Teacher of English

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TEACHER OF ENGLISH – FULL TIME

Starting September 2020

MPS/UPS (including London Fringe Allowance)

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding English Teacher. Our English Department thrives on the notions of inclusion, creativity and enthusiasm for the subject. We deliver a broad curriculum building English Language skills through the teaching and analysis of English Literature texts. Our newly re-written KS3 curriculum is designed to build skills over time towards GCSE.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the English curriculum and how this can be taught in an inspiring way to maximise exam success, spark students’ passion for the subject, and to help students to lead successful future lives. They should also be able to evidence a proven track record of high impact in teaching, learning and curriculum excellence, to support strong outcomes and learning experiences. The ability to extend students’ engagement beyond the school day, through extra-curricular would be an advantage.

Our ideal candidate will display:

  • A passion for teaching English with evidence of enabling students to surpass expectations.
  • Experience in teaching classroom English at Key Stages 3-5 with a good curriculum knowledge and understanding of GCSE and A-Level English requirements. 
  • Experience of using data to push students to (and beyond) their targets.

What we can offer you:

As well as offering you a competitive salary and access to a generous pension scheme, there are also many additional benefits of working within one of our Trust schools, some of which are summarised below:

  • A supportive and collegiate staffing team
  • A strategic programme of personalised CPD is offered, to help you plan your future career
  • As a Trust with both selective and non-selective schools, staff secondment opportunities are available
  • Access to a range of career enhancing qualifications including National Professional Qualifications (NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and NPQEL), as well as industry specific qualifications e.g. AAT; BIFM and Master’s degrees
  • Staff social events
  • Staff enrichment opportunities e.g. Art classes, Book Club and Sporting activities
  • Opportunities to participate in a varied programme of school trips, including visits to Thailand, Spain, Winter Sports in the USA etc.
  • A policy of promoting from within (where possible).
  • Access to coaching and mentoring and an assortment of intra school and Trust to Trust collaborative opportunities.

Application Process:

The closing date for applications is 9am, Friday 29th May 2020, although applications will be processed as they arrive and an earlier closing date may be made before this.  Due to the temporary school closure during the COVID-19 emergency, interview will be held via Skype or MS Teams video conferencing asap.

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is an Outstanding school with a strong track record of achievement.  We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all.

As a Trust we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check

Downloads

Page Downloads Date  
Recruitment Pack English Teacher 15th May 2020 Download
Endeavour MAT Teaching Application Form 17th Feb 2020 Download

Job Specification

Role
Teacher
Subject
English
Salary
MPS/UPS (including London Fringe Allowance)
Closing Date
29th May 2020
Start Date
September 2020
Job Ref
Teacher of English

Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: Teacher of English.

Barbara Guess
01322 250285

Job Specification

Role
Teacher
Subject
English
Salary
MPS/UPS (including London Fringe Allowance)
Closing Date
29th May 2020
Start Date
September 2020
Job Ref
Teacher of English

Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: Teacher of English.

Barbara Guess
01322 250285