Second in Department - English and Media Studies, Surrey

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Ash Manor SchoolSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR (London Fringe) + TLR 2c (£4745)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


MANOR ROAD, ASH, SURREY, GU12 6QH                                                                              

Tel: 01252 353900

NoR: 1020

Head Teacher:  Ms A Bailey


MPR/UPR (London Fringe) + TLR 2c (£4745)

Required for September 2020

Ash Manor School is a successful 11–16 mixed comprehensive judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in its most recent inspection and is committed to becoming exceptional.

We are seeking to appoint a creative and dynamic 2nd in English who can work with the Head of English and Media Studies in the leadership of the Department.   You must be highly motivated and demonstrate high professional standards as well as a commitment to the pursuit of excellence in a department that has made rapid progress and now boasts results above national averages.  

You will help lead the development of Teaching and Learning across the Department to develop the success already achieved, demonstrating innovative approaches to learning and teaching, challenging the most able and have a collaborative approach at the core of your practice. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and leadership potential and they will use these skills to support the department’s ongoing journey to becoming exceptional. 

You must be able to teach English to KS3 and KS4. A willingness to make an active contribution to our extensive extra-curricular activities programme is essential. 

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who:

  • Believes in young people
  • Is dynamic, innovative and inspirational in the classroom 
  • Is passionate about English and is keen to improve standards across all year groups
  • Ensures all students succeed and are able to achieve their maximum potential
  • Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age range
  • Is committed to raising standards of attainment and developing the success of the faculty
  • Enjoys working as part of a team 
  • Sets high expectations of themselves and their students.

In return we will offer you:

  • A professional, friendly, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capability and desire to raise student achievement even further
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn  and are proud of their learning environment
  • Opportunities for further professional development
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme
  • Extra-curricular sporting facilities for staff
  • A caring and supportive working environment within a vibrant school community
  • Potential applicant visits are welcomed 

Requests for visits and completed applications to be sent to

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications:  Monday 24th February at 9am

Early applications recommended as we may interview early upon obtaining an excellent short list of candidates.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for this role. 

More about Ash Manor School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Manor Road, Ash, Surrey, GU12 6QH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1252 353900
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Ash Manor School is a caring and vibrant school community which prides itself on providing the highest standards for every child.  We do this through excellent teaching and learning, which ensures that all students reach their full potential. &n...