Wildern Secondary School is a large over-subscribed secondary school in Hedge End, Southampton and we are looking for passionate, enthusiastic, and creative RE and Geography Teacher to join our Humanities department. We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.
The successful candidates would be given excellent career development opportunities. For interested candidates who would like to work in a great school with a strong positive and supportive culture and work with a fantastic curriculum team with excellent GCSE results we would love to hear from you. This role is also suitable for Early Career Teachers.
Benefits of working within the RE Department:
â€¢ Very friendly and supportive small team with a passion and love of RE
â€¢ Excellent record of GCSE results
â€¢ 3 year KS4 that follows the AQA exam - Christianity, Islam and Themes
â€¢ A diverse range of subjects taught at KS3 and KS4 including explorations of religions, philosophical units and moral and ethical components
â€¢ Well-resourced schemes of learning which are adapted and updated regularly to ensure subject knowledge is relevant and engaging for us and our students which are shared centrally with the team
â€¢ Opportunities to develop CPD through curriculum meetings and workshops with the team as well as whole school twilights.
â€¢ Great access to ICT facilities
Benefits of working within the Geography Department:
â€¢ Large and supportive team of 4 experienced teachers with a passion and love of Geography and the world around them that inspire and create a sense of awe and wonder within our students.
â€¢ Good to above average GCSE results
â€¢ Very popular subject with incredibly high uptake at GCSE
â€¢ 3 year KS4
â€¢ A diverse range of subjects taught at KS3 and KS4 that both meets AQA criteria for KS4 and develops students KS3 knowledge to help them access KS4 curriculums whilst simultaneously creating learning that inspires students.
â€¢ Opportunities to develop cultural capital through residential and international trips and further enrichment through clubs.
â€¢ Well-resourced schemes of learning which are adapted and updated regularly to ensure subject knowledge is relevant and engaging for us and our students.
â€¢ Resources are shared and updated centrally by all members of the Geography team.
â€¢ Opportunities to develop and explore PD through curriculum meetings and workshops with the team as well as whole school twilights.
â€¢ Great access to ICT facilities such as Digimap and Google Classroom.
Benefits of working for our trust include:
â€¢ Helping to shape the futures of children in our community
â€¢ Welcoming, Supportive, Friendly and sociable colleagues
â€¢ An Amazing Competitive salary
â€¢ Excellent Continuing Professional Development with high quality CPD program
â€¢ Many opportunities for career progression
â€¢ Generous Sick Pay Scheme
â€¢ Free large on-site car park
â€¢ Good transport links
â€¢ Workplace Pension Scheme
â€¢ Enrolment in the Teachersâ€™ Pension Scheme
â€¢ A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
â€¢ A amazing rate for staff membership at our modern on-site Leisure Centre
You must have Qualified Teacher Status in the UK, or an equivalent overseas qualification with UK teaching experience. Applications should be on Wildern School application forms, individual CVâ€™s will not be accepted. Application forms can be downloaded from our website https://www.wildern.org/joining-us/sv/ where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff. Applications can be e-mailed to email@example.com or sent by post for the attention of Mrs P Weston, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ. Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Thursday 29th June 2023.
Disclaimer: Please note due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Therefore advised to submit your application as early as possible as some interviews may take place, and the appointment may be made before the closing date is reached for the post. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications
Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.