From September 2019 we are seeking to appoint a Teacher of English to join this oversubscribed 11-18 school.
In 2018, 64% of GCSE English grades were 9 – 5; while at A level 65% of our 34 A level English students achieved a grade A* - B.
The English department is committed to giving students a rich and varied exposure to both language and literature. Extensive enrichment opportunities such as live theatre are provided both within and beyond the school day.
We require someone who can inspire, motivate and challenge all students.
This is a full-time post, however, consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work on a part-time basis.
Cockermouth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of students, engages with young people and staff on policy and practice developments, proactively encourages feedback and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Cockermouth School is a Safeguarding School. The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate checks and undertake an enhanced DBS and where appropriate to the post, a requirement to complete a Childcare Disqualification declaration.