Teacher of English with responsibility for Literacy, Reading

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

The Piggott SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for a full or part time, committed and enthusiastic Teacher of English to join a large and well-resourced department with excellent results at all levels. The successful candidate will be required to teach English to all Key Stages. 

We wish to appoint a colleague who: 

  • wants to work within a world-class school
  • is an outstanding Teacher of English
  • has the flair, energy and ability to bring out the best in young people
  • has a passion for promoting reading

The Piggott School English Department has:

  • 94% level 4+ English Language/Literature
  • ALPS grade 2 for A Level English Language
  • and is in the top 5% nationally for English progress

All staff are provided with laptops and tablet devices, have free access to our fitness suite/gym in the evenings and at weekends and benefit from discounted Bupa healthcare.

The school is a mixed Church of England Academy with 1440 on roll (311 in Sixth Form),  situated near Twyford, between Maidenhead and Reading.

An application form can be found on our website by clicking the apply button below. To apply, please complete a covering letter and application form and email to: vacancies@piggottschool.org Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit to the school, please contact Grace Swanborough, Head of English via email at SwanboroughG@piggottschool.org 

Closing date: 11am, Thursday 24 May 2018 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to Satisfactory Disclosure Clearance and a 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all applicants. The school reserves the right to close this advert early in the event that sufficient applications have been received.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Twyford Road, Wargrave, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 8DS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 940 2357
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