Teacher of English, Huddersfield, Kirklees, Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire

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Shelley CollegeHuddersfield, Kirklees, Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire

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

Our English faculty is exceptionally well led, with the team’s commitment resulting in excellent outcomes for our students. 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic English teacher with a commitment to academic excellence. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach GCSE English language and literature, will be passionate about their subject, with a dynamic approach to classroom teaching. You will be inspirational in encouraging students to be continually driven to achieve, both now and in the future. There is the opportunity to teach to A Level also.

In return, we offer an excellent salary package, which generously rewards high performance; a supportive working environment; excellent support and training; and employee benefits including an attractive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, an Employee Wellbeing Scheme and Share Academy Savers. 

The School 

Shelley College is an outstanding school, with exceptional staff and students. We believe in helping staff and students achieve their personal best and are keen to recruit the very best talent to our school.    

We enjoy many advantages at Shelley College. As a National Support School and National Teaching School, we are at the centre of a network that aims to provide the very best professional and career development opportunities. We are also at the centre of an emerging academy chain of secondary and primary schools that share our values and want the very best for their students and staff. Whatever your role or whatever your career plans, we can help you achieve them.    

Added to that, we possibly have the best rural location of any secondary school in the country, close enough to the cities of Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield for many of our staff to travel from these areas. Our staff are friendly and supportive of each other and there is a strong sense of a committed team working together.   

The Trust 

SHARE Multi Academy Trust currently consists of Shelley College, Heaton Avenue Primary School, Millbridge Junior, Infant & Nursery School and Cowlersley Primary School. Royds Hall Community School and Thornhill Community Academy will be joining us in Autumn 2018.

Our aims 

We want to create a mutually supportive family of schools because we believe that, by sharing our expertise and resources, we can improve the quality of education for our children and young people.   

Our values 

Our central belief is “Valuing People, Supporting Personal Best” and we apply this to everybody in our organisation, staff and children alike. We aim to treat everybody with respect and build positive relationships with each other and we want everybody working in our schools to do the very best they can. We support each other and celebrate our successes together.   

Application Details

For more information please download the application pack. To apply, please click 'quick apply'.

The closing date is 20th May 2018.

In order to be considered for interview, you must fully complete the application form and demonstrate your ability to meet the requirements of the job by giving clear, concise examples of how you meet each criterion. Any applications that do not demonstrate how your abilities, skills and experience meet the requirements of the role, or any applications that have incomplete sections, unanswered questions or ‘please see CV’ will not be taken through to the shortlisting stage. 

Please note we cannot accept CVs as part of our safer recruitment process. 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure and a 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all applicants. 

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and characteristics. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Huddersfield Road, Shelley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 8NL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 868777
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We want every one of our students and members of staff to enjoy coming to our school and for all of us to try our very best in everything we do. 

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