Teacher of English, Northamptonshire

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Sponne SchoolNorthamptonshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes



A Music & Science Academy

Sponne is an outstanding, over-subscribed community comprehensive school with 1389 students aged 11-18 on roll and specialist status for Science and Music. Outcomes are very high with 78% of students gaining grades 9-4 in both English and Mathematics at GCSE. 

Sponne is the lead school in the Swan Teaching Alliance which provides initial teacher training, CPD to partner schools and school to school support throughout South Northamptonshire.

We currently have the following teaching staff vacancy for a September 2019 start 

Teacher of English

Full time, permanent post (MPS)
with opportunities for career progression/responsibility (TLR) for the right candidate

We are looking for a committed and talented English teacher to join our vibrant and extremely successful English faculty team in September 2019. Applications are welcome from experienced colleagues and NQTs. Experienced candidates could have the opportunity to progress to SLE status and become involved in the teaching school delivery team. NQT’s would be supported by a thorough induction programme and would benefit from a range of CPD offered through the teaching school to support career progression.

The faculty is well resourced and A level uptake is very high including English Literature, Language and Literature and Media provision. Opportunities exist for future career advancement within the schools which form the Tove Learning Trust.

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust and the Local Governors of Sponne School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All information relevant to this post, including further details and an application form can be found on our website: www.sponne.org.uk. If you have any further queries, please contact the HR Manager, Lisa Gordon at the school. Telephone: (01327) 350284 email: recruitment@sponne.org.uk 

Closing date – Tuesday 23rd April 2019
Interviews will be held later in the week

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More about Sponne School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brackley Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6DJ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1327 350284
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