Teacher of English, Bingley, West Yorkshire BD16 2RS

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Bingley Grammar SchoolBingley, West Yorkshire BD16 2RS

Date posted:
Start date: Commencing September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English

Permanent role/Full time

Commencing September 2018

Do you have the talent and ambition to make a difference to our school?

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of English with a proven ability to produce excellent results. We are looking for a colleague who can excite and motivate young people, is committed to bringing imaginative ideas into the classroom and can turn students with promise into skillful and successful learners. 

Bingley Grammar is an oversubscribed 11-18 voluntary aided comprehensive school which was judged ‘good’ by OFSTED in March 2013. We are now on the journey to ‘outstanding’. Our English Faculty continues to produce excellent results year on year, with the added exciting addition of being affiliated to the RSC. Our Sixth Form is a vibrant learning community with 400 students studying Level 3 courses with us.

Applications are welcome from both NQTs and more experienced colleagues. We offer an excellent NQT support programme with a bespoke schedule of training and mentors. 

The role and responsibilities include:
  • Provision of high quality teaching of English at Key      Stage 3 and 4 and (depending on the candidate’s experience) Key Stage 5
  • Raising student attainment
  • Assessing, recording and reporting on student progress
  • Supporting the vision and values of the school
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
  • Knowledge/experience of teaching English across all three Key Stages
  • Previous experience of teaching at ‘A’ level or a clear and obvious desire to do so 
  • Up to date teaching methodology 
  • An ability to work confidently within a team and      communicate effectively
  • A passion for inspiring young people to attain the highest level possible
We can offer you:
  • The opportunity to work within a collaborative team of staff who are committed to enhancing the quality of teaching and learning of English
  • Proactive support for your career development – including the opportunity to study for a Master’s degree in Education
  • An approachable and supportive Leadership team and Governing body

Working at our school offers the opportunity to work within a culture of professional learning and reflection.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Please note CVs will not be accepted

Headteacher: Mr Luke Weston

For more information and to apply, please see our website: www.bingleygrammar.org/about/vacancies

For queries or to arrange a visit, please contact the Recruitment team:

T: 01274 807720  E: recruitment@bingleygrammar.org

Closing date:  Monday 5 March 2018 at 9.00am

Interviews are scheduled for Friday 9 March 2018

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More about Bingley Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Keighley Road, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 2RS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1274 807700
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