English Teacher, Southampton

Closing date:

Wildern SchoolSouthampton

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are a large over-subscribed secondary school in Hedge End, Southampton that believes every student matters and every moment counts. 

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which includes Boorley Park Primary School, a further 7-form entry secondary school is currently in the planning stages. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues present and future.

We will ensure that the successful candidate has:

• comprehensive induction including a dedicated mentor

• continuous professional learning, development and improvement

• the opportunity to contribute to raising standards for all our students

Benefits of working for our trust include:

• Potential for career progression

• Excellent department resources 

• Enrolment in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

• A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice

• A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice

• Friendly and sociable colleagues

• Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre

• Good transport links

• Free on-site car park

Having been designated as one of the first 100 Teaching Schools in July 2011 we have a proven history of outreach with other schools, both at a Primary and Secondary level.  We are a school with significant strength in the CPD of staff, developing our teachers for the next stage of their careers. Graded as ‘OUTSTANDING’ by Ofsted in November 2012 for the third consecutive inspection, we are committed to being a centre of innovation, creativity and enjoyment for both students and staff.  

If you are an enthusiastic, innovative English teacher who would like to join our team we would love to hear from you. You must have Qualified Teacher Status in the UK, or an equivalent overseas qualification with UK teaching experience. Applications from Newly Qualified Teachers due to qualify summer 2020 are encouraged and an excellent NQT package would be available if appropriate.

For more information on our English department please visit our website https://www.wildern.hants.sch.uk/teaching-and-learning/curriculum/curriculum/english/

If you already live or work in Hampshire, you will know what a fantastic place it is. Hampshire has everything: bustling towns and cities, stunning coastline, delightful countryside, tranquil villages, wonderful food and drink establishments and popular attractions.

Applications should be on Wildern School application forms, individual CV’s will not be accepted. Application forms can be downloaded from our website www.wildern.hants.sch.uk where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff. Applications can be e-mailed to hr@wildern.org or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

A tour of the school is included as part of the interview process.

Closing Date: Midday Monday 13th January 2020 

Please note, we reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive applications that meet the criteria, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.



More about Wildern School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 4EJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1489 783473
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