English Teacher, Thirsk, North Yorkshire

Closing date:

Queen Mary's SchoolThirsk, North Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


English Teacher (Part Time 0.5-0.7) Without/With Drama teaching   

Start Date: September 2018

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 20 April 2018 (12:00 noon)

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25 April 2018

All staff are expected to contribute to the wider community of this successful school. 

The academic life of the School is overseen by the Director of Studies and Heads of Department for each subject area to ensure an up to date and challenging curriculum. On-going assessment is relevant and pupil progress is tracked in order to inform future teaching and learning goals.

Above all Queen Mary’s believes that the learning process must be enjoyable and engaging. Teaching and learning are supported by a wide range of resources and extra-curricular activities. The ethos and values foster an enthusiasm for lifelong learning and encourage independence of thought. The children develop self-esteem, a wide range of knowledge and essential communication, study and life skills as they progress.

The applicant will be expected to teach children of all abilities from Year 7 to Year 11.

The key responsibilities are:

· To have prime responsibility for the educational development and pastoral care of the children within your care

· To teach according to their timetable, ensuring that lessons are planned, ordered and effective. Lessons will have clear teaching objectives and maintain pace, motivation and challenge 

· To know, understand and follow the Key Stage/subject curriculum

· To set tasks which challenge pupils in line with growth mindset and ensure high levels of interest in lessons and prep

· To use a variety of teaching methods to ensure effective learning.

· To be aware of the need to differentiate work and challenges according to the ability of the pupils, whilst maintaining high expectations of all and taking full account of any Special Educational Needs

· To encourage children to take responsibility for their learning.

· To monitor the academic progress of each child in the class. Work will be marked effectively and clear feedback given to pupils. Targets will be set and reviewed regularly.

· To provide informative written reports on pupils’ work and progress

· To maintain high levels of communication with parents regarding both pastoral and academic issues

· To have appropriate and challenging expectations.

· To support and develop children’s learning.

· To ensure there is a safe, stimulating and well-organised learning environment for children. The classroom area will be maintained in good order and with excellent display work

· To be supportive of the School’s aims, agreed teaching styles, methods of assessment and other policies

· To work as part of a team, in harmony with and for the furtherance of the School’s ethos and declared educational aims and priorities

· To liaise closely with the Head of English in reviewing, revising and implementing policies to ensure teaching and learning are the best they can be.

A willingness to teach drama would be advantageous.

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More about Queen Mary's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 2 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 3BZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1845 575000
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