English Teacher, Girton nr Cambridge

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Gretton SchoolGirton nr Cambridge

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Start date: Easter 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


We are seeking to appoint ambitious and inspirational teacher(s) of English to join our committed team of practitioners in delivering a curriculum which informs, transforms and generates a lifelong love of learning from Easter and September 2018. 

The successful candidate(s) will have the ability to teach across the secondary age range from KS3 to KS5. 

Applications from NQTs are welcome as the school has a very strong and well-developed NQT training and support programme. A management/ leadership allowance may also be available for an outstanding candidate able to take on additional responsibility. 

English is an important subject at Gretton School, with all students studying both Language and Literature to GCSE level, Functional Skills, and some students choosing to take A Level Literature at KS5. The successful candidate will need to work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver an engaging and contextualised curriculum. 

Gretton School is an independent school for children aged 5 to 19 with a diagnosis of an Autistic Spectrum Condition, with small class sizes and high staffing levels of support.

Gretton School received a “Good” in all aspects following its last Ofsted inspection in February 2017 and is now working towards being graded as “Outstanding” at its next inspection. 

We are committed to high-quality, collaborative and relevant CPD for all members of staff to enable and support them to make the best possible progress in their role and in their future career development. As a growing school there are many opportunities for ‘in-house’ progression. 

Gretton School is located two miles from Cambridge City Centre with good public transport services and there is ample free parking on site.

To apply please visit the vacancies section of our website www.grettonschool.com or contact:

Ms Zoe Kirby, Gretton School, Manor Farm Road, Girton, Cambridge, CB3 0RX.

Email: info@grettonschool.com or jobs@grettonschool.com

Telephone: 01223 277438

Website: www.grettonschool.com 

Closing date for applications: Friday 23 March 2018 

Short-listed candidates will be contacted in the week commencing 26 March 2018.

Gretton School is fully committed to the safeguarding and well-being of all its students and staff. The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory enhanced clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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More about Gretton School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Manor Farm Road, Girton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 277438
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