Teacher – English, one year fixed term contract, part time
12 to 18 periods/8-12 hours per week, 0.34-0.51 FTE, 35 weeks per annum, start date September 2022
Actual salary range £8,481-£21,135 per annum depending on number of periods and experience
(£24,738 to £41,097 per annum FTE)

We are looking for a dedicated and exceptional teacher who is excited by the opportunity to work at our School, teaching English to a student body that loves to learn.  We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and creative KS3 and GCSE teacher to work within our excellent English Department.  Each member of the department is seen as an integral part of the team, working together, sharing ideas and developing resources cohesively.  As a member of our team, you will be enthusiastic, passionate about your teaching and committed to improving your own practice alongside like-minded professionals to ensure a high-quality learning environment for all.

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to join our independent coeducational day school, with approximately 380 pupils, aged 3-18 years , supported by a hugely talented and hard-working staff team;
  • Small teaching groups with well behaved, polite, respectful, committed students who are positive and active learners;
  • Excellent professional development and guidance;
  • An ethos of kindness and consideration that is actively lived-out;
  • Large teaching rooms, providing a comfortable and well-resourced space for lessons;
  • Membership of a defined contribution pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, school fees discount (post probation) and an employee assistance programme.

The job descriptions and full adverts are available below.  If you would like to discuss these roles prior to application, please contact Kate Harte, Human Resources Manager either via recruitment@sionschool.org.uk or via 01903 204063/07513 702362.

Key dates:

  • Closing date: 9.00am on 23rd May 2022
  • Interviews will occur during w/c 23rd May 2022

If you believe you have what it takes and are genuinely excited about the prospect of taking on this critical role, we look forward to hearing from you.   Please submit your application form, ensuring that you provide evidence of your impact and how you would meet the requirements within the person specification to recruitment@sionschool.org.uk by the closing date.

Our Lady of Sion School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service with barred list check, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions, spent or unspent. Clearance will be obtained before employment commences https://www.sionschool.org.uk/about-us/school-policies/ The School will process personal information in accordance with its Privacy Notice.

Your job application will be assessed on merit and you will receive equal treatment regardless of your sex, age, disability, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, marriage or civil partnership, religion or belief.

Two references will be required which should be professional references from your current and previous Employer, all references for shortlisted candidates will be taken up prior to interview.  CVs and non-standard application paperwork will not be accepted as part of the application process. Due to the need to appoint in good time we reserve the right to interview and appoint at any stage of the process.