Teacher of English

Moulton School and Science CollegeNorthamptonshire

We are seeking to appoint, from 1 September 2021 an able and enthusiastic teacher of English to join our successful English department.  The successful candidate will teach across the ability range.

We are looking for someone who:

• enjoys being part of a team and sharing ideas and materials

• wants to make lessons fun and engaging

• enjoys learning new skills

The English department is:

• a welcoming and supportive team

• keen to develop and improve, both as individual practitioners and as a group

• fully equipped with resources and relevant technology, including interactive whiteboards

• successfully offering the full range of qualifications through to ‘A’ level

The ethos within the faculty is positive and mutually supportive and there is a strong commitment to developing and improving practice.  The department is in a dedicated, purpose-built block in which there are seven English classrooms, an ICT room, a drama studio and a rehearsal room.  There is also a department resource base.  There is a further English room in the Sixth Form Centre.

The department is well resourced.  Its work is supported by a wide range of audio-visual material, and there are interactive whiteboards in each of the main classrooms.  The school has two well-stocked libraries: The Tussler Library in the main school, and The Bessie Horne Library in The Sixth Form Centre.  They are both staffed by library assistants and equipped with a wireless network of computers.

Moulton School is a successful, popular and over-subscribed school on the northern boundary of Northampton.  The school was graded Good in its last two Ofsted inspections, and there is a strong commitment to further improvement based on effective teaching and learning  and high expectations of students. Whilst maintaining firm discipline, built around our ASPIRE ethos and school values, the school is deeply committed to supporting the development of the whole student and is one of the very few schools to hold the Restorative Services Quality Mark.  Our student leadership programme is also a significant strength of the school.  As a member of staff at Moulton School, your on-going professional development is of crucial importance, and the school has an outstanding record of supporting colleagues into middle and senior leadership roles.

“The school makes people feel special” Parent

“Being at Moulton School has been a great experience and I have learnt lots!” Year 8 student.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to show this commitment. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure & Barring Service, the costs of which will be met by the school.  Please note that referees will be contacted prior to interview in accordance with accepted Child Protection Procedures.

Further details are available from the school website www.moultonschool.co.uk and applications should be made via the link to the TES online application form

Closing date: Friday 5th February 2021

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