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Teacher of Health & Social Care - St Thomas More Catholic School

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
20/05/2021 23:59
MPS1-UPS3 - £25,714 - £41,604- Fixed Term Contract for 2 years starting 1 September 2021
Hours per week:
10 Sessions
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
St Thomas More Catholic School
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Job details 

Closing date:
20 May

Further information

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle
In partnership with the Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust
Teacher of Health and Social Care
St Thomas More Catholic School, Blaydon, Tyne and Wear, NE21 4BQ
NOR: 1499
2 Year Fixed Term Contract Commencing 1st September 2021
Full Time, 10 sessions
Salary - Teacher MPS 1-6 / UPS 1-3 (£25,714 - £41,604 per annum)
General Description
St Thomas More Catholic School’s Health and Social Care Department is a dynamic and enthusiastic department with a collaborative approach to Teaching and Learning. Our approach to our curriculum is underpinned by engaging our students in their understanding of the wider world by ensuring a varied, engaging and challenging curriculum which supports all pupils in preparing for Key Stage 4 and beyond. Interleaved learning is at the core of our planning and how we can effectively develop thinking.
The department is committed to continually reviewing and updating units of learning and teaching and learning styles, in order to engage students and facilitate achievement. We adopt a range of strategies in the classroom to allow pupils to develop communication skills and become autonomous learners.
Alongside Health and Social Care, at Key Stage 4 and 5, the successful applicant would be expected to contribute towards the delivery of Key Stage 3 Food and Nutrition, and our Child Development qualifications. We are very proud to be one of the few schools already involved in the delivery of the T Level in Education and Child Care, and we are planning to complement this with the offer of the T Level in Health from September 2021. It is an exciting time for the development of true vocational qualifications, and we are looking for someone who is proactive and shares our vision for the future development of the department. If you have a passion for this subject area and the drive to lead our students towards their potential then we would really welcome your application. Applications are also welcome from candidates with an interest in this subject.
St Thomas More Catholic School, Blaydon
Head Teacher: Mr. J. Parkinson
St Thomas More Catholic School is a co-educational Catholic Academy which provides for the education needs of 11-18 year old pupils from the west of Gateshead L.A. Our school aims to provide a stimulating and encouraging environment within which students can attain the highest standards of which they are capable, and to assist them in taking their place in the world outside school in a useful and fulfilling career, with a firm sense of Christian commitment. The school was awarded Teaching School status in 2011 and was described as “outstanding” in its October 2013 Ofsted inspection.
Application forms, job descriptions and further details may be obtained from the school website:
E-mail applications to:
Or contact the recruitment team on 0191 499 0111 for further information. Visits to the school site may be possible further to restrictions being lifted in the future.
The Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure.
Closing Date: Thursday 20th May 2021
Interview Date: Week Commencing the 24th May 2021
Additional Information
St Thomas More Catholic School is part of Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust, a family of 5 secondary schools and 21 primary schools from across Gateshead, Sunderland, Durham and Northumberland, in the west of the Diocese. The Trust will expand to 30 schools by the end of 2021 and reach a total of 48 schools by 2022.
In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we wish to ensure you are aware of the purpose for which we are requesting your consent to collect and process the data we have asked you to provide on this application form. For further information on the data we collect and the reasons for this, please refer to the ‘Notes for Applicants’ document.
Equality Monitoring
Applicants are not required to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, however, if they do, they will be helping the school to fulfil its obligations under the Equality Act 2010.
The Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form will be used purely for monitoring and statistical purposes and will not form part of the application or the recruitment process. The persons involved in the recruitment process will not have sight of the completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.
Emailed Applications are Acceptable
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the interviews for this position may be remote, therefore if you are able, we would encourage candidates to hand sign any documents which require signature and then email the scanned version to the school. Original documents should be signed as soon as circumstances allow.

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