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Blackfen School for Girls

Blackfen School for Girls

Raising aspirations - releasing potential

TEACHER OF CITIZENSHIP, PPE, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (Maternity Cover)

REQUIRED FOR SEPTEMBER 2020

TEACHER OF CITIZENSHIP, PPE, GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

(MATERNITY COVER, TEMPORARY)

SALARY: MPR + OUTER LONDON ALLOWANCE

Blackfen School is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. In 2019, 60% of students in year 11 achieved five or more GCSE 9-4 grades, including at least a 4 in English and a 4 in Mathematics. Our Progress 8 score was 0.018. At A level in 2019, 96% of the grades were A*-E with 30% at A*-B and 63% at A*-C. Similarly, high levels were achieved in Level 3 BTEC qualifications.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational teacher to join our Social Sciences Faculty. You will join a small team of specialist teachers, who teach Government & Politics at A’ level, Politics, Philosophy and Economics (KS3) and GCSE Citizenship. Over the last 6 years the Citizenship department has grown to become one of the most popular and most successful departments in the school. You will also contribute to the work with our exciting partnership with a school in India.

The post would suit either an NQT or more experienced teacher. The ability to teach across the age and ability range is required.

As an “Investor in People”, the school provides exceptional opportunities for professional development, with an induction programme and strong support. 

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Please see below to download application pack and information.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that the post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages. 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: NOON, WEDNESDAY 3 JUNE 2020. 

INTERVIEWS TO TAKE PLACE: WEEK COMMENCING 8 JUNE 2020