English Teacher, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Closing date:New this week

Houghton Regis AcademyDunstable, Bedfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: Required from September 2018 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We have recently made the transition from a middle school to a secondary with a new Key Stage 4 provision and plans for future growth. Our English Department aims to provide all pupils with an appreciation for the wider world and help them apply their life experiences to broaden their understanding.

Ofsted recently stated:

‘Teaching and Learning is improving rapidly because of powerful leadership. Students behave very well around the school, have positive attitudes towards their learning and feel safe.’ 

We are very optimistic about the future so if you feel inspired to be part of this journey and believe that all young people can achieve high standards, we want to hear from you.

We’re seeking a determined and enthusiastic Teacher of English who can:

  • work as part of a supportive and energetic department;
  • engage and enthuse our learners through a commitment to outstanding teaching and learning;
  • contribute to the further development of a strong and forward-looking team;
  • be innovative in their techniques to motivate and inspire young people;
  • build positive relationships with staff, pupils and parents alike.


In return

Being part of the Greenwood Academies Trust means you can be assured that you will be contributing to our mission to enable every child to achieve their best. All our academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning. As a GAT employee, you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

For NQTs looking to join the Trust, you can be assured that we will invest in developing your practice to ensure you succeed. All NQTs are required to attend the NQT development programme where you will be taken through a range of core areas of professional development, including induction and training days where all the NQTs from the Trust are brought together. This training doesn’t stop at NQTs as the Learning Alliance also offers programmes for Teachers looking to develop techniques and strategies to improve classroom practice.

Visits are warmly welcomed; please contact Jackie Bradley, PA to the Principal, on 01582 863294 or email jbradley@houghtonregisacademy.org to arrange a mutually convenient time.

For further information, please visit http://www.greenwoodacademies.org/hra/007 

Closing date: Midnight on 3rd June 2018.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 9 - 13 years
Address: Parkside Drive, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 5PX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 863294
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