Teacher of English

Whickham School and Sports CollegeGateshead

Do you want to work in a successful school, as part of a progressive and energetic English Faculty? Are you unapologetically passionate about teaching English?

We seek to appoint a English teacher to teach at KS3, KS4 and A-Level. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a skilled team who are committed to ensuring our students both enjoy and succeed in their studies.

Specific details regarding the role and skills and qualities that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate are in the attached job description and person specification. A summary of key information is detailed below. We are looking for someone who:

Is passionate about English and supporting children in developing their knowledge and skills.

Is committed to personal development and open to sharing ideas and continuing to develop their own practice.

Understands the importance of strong behaviour management and that developing positive relationships with children is fundamental to their role.

Understands and values the use of restorative practices.

Is determined to make a positive difference in the lives of young people.

Is supportive of our inclusive and diverse nature as a school where differences are celebrated.

Our aim is to ensure every young person is the best they can be and whilst we have already achieved much in achieving our goal, we recognise that there is so much more we can do. We are proud of our good reputation within the region and positive feedback we receive from students, parents, staff and external organisations such as Ofsted.

Applications should be sent to Nicola Graham by 9am on 12th April 2021 . Interviews will be held during the week commencing 19th April 2021.

The successful candidate will undertake an enhanced DBS check. Please also see our safer recruitment policy.

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Whickham School and Sports College

Gateshead

Whickham School and Sports College
Burnthouse LaneWhickhamNewcastle upon TyneGatesheadNE16 5ARUnited Kingdom
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http://www.whickhamschool.org+44 191 4960026
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