• joannejackowiak

Teacher of Child Development & Health and Social Care, 0.8 FTE, £19,498 to 32,392 pa

Required for September 2020

Kenton School is a vibrant and inclusive secondary school at the heart of the community in which we serve. With around 1800 students, we are amongst the largest schools in the North East. At Kenton we are passionate about providing the very best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally and our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all our students not only reach their potential but that they are confident, happy and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect.

We are extremely committed to ensuring all our students receive a broad and balanced curriculum offering NCFE CACHE Level 2 in both Child Development and Health and Social Care and EdExcel BTEC Level 3 in Health and Social Care. The Social Studies department at Kenton School is a highly skilled, enthusiastic and forward-looking team of 1 Health and Social Care specialist, 1 Psychology and Sociology Specialist and three RE specialists.

We are seeking a talented and inspiring Child Development/Health and Social Care specialist to enhance our team. The role will also involve teaching a small number of lessons within the wider department, i.e. RE.

If you are the person we are looking for, this will be underpinned by a passion for the subject, broad base of subject knowledge and the ability to apply a range of teaching and learning strategies. You will possess the ability to work effectively with all students, engaging them through exciting yet challenging lessons and embedding a culture of positive behaviour for learning. You will be proactive in creating community links to offer a wide range of enrichment activities to support learning. And, most importantly, you will be committed to our school ethos of ‘all different, all equal,’ instilling high expectations in all our students.

In return Kenton School offers fantastic opportunities to committed and enthusiastic teachers and offers tremendous developmental possibilities due to its success, size, facilities and a forward thinking management and staff working together to offer the best available chances for our students.

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If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, please complete the online form via selecting ‘Quick Apply’ or download an application form from our website and return it to

Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 15 May 2020

Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.

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