Contract Type: Full Time
Role:
Teacher
Job Start Date: 2019-09-01
Salary: Excellent, Depending on Experience
School Type:
Academy Secondary Aged
School Size: 1001-2000
School Age Range: 11-18
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 7NQ
Ofsted Ranking: Good 2

Overview

Teacher of Geography

To start in September 2019

We are looking for a well-qualified, inspiring Teacher to join a team of Geography teachers at our expanding school.

Furze Platt is a highly successful mixed comprehensive school serving the children of Maidenhead. 1300 boys and girls of all abilities thrive at our school. Value added at GCSE puts our school in the top third of schools nationally. We are an ambitious, high-achieving and fully inclusive school providing an outstanding education for all. We are well placed for access, with good transport links to and from London and surrounding counties. You will be joining us at an exciting time as we have recently commenced an on-site expansion project.

We want our students to enjoy the time they spend with us by providing an education which is broad, stimulating and rewarding. We are also proud of the range of extra-curricular opportunities we provide for students outside of the classroom. We offer a friendly and harmonious campus atmosphere, with fantastic line support and a Senior Leadership Team who genuinely want to see you succeed and develop. NQTs are allocated a mentor, a reduced timetable and the opportunity to attend training sessions run by specialists from within the school.

Career opportunities allowing you to grow professionally within Furze Platt include working parties and coaching for experienced teachers and leadership training for aspiring and existing middle and senior leaders. There are excellent on-site facilities with access to a newly installed gym, your own laptop, student laptops and interactive whiteboards.

As well as access to an employee advice service providing information, helpful resources and other services, there will be invitations to whole school social events, and other gatherings to celebrate success, and don’t forget the freshly brewed coffee during break-time!

Application Pack

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About Furze Platt Senior School

Furze Platt is a highly successful mixed comprehensive school serving the children of Maidenhead. Boys and girls of all abilities thrive at our school and our aim is to help them develop the skills and qualities which will allow them to excel in the future. We want them to enjoy the time they spend with us and this is accomplished by providing an education which is broad, stimulating and rewarding.

There is an enormous range of opportunities for the young people in our care, both inside and outside of the classroom. As well as their studies our students tackle a wealth of extra-curricular activities and an exciting programme of trips and visits. We have outstanding academic, sporting and the arts facilities.

Examination results are excellent and the majority of students progress into our popular sixth form.

Girls and boys of all abilities and aptitudes do well at Furze Platt and we pride ourselves on the harmonious and friendly atmosphere which exists on campus.