Head of English, Bicester

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The Bicester SchoolBicester

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Start date: April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR1(2)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An exciting opportunity to join our English Department with TLR1(2) from April 2019.

A well-qualified, highly motivated and outstanding professional with a proven track record to take the leading role in the English Department from April 2019 in a supportive and team-orientated School graded as ‘Good’ in all categories. (Ofsted June 2018). The school has above average GCSE results and a positive progress 8 score.

For applicants of the right experience and calibre, there will be an opportunity to join our SLT in a seconded Associate Assistant Headteacher role from September 2019 for a period of one year in the first instance.

The successful candidate will have proven expertise and be someone with a passion for their subject who will inspire and engage our students and be able to manage a team effectively and know how to get the best from each teacher in the department. You will actively assist in the further development of English within the School. 

Our English Department has grown in strength with the current team and we are looking for an engaging and forward-thinking individual who will lead and build on the success of the department. We are looking for an outstanding teacher, with the ability to deliver high quality teaching in all key stages.

We are always happy to meet potential applicants prior to interview; please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like any further information or to arrange a visit to the school. 

At The Bicester School we pride ourselves on having successfully created an ethos that is nurturing, but challenging, and fully inclusive to all staff and students. We are fortunate to be located in a rural part of North Oxfordshire with excellent transport links. 

To apply for this position please complete the application form listed in the Recruitment Information Pack on the Current Vacancies page. 

To arrange a visit or to submit an application form please contact our HR department by email: hr@thebicesterschool.org.uk or telephone: 01869 243331. 

This vacancy will be closed as soon as sufficient applications have been received.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

The Bicester School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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More about The Bicester School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Queen's Avenue, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 2NS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1869 243331
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