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Head of Transition

Location
Elmbridge Lane, Kingfield, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9AL
School
St John The Baptist School
Hours
Full Time
Salary
MPS or UPS + TLR2
Posted
21st January 2022
Start Date
1st September 2022
Expires
4th February 2022 12:05 PM
Contract Term
Permanent
Job ID
1205146
Start date
1st September 2022
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St John the Baptist School is seeking to appoint an outstanding primary trained specialist who is looking for a new and exciting challenge supporting Year 7 students with their transition to secondary school.

This brand new middle leadership role is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated, skilled practitioner who is ready to take on further responsibility. We are looking for someone who is eager to develop their own practice in an environment that is both supportive and at the cutting edge of pedagogy and practice. The successful candidate will have a genuine passion for teaching children, particularly those with additional learning needs; the ability to inspire students; and the desire to go the extra mile to help our students with their transition to secondary school so that they can thrive and go on to achieve their potential.

The Head of Transition will be responsible for planning and delivering the curriculum as well as the achievement of the children in the transition group/s. They will be part of the school’s Middle Leadership Team, line managed by the Deputy Head i/c curriculum and will be given additional non-contact time in the first year to provide time for curriculum planning. The successful candidate will be very well supported and have access to significant future professional development opportunities.

Job Duties

The Head of Transition will be responsible for planning and delivering the curriculum as well as the achievement of the children in the transition group/s. They will be part of the school’s Middle Leadership Team, line managed by the Deputy Head i/c curriculum and will be given additional non-contact time in the first year to provide time for curriculum planning. The successful candidate will be very well supported and have access to significant future professional development opportunities.

Personal Requirements

This brand new middle leadership role is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated, skilled practitioner who is ready to take on further responsibility. We are looking for someone who is eager to develop their own practice in an environment that is both supportive and at the cutting edge of pedagogy and practice. The successful candidate will have a genuine passion for teaching children, particularly those with additional learning needs; the ability to inspire students; and the desire to go the extra mile to help our students with their transition to secondary schoolso that they can thrive and go on to achieve their potential.Please view our application pack for more details about our Transition Programme.

Application & Selection:

Closing Date:   12pm on Friday 4 February

Shortlisting:     4 February

Interviews:       Tuesday 8 February

Further information and the application forms are available to download from our website.

Completed applications, or any queries regarding the role or your application, should be sent via email, full details can be found in the application pack. Please note that CVs will not be accepted on their own but must be submitted along with the application form. Shortlisted candidates will be notified, invited for interview and references will be taken up immediately.

This 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. The Successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Safeguarding Statement:

This 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. The Successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
St John The Baptist School

St John The Baptist School

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