English Teacher, Brighton and Hove

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Patcham High SchoolBrighton and Hove

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Teachers Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our English Department.  We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and committed teacher of English to join our successful and forward thinking English Team from September 2019.  

Located on the outskirts of Brighton, Patcham High is vibrant, proud and successful. We have an unshakeable faith in the power of high quality teaching and want the very best for all our students. 

This is a position for a person capable of making an impact; passionate about education and relentless in the pursuit of improved standards and outcomes. Inspirational and energetic, with unwavering determination in the teaching and learning of English.  We are looking for a teacher with:

• A track record of success in raising attainment and achievement

• High expectations which inspire, enthuse, motivate and challenge colleagues

• Can teach across the full age and ability range

• Creditability as a classroom practitioner

• Grit and resilience

In joining Patcham High you will find a creative and supportive culture within a school that is hugely aspirational. We place great importance on positive relationships, teamwork and a ‘can do attitude’.  We believe that we are at the cutting edge and, with exciting challenges ahead, this is a brilliant time to join the school.

We welcome applications from colleagues who are determined to make a difference. 

To apply please download the application form also available on the school’s website http://www.patchamhigh.brighton-hove.sch.uk/school-information-2/vacancies/     and email to the Headteacher’s PA, Elise Holmes eholmes@patchamhigh.org.uk. If you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Holmes, either by email or by telephone (01273 543484).

Closing Date: Wednesday 22nd May at 1pm      

Interviews: Friday 24th May 2019

Patcham High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check. 

BRIGHTON & HOVE SCHOOLS – Taking Action for Equality

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake

We reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate become available.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8PB, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1273 503908
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Based in Brighton, Patcham High School is a secondary, community school for girls and boys aged between 11 and 16. The mainstream school was founded in 1990 after Patcham Fawcett School for boys combined with Margaret Hardy School for girls. The East...