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Job details
Employer George Abbot School
Location Surrey
Salary MPS/UPS + TLR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Starting September 2017

A well-qualified, motivated and expert Head of Media and Teacher of English is required for September 2017, for a permanent contract. We are looking for a teacher with some experience who is ready to take the step up to a management position within an English and Media department. 

Our thriving English and Media Department is made up of 16 members of staff. We achieve consistently excellent results at GCSE, AS and A Level. The successful candidate will teach and lead delivery of Media in KS4 and KS5 and will teach English across all three key stages. We currently offer English Literature, English Language and Media Studies. Our Media department is a growing part of our curriculum; we have 2 groups per year at KS4 and 4 groups in total at KS5.

All applicants must have a track record of innovative English delivery and demonstrate a passion for English, Media and the ability to inspire a love of learning. Experience of teaching A level in Media is essential.

George Abbot School is a large 11-18, mixed comprehensive, situated in the pleasant Burpham area of Guildford, within easy reach of the town, the A3 and London Road railway station. It is a forward looking and dynamic school which has a reputation for excellence in every area. George Abbot became an Academy on 1 July 2011 and went on to be a founding member of the GEP multi academy trust. We also have Teaching School status. 

To apply, please complete the attached application form and send to Georgina Newman: gmnewman@georgeabbot.surrey.sch.uk

We reserve the right to appoint ahead of the closing date for an exceptional candidate.

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday, 21st March 2017.

Interview date: Friday, 24th March 2017.

George Abbot School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful applicant will be subjected to an enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

About the employer

Information about George Abbot School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Woodruff Avenue
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 1XX
United Kingdom
+44 1483 888001