English Teacher, Ickenham, Middlx (NW London, bordering Herts & Bucks)

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Vyners SchoolIckenham, Middlx (NW London, bordering Herts & Bucks)

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Start date: 1 January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Full-time  -   MPS (Outer London)

“A Good School with Outstanding Behaviour and Safety and Outstanding Leadership and Management.” Ofsted December 2013 

 We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified teacher of English who has a real enthusiasm for the subject and who is capable of teaching across all Key Stages.  The post would equally suit a newly qualified or experienced teacher who has obtained a good degree in English or a related discipline.  The ability or willingness to teach A-Level English Literature is desirable but not essential.  

The English Department at Vyners is very strong with GCSE results consistently well above the national average; in 2017 87% of students achieved a 9-4 grade. All of our students also study English Literature at GCSE and a high proportion gain a 9-4 grade (88% in 2017).  An increasing number of students go on to study English Literature at A Level with 58% achieving A*-B in 2017. 

Vyners is a very popular and oversubscribed mixed six form entry, 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in a pleasant residential area in North West London, bordering Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.    We have a track record of real success at all Key Stages.  A school record of 84% of students achieved grades 9-4 in both English and Maths at GCSE in 2017 and we were ranked in the top 10% of all schools nationally for progress measures and attainment in 2016.  At A-Level 30% of all grades were A*-A and 55% A*-B. The school converted to academy status on 1st November 2011 and is the lead school in the Vyners Learning Trust which also includes a primary school. 

We are well known for high academic standards, good behaviour, and our strong community spirit including a strong house system with students leading their peers.  “Behaviour and attitudes are exceptional” (Ofsted 2013). Many students are involved in extracurricular sport, music and drama, performing at a high level including prestigious public events and performing in our own school productions.

We offer: 

• A friendly, innovative and exciting community in which to work

 • A comprehensive programme of mentoring and continued professional development 

• A lively, friendly and supportive team of specialist English teachers achieving excellent results 

• A full induction programme to help you get to know the school 

• An annual two day Staff Conference with excellent keynote speakers

 • Interactive whiteboards in all teaching rooms.

Start Date:                                 1 January 2018

Closing Date for Applications:   9am - Friday 13 October 2017

Vyners School is committed to safeguarding all of its students.  All staff are required to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures and undertake a full enhanced DBS check. 

For full details of this post, an application form and further information please visit the vacancies section of our website: www.vynersschool.org.uk.  Applications via email to Frances Webb (HR / Office Manager), fwebb@vynersschool.org.uk  Tel: 01895-200853).

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More about Vyners School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Warren Road, Ickenham, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB10 8AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1895 234342
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