Required 19th June 2020
Number on Roll 1431 (including 251 in the Sixth Form)
The Governors of this successful and oversubscribed Catholic High School wish to appoint an effective and enthusiastic teacher of physics to KS3 and 4, with the possibility of some A’ level teaching, to cover a maternity leave. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher who is passionate about high standards and achievement and excellence for all.
The school has been categorised as ‘Green’ for four consecutive years in the Welsh Government’s categorisation system. Estyn and Section 50 inspections have highlighted the many good and excellent features of the school.
St. Joseph’s RC High School is a happy, ambitious and very successful learning community. The school’s performance at GCSE and A level has been exceptional over the last 3 years and the school balances its academic success with a focus on the wellbeing and care of every child.
This is an exciting time in the school’s development with new curriculum opportunities, a desire to continue to develop learning and teaching and a relentless focus on ensuring young people fulfil their potential.
We require an outstanding teacher who will:
• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner
• Be an enthusiastic subject specialist.
• Be an exemplary communicator.
• Possess the vision and drive to ensure all our students are able to succeed.
• Motivate, challenge, support and inspire our students.
• Be committed to closing gaps and raising attainment across all abilities, whatever their starting point.
Please refer to the ‘Candidate Brief’ for further information to include departmental information, job description and person specification.
Applications welcomed from NQTs.
The successful applicant would have a customised induction programme and opportunities for further staff development.
The school is located close to Junction 28 of the M4.
Further details about our school can be found on our school website.
Closing date: 20th January 2020 (Noon)
The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The Disclosure and Barring Service - This post will result in you having contact with children, the elderly, sick or disabled. The Authority, therefore, requires that by virtue of the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, the Children’s Act 1989 and/or the Police Act 1997, you reveal any criminal convictions, bind over orders or cautions, including those which would normally be regarded as spent. You must complete the relevant section on the application form – your application will be returned if this section is incomplete. Further information about Disclosure and Barring Service and the Council’s approach to recruiting ex-offenders should follow the application form, if not contact the person named in the advertisement.
We have a legal obligation to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK if you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documentation such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and actively encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.
We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English.
We are compliant with the Welsh Language Service Delivery Standard and are happy to support the delivery of interviews in the medium of Welsh if required. If you would like us to undertake your interview in Welsh, please state this clearly in the first line of your supporting statement.