Teacher of English
Required from 1st November 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
Full time post, until August 2018 in the first instance
We are seeking a well qualified, passionate Teacher of English to join our successful and ambitious department. This is a full time, temporary position until August 2018 in the first instance, which would suit an NQT or an experienced colleague. St Ivo School is one of the largest Academies in Cambridgeshire. Awarded 'Good' by Ofsted across all areas in our summer 2016 inspection our school is simply a great community in which to work and thrive.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual who will engage, challenge and motivate our students. In return, we will offer you the chance to join a strong and experienced team, enabling you to develop your own skills and enhance your career development through a wealth of CPD opportunities. A comprehensive induction and support package is available for all new staff.
English at St Ivo sees consistently good levels of achievement at all key stages (our GCSE results in summer 2017 were 67% 4+ for English Literature and 74% 4+ English Language). There is also a large uptake of our English Literature course at A-Level, one of the most popular courses in the Sixth Form, where results are again well above the national average. Our departmental staff are all provided with the opportunity to teach across the full age and ability range.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post would be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory medical and employment references.
St Ives is a beautiful and ancient riverside market town enjoying the benefits of a superb location in rural Cambridgeshire: centrally located next to the A14 and within easy reach of the county towns of both Cambridge and Peterborough. Visits are most welcome from potential applicants.
To apply for this vacancy access our website www.stivoschool.org/job-vacancies or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an application pack.
Closing date: 27 September 2017 (9.00a.m.)
Interviews: to be held during the period 29 September to 5 October 2017 (shortlisted candidates will be informed of the exact date)
The school reserves the right to interview shortlisted candidates during the application window (if applicable).