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Teacher of Boys' PE

Teacher of Boys’ PE

Full-time, permanent from Easter or September 2022

Teachers’ Pay Scale

Generous relocation package for colleagues moving to take up post

 

Monk’s Walk is a high performing, oversubscribed school seeking to appoint a teacher of boys’ PE to help raise standards even further.  Outcomes in PE are strong and PE is a popular option at GCSE, BTEC and A Level. 

The candidate information pack for the post will give you full details about the school, the post and how to apply. If you are to be an ECT, there is the opportunity of three weeks’ paid induction in July.

If you would like an informal conversation about the post or would like to visit us in advance of applying, please contact Ben Farlow, Assistant Head, at BeFarlo@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk. Ben is the member of SLT with overall line management for PE.

Applications should be returned to recruitment@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk by noon on Monday 31 January 2022.

It would be great to hear from you.

 

Monk’s Walk School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Candidate-Information-Pack-boys-PE-Easter-or-Sept-2022.pdf

Teacher of Geography

Teacher of Geography

Full-time, fixed-term maternity leave cover April 2022 to March 2023

Teachers’ Pay Scale

 

Monk’s Walk is a high performing, oversubscribed school seeking to appoint a Teacher of Geography to help raise standards even further. You would be joining a forward-looking, ambitious and supportive department. Outcomes in Geography are very strong and Geography is a popular option at both GCSE and A Level.   

The candidate information pack for the post will give you full details about the school, the post and how to apply.

If you would like an informal conversation about the post or would like to visit us in advance of applying, please contact James Mace, Associate Assistant Head, at JaMace@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk.

Applications should be returned to recruitment@monkswalk.herts.sch.uk by noon on Monday 31 January 2022.

It would be great to hear from you.

Monk’s Walk School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

 

Candidate-Information-Pack-Geography-maternity-leave-April-2022-FINAL.pdf

Appointment to the Board of Trustees

Appointment to the Board of Trustees

Start Date: February/March 2022

Voluntary, unpaid

Four-Year Term of Office

 

Monk’s Walk is a high performing, oversubscribed school seeking to appoint to its Board of Trustees individuals who are willing to share their skills, expertise and experience by serving on its Board.

It is the role of trustees to set the strategic direction of the school, monitor its work (including the use of resources), hold the school to account and support the school in providing a high quality and effective learning experience for all of its students.

You do not need to be a parent or have experience of the education sector to undertake this role.

More information about the benefits and demands of this role can be found on the school’s website, under vacancies.

The deadline for submissions is noon on Tuesday 1 February 2022. You will then be invited for a discussion about the role and to attend a meeting as an observer.

 

Monk’s Walk School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

 

Information-Pack-Trustees-recruited-2022-FINAL.pdf

Are you Interested in Teaching?

Are you interested in a career in teaching?

Monk's Walk School is a member of the Alban Federation partnership in the area of teacher training. Each year the Federation trains a large number of adults either straight from university with their degrees, or people who are looking to change careers, and places them in a host school for the year to enable them to complete their training and gain Qualified Teacher Status.

All applications are submitted through UCAS (the University Admission System). Course are available for secondary programmes, with salaries and bursaries available for suitably qualified candidates in many subjects.

Further details can be obtained by emailing Mrs Clare Hodgson.


We are also particularly interested in hearing from anyone who is thinking of returning to teaching, especially those who hold QTS and who can teach EBacc subjects. Further information in the linked document:

Return to Teaching

Why Work at Monk's Walk School?

Why Work at Monk’s Walk School?

Thank you for showing an interest in our school; we hope that the information we provide for you will encourage you to want to work here. Here are a few reasons why we enjoy working here and we hope you would too:

  • A warm welcome – new staff always comment on this. We have an enthusiastic and thoroughly committed staff body, who go out of their way to welcome and support new staff
  • It’s a good school which gives you the opportunity to learn and develop your craft.  Staff gain a huge amount of satisfaction from the fact that our students do well, academically and personally
  • Our students enjoy being here. Behaviour is very good indeed, allowing you to take risks and be creative in your teaching
  • Monk’s Walk is a genuinely comprehensive school. We have the full range of students, from those going to Oxbridge to those with serious learning needs  
  • We provide a highly regarded programme of CPD which is tailored to your needs.  This includes leadership development at all levels
  • Opportunities for progression - as a very large school, opportunities for promotion come along regularly.
  • We have a large sixth form and are part of a broader sixth form consortium, giving the opportunity to teach A Level across a broad range of subjects.
  • A huge range of extra-curricular provision to enable you to perhaps pursue your interests and get involved in the wider life of the school

And if you are coming into the job as an ECT:

  • The opportunity to be paid for three weeks in July to attend the school for induction, to give you to a flying start to your career in teaching
  • The support of an experienced and dedicated Lead Professional, Clare Hodgson, who will act as your co-ordinating mentor
  • The support of an enthusiastic subject specialist who will act as your mentor. (S)he will meet with you regularly and will mentor you throughout the first two years
  • A highly regarded ECT programme with the opportunity to work with colleagues from other schools
  • As an ECT, reduction from the standard teaching load to allow you to pursue other training opportunities (e.g. observation of colleagues, pupil shadowing, SEN training etc.) throughout the year
  • A transparent assessment system with support every step of the way.

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