Teacher of English, Didcot, Oxfordshire

Aureus SchoolDidcot, Oxfordshire
Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Aureus School is a brand new mainstream state school and provides secondary education to  students aged 11 to 16 years within the Didcot area. The school opened in September 2017 and will have 600 students on roll from September 2019 including Years 7-9, with capacity for 1200 students. Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’. We are looking to expand our team and are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Teacher of English to join us for January 2020.

Come and work in the established English Department alongside English Literature and Language Lead Practitioners to enthuse and engage our students with our innovative curriculum, exploring a range of topics from Odysseus and Chaucer to modern texts such as The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

As a purpose built school, Aureus has brand new classrooms using the latest equipment such as SMART TV boards in every classroom and Visualisers  enabling teachers to bring learning to life and engage our learners. With excellent wireless coverage throughout the school, we run a Windows 10 environment, using core applications MS Office 2016 and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. Lesson planning and delivery is done with ease using the Google Drive and all staff and students are provided with Office 365 professional accounts as a platform for collaboration, sharing and out of school access. 

As a growth school, further recruitment opportunities will also be available in September 2020. For more information about Aureus School or the role please email z.dewar@aureusschool.org. Application Deadline: 7th October 2019.  

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. 

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.



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