Teacher of English or Teacher with KS3 Responsibility, Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Sheldon SchoolChippenham, Wiltshire
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS or MPS/UPS with TLR2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


(a TLR2b is available for a suitably qualified candidate to be Key Stage 3 Co-ordinator for English)  

Required from September 2018, a suitably qualified and enthusiastic teacher of English to join a very strong faculty team. The post is full time and permanent. The post is suitable for an NQT or a more experienced teacher and a full programme of induction, support and staff development is offered. There is an opportunity for a TLR2b for a suitably qualified candidate interested in the KS3 responsibility. 

Sheldon is a high-performing school with a strong record of success and we have an outstanding local and national reputation.  It is a very happy school and staff morale is high.  Our vision is to be a forward-thinking and outward-looking school, where aspirations are high and ambitions unlimited.  A confident community, where teaching is inspirational, every individual valued and students are resilient, successful and proud of their school. 

“The all-pervading caring ethos ensures that pupils are happy and able to thrive from the moment they arrive at school.  The vibrant atmosphere created reflects the commitment to pupils’ enriching and positive school experiences.” Ofsted June 2017. 

We are situated in attractive parkland on the edge of the rapidly growing market town of Chippenham, surrounded by beautiful countryside.  There are good rail and road links to London, we are 5 minutes from junction 17 on the M4 and a 10 minute train journey to the beautiful Roman City of Bath. 

Application process:  Please click ‘Apply Now’ and download our application form and submit, together with a letter of application to hr@sheldonschool.co.uk.  

Further details are available from the Headteacher, Mr N Spurdell, by telephone, email, or fax, or from the school website, www.sheldonschool.co.uk  

Sheldon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure. 

Closing date for applications:  Thursday, 22nd February 2018 (12 noon)

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Address: Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 766020