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The ACES Academies Trust has a shared local vision to raise aspiration and achievement for the communities we serve. We focus on the raising of standards, by sharing staff expertise and utilising additional resource gained through the sponsor's connections with a range of businesses across Europe and the US. New staff are employed by the Trust to work where most needed and recruitment and retention, will be enhanced.
Whether you are a teacher or support staff you will notice the difference in the ACES Trust.
We are aspirational in every respect, for children, staff and the communities we serve. We are developing a range of partnerships with universities and businesses which will enhance educational and professional opportunities for students and staff.
We believe in a technologically empowered education which prepares young people for their futures. We seek to use creativity in its broadest sense to provide curriculum enrichment and innovation.
We seek to appoint a well-qualified, professional and versatile Geography Teacher from September 2019. Geography is part of the Global Faculty, which also comprises History, Modern Foreign Languages, Social Sciences, EPQ and PSHCE.
Geography is taught throughout the 11-18 age range in mixed ability classes and enjoys results significantly above the national average. KS3 has a diverse and interesting curriculum covering a wide range of geographical concepts and themes. Uptake to geography is excellent with over 450 students currently studying GCSE and 50 students following the A-level course.
The Department runs a range of trips; which include residential visits to New York, Iceland, Malaysia, Snowdonia, Sicily and Dorset at A-level and GCSE. There are also a wide range of day visits in every year. The Geography Department is an Associate Member of the Prince’s Teaching Institute for its work on developing an innovative curriculum. It is currently working towards the Geographical Association’s Secondary Geography Quality Mark.
Geography is taught in its own suite of rooms and benefits from fully resourced and differentiated lesson plans for every lesson, interactive whiteboards in all rooms and an excellent team-work ethic.
The successful candidate will be expected to be an excellent classroom practitioner. As a school we value highly the development of new and existing materials and the post will involve the opportunity to work on the review of existing materials and the development of new ideas.
Above all else, the successful candidate should be enthusiastic about their work with young people and have a genuine concern for their development as individuals.
The school sees the form tutor as a key role in the support, development and welfare of the students and teachers are expected to undertake this role with the same standards and commitment as their subject role.
The role will suit either newly or recently qualified, enthusiastic and aspirational teachers or those with good and outstanding practice who wish to share their expertise and make a difference. The school offers a bespoke CPD programme, research and development, links and networks with other outstanding schools as well as a plethora of extra-curricular and cross-curricular working opportunities.
Why come to Hinchingbrooke?
This is a fantastic school to work in: on interview, we ask candidates for their impressions of the school and without fail they comment on how wonderful our students are, the positive team ethos amongst staff and how friendly and welcoming the school is.
If you are an outstanding teacher it really is worth applying for this post and joining somewhere special. We are seeking to appoint a candidate who is passionate about their subject area; a team player who will thrive on collaboration and team work; someone who really wants to make a difference!
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Hinchingbrooke School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
Closing date: Thursday 7th February 2019 (12 noon)
Interview: Tuesday 12th February 2019
Full details including application packs for all of our current posts can be found on the website visit: www.hinchingbrookeschool.net/jobs
call 01480 375675 or firstname.lastname@example.org for enquiries
Hinchingbrooke School is part of the ACES Academies Trust. The Head of School reports to the CEO and is responsible for all aspects of the school’s operation and the standards achieved.
The Head of School is responsible for the effective overall management of the school, for ensuring the provision of academic leadership and strategic vision and for the quality of education, both in terms of provision and outcomes. The Head of School is expected to lead the school in line with the national standards for headship.
The Head of School will lead the senior team and distribute leadership responsibilities to ensure that all key aspects are covered. The senior team consists of two Vice Principals and seven Assistant Principals, their current responsibilities being detailed in a separate document. The CEO and Director of Finance and HR are both central office appointments and are available to assist in any aspect of the leadership and management of the school.
The Head of School is the lead professional and should conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times and be a good role model for all staff. You should lead by example with integrity, creativity, resilience, and clarity. You should demonstrate optimistic personal behaviour, positive relationships and attitudes towards students and staff, and towards parents, governors and members of the local community.
You should draw on your own scholarship, expertise and skills, along with that of others, to communicate a compelling vision and sustain a current understanding of educational excellence, working with political and financial astuteness, within a clear set of principles, to translate local and national policy into the context of the school.
Hinchingbrooke School is academically focused, offering a very pleasant working environment, once described by the Daily Telegraph as ‘the most beautiful state Secondary School in the country’. Being close to the railway station, it is a larger than average comprehensive (11-18) school with academy status and a number of unique features, including a full scale theatre and a new £2.5m Sports hall incorporating a full gym. The school formed a multi-academy trust called ACES with one of its feeder primary from January 2018.
The school has a well established reputation for being aspirational and high achieving, with good and improving academic ratings. The science department is large and successful; the creative and performing arts are very strong; the school has a specialism in Sport, being the local Sports hub for the area and the Sixth Form occupy a grade 1 listed building. Our students are proud of their school, exercise their leadership through a number of student councils and leadership schemes and the school campus and historic house offer an exceptionally pleasant working environment which helps to ‘inspire excellence, and fulfil potential’. The school places a great emphasis on bespoke CPD programmes, has strong links with other networks, including membership of the Discovery Teaching School Alliance, a plethora of extra-curricular and cross-curricular working opportunities and is in partnership with a growing number of external partnerships.
We welcome visits to the school prior to interview. Please contact Debbie Warner, Principal's PA, 01480 375676 or email@example.com
Deadline for applications: Monday 25th February 2019 (noon)
Interviews: Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th March 2019