Teacher of Media Studies, Surrey

Closing date:

Hoe Valley SchoolSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,000 - £30,000
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Media Studies, Sept 2018 start

Hoe Valley School is an over-subscribed, four-form entry secondary school that opened in September 2015 to serve the local community of South Woking. The School follows the national curriculum offering an extended day allowing time for additional Maths, English and Science along with time for all students to complete their homework during the compulsory day.  Moving to a state of the art new School in September 2018 on Egley Road, Woking with brand new facilities for English and Media Studies, including a bespoke media studies suite.

We are looking for a passionate, talented and rigorous Media Studies teacher to join our dedicated faculty in helping the School on its journey to becoming an established and outstanding community School. The successful candidate will have the exciting and unique opportunity to shape a KS3, KS4 and KS5 curriculum which is bespoke, challenging and fit for the needs of 21st century life. They will be able to contribute to discussions around required equipment to resource the department and have a significant say in the course design and syllabus choices.

About you:  

 -You will design the curriculum to ensure it is exciting, relevant, challenging and personalised  

-You will ensure that all students are making good or outstanding progress and that teaching and learning is of a high standard 

-You will ensure Media Studies has a high profile across the School through offering vibrant and exciting learning opportunities  

-You will be committed to the ethos of the School and hold high aspirations for all young people  

About us:  

-Our staff feedback shows we have a team who feel trusted, listened to and who have a healthy work life balance.   

-The excellent behaviour of our students and our resistance to any unnecessary paperwork means staff can really focus on teaching and learning.  

-All of our team have a bespoke CPD programme in place and share best practice across faculties.   

Colleague Benefits: 

-Our staff have access to convenient free parking 

-We provide wellbeing packages which include yoga lessons and reduced gym membership at our neighbouring sports facilities 

-We also have an additional two days in which the School is closed during term time to recognise and reward the commitment of our staff.   

Potential candidates are warmly invited to visit the School or to contact the Head Teacher for an informal conversation.  

This is an outstanding and rare opportunity to be part of a School's development and to see your career grow as the School grows.  

Please send applications and queries to recruitment@hoevalleyschool.org.  

Deadline for application is: 

Sunday 11th March 2018  

Latest interview date:

Thursday 22nd March 2018

Applications are considered as they are received, we reserve the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date. 

Only fully completed application forms received by the stated deadline will be accepted as valid applications.   

CV’s will not be accepted as applications.  No recruitment agencies please.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Woking Park, Kingfield Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9AA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 662627
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At Hoe Valley School we believe that with inspiring teaching, an exciting and challenging curriculum and a safe space where students can take risks with their learning all students will thrive and realise their potential.

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