Teacher of English (Maternity Cover), Bracknell Forest

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Sandhurst SchoolBracknell Forest

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Sandhurst School is a caring, inclusive and well-ordered community.  Our aim is to provide all students with the opportunity to succeed, with a strong emphasis on achievement, encouragement and development of skills and qualities to be active, accomplished, knowledgeable, caring and self-sufficient in tomorrow’s ever changing world.

Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

Required for January 2020

This a temporary appointment, providing maternity cover from the period of January 2020 for up to one year.  

There may also be an opportunity of further responsibility for the right candidate.

Are you a committed English teacher with high expectations, a passion for teaching and an ability to enthuse students?

We are looking for a dynamic, talented teacher to join our English team to provide maternity cover from January 2020.  You will have a passion for learning and teaching in English together with the skills to inspire and motivate our students.

English is a thriving subject with our students achieving in line with national average. We are therefore looking to appoint a motivated and committed teacher with strong subject knowledge to teach English throughout Key Stages 3 and 4.  You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.  

We are looking for a colleague who is:

  • A highly successful classroom practitioner
  • An enthusiastic and hardworking team player
  • Able to achieve high levels of student engagement, challenge and progress

In return we offer:

  • professional development
  • leadership training; and
  • support programmes for candidates with a potential for promotion and career development

Our staff are highly committed and we have a strong and positive school ethos.

Applicants may be invited to interview before the closing date, therefore please take the opportunity to apply as soon as possible.  We reserve the right to close the advert early should the right candidate apply.

In November 2017 Ofsted reported that: 

  • “The Headteacher, leaders and governors are committed to improving pupils’ life chances”
  • “Pupils’ conduct is typically good and they treat one another with respect”
  • “Pupils feel safe and are kept safe”
  • “Pupils are well looked after and are provided with the opportunity to succeed”
  • “Strong relationships exist between staff and pupils”




More about Sandhurst School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Owlsmoor Road, Owlsmoor, Sandhurst, Berkshire, GU47 0SD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1344 775678
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Sandhurst School challenges, supports and inspires every individual to achieve their best; a sense of belonging is encouraged, responsibility is shared and everyone is valued.

Background Information

Sandhurst is a maintained 11-18 mixed comprehensive...