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Teacher of English

Sheffield High School for GirlsSheffield

The role: 

Sheffield Girls’ are seeking an enthusiastic and skilled English teacher with a passion for their subject to join our high performing staff team.

The successful candidate will be required to teach Key Stage 3 English, Y10 English and a small amount of Year 8 Drama.

If you can inspire and enthuse pupils with a love of English, while enabling them to achieve the highest quality education, we would love to hear from you. We welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.

This position is a part-time role, equating to approximately 75% with timetabled teaching across four days a week (Tuesday to Friday). We are looking for someone who is available to join our English Department immediately, on a fixed-term basis, until February half term or possibly Easter. For this reason, we ask applicants to contact us as soon as possible if they would like to be considered for this role.

The Department: 

As a core subject, English is a fundamental part of our curriculum at Sheffield Girls’. The English Department aims to inspire pupils, instilling in them a rich and varied appreciation of literature and language and celebrating cultural diversity. We are successful because we have high expectations of ourselves as teachers and of our students, ensuring fairness and equality of opportunity. We aim to promote an ethos of respect by creating an inclusive climate in our classrooms where every girl feels supported, valued and challenged. 

The Department is made up of four full time teachers and three part time staff. We offer a comprehensive range of enrichment activities such as public speaking, debating, poetry competitions and a Creative Writing Club as well as theatre visits.  

Benefits:

As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

• Competitive salaries and pay progression

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• Generous pension schemes

• Free life assurance benefit

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

• Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

• A Cycle to Work scheme

• Competitive terms and conditions of employment

To apply, please click the apply button and complete the online application. 

The closing date for applications is Midday on Monday 6th December 2021.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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