The Brakenhale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is essential that all members of staff and volunteers share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.
Brakenhale School is a significantly oversubscribed, high performing 11-18 secondary school with a strong commitment to high standards for students and staff. It has been led by the current Headteacher Jane Coley since April 2015 and the following year joined the high achieving and progressive Greenshaw Learning Trust. We are a community focused school, with a firm commitment to providing professional development opportunities for our staff and a passionate belief that every student in our school matters.
We are Ofsted Outstanding in three categories; Leadership and Management, Personal Safety and Behaviour and our Post 16 Provision and Good overall. We are incredibly proud to be the local secondary school of choice for the fifth year running with over 550 preferences for 210 places for September 2021.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, committed and enthusiastic History Teacher to join our Humanities department. The successful candidate will join a team who are passionate about engaging and inspiring young people in their learning. We are looking to recruit a colleague with both the commitment and relevant skills to drive our raising standards agenda across the whole ability range.
Why work at Brakenhale?
We are a school that is part of the wider Greenshaw Learning Trust (GLT) which means that not only are there opportunities to develop as a professional within the school but also across the trust itself. There are a huge number of subjects and leadership networks that operate across GLT which offer significant professional development with a real focus on pedagogy and leadership.
We believe staff welfare is a key part of our ethos and have a wide range of incentives to support staff and ensure they are valued. These incentives include:
- Extensive CPD programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Wellness Weeks
- Onsite Gym
- Supportive maternity package
- Excellent pension and life insurance package
- My Gym discounts and My Healthcare discounts
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Voluntary Healthcare cash back plan
- ***Coming soon*** Car leasing scheme
If you feel you have the qualities to join us at Brakenhale and work alongside an experienced Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team in an innovative and forward looking Trust we would love to hear from you. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the HR Department, on 01344 423041 to arrange a time to come and meet us or talk to the Headteacher before interview.
Please note that all applications will be considered upon receipt of a completed application form and statement of suitability. Applications will be reviewed as received. For further information regarding this post or the school and to download an application form please see www.brakenhale.co.uk.