Academy: Polam Hall School – Darlington, Co. Durham.
Start Date: 16 November 2020
Salary: Teachers Pay Scale commensurate with ability and experience
Contract: Temporary – mid November 2020 – end June 2021
NQTs considered: Yes
We require a dynamic, enthusiastic and passionate Junior Teacher to take on a Year 3 class who will be part way through the year to cover a Maternity Leave period. We welcome applications from newly or recently qualified teachers.
We are looking for a teacher who is committed to the ethos and values of the school, is passionate about making a difference and has the capacity to inspire. In return, we offer a supportive and friendly environment, access to a network of schools and academies and cross group shared expertise.
The successful candidate will:
• Have experience of teaching in a Junior setting
• Be a practitioner who maximises the potential of pupils
• Understand the importance of using self-evaluation and performance data to identify and implement effective improvement
• Maximise achievement through rigorous monitoring, intervention and review
• Develop learning and teaching within a Junior setting
• Be committed to contributing to the wider life of the school
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. 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.
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.
Closing date: Sunday 20th September 2020 Midday.
Interviews held: w/c 28th September 2020.
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.