Teacher of English, Guildford, Surrey

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George Abbot SchoolGuildford, Surrey

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS or NQT (A Teaching and Learning responsibility is available for a suitable and experienced candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

If you relish the opportunity of working with highly motivated students in a supportive and stimulating professional environment, George Abbot School would welcome your application.

We are seeking a well-qualified, motivated and enthusiastic Teacher of English from January 2020, for a permanent position in our outstanding school.  

The friendly and forward-thinking English Department at George Abbot is made up of 22 members of committed and enthusiastic staff. We achieve excellent results at GCSE, AS and A Level in English Literature, English Language and Media Studies, year on year. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across all three Key Stages, depending on experience. At KS5, we currently offer English Literature, English Language and Media Studies.

We are looking for a passion for English, a track record of innovative and creative English teaching and a desire to continue to develop subject knowledge. Students at our school are courteous and motivated. We are a school committed to ongoing professional development and our Teaching School status provides opportunities to develop, too. 

George Abbot School is an outstanding 11-18 mixed comprehensive, situated on the north side of Guildford with an established reputation for high academic standards and exemplary pastoral care. Within easy reach of the town, the A3 and London Road railway station, we are an innovative and dynamic school which has a reputation for excellence in every area. George Abbot became an Academy on 1 July 2011 and went on to be a founding member of the GEP multi academy trust. 

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the website: www.georgeabbot.surrey.sch.uk (please click Recruitment).   

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 14 October 2019

Interview date: w/c 14 October 2019

George Abbot School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful applicant will be subjected to an enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about George Abbot School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Woodruff Avenue, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1XX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1483 888000
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