Teacher of Health and Social Care, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire

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Huxlow Science CollegeIrthlingborough, Northamptonshire

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Start date: 01/09/2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: UQ/MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Health & Social Care 

For September 2018  

Salary: UQ/MPS/UPS

Contract: Permanent (Full time/Part time available) 

Closing Date: Monday 21 May 2018 @12 noon

Interviews: Thursday 24 May 2018

2017 saw record results across the board and we are now proud to be comfortably the highest attaining school in the locality with 64% of year 11 gaining the equivalent of 5 A*-C including English and Maths. 

This has strengthened our position on our journey to becoming an outstanding school.  

We are a secondary school with a fantastic student body and dedicated and talented staff. You will join us at an exciting time as we continue our journey to become an outstanding academy. 

Our vision for the school is to deliver outstanding education to our students, not only in terms of academic success, but by ensuring we develop the “whole child”.  In order to enjoy a successful adult life it is important that our students develop characteristics such as leadership, organisation, resilience, initiative, and communication. 

You will join our current Part-time Health and Social Care Teacher, teaching across Years 12 and 13 and be supported by our experienced Deputy Headteacher.  Health and Social Care at Huxlow is currently taught across a consortium of local schools, covering the Diploma and the Extended Diploma.  Many of our students achieve distinction.  

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Health and Social Care Teacher or if you are looking for your first role in a Secondary School.  You will have a big influence of the subject area and the opportunity to make a real difference to student outcomes.

We know that to realise our vision we need to attract, develop and reward our people.  We are an ‘Investor in People’, and are committed to the professional development and career progression of our employees.    

The successful candidate will: 

Improve as a teacher through our tailored professional development programme (we run weekly training sessions that all staff have access to in addition to bespoke individual development) 

Have opportunities for promotion (in a relatively small College new opportunities for leadership and personal development frequently arise) 

Be supported by a performance management system that rewards excellence 

Have access to national ground-breaking Health and Social Care CPD  

The essential qualities for the Teacher of Health & Social Care include: 

An effective classroom practitioner with experience of teaching KS5 

A commitment to, and a passion for, the teaching of Health & Social Care 

A commitment to developing their own pedagogy and that of others 

A commitment to meeting all the requirements for safeguarding children 

Effective organisation and communication skills 

A commitment to Inclusion

How to apply:

If you wish to join Huxlow Science College, please apply online, download our Application Form from our website http://www.huxlow.northants.sch.uk/join-us/staff/ or contact the College: Tel: 01933 650496 e-mail: hr@huxlow.northants.sch.uk 

Prospective applicants are very welcome to visit the college and meet staff and pupils.  If you are interested in visiting the College, please contact Karen Squires (HR Manager) on 01933 650496. 

All completed applications should be sent FAO Karen Squires (HR Manager) to hr@huxlow.northants.sch.uk or to Huxlow Science College, Finedon Road, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9 5TY. 

Closing date: Monday 21 May 2018 @ 12 noon 

Interview: Thursday 24 May 2018  

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  

Huxlow Science College is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff & volunteers to share this commitment. Identity, Prohibition, Qualification,  Barred List, Enhanced DBS, Section 128, Overseas, Right to work, Reference,  Criminal Record and Medical Checks are essential for all applicable posts at the College.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Finedon Road, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9 5TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1933 650496
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Huxlow Science College is a medium sized secondary school (11-18), located in Irthlingborough, East Northamptonshire.  We converted to Academy status in 2013.

We are progressing well on our journey to becoming an outstanding school.  2017 s...