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St Martin's School
Hanging Hill Lane
Essex CM13 2HG
Tel: 01277 238300
NOR: 1818 including
390 sixth form students Headteacher: Ian Smyrk
Deputy Head of Faculty
Required September 2022
Main or Upper Pay Scale includes London Fringe Allowance + TLR2a £7,017 pa
We require an enthusiastic and committed person who will lead on learning and teaching across KS4.
2019 OFSTED Good with an outstanding sixth form.
2019 Sixth form progress in the top 25% of schools nationally.
2021 87% of students achieved grades 9-4 in both GCSE English and Maths and ALPS 2 progress in the sixth form.
• Average 24 students per class
• 68% of grades A*-B grades at A-level
• 69% grade 5+ at GCSE
• 88% grade 4+ at GCSE
• Very popular: 1065 applications for 299 year 7 places
• On-site subsided accommodation currently available
• Accelerated career progression available through the teachers' main scale for experienced and/or outstanding teachers
It is our policy to only recruit staff to permanent positions via a direct application, not through an agency placement.
Application pack available via the website or e-mail HR@st-martins.essex.sch.uk
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early upon appointment of a successful applicant.
The Local Schools Committee will ensure that all staff, job applicants, and students seeking admission to the school do not suffer direct or indirect discrimination on the grounds of sex, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, religion or belief, and are not disadvantaged by any other condition or requirement which cannot be shown to be justifiable.
Closing date: Thursday 19 May 2022 at 9.00am
St Martin's School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Information about the School
St Martin's is a large co-educational comprehensive school located in Hutton, Brentwood. The school benefits from a pleasant semi-rural environment with agricultural land to the rear. The school, which also includes a large sixth form block, is situated on an open, attractive 30 acre site. Parking is available on-site and there are good transport links by both rail and bus. Hutton is five miles from the M25 and 19 miles from London, which is easily reached by road or train (25 minutes to Liverpool Street Station).
This is a large, but friendly school in which all staff are helped to develop their talents. This is supported by an extensive and wide ranging in-house continual professional development programme (CPD). We have high quality mentoring and induction programmes for staff with excellent opportunities for training and professional development. The school has 207 staff of which 88 are support staff.
In March 2019 the school was judged to be good with an outstanding sixth form by OfSTED.
The school was re-accredited Investors in People in 2016.
Achievement at St Martin's School is outstanding. In 2020 70% of students achieved grades 5+ at GCSE. 79% of students achieved 1 or more A*-B grades at A-level. A number of A-level students go on to study at Russell Group universities in subjects such as Medicine, Veterinary Science and Law. Students arrive at the school in Year 7 with an average point score greater than 29.0. All students follow an accelerated KS3 programme in English, Mathematics, Science and Technology, beginning KS4 work at the start of Year 9. Learning and teaching is supported by a deputy head of faculty, and regular meetings to improve the teaching practice of all staff.
The school's emphasis on traditional values and high standards of behaviour, appearance and hard work has led to an excellent reputation in the community, which is reflected by the fact that we have attracted over 1065 applications annually for the 292 year 7 places. With 390 A-level students, we have one of the largest academic sixth forms in the country. All staff are required to set an example in areas such as personal appearance because this contributes positively to the ethos and influences the students' standards.
If you feel the school would suit you, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us to make all aspects of our provision outstanding, please apply now.