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PHSE Teacher - End of Academic Year

Job Description

Job Title: Secondary School RSC/PHSE Teacher (Temporary Position)

Location: Hertford, Hertfordshire

About Us: Our esteemed secondary school in Hertford is dedicated to providing a comprehensive education that encompasses not only academic excellence but also personal and social development. We recognize the importance of Relationship and Sex Education (RSC) and Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE) in preparing students for the challenges and opportunities they will encounter in their lives.

Position Overview: We are seeking a passionate and dedicated RSC/PSHE Teacher to join our dynamic faculty on a temporary basis from 15th April until the end of the academic year. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering engaging and informative lessons in Relationship and Sex Education, as well as contributing to our broader PSHE curriculum. This role offers the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young people by equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to make informed decisions and lead healthy, fulfilling lives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver age-appropriate and inclusive lessons in Relationship and Sex Education, covering topics such as consent, healthy relationships, sexual health, puberty, and LGBTQ+ issues.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to integrate RSC/PSHE themes into cross-curricular activities and initiatives, fostering a whole-school approach to personal and social development.
  • Create a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where students feel comfortable discussing sensitive topics and asking questions.
  • Provide accurate and up-to-date information about sexual health and relationships, dispelling myths and promoting positive attitudes and behaviors.
  • Address student questions and concerns in a non-judgmental and empathetic manner, respecting individual differences and cultural diversity.
  • Monitor and assess student progress, providing feedback and support to ensure their well-being and academic success.
  • Engage with parents and guardians to promote open communication and collaboration in supporting students' personal and social development.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • Specialization or significant experience in Relationship and Sex Education and/or PSHE education.
  • Thorough understanding of relevant educational standards and guidelines for teaching RSC and PSHE.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to facilitate sensitive discussions and address student questions with empathy and professionalism.
  • Commitment to promoting diversity, equality, and inclusion within the school community.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, parents, and external stakeholders to support students' holistic development.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training in RSC and PSHE education.
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment committed to staff well-being and growth.
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources for teaching and learning.
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