Teacher of English, Somerset

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King's BrutonSomerset

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Full Time Position from September 2019

King’s Bruton is an HMC co-educational boarding and day school of 350 pupils aged 13-18. 

An inspirational and suitably-qualified teacher of English is required to join this very successful department from September 2019. The successful applicant will be a qualified teacher with either a specialist or English-related degree. 

This is an opportunity for a passionate English teacher to make a genuine difference in the English department and to the progress of pupils. The successful applicant will teach GCSE English as part of the core curriculum, whilst also delivering literacy/ English support to pupils on a 1-1/ small group basis. 

At KS4 English forms part of the core curriculum, where pupils study both AQA English Language and Literature. English remains a very popular A Level option and pupils benefit from a fantastic programme of enrichment to further enhance and support teaching. In 2018, 74% of pupils achieved an A*-B grade at A Level with many pupils going on to study English at University.

The role would suit a recently qualified teacher, or someone with more classroom experience who would enjoy the challenge of joining a dynamic and successful department. The successful applicant will be a creative and passionate teacher who enjoys helping pupils of all abilities succeed.

Further details may be obtained from the King’s website :  https://www.kingsbruton.com/about-us/vacancies . Letters of application, completed application forms with curriculum vitae, should be sent to recruitment@kingsbruton.com

Closing date: 5.00pm Tuesday 19th March 2019.

Interviews will be held towards the end of the week beginning 18th March 2019 or the following week.

King’s Bruton is an independent co-educational boarding school committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about King's Bruton
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: The Plox, Bruton, Somerset, BA10 0ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1749 814200
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King’s Bruton is a mixed independent school with sixth form in the Somerset town of Bruton. Students attend the school from the ages of 13 to 18, with the option to board throughout their school careers. There are approximately 340 students on roll, ...