Teacher of English, Northamptonshire

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Wootton Park SchoolNorthamptonshire

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Start date: 01.01.2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Role

Wootton Park School is seeking to appoint a passionate full time or part time Teacher of English to work within our growing school. 

What We Are Looking For

You will be required to support the overall progress and development of learners within your curriculum area. The ideal candidate will be totally committed to securing the best outcomes for all our learners and will ‘go the extra mile’ to do this. You will ensure provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for learners studying in the curriculum area, in accordance with the aims of Wootton Park School and the curricular policies. 

All members of our team must be committed to maximising potential and continuous improvement, and be willing to participate fully in all aspects of school life within and beyond the classroom. 

Our quest for excellence, must, however, also be combined with our unwavering commitment to care and support. Therefore, anyone seeking appointment to this role must demonstrate warmth, humour, resilience, and above all, emotional intelligence in order to uphold the values of our school.    

About Us

Wootton Park School is rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted

We are delighted that our school received the top grade in all five inspection categories of its first Ofsted report: overall effectiveness, leadership and management, behaviour and safety of pupils, quality of teaching, achievement of pupils and early years provision.

Ofsted praised the school for its outstanding leadership: “The principal, together with senior leaders and governors, leads with unapologetic ambition and an unwavering determination to secure the highest possible standards of education and well-being for pupils and staff".

Inspectors also noted that “The quality of teaching, learning and assessment is of a consistently high quality” and that “Achievement is outstanding in the early years and at key stages 1 and 3".

WPS opened in 2016 with two Reception and four Year 7 classes. We grow each year until we reach  our full capacity of 1260 learners. Currently housed in a first rate, bespoke modular building, we will move into our £20 million state-of-the-art school building in summer 2020.

Wootton Park School (WPS) offers a first-rate and unique learning environment, ensuring high levels of academic achievement and personal development for all, while promoting the value of public service and building a stronger society. As an all-through (4-19) school, we believe this brings a significant number of benefits to learners and staff, and we seek staff who share this vision with us. 

We Can Offer You

- Supportive professional development following a coaching model.

- Excellent future opportunities for progression.

- Opportunity to innovate and significantly contribute to curriculum development.

- Exemplary learner behaviour and engagement.

- An exciting, friendly and conscientious working environment.

If you are inspired by this exceptional opportunity to join us at this early stage of our journey to excellence, we want to hear from you!

The Recruitment Process

Wootton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.    

Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure.    

We are an equal opportunities employer.   

Please note we do not accept CVs and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.

Interview date: W/B 7th October 2019 

We maintain the right to close the application process early or later if necessary and adjust the proposed interview date accordingly.



More about Wootton Park School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Wootton Hall Park, Wootton, Northamptonshire, NN4 0JA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1604 931139
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