We are looking to appoint a high quality, enthusiastic teacher of English to join our large, successful sector leading English Department. Our English Department is very strong with outstanding results at GCSE (85% A*-C) and Advanced Level (67% A*-B). This is backed by the option numbers in our sixth form with over 100 students studying English Language and Literature at AS and A-Level.
The Alun School, which is situated twelve miles from the historic city of Chester, is a co-educational comprehensive school with 240+ in each year group and a Sixth Form of almost 400 students. Our school offers an extremely supportive environment in which to work. Students are enthusiastic to learn, and behavioural issues are managed very successfully through our strong House system. We have a thriving programme of extra-curricular activities and relationships with parents are very good. All members of staff are very positive about their school and staff turnover is very low.
To apply for this job, please complete the Alun School application form fully and email, with a covering letter (two sides of A4), outlining your experiences to date to the email address below.
Please ensure that your application form is fully completed ensuring that a full work history is provided and any gaps in your employment are fully explained. The referees given in your application must include your employer from when you last worked with children, if this was in a school we would expect it from the Headteacher and/or Senior Leadership Team.
Please quote the job title and reference number TES/Teacher of English
Safeguarding and Recruitment
Alun High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to:
• An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check
• Receipt of references, including your suitability to work with children
• Checks of professional status (GTCW, QTS, EWC etc)
Your personal information will be collected for the purposes of recruitment for this post only and will not be used for any other purpose. We will hold your data securely for the required amount of time outlined in our data retention schedule, 6 months from the closing date below.
Applications Close: Wednesday 27th June 2018 at midday
For some posts, we are receiving large volumes of applications, on these occasions we may close the post early, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible.
Due to the volume of applications we receive we are not always able to contact each applicant individually, therefore if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, we thank you for your application however you can take it you have not been successful on this occasion.