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"High Achievement with Care and Discipline for All"

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Published on 27th November 2020

Closing Date

Noon - 7th December 2020

Interview Date

11th December 2020

Salary Information

£18586 (pro-rata)

Fernwood is an 11-16 School enjoying an excellent reputation for high standards of achievement and behaviour.   We offer a school with:

  • An ethos of ‘High Achievement with Care and Discipline for All’
  • A teaching profession that is dedicated, innovative and talented
  • A teaching profession that is treated with respect and afforded autonomy in the classroom
  • A wonderful group of students who behave well and have high aspirations
  • A strong Progress 8 score
  • Staff and Governors that are professional and enjoy working together for the benefit of the young people we serve
  • An Ofsted outstanding judgement
  • Leading Edge Status

The Governors and staff are committed to continuous improvement and welcome applications from candidates with drive and determination who are able to challenge and inspire students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.

Our Well-being team requires a highly skilled mentor with strong communication skills, to support individual students and small groups within the school. This will include emotional, social and academic, support.

The successful candidate will need to be able to work with students of all ages and be able to work within a range of staff within the school and external agencies.

Applicants must have English and maths GCSE at grade C or equivalent.

How to Apply

If you would like to have a look around the school or talk about the post prior to application, please contact Mrs Cannon (Assistant Headteacher)

Further details are available on our website  Please complete the application form together with a letter of application (no more than two sides of A4- font 11) outlining what your skills and experience will bring to Fernwood, and how you will be able to fulfil the job description.

Please return your completed application form and supporting letter to Mrs C Smith (HR Manager & PA to Head Teacher) by post or by email to

The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) Check.

Head Teacher – Mr P Burke
The Fernwood School, Goodwood Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
0115 9286 326 |
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