Teacher of Vocational/technical subjects

Full Time Permanent
  • Closing date: 8 March 2024
  • Suitable for ECT/NQTs: Undisclosed
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Carlton Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 2LF
  • MPS/ UPS/ Unqualified teacher Status will be considered depending on experience
  • Hallam
  • Hallam Schools Partnership Academy Trust
  • Start date: September 2024
Website holytrinity316
Catholic Multi Academy Trust / Phase: Secondary with sixth form / Role: Teaching / Lecturing
Holy Trinity Catholic and C of E School

The Governors seek to appoint: TEACHER OF VOCATIONAL/TECHNICAL SUBJECTS – MPS/ UPS/ Unqualified teacher

Status will be considered depending on experience

To start September 2024

The role

We are seeking an enthusiastic Teacher of Vocational/Technical Subjects who is passionate about providing pupils with an inspiring and purposeful curriculum. You may be an experienced teacher or unqualified teacher with significant teaching experience in a secondary school environment. You will have a proven track record of teaching a range of vocational/technical subjects to at least Level 1 and securing good outcomes for pupils. At Holy Trinity, we currently offer Health and Social Care, Hospitality and Catering, Sports Science and I-Media at Levels 1 and 2 so we are interested in any candidates who have experience in other subjects and who are interested in working with smaller groups of pupils who need high support and closely guided teaching. The subjects which you can offer should be outlined in your application along with details about your experience of teaching them and your impact on pupil outcomes. This is a new role in our school and as such will provide you with the opportunity to help us shape this curriculum which may comprise of SEG Awards, AQA Unit Awards and City and Guilds qualifications.

You will be responsible for planning lessons and assessing pupil learning and work for pupils across years 7-11. You will be responsible for building the knowledge and skills our pupils need to complete coursework/portfolios/examinations in the Vocational and Technical subjects which you deliver. You will be unrelenting in your desire to inspire and motivate pupils who need a personalised approach so that they are able to succeed in their time at Holy Trinity. You will be a patient and solution focused person who enjoys working with young people.

The School

Holy Trinity is a 3 – 16 Catholic and Church of England through-school; the only one of its kind in the country! We have a 420-place primary phase and a 700-place secondary phase which is due to expand to accommodate an extra 30 pupils in Y7 this September. Our 3 – 16 through-school status offers exciting and innovative learning opportunities which enhance progress and create a seamless transition between Key Stages 2 & 3. Our Catholic and Church of England values form our distinctive Christian ethos, and this guides and supports everything we do in school.

At Holy Trinity, the leadership team, staff and governors are completely focused on nurturing each individual in order that they reach their full potential. We are determined to raise standards for our pupils and to develop independent, aspiring and caring young people.

You will be joining the school at a time of innovation, development and rapid improvement, building on our strong foundation of care, commitment and challenge; in-house training opportunities provide quality CPD aimed at ensuring the very best practice for teaching and learning in-line with our Holy Trinity Standard and school development plans. Staff are also encouraged to identify their own training needs and develop as reflective practitioners; they are valued and supported to grow as professionals. Our students are challenged to be aspirational for themselves and are nurtured to develop a growth mindset. Strong relationships underpin our cohesive and forward-looking community. Staff and pupils are proud to be part of our school. Our recent Ofsted report acknowledges that we are an “inclusive and welcoming school”.

  • Do you have the skills and experience that we are looking for?
  • Are you interested in working in an innovative and forward-thinking environment?
  • Are you a child-centred person who wants to harness the enthusiasm of our young people?

If so, we want to hear from you.

In turn, we can offer:

  • A supportive and caring school community where SLT are committed to ensuring staff wellbeing is protected and workload is sensible
  • An innovative English department who are committed to continuous professional development and to supporting our pupils to make the best possible progress
  • A bespoke, in-house CPD programme which allows staff to be reflective about their own practice and take ownership of their own development as well as the opportunity to work towards NPQs
  • A purpose-built state of the art school building, ample parking, access to our school gym in the evenings and your own dedicated classroom

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th March 2024, noon

An enhanced DBS check is required for this post. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring Services form in line with Section 115 of The Police Act 1997.

Further information and application forms are available online at www.holytrinitybarnsley.org.

All application forms, together with the attached documents, should be completed and returned to Holy Trinity marked for the attention of L Bristow-Wogan, PA to the Headteacher and emailed to: lBristowWogan@holytrinitybarnsley.org

To apply for this job please visit: holytrinitybarnsley.org.

Please mention catholicrecruitment.co.uk when applying.

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