Teacher of English, Coventry

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Finham Park SchoolCoventry
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade TMS / NQT
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English

Grade TMS / NQT 

Full Time required for September 2018

Finham Park School is the Lead School in the recently established Finham Park Multi Academy Trust. Primary and secondary schools in Finham Park MAT will set out to pioneer, innovate and deliver a “World Class” education for all.

Finham Park School was judged as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted in 2015, for the second time. It is a Specialist College in Mathematics & Computing, a National Support School, and Leading Edge School.  It is highly over-subscribed with a growing Sixth Form of over 300 students. We have recently been accredited to the World Class Schools Organisation – endorsing that Finham Park is a place where all our students develop a love of “learning for life”. 

We have a large and successful English department where our vibrant and passionate teachers are committed to developing innovative learning strategies to challenge and inspire all our students. The Department is well resourced with current literature; a class set of ipads; recently published resources for the new GCSE and A Level courses; and a dedicated 6th form Learning Zone stocked with academic texts and student laptops. The department has strong links both internally in our mission to promote literacy and reading across the school and externally such as with our partner primaries and Coventry University. As a training school and experienced department we offer a thorough mentoring programme for NQTs including reduced contact time and a dedicated mentor who will meet with you regularly to offer guidance on marking and planning. In addition, as a lead department in a lead school we are well versed in showcasing outstanding teaching and offering CPD, both within the school and across the MAT. Further information is available via the link on our website – www.finhampark.co.uk 

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Teacher of English with an ambitious vision for the subject. There is an expectation that you will teach across the key stages to GCSE and there may be an opportunity to teach to Advanced Level. 

Completed application forms should be returned to apply@finhampark.co.uk or by post to: 

HR Department  

Finham Park Multi Academy Trust 

Torrington Avenue 



Closing date: Monday 26th March at 9.00am 

Interview date: Monday 16th April 2018 

Finham Park is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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More about Finham Park School
Address: Green Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 6EA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 764 18135