Part Time 0.4fte (Monday and Tuesday)
Maternity Cover from November 2017
Southam College is a popular, high performing and innovative 11-18 school at the centre of its community, closely located to Coventry, Leamington, Banbury and Leicestershire. We are currently seeking to appoint an inspirational Teacher of Life Skills (PSHE/Citizenship) to cover a period of maternity leave on a part time basis and join our successful team.
The Life Skills department at Southam College provides students with a diverse programme of learning which covers both PSHE (Personal, social, health and economic) and Citizenship topics. As a team, we are passionate to help students develop the skills and knowledge necessary for healthy, safe, fulfilling and responsible lives. What is particularly special about Life Skills at Southam College is that we have explicit, designated learning time within the timetable for our subject from Year 7 through to Year 11.
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, committed teacher of PSHE and Citizenship with excellent subject knowledge and will be well informed on current educational developments and initiatives. Passion is at the heart of our practice and it is essential that you have the ability to enthuse and motivate those around you. Be the best you can be!
At our school we value all our staff and every one of our 1644 students and see the investment in our staff as crucial as we look to build on previous successes for our students and across the school. We have an exemplary induction programme which provides an excellent foundation for career progression. It is a particularly exciting time to join us as we have recently become part of the newly formed Stowe Valley MAT, which is led by Southam College. This exciting development has further enhanced our ability to offer inspirational and supportive leadership and CPD for all of our staff.
In 2014 we were rated as ‘outstanding’ for the second time by Ofsted and in 2016 we achieved 83% A*-C in English and Maths. We are determined to build on this success by continuing to:
· raise achievement and attainment at all levels
· develop our collective Learning and Teaching skills
· enhance the range of Memorable Experiences enjoyed by our students and staff
If you are:
· passionate about your subject
· keen to teach motivated and enthusiastic students
· really want to make a difference to the lives of young people
then this might be just the job for you!
Please contact Mike Sherwin on the below details for further information and an application form.
Applications are welcome from both NQTs and more experienced teachers.
Closing Date: Tuesday 26th September 2017
T: 0116 253 2389 / 07525 889925
The college is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.