Teacher of English, Reading

Expiring tomorrow

The Willink SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: TLR is available for additional responsibilities for the right candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Full-Time/Part-time (0.8 -1.0 FTE)

We require a committed colleague with a real passion in the provision of quality and imaginative teaching to join an experienced, supportive and high achieving English Department (90% GCSE grades 4-9 in 2018).

The successful candidate will be expected to teach English language and literature throughout the school and across the age and ability range to GCSE. There is the opportunity of teaching A-Level for a suitably qualified candidate. Possible additional responsibilities may include literacy, SEND or media.

Applications are invited from ITTs as well as more experienced colleagues. A favourable finance package is available for new entrants to the profession. As a Teaching School we can offer the successful candidate excellent support and professional development.

The Willink is a high performing and oversubscribed school. In 2018 over 80% achieved the GCSE benchmark of 5+ grades 9-4 and 30% achieved A*/A at A level. The school has 1080 students on roll including 160 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting south west of Reading. The school’s Ofsted judgment in June 2018 was exceptionally strong. 

For further information and an application pack please visit the school website or contact Mrs Lin Bailey, Business Support Manager, lbailey@willink.w-berks.sch.uk , Tel 0118 983 2030. For an i nformal conversation contact Head of English schaventre@willink.w-berks.sch.uk  or Head Teacher Peter Fry pfry@willink.w-berks.sch.uk 

The closing date is Monday 25 March 2019.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants 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 - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: School Lane, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3XJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 983 2030
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