2nd in English Department, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Closing date:Expiring soon

States of GuernseyGuernsey, Channel Islands

Date posted:
Start date: 1st January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale- £30,249 - £43,435 / £45,872 - £48,791 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

La Mare de Carteret High School is seeking to appoint with effect from 1st January 2020 or earlier an experienced, enthusiastic, dynamic and well-qualified, specialist graduate teacher with the vision and energy to deliver and model high standards of teaching and learning in English, and to make a full contribution to the ethos, identity and life of the School and to the Guernsey Federation of Secondary Schools.

The three island 11-16 High Schools, the Guernsey Grammar School & Sixth Form Centre (11-18), and St Anne’s School in Alderney work in a federated model of partnership working led by the Director of Education.

The drivers in secondary phase education for this collaborative approach are:

• Quality of educational experience and outcomes

• Equality of opportunity and access

• Efficient and effective use of resources

The person appointed will be employed by the States of Guernsey and will be based at La Mare de Carteret High School. They will be required to maximise opportunities for collaborative working, teaching and learning across key stages and shared professional development across schools. There is an expectation that they will engage in cross-school initiatives which may require working on more than one site to meet the needs of the Education Service.

The post holder will be required to teach throughout Key Stage 3 and 4 and will assist in implementing the aims of the Department, taking responsibility for specific areas of work as agreed with the Head of Department. You will be able to excite and challenge young people and will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning. You are also expected to have excellent communication and management skills, a strong commitment to team work and the ability to maintain productive relationships with staff and young people. We are looking for someone who is passionate about raising learners’ individual achievements and you will have a proven track record in equipping learners to make excellent progress, and the determination to make a difference to the lives of young people.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in an experienced department of subject specialists. The success rate in external examinations has shown upward trend, and the subject is firmly established in the curriculum of the school.

The post provides an ideal opportunity to play a prominent role in middle leadership.

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description

Contact: Victoria Godley – Headteacher on email; headteacher@lamarehigh.sch.gg or telephone number; 01481 256588.

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.

Closing Date: 23 September 2019
Shortlisting Date: 25 September 2019
Interview Date: 4 October 2019

More about States of Guernsey
Address: Sir Charles Frossard House, La Charroterie, St Peter Port, GY1 1FH, Guernsey. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1481 717000