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Job details
Employer John Madejski Academy
Location Reading
Salary Mainscale/Upper Payspine plus TLR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts April 2017 or earlier

Are you ready to take your outstanding classroom practice, leadership experience and enthusiasm further to become a Second in Department to prepare to becoming a Head of Department? 

If you are an excellent, enthusiastic and experienced classroom practitioner with the ability to teach English across the age and ability range including ‘A’ Level English Language and Literature then this is an exciting opportunity to join a young dynamic team. You will be supporting our Head of English in rapidly securing improvements as part of our journey in changing the lives of the children in our community. 

At John Madejski Academy the English Department operate in a modern pleasant environment at the heart of the school, all teachers have their own classrooms and access to a large faculty work and meeting room.  We introduced the AQA GCSE syllabus in English language and literature in 2015-16. The academy is in the process of transferring to become part of a highly successful Trust who are working closely with us to secure rapid improvements 

Visits to the Academy are welcome please contact Andrea Ramsay if you wish to make an appointment.

Closing date for this post is Friday 27th January  2017.

For more information and to obtain an application pack please email

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and staff, and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.