Teacher of English, High Wycombe

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Wycombe High SchoolHigh Wycombe

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale or Upper Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, and committed teacher to join our highly motivated and successful English team. They should be an outstanding classroom teacher, or is an NQT with the potential to be outstanding.

The successful candidate must be able to teach English across the three key stages. They should have strong interpersonal and communications skills and be able to inspire, maintain and develop a love of English in our students.

The successful candidate will be resilient and enjoy working in a lively environment. They will be keen to contribute to the excellent resource bank we have, take part in the organisation and running of extra-curricular activities and of educational visits.

In return we offer the opportunity to work in a friendly, vibrant , successful and forward-thinking Department.

Students’ views of English at Wycombe High School:

‘We receive consistently high quality teaching. Marking is very thorough and students can explain how the targets set may assist them in making good progress.’

‘I love creative writing’

‘When analysing poetry, the contextual factors open students’ eyes to the broader ‘picture’ of literature’

‘I particularly like the Persuasive Writing unit of work - particularly the ‘openness’ of the approach and the fact that students can choose a topic about which they felt passionate.’

‘The subject knowledge of the teaching staff is exceptionally good, and one of their strengths is the balance achieved between facilitating independent work and teacher-directed time.’

For full details and an application form please visit our school’s website or contact Mrs Maggie Brookling, HR Manager.

Closing date for applications: Friday 19 May 2018
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 22 May 2018

Wycombe High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to safeguarding checks.


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More about Wycombe High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Marlow Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1TB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 523961
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Wycombe High School is a girls’ selective state grammar school with 1345 students on roll, of whom over 400 are in the Sixth Form. We are in the top 20 state schools in the country. Our school is part of the Wycombe High School Academies Trust; a Tr...