Nicholas Breakspear is a vibrant, nurturing and ambitious school. Situated on the outskirts of St Albans the school benefits from large spacious grounds and close links to London. This role provides an excellent opportunity for someone to join a school which values inclusivity and kindness and which allows children to flourish and grow in confidence. The 2019 GCSE results place the school in the top 10% of schools nationally.
Due to the expansion of the school we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic English teacher who is passionate about their subject. The successful applicant would join a committed, collaborative and friendly team. The English department at Nicholas Breakspear consistently enables students to achieve impressive results and is one of the most popular subjects at A Level within the school. In 2019 29% of students achieved grades 7+ at GCSE English Literature whilst the progress that all students made in the subject place the department in the top 10% of school nationally. The role is suitable for NQTs as well as more experienced teachers.
Nicholas Breakspear is a member of the Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust. We work together with the other schools in the trust to share best practice and to promote the development of staff and students. DOWAT is recognised as one of the top 10 academy trusts in the country.
Nicholas Breaskpear is a Catholic school and we place great emphasis on the gospel values of Truth, Justice, Peace and Love. This is reflected in the excellent conduct and behavior of our students and the appreciation of the role they have in serving their school and the wider community. Our staff reflect the diverse backgrounds of our students and we welcome all applicants irrespective of faith.
If you would like an informal conversation about the post before applying, please contact Miss K Burr, Head of English, at email@example.com.
Please note interviews may take place before the closing date.
Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School is committed to safeguarding, actively promoting British values and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to the development of community cohesion and the prevention of extremism and radicalisation. All staff will be required to have an enhanced DBS Check. All staff are required to have the ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of young children.
Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years