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Vacancies at Sherrardswood

Sherrardswood Vacancies

Sherrardswood School, founded in 1928, is a highly regarded and successful independent co-educational day school with approximately 360 pupils aged 2 to 18. Our location and beautiful grounds provide the ideal setting for creating a secure and happy atmosphere, which encourages each child to develop their gifts and unlock their potential.

At Sherrardswood, we are currently recruiting for the following positions:

1 x Head of Languages

1 x Geography Teacher 

1 x One to One Learning Support Assistant

 

Head of Languages, with French and Spanish, Hertfordshire

 

Dates:              Apply by 1st December 2019, Job starts September 2020

Salary:             Commensurate with experience

Location:         Welwyn, Hertfordshire

Contract type: Full Time, Permanent

Applications are invited from experienced and enthusiastic candidates, to inspire and teach students studying Spanish and French at Key Stage 3, GCSE and A Level.  Our Languages department is a large and successful department with a track record of excellent results.  Sherrardswood offers French from Nursery, Latin from Year 7 and German and Spanish from Year 8.  Due to its popularity we are potentially looking to extend our Spanish provision lower down the school as well.

The Head of Department will take responsibility for managing the team of language experts and the concurrent administration that comes with running a large department as well as providing inspiration to our students through excellent teaching practice.  Our students thrive in an exceptionally positive learning environment and enjoy many trips, practical activities and competitions to enhance their learning.  The successful candidate will have an evident passion for their subject. 

Class sizes are small at Sherrardswood which leads to excellent behaviour and focus from our children.

Sherrardswood is a welcoming, caring and enthusiastic community.  Relationships between staff, parents and students are supportive and productive. All of our teachers are offered, school lunch, opportunities to accompany trips both in the UK and internationally and a competitive salary. 

All enquiries should be addressed to Mrs Debbie-Jane Thompson on 01438 714282 or office@sherrardswood.co.uk

Closing date: 12.00pm on 1st December 2019

 

 

 

Geography Teacher 

Dates:                         Apply by 1st December 2019, Job starts September 2020

Salary:                        Commensurate with experience

Location:                    Welwyn, Hertfordshire

Contract type:            Could be Part Time or Full Time, Permanent

 

Due to our increasing pupil numbers, applications are invited from enthusiastic candidates to inspire and teach students studying Geography at Key Stage 3, GCSE and A Level.  Our Geography department is a large and successful department within our school with a track record of excellent results.  Over 75% of our Year 9 students have chosen Geography as a GCSE option this year and it is also an extremely popular A Level choice. 

Our students thrive in an exceptionally positive learning environment and enjoy many opportunities for practical work, industry and field visits to enhance their learning.  The successful candidate will have an evident passion for their subject. 

This role could be suitable for an experienced member of staff or an NQT and could be accommodated on a part time or full time basis.

Sherrardswood is a welcoming, caring and enthusiastic community.  Relationships between staff, parents and students are supportive and productive. All of our teachers are offered a free school lunch, opportunities to accompany trips both in the UK and internationally and a competitive salary. 

All enquiries should be addressed to Mrs Debbie-Jane Thompson on 01438 714282 or office@sherrardswood.co.uk

Closing date: 12.00pm on Monday 2nd December 2019
Interview date: Thursday 5th December 2019

 

One to One Learning Support Assistant

Dates:                         Apply by 13/12/2019, job starts January 2020

Salary:                        Commensurate with Experience

Location:                    Welwyn, Hertfordshire

Contract type:            Term-time, Monday to Friday, 8.30 am till 4 pm

We are looking to appoint a kind, caring, firm and supportive Learning Support Assistant to provide one to one support for students within our school.  The students that you will be working with are all academically able and well behaved but find the school environment generally very anxiety inducing and would benefit from a named adult to support them throughout the week as they access the curriculum. 

The successful candidate will be able to work flexibly under the direction of the SENCO and class teacher, and at times independently, adapting to the pupil’s learning needs. We are looking for an exceptional individual, ideally with experience of working with children similar needs.

The right person would have the following qualities:

  • enthusiastic and dynamic
  • has experience of working with individual children with SEND
  • has high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • has good numeracy and literacy skills
  • can confidently communicate with parents
  • can work as part of a team
  • be able to use their own initiative and imagination
  • be passionate about working with SEND children

All enquiries should be addressed to Mrs Debbie-Jane Thompson on 01438 714282 or office@sherrardswood.co.uk

Closing date:              Friday 13th December 2019
Interview date:           w/c Monday 16th December 2019

 

 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check and references. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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