Teacher of English (or English with Drama), Kingsbury, Tamworth

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Kingsbury SchoolKingsbury, Tamworth

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teacher main scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English/English with Drama

Required for January 2019 (possibility of an Acting 2nd in English TLR)

Do you want to be part of our highly innovative, driven and ambitious organisation with a clear vision for achieving success?

If so, why not come and visit our school and see what we have to offer?

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, dynamic, inspirational and highly motivated professional to join our English Faculty at one of the highest performing schools in Tamworth and North Warwickshire.  This position would suit a professional in any stage of their teaching career. 

Our English team is committed to consistently doing their best for our students, by raising standards and offering tailored enrichment experiences to give them exceptional life chances.  We are seeking professionals who will contribute significantly to our drive and commitment to improving outcomes in English so that they are significantly above national average. 

The successful applicant will:

• Be a dynamic and innovative practitioner with a passion for learning and teaching and a desire to ensure that the quality of learning is great.

• Be an aspirational teacher with a desire to achieve the very best outcomes for our students.

• Have excellent knowledge of English/Drama to GCSE level.

• Be willing to contribute to learning and teaching developments in English/Drama.

• Have an ability to engage, enthuse and motivate students.

• Be a committed, highly competent, energised, reflective and resilient individual.

• Possess the skills and determination to make a profound difference to the lives of our students by sharing our belief in the highest standards of academic achievement in an inclusive setting.

We pride ourselves on:

• Our success and drive in helping all pupils achieve their full potential - Attainment results for 2017/2018 included 79.87% of students achieving grade 4+ in English; 56.1% achieving a grade 5+ in English; 75.4% of students achieving grade 4+ in English Literature and 68.4% of students achieving 4+ in English Language;

• Having well-resourced English classrooms and equipment, including laptops.

• Being an oversubscribed and popular school with specialist status, located close to the M42 and M6, in easy reach of Birmingham, Staffordshire, South Derbyshire, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

• Being a highly innovative, driven, inspirational and ambitious organisation with a clear vision for achieving success.

• Being part of the Castle Phoenix Trust and its associated teaching school.  This facilitates an opportunity to play to your strengths and provide excellent collaboration between colleagues and leaders, access to effective CPD and the chance to develop professionally.

  • Strong professional mentor support and subject development for professionals embarking on their teaching career.

• Our strong commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition, and a range of benefits which include cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes, free parking, an employee discount scheme, an Ipad or laptop and access to the on-site swimming pool.

We are committed to effective learning, teaching, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Application forms available direct from the school, from the school website www.kingsburyschool.co.uk or from HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk.  Application forms are to be returned to HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk.

Closing date:        Monday 22nd October 2018 at 12pm

Interview date: Thursday 25th October 2018

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More about Kingsbury School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Tamworth Road, Kingsbury, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 2LF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1827 872 316
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