Teacher of English, Birmingham

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Bishop Challoner Catholic CollegeBirmingham

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a high achieving, innovative and friendly English Department in an extremely high performing designated Teaching School.  GCSE results in 2018 for English Language were amongst the highest in the city with 86% of the cohort achieving 4+ gaining a progress measure of 0.54. Results for GCSE Literature were also impressive with 83% achieving 4+ and a progress measure of 0.62. This success was not limited to KS4, as 80% of A Level students achieved at least a grade C and 100% pass rate.  

The post

The post would suit a skilful and experienced teacher with real potential to inspire and challenge pupils through quality teaching and learning experiences.  The Department would also welcome applications from Teach First Ambassadors and NQT’s.

The successful candidate will be joining a well-established Department committed to high quality pedagogy.  English is an extremely popular subject in our school and this is reflected by over one hundred students choosing to continue the study of the subject post sixteen.

The successful candidate will be a highly qualified English graduate committed to securing high standards and maintaining the high academic attainment in the department.  Candidates will be able to teach across the full age and ability range.  The successful candidate will be passionate, enthusiastic and hardworking, having high expectations of all students.

We provide a first class INSET programme which supports the professional development of teachers at all stages in their careers.

Bishop Challoner is an extremely successful, heavily over-subscribed mixed comprehensive school in the South of Birmingham.  We were designated one of the first 100 Teaching Schools in the country in the summer of 2011.  This is a measure of the high achievement of the school and its excellence in training and developing staff.  This will allow exciting opportunities for any newly appointed member of the school.

Bishop Challoner is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  It has policies and procedures to ensure that this occurs.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

For an application pack please visit our website www.bishopchalloner.org.uk/vacancies or click on APPLY NOW button on the TES website - please note all applications have to be on the CES application form.

Email applications to Tracey Ingram: t.ingram@bishopchalloner.bham.sch.uk

Closing date for letters of application is Monday 28th January 2019 




Job location

More about Bishop Challoner Catholic College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Institute Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B14 7EG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 444 4161
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