HEATHCOTE SCHOOL AND SCIENCE COLLEGE
Normanton Park, Chingford, London, E4 6ES
Teacher of Geography (Teachers Mainscale / UPS)
Commencing September 2018
Are you looking for a friendly and supportive school with an ethos of growth and development? Are you looking to start or further your career in an exciting school with excellent resources?
Heathcote School is an 11 – 18 School that has a new Headteacher and a new vision. The school is on a rapid journey of improvement ensuring the ‘good’ status (Ofsted 2014/2018) is retained and for the school to ultimately become ‘outstanding’ in all areas. This is an exciting time to be at a school in an unparalleled setting with unlimited potential. In a recent survey, 96% of staff stated that they enjoy working at this school.
The School Improvement Plan (2017 – 2020) focuses on four key areas:
· Building at all levels an ambitious culture of high challenge and low threat enabling Heathcote to be the school of choice for staff and parents.
· Ensuring the best possible learning and leadership of learning, across the school.
· Ensuring safety is at the heart of everything we do and standards of behaviour and attendance are exemplary within the school and community.
· Giving all pupils equal opportunities to make maximum progress.
We are looking for a qualified and talented Teacher of Geography (Mainscale / UPS) to teach across the ability range to GCSE and A Level from September 2018. You will be working with and supported by an experienced team of strong teachers and leaders. The Geography department is a very strong department and this is evident in the improving outcomes of pupils. We will also consider applications from candidates wishing to work on a part-time basis.
We welcome applications from newly qualified or experienced teachers. As an NQT or Beginner Teacher at Heathcote School, you will be supported by experienced colleagues on a range of issues relating to planning, teaching and assessing with a dedicated mentor and a skills development programme that will provide you with the experience required to be a successful practitioner in education.
The school puts well-being and development at the heart of its work and we have very talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively, within school and with local schools, and to be the best they can be. We are working to ensure school improvement in a high challenge, low threat way and enable robust systems and structures to ensure consistency in all areas, encouraging the growth and development of all. The school has excellent resources and a stunning site close to the forest.
If you are interested, please look at our school website www.heathcoteschool.com where you will find application forms and further information. If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8498 5110.
Completed application forms should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for receipt of applications: 12 noon Tuesday 8th May 2018
Indicative dates for interviews: Friday 11th May 2018
Please note: applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to close this position before the date specified above. We therefore urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.
Heathcote School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.