• Full time (or near full-time)
  • Permanent or 12 month fixed term contract
  • With effect from 1st September 2018

The Schools

Backwell School, Chew Valley School and Gordano School are members of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership (multi-academy trust).  We have a reputation for success that is based on excellent teaching and high standards. We are proud to be comprehensive schools and value the success and achievement of every one of our pupils. We believe that our schools offer an excellent context for teachers to develop their skills and fulfill their vocations in a supportive and very positive environment.

The Role

With effect from 1st September 2018, we are looking for one or more enthusiastic and engaging teachers of Maths to join our high achieving Faculties on a full time and permanent contract.  We have a permanent main scale vacancy at Chew Valley School and are hoping to enable to secondment of a member of staff between schools so have the possibility of another position at either Backwell or Gordano Schools. These posts would equally suit an NQT or a more experienced colleague.

The successful candidate will be:

  • a strong classroom teacher;
  • eager to develop their own professional skills and experience;
  • able to enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students to raise standards and achievement at all levels;
  • willing to commit to the community ethos of our schools through extra-curricular contribution.

Our Trust offers an excellent rewards package including contributory pension scheme, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping), childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and on-site parking. Our Teaching Schools also offer support and professional development to staff at all levels, including a full induction programme and support towards achieving NQT assessments for newly qualified staff.

We encourage potential applicants to call to discuss the opportunity or arrange a visit to one or more of our schools.

Please click here for full job details and here for an Application Form.

Applications should be submitted by covering letter and application to Head of HR, Mrs Amy Sutton asutton@lsp.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 25th June 2018.

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS checks are required for all successful applicants.

Lighthouse School Partnership supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Early applications are encouraged.  We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement.

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