Vacancies

TEACHER OF ENGLISH

MPS – FULL TIME PERMANENT CONTRACT

Required for September 2017

We require a qualified teacher of English to join a highly successful and expanding department, for the delivery of English at KS3 and GCSE.   You will be part of a high-performing team of dedicated professionals who consistently achieve strong results, and who continually improve and develop their practice in order to achieve the best for the young people at our school. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a NQT seeking a first appointment, however applications are welcome from more experienced teachers possibly returning to the profession after a career break, for whom a TLR post may be available. Although the post is full time, applications for a part time position (3 or 4 days) will be considered. 

We are looking for colleagues with:

-      a commitment to raising achievement

-      the ability to engage and support students

-      an enthusiasm and deep knowledge of the subject

-      a commitment to help all young people and staff to achieve their best is expected of all staff.

Please click here for a Person Specification

Please click here for a Job Description

Closing date for applications is Monday 6th March at 12 noon

 

TEACHER OF MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

MPS – FULL TIME PERMANENT CONTRACT

Required for September 2017

An enthusiastic and well qualified teacher is required to join an excellent MFL department.  MFL is successfully taught to all students in KS3 and to many of the students within KS4.  We currently offer French, German and Spanish. The successful candidate would need to be able to teach at least two of these languages to KS3 and one to KS4 . You will be part of a high-performing team of dedicated professionals who consistently achieve strong results, and who continually improve and develop their practice in order to achieve the best for the young people at our school. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a NQT seeking a first appointment, however applications are welcome from more experienced teachers possibly returning to the profession after a career break, for whom a TLR post may be available.   Although the post is full time, applications for a part time position (3 or 4 days) will be considered. 

 We are looking for colleagues with:

-      a commitment to raising achievement

-      the ability to engage and support students

-      an enthusiasm and deep knowledge of the subject

 A commitment to help all young people and staff to achieve their best is expected of all staff.

Please click here for a Person Specification

Please click here for a Job Description

Closing date for applications is Monday 6th March at 12 noon

 

How to apply

Applications will not be accepted unless on an official application form.

To download an application form please click here

If you require a Word version of the application forms please email admin@stonehenge.wilts.sch.uk to request one.

All applicants are subject to an enhanced disclosure check. The Stonehenge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the emotional well being of staff.

We shall communicate by ‘phone or e-mail whenever necessary, particularly when inviting short-listed candidates for interview. It will therefore be helpful if you would make clear how and where you and your referees can be contacted in this way. If you have heard nothing within two weeks of the closing date please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and accept our thanks and good wishes for future applications.

Please complete the application form, together with a letter of no more than two sides of A4, addressing the following issues:

Your reason for applying.

The particular skills, qualities and experience you would bring to this post.

Your interest and qualifications.

Applications will be judged in relation to the requirements set out in these details. Letters in which these are not reflected will not be considered.

The Stonehenge School is a mixed 11 – 16 comprehensive school in south Wiltshire, close to the cathedral city of Salisbury. The school has been judged ‘good’ in each of its last four Ofsted inspections, most recently in Januray 2014, and pupil numbers are set to increase significantly over the next five years.  A new £6.5 million school building is set to open in September 2018. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Informal visits to the school are welcome; please contact the Head’s PA, Debra Harker on 01980 676660 or e-mail harkerd@stonehenge.wilts.sch.uk

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SUPA - Teacher Training at The Stonehenge School

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The Stonehenge School offers a range of opportunities and experiences for those who wish to join the profession. We provide a highly supportive environment, with a well-organised training programme that has helped many successful students to enter into the world of teaching. We view this as a highly important part of what we do as a school in supporting the future of education in the local area. 

There’s never been a better time to train to be a teacher.

Teacher training is better, more varied and more targeted at the needs of the young teacher than ever before. And when you do qualify salaries are attractive - average starting salary is around £23K and a Head can earn as much as £113K.

Good teachers are in demand and there are excellent employment prospects; 9 out of 10 new teachers, who want to teach, found teaching jobs in the first 12 months.

No other profession gives you the opportunity to share the passion you have for your subject with so many people, so often.

And teaching offers the chance to take on responsibility early in your career. 

There are two main routes that are offered at The Stonehenge School for teacher training:

Provider lead

This is a conventional PGCE course based at one of the local universities with placements available at The Stonehenge School. We have links of this nature with several higher education establishments and if this is the route you are interested in you should apply directly to the University of your choice.

School Direct

The Stonehenge School is involved in partnerships with other local schools and the University of Southampton in providing non-salaried School Direct teacher training placements. We are involved in the SUPA (Southampton University Partnership Alliance) Salisbury alliance and offer training in a wide variety of subjects each year.

Please use the following link for the SUPA teaching alliance where more information about the course structure and the schools involved in the partnership can be found – www.supa.biz

 Applying for a place 

For September 2016 the alliance will be providing places for the following subjects. Applications can be made via the UCAS website using the following codes: 

 

Provider name

Provider

Name of training programme

CODE

Training Location

SUPA Salisbury

1FZ

Computing

2VHH

Main Site

SUPA Salisbury

1FZ

English

2VHJ

Main Site

SUPA Salisbury

1FZ

Mathematics

2PS5

Main Site

SUPA Salisbury

1FZ

Physics

2PS6

Main Site

SUPA Salisbury

1FZ

Chemistry

2PS7

Main Site

SUPA Salisbury

1FZ

Physical Education

2PS8

Main Site

SUPA Salisbury

1FZ

History

2PS9

Main Site

SUPA Salisbury

1FZ

Geography

2PSB

Main Site

SUPA Salisbury

1FZ

Biology

2VHG

Main Site

SUPA Salisbury

1FZ

Modern Languages

2VHK

Main Site

Course Structure

This training programme is similar in structure to the provider-led PGCE course at the University. The main difference will be the attachment each trainee will make with their home school which will involve an initial three weeks of induction and a guaranteed second placement. The content of the training year is broken down as follows:

Term 1

In September trainees will spend approximately three weeks following an induction programme in their home school. This should afford opportunities to visit local primary schools and gain 6th Form experience, as well as gaining an understanding of the systems and functions of the home school. Trainees will then attend approximately two weeks initial training in the University. This will be followed by the rest of the term in their second placement school as well as attending University training days.

Terms 2 and 3

In January, trainees will attend the University for further training for approximately two weeks and will then begin their teaching placement in their home school. They will remain there until the end of June whilst they complete a personalised programme. 

During this time, trainees will return to the University from time to time for regular training days. 

There is a wide range of contrasting schools within the alliance which ensure a broad experience.  For more specific questions and details of bursaries available please contact

schooldirectadmissions@soton.ac.uk

You are welcome to visit our school and this can be arranged by emailing Jo Hockley at hockleyj@stonehenge.wilts.sch.uk

You can keep up to date with upcoming train to teach events and latest information by following us on Twitter SupaTeachers @supateacherITT