The ideal candidate will be an energetic, enthusiastic and talented classroom practitioner to join our well established and successful Science Department. The position would suit either an Early Career Framework teacher or an experienced practitioner.
The successful applicant will teach students across the age and ability range and must have the ability to work as an effective team member, be well organised and able to communicate effectively and constructively with young people and other adults.
Prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the school or to discuss the position further by contacting Mrs S Graham on 01709 767900.
Applications should be made on the Catholic Education Service application form and returned via post to Saint Pius X Catholic High School, Wath Wood Road, Wath-upon-Dearne S63 7PQ marked for the attention of Mrs K. Turton, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reach the school by no later than noon on Thursday 12th October 2023. Interview date will be week commencing 16th October 2023.
The 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 successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks where appropriate along with other relevant checks.
This is an equal opportunities school
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The role of the governing board
Governing boards have three core strategic functions:
- ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
- holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
- overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent
Who can apply?
To be able to volunteer, you need to be a parent, carer (or someone who has parental responsibility) for a child at the school. You do not need any specific qualifications. The enclosed sheet summarises the circumstances under which someone cannot serve as a Parent Governor.
To fulfil the role, you will need to:
- attend regular meetings (around 6 each year)
- visit the school occasionally
- do some background reading
- take part in induction training and ongoing development (which will be provided for you)
How to apply
If you would like to apply, please complete the attached nomination form and return it to Mrs S. Graham by 2nd October 2023. If you are putting someone else forward for nomination, please make sure they are happy for you to do so.
If there are more nominations than vacancies, we will conduct a secret ballot. If that is necessary, voting papers and instructions will be sent to all parents and carers.