Teacher of Media (Maternity cover)
Mixed Gender, Independent School
Are you an inspirational and creative media specialist looking for a role leading BTEC Media in a dynamic and successful department?
If you are an experienced, innovative and inspirational teacher with passion and enthusiasm for Media Studies, who is committed to achieving high standards within a successful department, then Tradewind Recruitment would love to hear from you today.
This outstanding independent school with over 1000 girls and boys between the ages of 3 and 18 is situated on a lovely site near Croydon, only 30 minutes from Central London.
The school also has a boarding site for students in the Senior School and are proud of their state of the art day and boarding facilities as well as the warm pastoral provision provided by their Housemasters and Housemistresses.
The school’s pupils, parents and staff experience a warm and friendly environment with strong pastoral care for every pupil alongside a comprehensive co-curricular and enrichment programme. The school’s vision is to provide an outstanding co-educational experience for children as the family school of choice.
The school offer GCSE Media Studies (Eduqas), Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate and National Diploma in Media, and Media A level (Eduqas) at Sixth Form. The school has state of the art facilities with two Mac suites, a recently renovated studio, a live editing suite and a range of recording equipment, all of which is supported by a dedicated Media Technician. Outside the curriculum, students can participate in practical work encompassing media support for their internationally renowned MUN conference, and the ‘1853 Productions’ group who create most of the School’s multimedia content. Results within the department have been strong over a number of years, and the subject is increasingly popular.
You will lead the teaching of Level 3 BTEC for qualification in August 2022. Media is a popular subject at GCSE, A level and more recently BTEC in our Sixth Form. The Media department has a high profile within the school including a comprehensive programme of extracurricular activities.
You must be able to demonstrate your experience in managing and leading BTEC Media and taking students’ work through the moderation process. You should have outstanding subject knowledge and be able to teach confidently across different year groups. In addition, you should be able to deliver high quality tutorial support, and deliver a range of co-curricular activities.
This exciting opportunity offers excellent benefits including a competitive salary on the school’s own salary scale which provides for progression based on performance and contribution and is above SNS. Alongside the salary, there are plenty of extra benefits of working in this prestigious school.
The school intend to interview as soon as they receive a CV that matches the above requirement so please do express interest today. This is a highly sought after environment to teach in.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer – stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. We have the very best people to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with their dream job, and help primary, secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 12 offices in the UK.
Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard – Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer