Teacher of English, Derby

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Allestree Woodlands SchoolDerby

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Allestree Woodlands School is an extremely successful, oversubscribed 11-18 school, providing high quality education for 1341 students (240 Post-16). The school is situated on the northern edge of Derby City overlooking ‘Green Belt’ areas. 

This post offers the opportunity to become part of an extremely successful team of highly motivated and enthusiastic English teachers. The successful candidate may be expected to teach both English Language and English Literature to A level. We are looking forward to appointing a dedicated, well-qualified English teacher who can make a positive contribution to the Department as we face the exciting challenge of significant curriculum changes at GCSE and A Level. 

There is a high level of uptake of English at A level. Every other student in the Sixth Form takes an English course. Currently, we have two large English Language and two large English Literature groups at AS and two Language and Literature groups at A2. In 2018, we achieved 100% pass rates in both Language and Literature. 62% of Language students achieved A to C grades whilst in Literature 57% achieved A to C grades. 

This position is suitable for both experienced and newly qualified teachers. 

Allestree Woodlands School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate. 

INTERESTED? Please see our attached application pack and visit the vacancies page of the school website http://www.woodlands.derby.sch.uk/vacancies-journal/ . 

Closing date for applications is 9:00am 22nd March 2019 with interviews due to take place during the week commencing 25th March 2019.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Blenheim Drive, Allestree, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 2LW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 551921
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