Teacher of English, Calne

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The John Bentley SchoolCalne

Date posted:
Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS (+TLR 2 responsibility available for the right candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English


Full or Part Time Available (+ TLR 2 responsibility for the right candidate)


Appointment Date: September 2018

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, highly motivated professional to our English Department on a permanent basis from September 2018. We welcome applications from all excellent classroom practitioners, particularly those who share our love of all aspects of English and who are keen to inspire students through teaching exciting lessons, implementing creative and personalised activities and supporting progress through high quality assessment and feedback. 

We are a forward thinking co-educational Academy with c.900 students on roll and a highly committed and enthusiastic staff team. Situated in a beautiful location, the school is within commuting distance of Bath, Swindon and the M4.

Our most recent Ofsted inspection (June 2013) confirmed the school was ‘Good in Every Category’ and that “students make good or outstanding progress as a result of high expectations and students being given the opportunity to discuss their work”. This is testament to the expertise and passion of our staff and to our hardworking and friendly students.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher who will be:

· an outstanding English teacher with a passion for teaching and  learning

· passionate about their subject, bringing energy, enthusiasm and new ideas to the classroom and department

· ambitious for themselves and their students, wanting the best outcomes for all whatever their backgrounds or their barriers to learning

The John Bentley School is a great place to teach English. We are continually raising standards to produce the highest levels of student achievement and are seeking to appoint a highly motivated professional who shares our aims and our ethos.

Applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.

We welcome visits to the school for prospective candidates. Please contact the school office to arrange your visit.

For further information and an application form, please visit the vacancies section of our website and download the recruitment pack. For any other queries, please phone the school reception on 01249 818100 or email Becky Taylor, HR/PR Administrator at rta@johnbentley.wilts.sch.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9am – Monday 19 March 2018

Interview Date:  TBC

We look forward to receiving your application should you be interested. If you have not heard from us by the interview date, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer feedback on individual applications that are not shortlisted for interview.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about The John Bentley School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: White Horse Way, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 8YH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 818100
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