Job details

Job details
Employer Gordano School
Location Bristol
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Posted New this week
Closing date
Job starts 01/09/2017

Full time

Maternity contract with effect from 1st September 2017 – 31st August 2018 unless the postholder returns to work if sooner

The School

Gordano School is part of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership (multi-academy trust). We have a reputation for success that is based on excellent teaching and high standards. We are proud to be a comprehensive school and value the success and achievement of every one of our pupils. We are a proud member of the North Somerset Teaching Alliance and were designated as a National Teaching School in September 2013. In April 2012 Gordano was judged to be Outstanding in all categories in an Ofsted inspection. In 2016 Progress 8 stood at 0.3 and the school was in the top 20% in almost all progress and attainment categories in FFT dashboard.

The Role

With effect from 1st September 2017, we are looking for an enthusiastic teacher of Girls PE to join a high achieving Faculty on a full time maternity contract.  The successful candidate will be:  

  • a strong classroom teacher
  • willing to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours of Gordano School
  • able to enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students to raise standards and achievement at all levels
  • passionate about the role of PE in the curriculum

Gordano School offers an excellent benefits package including contributory pension scheme, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping), child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and on-site parking. As a Teaching School we also offer support to staff looking for career progression.

For more information, please visit www.gordanoschool.org.uk. Once completed application forms can be emailed to recruitment@gordanoschool.org.uk

Applications should be submitted by covering letter and application form (curriculum vitae optional) to the Headteacher, Mr Gary Lewis by:

Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 28 June 2017
Interviews: Friday 30 June 2017 

Gordano School supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS checks are required for all successful applicants.

Early applications are encouraged.  We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement

About the employer

Gordano - helping your child reach their future.

Our belief is that every single child is gifted and unique. Our aim is to work with individuals to allow them to realise their potential and to help them find avenues to personal success and self-estee...

Information about Gordano School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

St. Marys Road
Portishead
North Somerset
BS20 7QR
United Kingdom
+44 1275 817420