Teacher of English, East Sussex

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St Catherine's CollegeEast Sussex

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,371 - £40,489TMS / UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are St Catherine's College - preparing students to stand shoulder to shoulder with their peers, locally, nationally and globally.  At St Catherine's College people matter, results count and we have a passion for excellence.

We are proud of our College, our talented and highly motivated staff and students.  Our staff team work tirelessly to ensure that teaching is the best it can be and everyone has a role to play in this.  We support each other and there is an open, friendly and collegiate atmosphere where new members of the team are welcomed and supported.

We are:

An Investors in People Award School, which means that we invest heavily and value the development of all our staff.

An inclusive Church of England School with the benefits of links with The Diocese of Chichester and the opportunity to promote strong lasting values based on the Christian faith.

We are looking to recruit to our existing strong team of specialist staff a Teacher of English who is enthusiastic and passionate about teaching engaging English lessons, planning and delivering outstanding lessons, inspiring students and contributing to the development of the English Curriculum.

The English Department at St Catherine's is a proactive dynamic Department in a rapidly improving College.  The Department have seven specialist English classrooms equipped with promethean interactive whiteboards and an English office.  Staff comprise a Head of Department, two Assistant Heads of Department and seven other specialist teachers including our Deputy Headteacher and an Assistant Headteacher.

Students follow the WJEC (Eduqas) English Language and AQA English Literature GCSE examinations.  The GCSE examination results for summer 2019 saw a percentage increase in both our English 4+ and English 5+ results.

This position would suit either an NQT or an experienced teacher looking to further their career.

We offer you:

We know it's a competitive market and are proud of what we can offer

Excellent career development opportunities

A geographical location being situated near Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne's award winning Marina.  It is part of several miles of beautiful coastline, including the South Downs National Park, the white cliffs of Beachy Head and 1066 country.

A friendly, supportive and caring staff team

CPD, starts immediately upon employment

A fabulous staff room with complimentary tea and coffee

A cafe that serves at breakfast, break and lunch using freshly sourced ingredients

Teachers' Pension Scheme

Free Flu Vaccine

Banked cover system promoting work/life balance

Highly visible supportive senior leaders

Same day centralised detentions

Great students - you can make a massive difference to them

Completed application forms and letters of application should be sent directly to the college and arrive by no later than noon on Monday 20 January 2020.  Please note that applications will be considered as they arrive, and the College reserves the right to make an appointment before the expiry of this advert.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance.

St Catherine's is a thriving college with a bright future and a vibrant and collegiate atmosphere within which to work.  Please come and visit us to see us in action.

More about St Catherine's College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Priory Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 7BL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1323 465400
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We are St Catherine's College. We are a Church of England Academy that has children at the heart of everything we do.

Our smart, well behaved pupils are happy and proud of their school. We are a high achieving school with children who are well prepare...