Teacher of English, Warwickshire

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Rugby Free Secondary SchoolWarwickshire

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Rugby Free Secondary School (RFSS) is an 11-19 free school which opened in September 2016. The school is growing at an exponential rate and has already proved very popular with parents. RFSS benefits from the backing of a highly supportive local authority and the local MP who both also supported the establishment of our sister school, Rugby Free Primary School, which opened successfully in September 2015.




This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding teacher of English to be involved with the continued development of a new school. You could be starting your NQT year, and this is an ideal role to start your career with, or be an experienced teacher.  We are looking for commitment, passion and ambition.  You will work with an outstanding Director of Learning for English and you must be able to build positive relationships with all pupils in the school, playing an active part in their development, growth and exceptional progress.




If you know how to make learning engaging and are passionate about ensuring all children achieve then this is the right post for you. It will provide a once in a career opportunity for the right candidate and will offer the perfect platform for a future move to middle leadership. You will be supported in this at every stage by a focused Senior Leadership Team.




We are looking for….


●      a well-qualified, creative and dynamic English specialist


●      an engaging and forward thinking teacher who will build on the success of the department


●      a dedicated professional to work/support the Head of Department to promote high standards of teaching and learning within the subject




We can offer….


●      a recruitment and retention allowance and an enhanced starting salary for suitable candidates


●      an opportunity to contribute to the wider developments within the department


●      excellent students and staff who will enthuse and inspire the successful candidate


●      the opportunity to join a highly innovative and successful department.


●      a friendly and supportive working environment


●      a comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to engage in further professional development




.  If you feel that you could bring further impetus to our drive to improve the provision for our students and have the necessary energy, enthusiasm and sense of humour to take us forward in this exciting curriculum area then please get in touch.




To arrange a visit to school or an informal discussion with the DoL for English, please call Georgina Langley, the Headteacher’s PA on 01788 222060 or email Georgina.langley@rugbyfreesecondary.co.uk 



To find more detailed information on the role please read the English Teacher Job Description and Person Specification.



To apply, please download and fill out the application and refs and monitoring forms.



Completed applications must be sent to Georgina.langley@rugbyfreesecondary.co.uk




We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time.




Closing date for applications: Friday 18th October 2019


Interview date: w/c 21st October 2019




Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow (LT2) is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. LT2 is always happy to receive speculative applications from excellent teachers and support staff 

More about Rugby Free Secondary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Anderson Avenue, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 5PE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1788 222060
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