Teacher of English, Durham, County

Closing date:

King James I AcademyDurham, County

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Start date: April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you looking to develop your career or looking for a new and exciting challenge in a department and school which recognises “The Importance of Teaching”? 

We would like to invite you to join us on our journey to excellence and would welcome your application where you would join our successful English Department. 

You will be someone with the ability to engage and inspire our students and in doing so will complement and enhance a team of dedicated teaching professionals. There is a potential for the post to offer the right candidate the opportunity to teach across KS3 to KS5 where you will demonstrate the following:

• A commitment to high achievement

• Well developed and practiced subject knowledge and teaching skills

• A creative approach to leading learning

• Effective communication skills

• A commitment to professional development

This is an exciting time to join King James I Academy as we continue on our journey to excellence and work together in our state-of-the-art new buildings.  This specific role requires the post-holder to support the development of innovative teaching and learning within the department; with a specific focus upon promoting active teaching strategies.  

You will be supported through a bespoke and individually tailored induction or NQT programme with a clear commitment to support your continual career development.  

Closing Date: Monday 14th January 2019 (Mid-Day)  

Interview Date: Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Please ring or email the Academy for an application pack. If you would like to arrange an informal visit please contact Ben Pearson (kingjames@kj1a.com) or on 01388 603388. Please note that completed applications must be returned to the above email address or by post to King James I Academy, South Church Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 7JZ by the closing date. 

The Academy is committed to safeguarding children.  All candidates will need to demonstrate a commitment to the welfare and safety of children and young people.  Any offer of employment will be conditional upon receipt of two supportive references and a successful Health and DBS check.

King James I Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: South Church Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7JZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1388 603388
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