Teacher of English, Northamptonshire

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Wollaston SchoolNorthamptonshire

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Start date: Required for September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wollaston School is a large, rural community school located in a village setting about 15 minutes drive from Northampton. The student intake draws on nearby villages and the towns of Earls Barton, Wellingborough, and Irchester. We have over 1400 students on roll with approximately 240 students in the Sixth Form. The school is over-subscribed. Wollaston School was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in April 2017.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher who is able to teach English throughout the school at Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 (or both) and A-Level; for a suitably qualified candidate. Newly qualified teachers are welcome to apply. The successful candidate will be well-qualified & have a passion for their subject.

English is taught to all students throughout Key Stage 3; students have four 50-minute lessons each week. At GCSE, almost all students take both English Language and English Literature at GCSE. Both of these subjects are currently offered at Key Stage 5 and the faculty also offers Media Studies as an A-level subject.

The English faculty comprises 10 full time and several part time specialist staff. The faculty is housed in a dedicated block with nine classrooms, including its own IT suite, staff base and a library resources centre that has recently been completely refurbished. The faculty has consistently produced some of the best results in Northamptonshire over the last five years, with over 88% of students achieving grade 4 in English at GCSE in 2018 and 23% achieving a grade 7 or above. In the Sixth Form, English and Media Studies have been popular subject options and several students go on to do English related courses at university each year.

We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package including support of the Teacher Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Discounted Onsite Gym Membership and onsite parking.

Wollaston School is a fantastic place to work and study. Informal visits are welcomed if you would like to see us in action and to learn more about us prior to your application.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9.00am Monday 20th January 2020
Interviews: Week beginning Monday 27th January 2020

Please contact Mrs Louisa Nixon for an application form, further details about this role or to arrange a visit on nixonl@wollaston-school.net . Alternatively you can download details directly from the school website at: www.wollastonschool.com 

Wollaston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

More about Wollaston School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Irchester Road, Wollaston, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN29 7PH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1933 663501
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