Teacher of English, Farnham, Surrey

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Weydon SchoolFarnham, Surrey

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Attractive - Weydon Teachers Pay Scale - plus TLR payment
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Weydon School is a large, ambitious and outstanding school in an unspoilt area of Surrey within easy reach of London. The Times has recently rated Weydon School 4th across the UK for 11-16 schools, and achievements in English Language and Literature are exceptional.

It has been said that we have grammar school outcomes and independent sector facilities, and our ongoing and recent successes clearly demonstrate this. In September 2016, the curriculum area moved into “The Globe”, a new multi-million pound building complex, with every classroom in close proximity to the Learning Resource Centre.

Students are respectful and responsive, and are proud to uphold the strong values of the school. Colleagues and the leadership team are highly supportive and if you join us, you will benefit from our extensive CPD programme organised in conjunction with our teaching school.

The curriculum area is a very strong and well-led team of specialist English teachers, who revel in the world of Literature and Language and generate outstanding results (this year in Language, 80% achieved 5-9 and 38% 7-9, and in Literature 78% achieved 5-9 and 42% 7-9).

We welcome applications from both well qualified teachers and those who are at the beginning of their career.  The key is that you are enthusiastic and capable of contributing to a highly effective and supportive English teaching team.

For more experienced teachers and exceptional candidates, there are allowances available in addition to attractive salaries paid according to the Weydon Teachers Pay Scale; for example a TLR will be available for co-ordinating high achievers in English.

Please call Kate Cooke on 01252 725052 for an informal chat or to arrange a visit.

For more information on Weydon School and what we can offer you, please visit www.weydonschool.surrey.sch.uk

To apply, please return your completed application form, together with a supporting statement, to kcooke@weydonschool.surrey.sch.uk

Closing date: Noon on Monday, 25th February 2019. 

Interview date: Friday, 8th March 2019. 

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment procedures and an enhanced DBS check.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Weydon Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8UG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1252 725052
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Weydon is an outstanding school (Ofsted 2009) and it has a high academic success rate at both GCSE and Key Stage 3. We are consistently ranked in the top three of 11-16 comprehensives in the country, according to The Sunday Times Parent Power, with 8...