Teacher of English, Chippenham

Closing date:

Abbeyfield SchoolChippenham

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Fixed term for one year with the possibility of a permanent post for the right candidate.

This is an exciting time to join Abbeyfield School: under the outstanding and dynamic Leadership Team, the school is moving from strength to strength. Our Ofsted in March 2017 described us as a ‘flourishing’ school with outstanding leadership and management and pupil behaviour. As a result, both the leaders and students are looking for high calibre teachers who are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and learning opportunities for all.

The Governors of Abbeyfield School are seeking to make the appointment of a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of English. The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to work within a highly and experienced motivated team who are fully committed to developing staff to fulfil their potential. English Department outcomes have been consistently good for students and the team offer a range of enrichment and support to make the subject fulfilling across all key stages. Uptake at Key Stage 5 is strong across three subjects. 

NQTs are welcome to apply for these posts and will benefit greatly from a supportive and enthusiastic team. All our staff receive professional CPD opportunities much of which draws on our links with the North Wiltshire Schools Teaching Alliance and Challenge Partner links.

Abbeyfield is a community school which occupies purpose built premises. It is situated in a beautiful location within commuting distance of Bath, Bristol and Swindon. The school was inspected in March 2017 and we pledge to offer the following:

A high performing and growing school – operating well above the national average in English and Maths;

  • Outstanding leadership which believes in rapid and sustainable leadership;
  • A thriving sixth form where pupils make better progress than their peers across the country;
  • Outstanding behaviour;
  • Friendly and welcoming pupils who thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding;

For a full information pack, please see our website www.abbeyfieldschool.co.uk or telephone 01249 464500

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@abbeyfield.wilts.sch.uk

Closing date: 12:30pm, Monday 18 June 2018

Interview date: Thursday 21 June 2018

Abbeyfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stanley Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3XB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 464500
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