Teacher of Travel & Business (Maternity Cover), Hertfordshire

Closing date:

Tring SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: GBP £25,543 - £41,631 per year (MPS/UPS + fringe)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Travel & Business (Maternity Cover)

Contract Full time/Part time

Responsible to: Subject Leader

Salary: MPS/UPS(+fringe) 

Start date: September  2020

We seek to appoint a dynamic and ambitious individual to work in our well established Travel & Business Department. The successful applicant will be passionate about inspiring our students and be a team player to work collaboratively with colleagues. The Travel department currently boosts two year 12 and two year 13 A Level classes as well as a KS4 option class. Travel and Tourism is a consistently highly choice for students at KS4 and A-level.

We are a well organised and resourced department with excellent IT provision across the school, with all students having 1:1 chromebooks and widespread use of Google apps for education and Google classroom.

The post is equally suitable for an NQT, as well as experienced teachers.  The position has a mainly Travel focus but the ability to offer some Business teaching would be very advantageous. For the right candidate, we may be able offer a part time role.  The position offers an excellent opportunity to receive support through our comprehensive NQT and CPD programme which will be delivered in conjunction with our Dacorum partners.

The successful applicant will be:

Qualified to deliver the curriculum across Key Stages 4 – 5 to the highest standard

An excellent communicator who is able to meet deadlines 

A strong team player with a “can do” attitude

Passionate about the success of students, the department and the school

Prime Purpose

To contribute to the improvement of student GCSE & KS5 outcomes

To contribute to the development of outstanding teaching across the school  

To share a vision, a sense of purpose, and pride in the school

Main Areas of Responsibility:

To plan and prepare lessons which engage students and meet their learning needs, and to provide enriching homework

To assess students progress and develop quality feedback to help students make meaningful progress. This includes following the school’s SIR marking policy

To work as part of the Travel & Business departments to contribute towards the development of outstanding schemes of learning and teaching

To contribute to the monitoring of teaching and learning, and to track interventions as part of the school’s quality assurance cycle

To communicate effectively with parents and outside bodies, and to actively promote the school’s ethos when doing so

To represent the school’s views and interests

To liaise with the Subject Leaders in targeting interventions, including parent and carer meetings

To be part of our team of form tutors

To monitor and support the overall well-being of students, and to safeguard student well-being

To participate fully in the school’s CPD opportunities

Personal Specification:

Ability to inspire students of all ability

Ability to work as part of a team

Ability to create and earn the respect of staff, students, and parents

A high degree of emotional intelligence

A commitment to the safeguarding and well-being of all students

Qualified teacher status

Evidence of continuing professional development 

We will offer you:

We offer subject specific CPD through the department and the Prince's Trust Institute, with the opportunity to complete a residential CPD course

All staff have access to a bespoke CPD programme which has learning and teaching at its centre

All departments have protected meeting time

We have extensive opportunities to local and global charities, support trips such as World Challenge and DofE. We have a dedicated Well Being Team in the school and subscribe to the Employee Assistance Programme

Tring School has a unique and supportive community and this is the bedrock of our vision and values

Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. Academic achievement is above average and improving year on year. We are an ambitious school providing a seamless learning journey for all our students from 3-19. You will be joining a forward thinking and innovative school and to demonstrate this we are about to rebuild 80% of the school which will be one of the largest developments in the country. 

External judgements such as our Ofsted Inspection from November 2017 and our SIAMS inspection May 2019  stated: ‘Pupils are highly motivated to learn.' ‘Teaching is good overall with outstanding features. ’Leaders are passionately and proactively developing the school within, and for, the community", "Hard-working and dedicated staff ensure that students are individually supported to make good, and often very good progress from their starting points" This post provides an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our fantastic community here at Tring School. .

Applications for these positions will be shortlisted and interviewed at the earliest opportunity.  Early application for the posts is recommended.

Closing date:  30 March 2020

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Please be advised that all appointments are subject to the successful clearance of paragraph 134 of Keeping Children safe in education 2019

More about Tring School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Mortimer Hill, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 5JD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1442 822303
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Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. Academic achievement is above average and improving year on year....