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Employer Furze Platt Senior School
Location Windsor and Maidenhead
Salary MPS/UPS plus London Fringe Allowance
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017

This successful and heavily oversubscribed school is looking to appoint a talented and inspirational Teacher of Geography to join this popular department. The successful candidate will be a consistently good to outstanding classroom practitioner with a real passion for teaching Geography to GCSE and A-Level teaching is available for a suitable candidate. The ability to teach a second subject is desirable. The appointed candidate will be a self-motivated and reflective teacher, and an excellent team player with strong interpersonal skills. We would welcome applications from experienced teachers or NQTs.

This is an opportunity for you to join a happy and successful school which has again been rated as one of the country’s highest achieving comprehensive schools by the SSAT.

Number on roll 1235
Sixth Form 240

Furze Platt Senior School has an enviable reputation for its academic success, pastoral support, extra-curricular activities and thriving Sixth Form. Examination results are significantly above the national average. Our Progress 8 score is in the top 25% of schools nationally. Resources, including student laptops and interactive whiteboards, are excellent, while all teachers receive their own laptop. Furze Platt is a friendly and forward looking school where staff are valued and supported to do their best. Staff enjoy working here. Teachers also have free access to an on-site gym and an employee advice service.

All staff benefit from excellent professional development opportunities, including working parties and coaching for experienced teachers and leadership training for aspiring and existing middle and senior leaders. We provide a comprehensive induction for all staff and full programme of support and further development for NQTs. Furze Platt is the founding school for Teach Maidenhead, delivering first-class teacher training in conjunction with The University of Reading and UCL, Institute of Education in London. Furze Platt operates its own pay scale, allowing accelerated pay progression for exceptional teachers.

Prospective teachers are welcome to talk to Mrs Debbie Harding, HR Manager debbie.harding@furzeplatt.net about this post, or to visit the school in advance. To learn more about our school please refer to our website www.furzeplatt.com.

Closing date: Wednesday 31st May 2017 at 9.00am. Early applications will be welcome.

Only applications submitted on the school application form will be considered. Please return your completed application form to Mrs Kiran Smith via email kiran.smith@furzeplatt.net. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date please assume that unfortunately, on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

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.

About the employer

Information about Furze Platt Senior School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Furze Platt Road
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 7NQ
United Kingdom
+44 1628 782257