Teacher of English, Cornwall

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Richard Lander SchoolCornwall

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Full Time Permanent Post

Cornwall has far more than just beaches, surfing and world heritage countryside; we also have some of the best schools in the country with the space, facilities and drive to give the best possible education to the students we serve.

Richard Lander School is situated in Truro to the west of the city centre and serves the beautiful coastal communities of St Agnes, Porthtowan and Perranporth as well as communities closer at hand.  It is an 11-16 community maintained school, which is highly regarded in the area and oversubscribed.  

Truro, the UK’s most Southerly city is a vibrant centre of shopping, culture and impressive architecture right in the heart of Cornwall.  Centre stage is Truro Cathedral with its impressive gothic towers dominating the skyline. In its shadow, a warren of compact streets are home to an impressive array of independent traders. From boutiques to bookshops and designer interiors to delicatessens, this great little city offers a unique shopping experience. The café culture is pretty impressive too, with hip coffee houses, artisan ice creameries and cocktail bars dotted across the centre.  There is a yearlong festival programme, weekly food markets and several art galleries, cultural events and historical attractions.

Our school is welcoming and supportive with strong values; at the heart of our work is a desire to see all our young people develop their gifts and talents to their full potential. Some people call this ambition; we call it 'being the best you can be'.  Staff are on a mission to achieve great outcomes for all our students.  .

Are you innovative, passionate about English and raising attainment, able to inspire young people and keen to work with a like-minded friendly team?  In addition to these qualities, the English Department at Richard Lander School is looking for a teacher who wants to: 

*   contribute to our record of results that are above the national average; 

*   add to the continual development of schemes of work and practice; 

*   and develop their own area of interest and expertise. 

If you are enthusiastic, creative and dynamic with a passion for working with students to develop their independent learning skills in English, then we would very much like to hear from you.  We welcome applications from both experienced Teachers and NQT's.

All Applications must be submitted on the official application form and we welcome a covering letter/personal statement.

Richard Lander School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date: Midnight on Thursday 14th February 2019

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More about Richard Lander School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Higher Besore Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 6LT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1872 273750
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