Graduate Teacher Training Post

From September 2019

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged.

We are looking to appoint candidates who are passionate about working with our pupils, supporting their academic, emotional and physical needs. This is an ideal position if you are considering a career in teaching.

The position will allow you to experience a wide range of roles within our school including teaching and learning, pastoral support assistant, learning mentor and working with the behaviour improvement team.

There will be a comprehensive professional development programme over the course of the academic year and you will be supported both by a professional mentor and a subject specialist mentor.  The role will consist of approximately:

- 60% teaching and learning as a classroom teacher

- 20% pastoral support assistant/learning mentor

- 20% working with the behaviour improvement team

In addition to an induction and training programme, if you wish to develop your career with us, you will be provided with comprehensive support in preparation for making an application for teacher training or to undergo the school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT) programme or the PGCE programme at the University of Oxford. For further details about teacher training programmes we participate in please see the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance’s website at: http://www.otsa.org.uk/

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact Louise Marsh, Deputy Headteacher, on: LMA@cheney.oxon.sch.uk or on 01865 755 251

The role is for 37 hours per week, term-time only, plus one training day.

We are mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part-time applications for this role.

The position is at Grade 6 (Points 8 to 13) with a pro rata salary of £16,654.30 - £18,387.79 (depending on experience).

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below and email it to: vacancies@cheney.oxon.sch.uk

Cheney School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Closing date: Monday, 3 June, at 8:00 a.m.

Interview date: w/c Monday, 10 June