Teacher of English - 3rd in Department/KS3 English Lead, Oundle, Northamptonshire

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Prince William SchoolOundle, Northamptonshire
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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Deaadline for applications: 12 noon, Monday 14th October 2019

Salary:                                        Main scale + TLR 2a (£2,721)

Contract:                                        Permanent, full time

Start date:                       January 2020 


We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and ambitious teacher of English to join our successful team as the 3rd in department. The appointed applicant will lead on KS3 English and will join a supportive team, working alongside a well-established and very successful English department. You will be passionate about English and have the drive to be part of a forward thinking department, focused on developing exciting and engaging learning experiences. This position would suit an aspiring teacher of English looking for an opportunity to develop their teaching and leadership skills. 


Prince William School is a vibrant and friendly 11-18 school (1100 students on roll) located in Oundle, within easy commuting distance from Peterborough, Stamford, Wellingborough, Huntingdon and Corby.  We have incredible students and are passionate about providing them with the best possible education so we place them at the heart of everything we do. Our students are well behaved, happy, engaging, and inquisitive individuals, and they are very proud to be Prince William Students; they have high aspirations and look to all our staff to guide them on that journey.  Equally impressive are our staff who work tirelessly to achieve our excellent results and to help each student truly achieve their best.  We are extremely proud to have such wonderful colleagues and grateful for the life chances they are giving our young people.


You will be joining the school at an exciting time as examination results across the whole school at both A level and GCSE have seen rapid improvement and the school is expanding. In 2019, 72% achieved grade 4+ in both English and Maths, 52% achieved grade 5+ in both English and Maths, and our Progress 8 score is estimated to be +0.21 (FFT Aspire data). At A level, 56% attained A* - B and 79% achieved A* - C.


We welcome applications from colleagues who want to be part of a positive and successful team.  The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher who is committed to delivering high-quality lessons for students of all abilities. In return the school offers a supportive Senior Leadership Team; a committed and caring department; good CPD and career development opportunities; and students with good attitudes to learning.  There is also an onsite nursery run by a private company.


If you are a committed teacher who shares our passion for educating motivated and enthusiastic students, we would love to hear from you. Applications are welcome from both newly qualified and more experienced teachers.


How to apply

Please visit the school website www.princewilliamschool.co.uk for an application pack. Please include a letter of not more than 2 sides of A4 outlining your experiences that are relevant to the post. 


Prince William School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to references and DBS check.




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Address: Herne Road, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4BS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1832 272881