Teacher of English, Near Woking in Surrey

Closing date:

Gordon's SchoolNear Woking in Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £48,274 (Depending on experience & responsibilities)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English

Up to £48,274

Required for January 2020

Possible single accommodation available
Possible TLRs
Outstanding NQT Programme

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GORDON’S SCHOOL  

West End, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9PT 

Tel:  01276 858084 

Head Teacher:   Mr Andrew Moss
Head Teacher's PA:  Mrs Jacqui George
Email:   jgeorge@gordons.school

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This is an exciting opportunity to teach GCSE and A Level English at one of the most successful schools in England.  There are also potential TLR opportunities for a suitably experienced and qualified colleague.  The role is suitable for NQTs.

We seek an enthusiastic graduate. High energy levels and good inter-personal skills will be essential.  

Set in a beautiful 45-acre Surrey site, the school enjoys excellent facilities and an aspirational learning environment. Recognised by HM Chief Inspector of Schools as one of England’s finest non-selective schools, Gordon’s has circa 840 students including 240 residential boarders and a thriving sixth form. 

We offer:

Attractive and spacious campus, within easy reach of London & M3/M4,
Well-resourced facilities,
Complimentary lunch,
A shorter academic year than most schools,
Free access to the on-site fitness centre and swimming pool,
Generous support for professional development,
Outstanding staff: professional, supportive and committed,
Exceptional students,
Possible single accommodation.

In 2019, the percentage of students achieving five or more GCSE grades 9-5, including English and mathematics, was 88%. The A*-C pass rate at A-Level was 93%, with 73% of the grades A* to B.  These results rank Gordon's amongst the top non-selective schools in England for progress and attainment.

Massively over-subscribed, Gordon’s size ensures that every pupil is well known and nurtured as an individual. The School has a very strong emphasis on academic standards, self-discipline and traditional values and aims to be much more than just outstanding examination results, providing abundant opportunities outside the classroom and exceptional pastoral care.  

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For further details visit the vacancies page on our website

Closing date for applications:  Monday 14th October at 10am
Interviews:  w/c 21st October

To apply: Complete the application form below and email it to jgeorge@gordons.school with a covering letter

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“Gordon’s is an outstanding school in every respect.”  OFSTED  

Gordon’s is a Boarding and Day School and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate screening including a DBS check



More about Gordon's School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: West End, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9PT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1276 858084
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Gordon’s is a non-selective, 11-18 school of 840 boys and girls.  Unusually for a state school it offers residential boarding facilities to 200 students. Founded in 1885, its historical links with General Charles Gordon have shaped the ethos and...