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Teacher of Pshe/Values - Full-time

Westlands School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-5434-780T
  • Posted:19/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:April or September 2024
  • App Close Date:06/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 11th March 2024

Advert

  • Westlands Secondary School
  • MPS/UPS
  • Full Time; Permanent

The Westlands School is looking to appoint two PSHE teachers to join our friendly and supportive Values team. We would welcome applications from teachers who are enthusiastic about how PSHE / Values can help to shape young people into kind and thoughtful members of society who can manage challenges and mitigate risks in a confident manner.

This role would suit either an experienced PSHE teacher or an ECT looking for their first position.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A skilled practitioner with a positive outlook.
  • Passionate about teaching PSHE.
  • A team player who will fit well with our existing department.
  • Dedicated to enabling our students to make excellent progress.

Our PSHE / Values Department staff believe in the power of collaboration and have a long track record of success in all three Key Stages.

We strongly recommend all interested candidates visit Westlands School and meet our students and staff. If you would like to arrange a visit to the school, please email Mrs E Apps, P.A. and Office Manager at ellen.apps@swale.at to arrange a suitable time and date.

Westlands School is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement. We are particularly proud of the fact that our curriculum provides a variety of academic, arts, technology and other vocational subjects; helping focus on students of all abilities making exceptional levels of progress, particularly in the key skills of literacy and numeracy.

Please visit https://www.westlands.org.uk/ for more information.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school. In return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Local Government Pension Scheme – generous employer contribution;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment incentive
  • Parking on site.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Liz Leverett, Assistant Headteacher, at liz.leverett@swale.at or 01795 477475.

Applications should be made submitting a completed SAT application form to the school, or via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 905989 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Westlands School may undertake online searches of any candidates as part of the Shortlisting Process.

Interview Date: w/c 11th March 2024

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Information about the school

Westlands School is a large, mixed, 11-18 school with a tradition of excellent outcomes for students and a ‘Good’ OFSTED judgement. We have an enviable reputation in the local area, being significantly over-subscribed on an annual basis. As part of Swale Academies Trust we work in collaboration with other schools across Kent and East Sussex. We are a Teaching School and provide professional development of the highest quality.

Westlands School is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement. We are particularly proud of the fact that our curriculum provides a variety of academic, arts, technology and other vocational subjects; helping focus on students of all abilities making exceptional levels of progress, particularly in the key skills of literacy and numeracy.

Westlands offers a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Please visit https://www.westlands.org.uk/ for more information.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss C Honess (Headteacher)
  • Address:Westlands Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1PF
  • Telephone: (01795) 477475
  • Email: wssrecruitment@swale.at

Fax: (01795) 431946

Documents

Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.