Teacher of English, Girton, Cambridgeshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Gretton SchoolGirton, Cambridgeshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher of English to join our committed team of practitioners in delivering a curriculum which informs, transforms and generates a lifelong love of learning

www.hays.co.uk/jobs/gretton-school 

Your new school

Gretton School is an independent specialist school for children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, specifically high functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. We welcome students from 5—19 years old, as weekly boarders or as day students. Based just outside Cambridge, we work with 12 counties to provide a broad and individualised education for these unique and wonderful students.

Your new role

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher of English to join our committed team of practitioners in delivering a curriculum which informs, transforms and generates a lifelong love of learning from April 2019 (or sooner if possible).  The successful candidate will have the ability to teach across the secondary age range from KS3 to KS5.  Applications from NQTs are welcome as the school has a very strong and well-developed NQT training and support programme.  English is an important subject at Gretton School, with all students studying both Language and Literature to GCSE level, Functional Skills, and some students choosing to take A Level Literature at KS5. The successful candidate will need to work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver an engaging and contextualised curriculum. 

What you will need to succeed

We are seeking people who thrive on working in a challenging but immensely rewarding environment, who are passionate about supporting the development of social, life and independence skills and who truly want to make a difference in the lives of young people.  Applications from NQTs are welcome as the school has a very strong and well-developed NQT training and support programme. 

What you will get in return

Gretton is a friendly school where staff are supportive of each other inside and outside of the classroom and there is an opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of our students and their families. Gretton has a person-centred focus, providing each child with a personalised education and care programme tailored to help meet their unique needs.  At Gretton, our staff are like family, so don’t delay and apply today to join the Gretton family.

What you need to do now

For more information and to apply, and to see what some of our staff members have to say about working at Gretton School, please see our dedicated recruitment website at www.hays.co.uk/jobs/gretton-school  or call Brett Coventry on 020 3818 7041 or 07879 692409. 

Closing date:  25 February 2019

Interviews as soon as possible thereafter 

Safeguarding recruitment statement 

Gretton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

We aim to be a fair employer and are committed to equal opportunities. Gretton School does not discriminate against employees on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, disability or age.



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More about Gretton School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Manor Farm Road, Girton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 277438
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