Teacher of English, Sunderland

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St Aidan's Catholic AcademySunderland

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

St Aidan’s Catholic Academy is a vibrant, diverse school community for 11-18 year old boys.  Our academy has the privilege of teaching students who are inquisitive, engaged and thriving.  Whilst the Academy has a relentless focus on high expectations and aspirations, we’re proud to provide a happy and nurturing environment, so that as well as maturing into well-rounded, confident young men, our students develop a passion for learning.  

With 81% of students achieving Level 4 in English in 2017, we are looking to maintain these very high standards and develop even further. Consequently, we are looking for a dynamic and committed individual to work in our English department. Candidates will be expected to have excellent subject knowledge, be committed to raising standards and enjoy working as part of a dynamic and creative team. 

You will be required to teach across the range of abilities in Key Stage 3 and 4 and there may be an opportunity to teach Key Stage 5 for suitable candidates. 

The Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service and additional recruitment checks.

NQTs are welcome to apply.


• A friendly and supportive department, staff, SLT and governing body; 

• A school where all students are committed and engaged in English lessons;

• Involvement in a variety of enrichment activities across the school; and

• Opportunities for CPD and networking.

Should you wish to visit the school or talk to key staff prior to application then we would welcome the opportunity to meet you and show you around our school. If you would like to arrange such a visit, then please call 0191 553 6073. 

Applicants to complete the CES Application Form and return to contactus@staidanscatholicacademy.co.uk

Apply by: 12 noon on Monday 21st May 2018.  Interviews to be held on Friday 25th May 2018.

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More about St Aidan's Catholic Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Willowbank Road, Ashbrooke, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear, SR2 7HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 5536073
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