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Blackfen School for Girls

Blackfen School for Girls

Raising aspirations - releasing potential

Teacher of Citizenship, Government and Politics, and PPE

 

REQUIRED FOR SEPTEMBER 2019

TEACHER OF CITIZENSHIP, GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS AND PPE

(MATERNITY COVER, TEMPORARY)

FULL TIME

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 2018, 61% of students in year 11 achieved five or more GCSE 9 - 4 / A*- C grades, including at least a 4 in English and a 4 in Mathematics.

At A’ level in 2018, 100% of the grades were A*- E with 41% at A*- B and 83% at A*- C. Similarly high levels were achieved in Level 3 BTEC qualifications.

Our flourishing Sixth Form offers a wide range of courses at AS and A2 level, as well as vocational level 2 and 3 courses.

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 5 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.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

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 Check.

See below to download application and information pack.

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 THURSDAY 20 JUNE 2019

INTERVIEWS WILL TAKE PLACE WEEK COMMENCING 24 June 2019