Teacher of English (Literacy Lead), Stoke on Trent

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Thistley Hough AcademyStoke on Trent

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English (Literacy Lead) 

Required from September 2018 

Competitive Salary and TLR for the right candidate  

As Stoke-on-Trent’s most rapidly improving school we are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team.  We are seeking a highly committed educationalist who believes passionately in making a difference to the life of every student; in return you will be rewarded with a highly competitive career package.   

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional teacher of English, who is committed to raising standards through innovative and creative practice.  The successful candidate will: 

• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner 

• Be an inspirational teacher who is willing to participate in the implementation of effective strategies to engage and motivate learners 

 • Have a proven track record of teaching 

• Be committed to raising standards across key stages 3 and 4  

We are committed to developing our staff and as a result, a large proportion of Thistley Hough staff have achieved promotion to middle and senior leadership positions.   

The successful candidate will have the drive and determination to move us closer to our ultimate goal of becoming an ‘outstanding’ school.  

Applications are encouraged from ambitious teachers who share our vision. We actively recruit only the highest calibre staff. For an informal discussion with the Assistant Principal, Mr Ian Brailsford, or a tour of the building please contact the academy on 01782 883500.

Letters of application should be written to the Person Specification and should outline the skills and experiences that you could bring to make a difference at our academy. They should be no more than 2 sides of A4 paper and written in Arial font size 12.  A standard Application Form must also be completed which can accessed on the school website: www.thistleyhough.org.uk and returned via email to julie.evans@thistleyhough.org.uk   

Closing date:  Wednesday 23rd May 2018  

Interview Date: Thursday 24th May 2018   

Thistley Hough Academy is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service..

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More about Thistley Hough Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Newcastle Lane, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 5JJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1782 883500
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