Teacher of Drama & English, Reading

Closing date:

Reading Blue Coat SchoolReading

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Founded in 1646, Reading Blue Coat is a leading independent day school of 760 pupils; 677 boys aged 11 – 18 and a further 83 girls in the co-educational sixth form. The School is located on a beautiful 46 acre campus in the village of Sonning, just outside Reading, overlooking the River Thames.

The School employs over 170 staff, of whom 50% are academic staff. Reading Blue Coat provides a stimulating, friendly and supportive atmosphere in which each pupil can realise his or her full intellectual, physical and creative potential.

An enthusiastic and inspiring Drama/English Teacher with outstanding subject knowledge is required from September 2020 in these popular departments. You will teach both subjects at GCSE and A level.

The successful candidate will have energy, drive and great ideas and is likely to be an experienced teacher of Drama and English, or an NQT able to meet the demands of thriving Drama and English departments.

Our teachers of Drama and English seek to encourage both class and individual study beyond the requirements of the curriculum.  

You will be expected to contribute to the co-curricular offerings of the departments and the wider life of the School, to which your energy, warmth and pastoral instincts will lend themselves.  

The School provides a stimulating and vibrant environment in which to teach, and you will join a highly committed and enthusiastic academic team. 

Reading Blue Coat School has been recognised by the Daily Telegraph as one of ten independent schools offering the best value in the UK.

Rented single room accommodation during the first year of employment may be available on campus if required.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website: www.rbcs.org.uk/vacancies or contact the Human Resources Manager, on 0118 933 5813 or email: recruitment@rbcs.org.uk

Closing date: 9am, Monday 24 February 2020.

Interviews will be held during the week of 2 March 2020.

Applications must be submitted to the email address above by CV or an application form, and accompanied by your covering letter.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check.

Registered charity number 1087839 • No agencies, please


More about Reading Blue Coat School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holme Park, Sonning-on-Thames, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6SU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 9441005
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