English Lead Practitioner, Trowbridge, Wiltshire

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The John of Gaunt SchoolTrowbridge, Wiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018 or 16th April 2018, if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L1 - L5
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The John of Gaunt School 

- A Community Academy –  

Headteacher: Mike Gunston 

 ‘A Good School’  

‘a positive ethos permeates throughout the school’ Ofsted March 2014  



Starting 1st September or 16th April 2018, if possible, we are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher to the newly created position of Lead Practitioner in English. The successful candidate will lead on teaching and learning across the faculty and join a team of people leading on professional development across the school.  You will require a strong understanding of effective pedagogy and be capable of modelling excellence in the classroom.  You will require the skills and confidence to inspire, support and challenge colleagues to improve their practice.  This is an exciting opportunity for a colleague with future ambitions to move into whole school leadership of teaching and learning.  

We are looking for a colleague with: 

• a commitment to raising student achievement at all levels 

• an imaginative and creative approach to teaching and learning  

• a shared belief in our inclusive ethos.   

The John of Gaunt School is a fully comprehensive Academy for students from the ages of 11 – 18 years with approximately 1110 students on roll.  We are a single Academy and actively promote collaboration with our feeder primary schools through Collaborative Schools Ltd and the West Wiltshire Alliance.  

Visits to the school are encouraged.  

Closing date for applications is 10.00 am on Tuesday 12th December 2017 Interviews will be held week beginning 18th December 2017  

Full details and an application form can be accessed via our website, http://johnofgauntschool.org/staff/current-vacancies/ or you may contact Elaine Baldwin on 01225 711158 or via e-mail, vacancies@jogschool.org   

CVs will not be considered.  

The ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English is essential.  The John of Gaunt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed.  References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview. 

Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 9EH

01225 762637

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More about The John of Gaunt School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9EH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 762637
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