Please apply by 12.00 noon on Friday 4 February 2022.
Do you want to support students develop academically and into well-rounded young adults?
This is a fantastic opportunity to have an impact on the lives of courteous and well-behaved students who are keen to succeed.
We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner to work as Head of Year with responsibility for a year group within the pastoral team. As a school we are known for the strength of our pastoral care and we are seeking someone to help sustain and develop the academic and pastoral support we provide for our students. This is an excellent opportunity to take on a key middle leadership role in a school that values staff development.
We are looking for a creative and inspiring teacher who:
• Values the opportunities and support we can provide beyond the classroom.
• Has high expectations of themselves, colleagues and students.
• Is an excellent role model for both students and staff.
• Has the teaching skills to motivate students to learn and progress.
• Is capable of leading a team of capable professionals to achieve even more.
• Can communicate effectively with parents, students and staff.
• Has an excellent record of attendance and punctuality.
We can offer you:
• Excellent career development including middle leadership training.
• Students that are enthusiastic and keen to succeed.
• A positive and successful learning environment.
• A welcoming and dedicated team of trained staff committed to working together to get the highest results for our students.
If you have energy and passion for developing and supporting young people and innovative teaching and learning strategies, we would like to hear from you.
Please complete the application form and accompany this with a letter (no more than two sides of A4, font size 10) outlining your experience to date and the particular strengths, interests and qualities that you could bring to the position.
Bradon Forest School is a well-respected and popular 11 – 16 comprehensive and our catchment area takes from rural and urban communities. The school is well situated just north of the M4 (J16), within easy travelling distance of Bristol, Bath, and Swindon and on the edge of the Cotswolds. The Athelstan Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust formed in 2015 currently consisting of five secondary schools (Malmesbury School, Bradon Forest School, The Dean Academy, Sir William Romney’s School and Chipping Sodbury School) in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. All our schools share a deep commitment to delivering an excellent comprehensive education to all the students in the Trust.
The Athelstan Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
We are a flexible working employer and we are willing to consider any reasonable adjustments you require so please ask us during your interview.
No CVs accepted; Bradon Forest School application form only.
If you do not hear from us you may assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful, in which case may I take this opportunity of wishing you well with your future career aspirations.
A charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England & Wales, as The Athelstan Trust Company No: 7699625.
Bradon Forest 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 Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.