Posted: 7th July 2022
Closing date: 18th August 2022
Interviews held: w/c 5th September 2022
Start date: September 2022 (subject to normal checks)
Salary: £30 per hour
Contract type: Fixed term - 1 academic year (term time)
Hours: 9 hours per week (4pm – 6pm, Monday – Thursday + 1 hour pw for planning)
Polam Hall School wishes to appoint an enthusiastic Tutor with a specialism in English to commence in September 2022. This programme will continue until the end of term in July 2023 (term time only).
We seek a committed Teacher who specialises in English (Language and literature to GCSE) and is experienced in tutoring - is enthusiastic and passionate about their subject and has high expectations of all pupils.
Applications from teachers or unqualified teachers with relevant experience and qualifications are welcomed.
To prepare and deliver a programme of lessons to small groups to support Senior pupils to develop knowledge and understanding that will allow them to address their learning with a view to improvement and overall success.
This tutor will be a skilled and reflective practitioner who is able to maximise the potential of all our pupils on this programme; who will use tutoring and assessment effectively to ensure that all pupils know and remember key knowledge and skills.
This tutor will work as part of a team alongside Heads of phase, class Teachers, SLT and the Pastoral team to ensure a full and effective Tutoring Programme is delivered taking individual pupil needs into account.
Polam Hall School is a 4 – 16 all-through academy and is part of Woodard Academies Trust. We have 750 pupils on roll, with two forms of entry in our Primary Phase and three forms in our Secondary Phase. Polam Hall is a school with a unique and long history which today is proud to be a fully comprehensive school serving the young people of Darlington and is rated Good by Ofsted – October 2021. Our mission is to educate the whole child, developing leadership, compassion, character and academic ambition, through the combination of our Academic and Concordia Crescimus curricula. We have high expectations and aspirations for every member of our school community.
Polam Hall is a community where staff and students work together for common goals. We make every effort to develop our staff team, offering professional development opportunities and the chance to be part of a wider Trust, yet retaining the friendly atmosphere of a small school. We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join our team, who have children at the heart of their practice and who will help us to drive forward our aim: to deliver an outstanding education to every single one of our pupils.
Visits to the school are welcome and can be arranged by contacting Angela Coates, Executive PA to The Principal, details on our website.
Please note you should use the supporting statement section of the application form to clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements outlined in the person specification. The information in this section will be used to shortlist applicants for the role and therefore it is important that you provide enough detail to give a full picture of your skills and experience and what you can contribute to teaching and learning at Polam Hall.
Polam Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Polam Hall 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.