Teacher of English, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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Chipping Campden SchoolChipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,718 (MPS1) - £39,406 (UPR3)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dedicated, talented and dynamic English team in our ‘Outstanding School’ (Ofsted May 2017).  Chipping Campden School is a mixed comprehensive, 11-19 converter academy, with an enviable reputation. 

The English department comprises of 7 specialist teachers who teach all students at KS3 and KS4 and with over 50 students currently studying English beyond GCSE working towards A level English. 

The Department

Our staff are well-qualified, talented and dedicated professionals.  Our teachers are specialists in their subject areas and are supported by a senior leadership team which consists of the Principal, two Vice Principals and five Assistant Principals (including the SENDCo). Each faculty area has a Director of Learning and Associate Heads of Faculty for English, Mathematics and Science. Our support staff complete a variety of roles both classroom based, pastoral and whole school in areas such as finance, administration, exams, human resources, IT and facilities.

Chipping Campden School is a high performing comprehensive mixed 11-19 converter Academy with 1300 students on roll, including some 270 students in the sixth form. At the last inspection in May 2017 we were judged to be an outstanding school. The School was established in 1440 and through its long illustrious history it has maintained its enviable local and regional reputation for high academic achievement. It is located in the beautiful North Cotswolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty

We are seeking a passionate and innovative specialist teacher (NQT or experienced) who is proactive in continually developing their practice. The successful candidate will join a supportive and committed team and teach across the age and ability range, with the possibility of teaching some A level. 

What we are looking for:

• Appropriate experience of teaching classes across the age and ability range

• A well organised person, in planning and delivery

• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students, parents and staff

• A good listener who relates well to young people, with effective positive behaviour management skills

• Wider knowledge of current educational issues

• Familiar with AQA GCSE and/or OCR A Level English Courses

Why work with us?

We are continually developing and improving our facilities.  During recent years, the school has enjoyed major improvements to its fabric, the most recent of which has been an additional science block and additional classrooms.  We have extensive playing fields and recreation areas and a full size floodlit artificial grass hockety and football pitch.  Most of our classrooms are equipped with interactive whitebaords and Wi-Fi with suites of laptops available to each faculty across the site.  In order to support the use of technology to enhance learning in the classroom, teachers are issued with an iPad and students encouraged to participate in our community iPad scheme.

Additional staff Benefits

• Free on-site gym and swimming pool

• Teachers Pension Scheme membership 

• Childcare voucher scheme

• Car lease and cycle to work schemes

• Health and wellbeing support including access to advice and couselling

• Canteen - all food freshly prepared and cooked on site

If you have a strong desire to help all students reach their full potential, then we would be very pleased to hear from you.  Please refer to our English Department Information for further details.

Full details about our school can be found on our website www.ccsacademy.net.  Our application form can also  be downloaded by selecting school information/work here/vacancies.

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More about Chipping Campden School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Cider Mill Lane, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6HU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1386 840216
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