English Teacher - for September 2020, West Sussex

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BrambletyeWest Sussex

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Generous and competitive salary package available commensurate with experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Brambletye is an IAPS co-educational boarding/day school for pupils between the ages of 2 ½ and 13 where pupils are prepared for Common Entrance or Scholarship examinations to a wide range of senior schools.

The school was founded in 1919 at Sidcup Place, Kent and moved to its present site, just off the A22, one mile south of East Grinstead, in 1933. In 1969 it was formed into a charitable educational trust with a Board of Governors, which includes parents and Old Boys, with a range of academic and educational experience.

The School facilities are centred on a large country house on the edge of the Ashdown Forest, in its own woodlands and extensive playing fields. The whole property covers 140 acres. The school has outstanding facilities including a newly refurbished Art Department and a brand new library. We also have a well-equipped ICT Room, a large Theatre and well-appointed music rooms. There is also a sports hall, tennis and netball courts, two squash courts, an indoor swimming pool and several playing fields including a new all-weather pitch.

We believe that a perfectly balanced combination of traditional values with modern sensibilities makes Brambletye a very special to be. It enables our pupils to thrive as they learn and play, our teachers to love their work as they encourage and support, and our parents to feel pride and peace of mind as they see their children flourish and explore their abilities.

This is an education that focuses on developing the whole person in a beautiful and historic setting. We have thought hard about how we prepare our pupils for a future which may look quite different from today’s world. We encourage and inspire our pupils to be emotionally intelligent and adaptable. We show them how to be the best people they can be, creatively, academically and physically. We give them the courage and belief in their abilities to become confident, happy individuals, well equipped for the next phase of their education and their lives.

We offer a broad and engaging curriculum combined with an outstanding range of extra-curricular opportunities that means our pupils are encouraged to be creative, curious and are given the support and guidance for them to discover their talents and develop the skills for success. We are a happy and vibrant school where our pupils are incredibly lucky to be supported by enthusiastic, dedicated and talented teachers, an outstanding pastoral and medical team and parents and guardians who are very supportive of the school and take an active role in school-life.

English Teacher

We have an exceptional opportunity available to join our highly regarded English Department in September 2020.  With a genuine passion for teaching and the ability to motivate, excite and inspire pupils, you will be an outstanding classroom practitioner.  You will join a small but immensely talented, committed and supportive English team, led by our Head of English and you will have access to excellent CPD opportunities.

With the role comes the expectation that you will make a full contribution to the thriving extra-curricular life of the school and you will fully immerse yourself into the very active and highly supportive Brambletye community.

There is a generous salary package available with this position that will be commensurate with your experience and qualifications. The package includes a very generous school fee discount which is available in our Nursery, Pre-Prep and Prep School, complimentary use of our excellent leisure facilities including swimming pool and tennis courts, free meals of outstanding quality when working, use of a well-equipped staff room which includes complimentary hot and cold drinks, biscuits and fresh fruit and newspapers and free on-site parking. Accommodation may be available.

For further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please refer to the Job Description and please visit our website: www.brambletye.co.uk for further information about our incredible school.

If you are interested in applying for this position and would like an informal discussion prior to applying, please email Mr Andrew Morris, Deputy Headmaster (Academic) via: amorris@brambletye.com or telephone (01342) 321004 who would be happy to discuss this position with you.

How to Apply

To apply, please download a copy of our application form from the TES or Brambletye School website and return fully completed to Heather White (HR and Compliance Officer) via email: hwhite@brambletye.com with a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster.

The closing date for receipt of applications: 9.00am on Friday, 21st February 2020

Interviews will be held: the week commencing Monday, 2nd March 2020

Please note that applications not submitted on the Brambletye application form or where the Brambletye application form has not been completed in full, will not be considered. CV’s will not be accepted in substitution for a completed Brambletye application form.

Brambletye School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection process. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Brambletye
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Lewes Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3PD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1342 321004
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