Teacher of English, Reading

Closing date:Expiring soon

Little Heath SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher of English to join our large and successful department. English enjoys a strong reputation within the school: our results are good at all Key Stages and our A Level English Literature and English Language courses are very popular choices. The position would be suitable for an NQT but applications from experienced teachers would also be welcome.  

The person we are seeking will be:

  • passionate about English and have the desire to share that passion with students
  • an innovative and inspiring classroom teacher
  • committed to helping all students make outstanding progress
  • able to work collaboratively in a large and diverse team
  • reflective and eager to develop their teaching skills.

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1650 on roll, including 380 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. As a school, we pride ourselves on our strong Professional Development programme, believing that teachers need to be able to develop their own practice collaboratively with others. We have recently been awarded the prestigious Research Mark award in recognition of the quality of evidence-based research in our work. 

For an application form and information pack please contact Emma Tedstone at Little Heath School on 0118 943 9503 or recruitment@littleheath.org.uk Please address supporting letter of application to the Headteacher. 

Closing date for applications: 26 January 2018

Interviews to be held week commencing: 3 February 2018

Little Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Little Heath School Governing Body is an equal opportunities employer. Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Little Heath Road, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 5TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 942 7337
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