Teacher of English - secondary, Basingstoke, Hampshire

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Bourne Education TrustBasingstoke, Hampshire

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Start date: 01/01/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main pay range (£22,917 - 27,542)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking to recruit two Teachers of English to be placed within one of our 5 vibrant secondary schools where staff and students work together to create an inviting and purposeful atmosphere. If you join Bourne Education Trust you will be working in a school that: 

  • Is rapidly improving and offers career development and leadership opportunities
  • Gives responsibility to its staff and allows them to use their initiative and flourish accordingly
  • Has an open-door policy and culture of sharing
  • Provides access to our multi-academy trust and the opportunities that brings
  • Has a young and vibrant staff team.

The main duties of the role will include:

  • Setting challenging teaching and learning objectives which are relevant to all students in class. 
  • Planning effectively to meet the needs of students with special educational needs.
  • Liaising effectively with parents or carers on students’ progress and achievements.
  • Working effectively as part of a team.
  • Using a variety of teaching methods and styles appropriate to the range of ability of the students being taught.
  • Securing a standard of behaviour that enables students to learn, and act to pre‑empt and deal with inappropriate behaviour in the context of the behaviour policy of the school.
  • Undertaking the teaching of those classes assigned under the school timetable.
  • Planning and preparing lessons in accordance with the schemes of work of the department.

The successful candidates will:

  • Have a secure knowledge and understanding of the subject(s) they are trained to teach (essential).
  • Be degree level educated and hold an appropriate teaching qualification (essential)
  • Have previous teaching experience (desirable)
  • Be committed to the pursuit of high standards, both academic and behavioural (essential)
  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner (essential)
  • Be committed to being an excellent team player (essential)
  • Be able to build excellent relationships with students, parents and other staff members (essential)
  • Be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences (essential)
  • Possess excellent behaviour management skills (essential)
  • Be able to create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment (essential).

These positions will be located in Basingstoke, Hampshire.

The Bourne Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare and safety of its staff and pupils and follows safeguarding interview procedures. We will expect all candidates to meet the highest standard of safeguarding to be successful.

This is a full time post. Contracted working hours will be 32.25 hours per week. 

The closing date for applications is 28th October 2018. Please be aware only successful candidates will be contacted. Candidates must complete an application form, CVs will not be considered.

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More about Bourne Education Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Ruxley Lane, West Ewell, Surrey, KT19 9JW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 974 0400

The Bourne Education trust was established by Epsom and Ewell High School in September 2013 at the request of Surrey County Council and the Department for Education to improve educational standards at Jubilee High School, a mixed comprehensive second...