Teacher of PSHRE and RE (0.5)
To start September 2020 (or sooner)
• Are you have passion for teaching PSHRE and RE?
• Do you want to work part of a small but friendly team of staff?
• Have you got the drive, commitment and dedication in making a difference to our student’s life chances?
If so, then our Teacher of PSHE and RE post may be for you?
Why work here at Waverley Studio College?
We are small and uniquely cater for around 250 students from Year 10-13 in the Bordesley Green in Birmingham. We specialise in health and enterprise. We celebrate diversity and we are one big family. Our community is important to us and we strive for our students to behave well, commit to their learning and gain invaluable experiences. Our sixth form students do work experience placements every week in the local community. Our curriculum caters for developing academic and vocational qualifications with developing soft skills to prepare them for the world-of-work.
What does Ofsted say about us?
In January 2017, the school was rated GOOD by Ofsted. The staff, students and the local community are united in working together exceptionally well. Ofsted have recognised the high-quality expectations and provision across the school. ‘In the sixth form, value-added progress is well above, or at least in line with, the national average and students consistently attain the highest possible grades. The close links between the regular work experience that sixth-form students undertake and their vocational courses are key contributors to their good achievement.’
What are we looking for?
As part of the exciting growth plans for the College, we are expanding our team to meet future requirements. We are looking for a part-time, qualified (QTS/QTLS) Specialist Teacher but we also welcome high-quality new and experienced teachers. The post is part time (2½ days a week). The preference is within Wednesdays to Fridays, preferred.
Who is our ideal Team Studio member?
We are looking for a Teacher with experience of teaching PSHRE and RE to join our team. You will be aligned to our core values of the college. You would be passionate, willing to go the extra-mile and be prepared to contribute to the wider school. They will be expected to provide outstanding lessons to ensure excellence and achievement for all learners, with a true commitment to raising standards.
You will need to have experience of using a variety of approaches to continually enhance teaching and learning of Business and Enterprise throughout the college across the full age and ability range. You will also need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to forge strong working relationships within the Business team and the Trust as a whole. The ideal candidate will have an excellent track record of teaching and student progress within a successful secondary school.
We currently offer the AQA GCSE RE. We are reviewing the curriculum at present. The department is currently led by the Vice Principal. We combine Personal, Social and Health Education, with the Religious Education elements to form PSHRE. In addition, we believe in the importance of PSHRE for our learners, in which most KS4 students receive two periods, and this provision is extended in to KS5.
Are you interested in this role?
Our staff and students are welcoming and inviting. You could have a conversation with our Principal. You can download an application and relevant information from our website.
The successful candidate will need to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the college’s application form will be accepted.
Waverley Studio College is committed to the protection and safety of its students.
The closing date for completed applications is 10.00 a.m. on Wednesday 27th May 2020
Applications received after this date and time will not be considered. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
Waverley School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.