Teacher of English, Suffolk

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Saxmundham Free SchoolSuffolk

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £23,729 - £39,451 (pro rata for part time)
Contract term: Permanent

Saxmundham Free School is a state school set up by teachers, families, the Seckford Foundation and other members of the community who were determined to make a positive difference to the educational landscape. We continue to exhibit that determination in all that we do. Teaching Years 7-11, we are a small growing school, ambitious for our students and seeing each individual as unique with their own strengths and needs.

Saxmundham is a confident and happy place. Our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff members know each of their students as individuals.

We are seeking a talented Teacher of English to join our English Department. You must be committed to raising the standard of our students by creative and engaging teaching.

We operate an engaging and exciting Enrichment programme on a Wednesday afternoon. Within each post there is the opportunity to take an active lead or volunteer role within our Enrichment Programme. We are particularly interested in staff showing a desire to become involved in our CCF (Combined Cadets Force) and DoE (Duke of Edinburgh) programmes.

All our teachers help nurture the potential in every student, inspiring and developing them to ensure they succeed.

If you are passionate about teaching English and want to work in an environment where you will really make a difference, Saxmundham Free School is the place for you.

Why join us?

  • As a small school, we provide a happy and supportive work environment with high expectations of staff and students, together with a competitive salary based on skills and experience
  • You will have access to promotion opportunities, and superb professional development across all of our free schools
  • Suffolk is a beautiful county, with access to London for the occasional night out or theatre trip, it is very close to the coast, with countryside walks and excellent food and drink.

 

We encourage visits to our school, to arrange an appointment during the school day, please call (01728) 633910.

For more information, please also visit our website: www.saxmundhamfreeschool.org.uk

An application pack can be downloaded from the trust's website: www.sffst.org.uk/jobs

Please return your completed application form and a formal letter of application via email to: hr@seckford-foundation.org.uk or by post to: HR Department, Marryott House, Burkitt Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4JJ.

Closing date: 9am, 20 May 2019.

We reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date, so please submit your application early to avoid disappointment.

All vacancies appear on: www.suffolkjobsdirect.org

We committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Seaman Avenue, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 1DZ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1728 633910
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