Teacher of English, Royal Wootton Bassett

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Royal Wootton Bassett AcademyRoyal Wootton Bassett

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

TEACHER OF ENGLISH – Full Time from September 2018

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy needs outstanding, motivated and dedicated teachers of English, to join our vibrant and innovative Faculty with outstanding results.

The ideal candidates will have superb subject knowledge and a passion for teaching English and working with Key Stage 3, GCSE and A-Level students. The successful candidate would be part of a successful and creative Department and will have opportunities to teach students from Year 7 upwards and students with SEND or on bespoke curriculum pathways. We are currently evolving our Key Stage 3 courses and Literacy development whole school. We are following the AQA English course and we run very successful English Language, English Literature, and Media Studies courses at A Level. This demonstrates our drive to provide a variety of highly academic but high quality courses, right the way through the Key Stages and we have a real desire to demonstrate meaningful progress for all students.

The English Faculty has excelled national targets for English for the past 2 years and continues to be one of the most successful at the Academy. It is led by an inspiring Head of Faculty who is an SLE, serving North Wiltshire and beyond. The successful candidate must have a tenacious drive to achieve the very best for their students and the Academy.

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is a highly successful and very proud 11-18 school with 1,760 students on roll including 321 students in our Sixth Form and it has appeared in The Times Top 20 Secondary Schools in the South West. It is geographically situated in a pleasant location with Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds all within commuting distance.

In December 2010, the school was awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted. They described our students as “…an absolute delight.” and “in every area of the School they carry out exemplary practice.” In November 2013, the Academy was again awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted where they stated “Around the school, students are polite and courteous to each other, to members of staff and to visitors. Students listen attentively in lessons, and almost always respond rapidly to teachers’ instructions”.  As far as we are aware, Royal Wootton Bassett is the only school in the country to be awarded this prestigious accolade in succession.

This appointment is subject to the Academy receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is committed to Safeguarding and this appointment is also subject to you providing relevant documents to the Academy proving your legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, confirmation of your professional qualifications and confirmation of your QTS status.

Further details about the Academy, this post and an application form can be found by visiting our website www.rwba.org.uk or telephoning Mrs Anita Ellis, Deputy Headteacher, on 01793 841907, or emailing Mrs Sharon Lazenby at slazenby@rwba.org.uk.

Closing Date – 29th April 2018

Interviews – Week commencing 30th April 2018

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, Lime Kiln, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4 7HD

Employers Information – 

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

Org Type: Mainstream

Phase: Secondary

Funding Status: State – Academy

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 11-18

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lime Kiln, Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 7HG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 841 900
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