Head of English, Reading

Closing date:

Chiltern Edge SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership scale (dependent on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you a qualified and passionate English Teacher who aims to inspire your colleagues and students?

Chiltern Edge School is a welcoming learning environment for students, staff, parents and the community. We are committed to providing our students with the skills they need for life when they leave us. We believe with the right education all young people can meet their full potential.

As leader of our English department you will work as a part of an enthusiastic team, dedicated to making positive change for the benefit of our children, staff and parents. The next year provides an exciting opportunity for you to be directly involved in helping to shape the direction of our school. You will drive forward strategies which engage and enthuse our students with hands-on learning, and aspire to make English relevant for all learners.

Our English Department aims to enrich pupils’ school experience through the study of great literature and the opportunity to develop skills that are useful in their lives. We are pleased to be working with Chris Russell, part of the Zoella Book Club, to inspire our students to read and write.

You will have:

•Experience teaching English up to GCSE 

•UK Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) 

•The enthusiasm and expertise to both teach and push our students to achieve their full potential. 

We can offer you: 

•An exceptional training programme 

•A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capacity and commitment to raise student achievement further 

To learn more about the school, please visit www.hays.co.uk/jobs/chiltern-edge-school.  

For more information about working with us, and to obtain an application pack please contact our recruitment partner, Breaghn Cameron at Hays Education on 01273 729465 or breaghn.cameron@hays.com.

Closing date: Monday, 9th October at noon.

We reserve the right to close and interview early, and therefore strongly encourage early application.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed in the school must be aware that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be undertaken.

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More about Chiltern Edge School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Reades Lane, Sonning Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 9LN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 972 1500
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