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Career Opportunities at Churchdown

We are incredibly proud of every member of our team. They dedicate themselves to unlocking the potential of our students and achieving success for all. Indeed, we recognise that people are our greatest asset. For that reason, we take staff development seriously. Every member of our team, support staff and teachers, all have their own individual goals, ambitions and aspirations and we work hard to ensure that at Churchdown School, there is an opportunity for individual professional development for everyone to realise their full potential. To find out more about our professional development opportunities, click here. 

We recognise the commitment that our colleagues make to our students and so we are regularly reviewing our daily practices to ensure that their working way is a simple but highly effective one. Simple behaviour systems, a no marking policy, a reduced teaching load, these are just some of the strategies we have in place to ensure that teachers can teach high quality lessons and reap the rewards of this fantastic career.

Underpinning this comprehensive professional development programme and simple but effective strategies, is a culture of community, where every member of our school is valued and supported as a professional and as a person.

 

Teaching at Churchdown School

“Every teacher needs to improve, not because they are not good enough, but because they can be even better.” - Dylan Wiliam

Churchdown never stands still. We are always seeking to improve and refine our offer to the students and staff here. Each year we continue to make progress, and this is down to the skills and attitudes of our colleagues and their relentless focus on self-improvement. Our impressive Progress 8 score helps illustrate the impact of our combined efforts and the doors we have opened for our students. However, we are always looking forward and acknowledge as a school that it is about the students of now and the exceptional educational provision and care we put in place every lesson, every day. Therefore, it is crucial that we plan and deliver a bespoke CPD programme for our teachers which responds to the best of educational research and the demands of the students in Churchdown School.

Here Alex Trainer, Assistant Headteacher for Learning and Teaching, explains our perspective on pedagogy  and our CPD focus. Our aim at Churchdown is simple: every teacher is an expert in our high impact teaching and learning strategy. Therefore, all our students experience consistently high-quality learning, every lesson, every day.  

 

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As part of our commitment to continuing professional development, we have our own bespoke Teaching and Learning website, filled with high quality examples and strategies to ensure our staff can work together to provide the very best classroom experience for our students.

Current Vacancies 

Are you passionate about working with young people? Can you inspire our students and foster a lifelong love of learning? Are you committed to achieving success for all? If so, Churchdown School could be the perfect place to continue your career.

To find out more, why not listen to what our teachers have to say about why they love working at Churchdown:

 

 

 

Below is a list of our current vacancies. For more information on teaching vacancies please see our Eteach page. 

 

Teaching Vacancies

Head of DT

 

Management Staff Application Form

Teaching Staff Application Form

Support Staff Vacancies

Cleaner in Charge

 

Invigilator 

Cleaners

Governor

Support Staff Application Form

Please send all application to ACE@churchdownschool.com