Teacher of English, Buckinghamshire

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John Hampden Grammar SchoolBuckinghamshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Main or Upper dependent upon experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Due to expansion and a maternity cover, we are seeking two colleagues to join our thriving English department from September 2019. Either role would suit a full-time NQT.

We are a very successful oversubscribed selective school for boys.  Categorised as “Outstanding” by Ofsted, with well-motivated and able pupils.  An established centre of academic excellence, we have an exceptional record in sport, music, community involvement and offer a full range of extra-curricular activities.

You will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher, passionate about your subject
  • Have the knowledge, experience and ambition to teach across the secondary age range
  • Lead by example and act as a positive role model to students
  • Be a reflective and innovative practitioner, keen to use technology to maximise learning opportunities
  • Be committed to the development of young people
  • Have effective communication skills with the ability to inspire students
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude
  • Be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children


We offer:

  • An established centre of academic excellence with an exceptional record in sport, music and community involvement  
  • Motivated and ambitious pupils
  • A friendly and supportive team of teachers and support staff
  • Well-resourced facilities
  • A positive, caring and collaborative working environment
  • A commitment to professional development 
  • A relocation allowance may be available for candidates who apply directly


Salary: Teachers Main  or Upper dependent upon experience.

If you feel you have the skills and commitment to support us in getting the best from our students then we would love to hear from you.  Interested candidates are most welcome to visit the school and visits can be arranged through the school office (office@jhgs.bucks.sch.uk) 

Further details including a job description, person specification and an application form are available on our website (www.jhgs.bucks.sch.uk).  To apply, please complete the JHGS Teaching Staff application form and send it for the attention of Miss T Hartley, Headteacher, to HR@jhgs.bucks.sch.uk  or complete the online form on the TES website.

Applications to be received by the closing date of 20 May 2019, 9am.  Interviews will take place later that week.

The school reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.

John Hampden Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. John Hampden Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer.



More about John Hampden Grammar School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Marlow Hill, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1SZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1494 529 589
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