Teacher of English (Maternity Cover), Huntingdon, Cambridge

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Hinchingbrooke SchoolHuntingdon, Cambridge

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

We seek to appoint a well-qualified, professional and versatile English Teacher from September 2018.  This is a full time position.

English is taught throughout the 11 - 18 age range and at all levels of ability. We enjoy results significantly above the national average.  KS3 has a varied and interesting curriculum which follows the literary cannon chronologically giving both breadth and diversity. All groups in KS3 are mixed ability.  KS4 classes are set and we follow the AQA syllabi for both Language and Literature.  English is popular at A-level with both OCR English Language and OCR English Literature being offered.

The English department enjoys a collaborative and collegiate ethos with the quality of classroom teaching at the heart of everything we do. The department is at the centre of the school’s teaching and learning innovation and enjoys a partnership with the Prince’s Teaching Institute.


The successful candidate will be expected to be an excellent classroom practitioner. As a school we value highly the development of new and existing materials and the post will involve the opportunity to work on the review of existing materials and the development of new ideas.

Above all else, the successful candidate should be enthusiastic about their work with young people and have a genuine concern for their development as individuals.

The school sees the form tutor as a key role in the support, development and welfare of the students and teachers are expected to undertake this role with the same standards and commitment as their subject role.

The role will suit either newly or recently qualified, enthusiastic and aspirational teachers or those with good and outstanding practice who wish to share their expertise and make a difference. The school offers a bespoke CPD programme, research and development, links and networks with other outstanding schools as well as a plethora of extra-curricular and cross-curricular working opportunities.

Why come to Hinchingbrooke?  

This is a fantastic school to work in: on interview, we ask candidates for their impressions of the college and without fail they comment on how wonderful our students are, the positive team ethos amongst staff and how friendly and welcoming the college is.  

As a result of our success and popularity, we are growing!  We are over-subscribed and expanding, hence the need for additional high quality staff to add to our excellent teams. 

If you are an outstanding teacher it really is worth applying for this post and joining somewhere special.  We are seeking to appoint a candidate who is passionate about their subject area; a team player who will thrive on collaboration and team work; someone who really wants to make a difference! 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.  

Hinchingbrooke School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. 

Closing date: Friday 23 March 2018 (12 noon) 

Full details including application packs for all of our current posts can be found on the website visit: www.hinchingbrookeschool.net/jobs 

email: recruitment@acesacademiestrust.co.uk

call 01480 375675 or dw@hinchbk.cambs.sch.uk for enquiries

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More about Hinchingbrooke School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Brampton Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1480 375 700
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Hinchingbrooke School is a large co-educational secondary school and sixth form in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. At its most recent inspection there were 1,872 students aged 11-18 on the school roll, including 387 in 16-19 study programmes. The school ...