidate.

We believe staff welfare is a key part of our ethos and have a wide range of incentives to support staff and ensure they are valued. Employees are also entitled to a range of benefits including CPD programmes, an Employee Assistance Programme, Wellness weeks, reduced gym membership and cycle to work scheme. We are a family friendly employer and offer many benefits including a fantastic maternity package.

If you feel you have the qualities to join the Headteacher in rapidly moving forward, we would love to hear from you. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the HR Department, on 01344 423041 to arrange a time to come and meet us or talk to the Headteacher before interview.

For more information please view the Brakenhale website: www.brakenhale.co.uk/vacancies 

Please note that all applications will be considered upon receipt of a completed application form and statement of suitability as they are received.

We reserve the right to close adverts early should the right candidates apply.

The Brakenhale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is essential that all members of staff and volunteers share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.

More about Brakenhale Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Rectory Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 7BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1344 423041