Teacher of English, Princes Risborough

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPS (TLR available for suitable candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking to recruit an outstanding and dedicated teacher to work within our English department. The successful individual will share the PRS vision of achieving excellence and raising the standards of teaching and learning. You will: 

  • Be an excellent, inspiring teacher
  • Have a proven track record of improvement
  • Be able to creatively contribute to the development of the students and the curriculum.

This position offers a fulfilling opportunity to be part of a successful, friendly and dedicated team who are committed to ensuring every student achieves their true potential. This position attracts a TLR for the right candidate and is available on a full or part-time basis.

You will join a school that aims to develop Successful Learners, Confident Individuals and Responsible Citizens in preparation for their adult life as positive members of the community. Our curriculum promotes the spiritual, moral, social, cultural, mental and physical development and resilience of all students. The curriculum is designed to engage and significantly challenge all students of all abilities and create a personalised learning experience for every student.

Who are we: PRS is an innovative and aspirational school that is driven by the highest expectations in everything we do. We offer rich and diverse learning environments and work hard to ensure everyone succeeds on a pastoral, extra curricular and academic basis.

We are an over-subscribed, innovative and dynamic school in the heart of Buckinghamshire situated in a semi-rural market town between High Wycombe and Aylesbury. Recent consultant reports and external judgements have assured us we are progressing effectively on our journey towards ‘Good’and beyond and your skills and knowledge, hard work and dedication will be central to our achieving this goal in the year of your appointment.

What you will need to succeed: The successful candidate will be an outstanding, student-centred classroom practitioner possessing a depth of subject knowledge and an ability to inspire and enthuse our wonderful students. He or she will be fully acquainted with the demands and requirements of the new KS4 and KS5 curricula. Importantly, our new colleague will also wish to become part of the team that ensures all of our children 'Enjoy & Achieve'! 

What you need to do now: If you are interested in working at PRS, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our school and are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!  We strongly encourage any teacher who may be interested in working with us to arrange a tour of the school and to meet some of our staff. We also do encourage early applications and reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

If this position as Teacher of English at PRS is not quite right for you now, but you would be interested in any future positions, please visit our Expression of Interest area and register your interest here: www.princesrisborough.bucks.sch.uk/Vacancies/Join-our-talent-pool

This position:

  • MPS (TLR available for suitable candidate).
  • either in a part or full time role.
  • is open until midday on Thursday 29 March 2018.
  • interviews will be week beginning Monday 16 April 2018.

For further information about this position, please contact our Head of English, Debbie Wilkinson at: dwilkinson@princesrisborough.bucks.sch.uk and for further information about the school, the area and what we have to offer, please download our Recruitment & Information pack. 

Princes Risborough School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, including the barred list, as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2016) 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Merton Road, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, HP27 0DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1844 345496
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Princes Risborough School is set in superb grounds in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside close to High Wycombe, Oxford and Aylesbury. We are at the cutting-edge of curriculum development with modern facilities throughout the school. Our school...