Teacher of English, Wareham, Dorset

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The Purbeck SchoolWareham, Dorset

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


From September 2018 - Mainscale - Full time - Permanent

The Purbeck School is a very successful school, currently celebrating a highly impressive Progress 8 score at GCSE for the third year running, with Year 13 students also attaining record-breaking results last year. Both sets of results place us as one of the leading schools in the County for both GCSE and A level and in the top 20% of schools nationally for Progress 8. 

We are moving rapidly towards our goal of becoming an outstanding school and, due to promotion of one of our team members, we are looking for an expert English teacher to join our team on this journey. In particular, we need an enthusiastic and passionate English teacher who wishes to work within a successful and innovative department. This job would suit either an ambitious NQT looking to start their teaching career in a supportive school or a more experienced teacher who is ready to challenge themselves within a highly effective team.

This is a fantastic time to join the English faculty at the Purbeck School:

  • We offer teaching of A level language, A level literature and A level Media Studies      with results for Language and Media studies in the top 10% of the country last year.
  • The department has been working to ensure that our current schemes of learning in KS3 and KS4 have been adapted to a mastery curriculum leading to rapid progress of students.
  • We are a dedicated, friendly and good humoured team working hard to provide the      best academic and extracurricular experiences for our students. 

Please visit our school website for more information and an application form. 

Closing date: noon on Friday 20th April, 2018. 

Tel:  01929 550077 

e-mail:  spenney@purbeck.dorset.sch.uk
 Web:  www.purbeck.dorset.sch.uk

The Purbeck School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with Governments safer recruitment guidelines.

The Purbeck School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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More about The Purbeck School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Worgret Road, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4PF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1929 550077
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