Teacher of English, Bracknell Forest

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Lambrook SchoolBracknell Forest

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Start date: Required September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and committed graduates to teach English to highly motivated pupils in a collaborative and capable department. Our curriculum is exhilarating and enables creative practice for teachers and pupils alike. The school has an enviable reputation for academic and all-round excellence feeding many of the top senior schools in the country. The successful candidate will join a Department of a dozen English teachers working in support of the Head of English. 

Lambrook’s English curriculum is based upon the Common Entrance syllabus. Reflecting Lambrook’s approach to academia the syllabus is varied, exciting, demanding, topical and under constant collaborative review. We help children to develop their emotional vocabulary as responsive readers, alongside an analytical approach to the author’s craft. We encourage ambition and risk-taking in their own work.

The position affords the opportunity to explore the subject in depth with pupils who are enthusiastic and eager to learn. Teachers are mostly based in one classroom for all English classes, apart from their weekly library-based lessons and any booked ICT-based lessons. The emphasis is on enjoyment and confident, rigorous exploration of text, through discussion, analysis, comprehension, creative writing, competitions, public speaking and drama. We celebrate successes and give plenty of practical, specific guidance. Co-curricular activities include debating, poetry and drama.

The application form and job description can be obtained from the school website by clicking the apply button.

Closing date: Friday 22 February 2019.
Interview date: Wednesday 13 March 2019.

Lambrook School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please be aware that an Enhanced DBS check is required for all new staff.

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More about Lambrook School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: Winkfield Row, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG42 6LU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1344 882717
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We are one of the best-resourced independent preparatory schools in the area.

The school has high academic standards and is outstandingly successful at achieving places in first-choice schools at Common Entrance and at Scholarship level.

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