Teacher of English
Salary: Main scale
Contract: Permanent, full time
Start date: September 2020, or earlier if available
Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 27 January 2020
We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and ambitious teacher of English to join our successful team. The appointed applicant will work alongside a well-established and very successful English department. You will be passionate about English and have the drive to be part of a forward thinking department, focused on developing exciting and engaging learning experiences.
Prince William School is a vibrant and friendly 11-18 school (1100 students on roll) located in Oundle, within easy commuting distance from Peterborough, Stamford, Wellingborough, Huntingdon and Corby. We have incredible students and are passionate about providing them with the best possible education so we place them at the heart of everything we do. Our students are well behaved, happy, engaging, and inquisitive individuals, and they are very proud to be Prince William Students; they have high aspirations and look to all our staff to guide them on that journey. Equally impressive are our staff who work tirelessly to achieve our excellent results and to help each student truly achieve their best. We are extremely proud to have such wonderful colleagues and grateful for the life chances they are giving our young people.
You will be joining the school at an exciting time as examination results across the whole school at both A level and GCSE have seen rapid improvement and the school is expanding. In 2019, 72% achieved grade 4+ in both English and Maths, 52% achieved grade 5+ in both English and Maths, and our Progress 8 score is estimated to be +0.21 (FFT Aspire data). At A level, 56% attained A* - B and and 79% achieved A* - C.
We welcome applications from colleagues who want to be part of a positive and successful team. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher who is committed to delivering high-quality lessons for students of all abilities. In return, the school offers a supportive Senior Leadership Team; a committed and caring department; good CPD and career development opportunities; and students with good attitudes to learning.
The school is keen to support staff to develop both personally and professionally, and the successful candidate will be given training opportunities to suite their needs and career aspirations. If an NQT is appointed, they will benefit from the support of a mentor who is an English teacher, as well as the supervision of a member of the Extended Leadership Team. There is also an onsite nursery run by a private company.
How to apply
Please visit the school website www.princewilliamschool.co.uk for an application pack. Please include a letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining your experiences that are relevant to the post. Please email it, along with your completed application to email@example.com.
Prince William School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to references and an enhanced DBS check.