Teacher of English, Stevenage

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The John Henry Newman Catholic SchoolStevenage

Date posted:
Start date: Ideally after February half term but is negotiable
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS1-UPS3 (£22,917 - £38,633 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

'Proven to be one of the top 100 non-selective state funded schools in England showing the greatest sustained improvement in the percentage of pupils achieving five or more  A*-C grade GCSEs', Minister of State for Schools (2015). 

The John Henry Newman Catholic School sees the quality of interpersonal relationships as the most significant factor in the provision of an outstanding education.   The School strives to create the most conducive learning environment which results in our students fulfilling their potential and going out to change the world.   

In 2016/17 the students achieved: 

92% GCSE English at grade 9-4; 36% at grade 9-7 

85% GCSE Maths at grade 9-4; 31% at grade 9-7 

59% A Level at A*, A and B  

95% Distinction* - Merit at BTEC 

The raising of £50,000 for charity  

An opportunity has arisen for a Teacher of English to join our very strong English department from, ideally, February 2018.  You will be creative, dedicated and able to teach across all key stages.  Energy, enthusiasm and the desire to inspire a love of English will shine through.  You will be contributing to the work of a cohesive, innovative and professional team of specialists.  

Information giving more details about our school, the post and our English Department is provided in the information attached.  

If you would like to apply for this post, please complete the attached TES application form along with a covering letter and send your application to Emma Taylor, Human Resources Officer, at taylore@jhn.herts.sch.uk  

Our School Prospectus can be accessed through our website: www.jhn.herts.sch.uk 

Closing date for applications is 2pm on Wednesday 13th December 2017.   

Additionally, if you have any further queries about this post, please do not hesitate to contact Emma Taylor at taylore@jhn.herts.sch.uk or telephone 01438 314643.  

The John Henry Newman School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, the DBS and a ‘prohibition from teaching’ check.  

The John Henry Newman Catholic School, Hitchin Road, Stevenage Hertfordshire.  SG1 4AE

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More about The John Henry Newman Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Hitchin Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1438 314643
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The John Henry Newman Catholic School is a mixed, comprehensive, Roman Catholic secondary school with sixth form situated in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. It gained academy status in March 2012 and is supported by The Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust...