Teacher of English, Flintshire

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St David's High SchoolFlintshire

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Full-time, Permanent, Teacher of English 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the English Faculty as Teacher of English, in a forward thinking and successful comprehensive school with around 400 students. St. David’s High School is a non-selective 11-16 comprehensive school situated just ten minutes from the centre of the beautiful city of Chester.  Many of our staff travel from the Wirral, Chester and North Wales. 

This year, our examination results placed us in the top 25% of schools for GCSE performance (quartile 1). We are also one of the most improved schools in Flintshire.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher with a commitment to academic excellence and helping every child succeed. This is a perfect opportunity for an ambitious practitioner who is at the beginning of their career, or a more experienced colleague looking for a new challenge. This is an excellent opportunity to join an extremely well-led faculty. Our Year 11 students who sat their GCSE English Literature exam in January of Year 10 achieved a fabulous 83% A*- C grades. Our teachers are highly effective at diagnosing individual students’ strengths and weaknesses and targeted intervention, rooted in data analysis. 

The ideal candidate will: 

· have experience of teaching at an outstanding level

· have demonstrable evidence of raising attainment 

· have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of students

· possess a strong desire to develop an outstanding department by creating a culture where learning is greatly valued by all 

· have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of students

· Ability and willingness to teach out of subject area would be an advantage.

Applying for the post

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity at St. David’s, please download the application pack and then complete the application form and attach a supporting statement (no more than two sides of A4) outlining your skills and experience and what you would bring to the role of Teacher of English at St. David’s. 

Key Dates 

Deadline for applications: Monday 26th February 2018, 11am. 

Interview date: Friday 2nd March 2018 

Job location

More about St David's High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: St. Davids Terrace, Saltney, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 0AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1244 671583