English Teacher, Bath and North East Somerset

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St Mark's School, BathBath and North East Somerset

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Start date: 25th February 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

St Mark’s School is a ‘Good’ 11-19 mixed comprehensive school where students thrive and reach their full academic and personal potential through the combination of a personalised, dynamic curriculum, quality teaching, enriching opportunities and high expectations.

The staff at St Mark’s School are integral towards achieving our vision of inspiring students for future success. We are looking for a committed, talented and passionate individual to join our team: a teacher who will thrive at the prospect of developing confident, independent-minded learners with a spirit of ambition and adventure.

Our small class sizes mean all students have the opportunity for unrivalled
mentoring and individual support to enhance personal development. We
encourage personal creativity and welcome innovative, forward-thinking ideas from staff. Teamwork is also at the heart of everything we do and by working together we aim to secure a successful future for all our students.

The Governing Body is looking for an outstanding English Teacher with experience of improving standards at Key Stages 3 and 4. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching and its impact on learning and ensure that the school’s ethos is firmly embedded in all that we do. Applications are welcomed from NQTs.

Applications are invited from talented and enthusiastic individuals who are willing to contribute to the wider life of the school, and who would like to be a part of this ambitious, friendly and supportive school.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • A track record of outstanding English teaching, albeit, in the early stages of development
  • Being an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional
  • The drive, determination and dedication to be a part of our English,
    Languages and Humanities Faculty and further improve academic standards across the school.

In return, the successful candidate can expect:

  • A comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Outstanding professional support at every stage of your career
    A tailored Continuing Professional Development programme to develop you as an outstanding teacher
  • The opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive faculty
  • A vibrant and dynamic student body that deserves the very best in teaching
    and support.

Appointment Process

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 9th December 2018
Interviews will be held week beginning: Monday 10th December 2018
Applicants are asked to submit their application, consisting of an application form and
supporting statement to:
Mrs Tracy Vaid, Clerk
St Mark’s School, Bath
Bay Tree Road
Larkhall, Bath, BA1 6ND

They may also be submitted by email to clerkgov@st-marks.org.uk

Your application form and supporting statement (maximum 2 sides A4) should be received in the school by midnight on Sunday 9th December 2018.

Interviews will be held during the week beginning Monday 10th December 2018.

Your supporting statement should relate to the school, the details you have received, and in particular to the selection criteria in the person specification. Shortlisting will very much relate to how convinced the panel are that you meet the criteria as stated. Please note that no other material (such as testimonials or CVs) will be considered during the selection process.

If you would like to discuss the role further, or arrange a visit prior to application, please contact the Clerk to the Governing Body, Mrs Tracy Vaid, on 01225
312661 or email: clerkgov@st-marks.org.uk to arrange a suitable time.

Job location

More about St Mark's School, Bath
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Bay Tree Road, Bath, Bath, BA1 6ND, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 312661
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St Mark’s School, Bath, seeks to provide excellence in education as a mixed comprehensive school.

Our vision is to inspire students for future success, by developing confidence, ambition and independence, whilst encouraging a strong sense of adv...