Teacher of English

Hoe Valley SchoolWoking, Surrey

There has never been a more exciting time to join HVS with our 'Outstanding' ofsted rating, brand new building and relentless commitment to developing our team.

The Role

We are looking for a passionate, talented and rigorous practitioner to join our dedicated team in leading the School on its journey to becoming an established, outstanding community School.

The successful candidate will have the exciting and unique opportunity to shape a KS3, KS4 and KS5 curriculum which is bespoke, challenging and fit for the needs of 21st century life.

We are looking for an inspirational teacher with a proven track record of leading students to achieve outstanding results, who embraces creativity, innovation and is always looking for the very best practice in teaching.  They will share the School's vision and the belief that all young people can achieve at high levels.

All students will take English Literature and English Language and all students have five hours of English a week.

The School

Hoe Valley School is:

  • An oversubscribed secondary school which opened in September 2015 to serve the local community of South Woking
  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in June 2018
  • Delivering innovative and exciting lessons to years 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11
  • Committed to ensuring our students leave us with excellent academic outcomes, the skills to be ‘work-ready’ and the traits of excellent global citizens
  • Following the national curriculum offering an extended day allowing time for additional Maths and English along with time for all students to complete their homework during the compulsory day
  • A Google School with ICT fully embedded in all curriculum areas
  • Opening a STEAM focussed academic 6th Form in September 2023
  • Committed to learning which is relevant with links to the ‘real world’ of business, higher education and the local community
  • In a state of the art new School in September 2018 on Egley Road, Woking with a dedicated English area - all teachers have their own classroom and an English Faculty Planning Hub

About Us

  • Our staff have access to a cycle to work scheme, reduced gym membership at our neighbouring sports facilities and convenient free parking at our School
  • We have extended School days which allow for longer holidays to recognise and reward the commitment of our staff
  • The School is committed to offering bespoke professional development pathways to all members of staff and would ensure the successful candidate has a development programme in place

About You

  • You will have a bachelor's degree at a minimum of 2.1 or equivalent in English or a related discipline
  • You will have Qualified teacher status through a PGCE, GTP or other international equivalent
  • You will have experience teaching English from the national curriculum
  • You will have experience of designing and delivering exciting, challenging and personalised lessons
  • You can show evidence of holding high aspirations for young people

This is a rare opportunity to be part of a School's development  at an 'outstanding' school  and to see your career grow as the School grows.

Please send applications and queries to recruitment@hoevalleyschool.org.

Deadline for application is:

Sunday 23rd May 2021

Applications are considered as they are received, we reserve the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date.

Only fully completed application forms received by the stated deadline for applications will be accepted as valid applications.

CV’s will not be accepted as applications.  No recruitment agencies please.

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