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Teacher of English (HERs)

Tes Schools RecruitmentKeynsham, Bristol

Teacher of English.

x2 roles, one permanent FT contract, and one PT fixed-term contract 22.75 hours per week January 2022 start until 31st August 2022 in the first instance. 

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive Academy, based in Keynsham, Bristol. The school is looking to add a Teacher of English to its progressive and supportive HERs team ideally starting ASAP.

The role will include teaching and coordinating the delivery of English at KS3 and GCSE across year groups 7 to 11. You will support the Head of English and HER education to enhance provision and will get the chance to get involved with exciting project work throughout the year. Project work will include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. You’ll also lead by example, supporting learners to achieve to the best of their ability and you’ll enjoy that great feeling when your learners achieve grades beyond their dreams.

“We are a small, mixed, fully inclusive comprehensive school taking children from ages 11 to 16 and remain one of the best choices for learning in the area. For every student who attends our Academy, we aim to raise their aspirations, broaden their horizons and promote a life-long love of learning. We are situated in extensive grounds and ideally located between Bath and Bristol. We benefit from a number of links with the local community and have an excellent reputation. The academy is currently in a very strong position with the new appointment of a driven, inspirational Headteacher. Although there's a clear roadmap and a renewed energy for improvement, we know there is more work to be done in order to become the school of choice in our local area and this is where you come in. We are looking for an inspirational HERS English Teacher to join our friendly, hard-working Hospital Education and Reintegration team from January 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach English up to KS4. If you have an excellent track record of success and high academic achievement, we would love to hear from you. We warmly welcome those candidates with SEND experience or hospital education experience, or those who have compassion and a desire to bring joy and learning to those children who need it the most."

The school is offering:  

  • a supportive environment allowing you to progress and develop as a classroom practitioner   
  • ongoing CPD opportunities with the chance to undertake qualifications such as NPQML and MA in Education   
  • a competitive benefits package

The school expects:  

  • a UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)   
  • a relevant English Degree or a related subject   
  • experience of delivering English up to GCSE, pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject   
  • experience within an SEN, HERS or PRU environment

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Please feel free to call Tom Nutley on 0776 700 1965 or drop an email to for further information. REF: 1524887

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