Ethos Education are supporting a selective school in beautiful Berkshire secure a RE / Thinking Skills teacher from September 2023. Note this role is advertised on behalf of a school via Ethos Education.
The school in question has an excellent location in proximity to Heathrow Airport and offers convenient access to Central London via high-speed trains. It is recognized for its outstanding teaching and commitment to providing a high standard of education to students in Key Stage three, four, and the Sixth Form.
The successful candidate for this role should possess a proven track record of exceptional teaching and be able to offer a range of extra-curricular activities to enhance students’ educational experience. They should also have a willingness to expand their knowledge, experience in teaching at A level, and a collaborative approach to teaching, utilizing innovative methods. The ability to incorporate technology into the subject and offer additional support through clubs, visits, and enrichment classes is highly valued.
The school believes in the benefits of a diverse workforce and actively seeks to attract candidates from various backgrounds and experiences. They are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where different perspectives are valued, and employees are encouraged to grow and develop. Reasonable adjustments will be considered to support potential employees throughout the recruitment process.
Recognizing the importance of work-life balance, the school strives to accommodate flexible working arrangements whenever possible.
The ethos of the school is centered on recruiting based on attitude and training for skill. As part of a larger Trust, the school aims to invest intelligently, inspire collaboration, and pioneer initiatives to provide all learners in their family of schools with equal access to an outstanding education. The trust is committed to preparing the way for others, fostering collaboration, providing high-quality professional development, and driving equality by removing barriers to learning.
Furthermore, the school aspires to become a world-class institution known for excellence and creativity in learning and teaching. Their goal is to equip students with the ability to confidently express their ideas in a competitive international work environment. The school has been rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by the most recent OFSTED inspection and consistently ranks among the top 1% of schools in the country for student progress.
As part of the School Direct Teacher Training program, the school serves as the lead school for teacher training in Slough. They collaborate with Reading University and the Institute of Education to offer teacher training opportunities in the area. The school places significant emphasis on Continuing Professional Development (CPD), providing ample support and time for teachers at all stages of their careers to engage in collaborative planning, sharing best practices, and participating in formalized CPD programs.