Teacher of English, Aston, Birmingham B6 6DJ

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King Edward VI Aston SchoolAston, Birmingham B6 6DJ

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a permanent, full time, teacher of English to teach in this selective Grammar School for Boys.  The successful applicant will be required to teach English throughout the age range.  Applications are welcome from teachers at any stage in their career.  

  • The position is effective from 1st September 2018 however a starting date during the 2018 summer term is available for newly qualified teachers.
  • English is a successful department in the school.   There are five members of staff and all colleagues teach in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. While experience of teaching A-Level English Literature would be ideal it is not essential and more important is the desire and enthusiasm to do so.
  • There are four rooms dedicated to English teaching – each is equipped with an electronic whiteboard.  
  • All pupils are entered for a GCSE English Language & English Literature with the AQA syllabus being followed for both. For A-Level the AQA syllabus is also followed.
  • External examination results are generally strong with a GCSE Grade 7+ pass rate of 50% or higher. Results at A-Level are outstanding with a 100% A*-B pass rate in 2017.

King Edward VI Aston School is one of the six King Edward VI Grammar Schools in Birmingham and a member of the King Edward VI MAT.  The school is committed to safeguarding the well being of its students and the successful candidate will be required to undertake DBS and Prohibition checks.  Applicants should send a completed school application form and a covering letter, including the names and addresses of two referees, to the Headmaster, Mr C.Parker.  

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from our website www.keaston.bham.sch.uk

Closing date: 12.00 noon on Thursday 22nd March 2018

Interview: Week commencing 26th March 2018 

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More about King Edward VI Aston School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Frederick Road, Aston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B6 6DJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 327 1130
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King Edward VI Aston School is an academy school for boys based in Birmingham for students aged 11-18. It is a Christian school.

The school is one of the 8 schools in Birmingham that make up the King Edward VI Foundation. It has been part of the Asto...