Teacher of English, Waterlooville, Hampshire

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Oaklands Catholic School & Sixth Form CollegeWaterlooville, Hampshire

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Start date: September 2019 / January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Oaklands is a Catholic Academy taking in boys and girls from 11-18, which has been established by the Diocese of Portsmouth for the education of Catholic children who live within the designated parish catchment area allocated to the school. In addition, we also take in a number of children from other Christian denominations whose parents have specifically requested a catholic education at the School.  The school has over 1,400 students on roll, including a Sixth Form College of over 250 students. It is a well-established comprehensive school, which is well supported by parents and highly respected in the community.   The Section 48 Validation in March 2019 rated Oaklands as an outstanding Catholic school in all areas.

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher to join our hardworking, highly experienced and supportive English Department.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher who can demonstrate exceptional classroom practice that reflects contemporary and traditional thinking in the teaching and learning of English. 

In addition to the delivery of English, the successful candidate must have relevant and up to date knowledge in relation to working with and protecting children and young people. All staff at Oaklands are expected to display a commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.    

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Please read the Applicant Pack for further information.  If you would like to know more, please do not hesitate to contact us and arrange a visit to the school.

To apply for this role, please complete the school's application form and return to Mrs Sarah Mann, PA to Headteacher via email to s.mann@oaklandscatholicschool.org.  

Please note that as we are a Catholic School, all applications must be submitted on forms from the Catholic Education Service.  

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Please visit our website www.oaklandscatholicschool.org to read more about our school community.

The following documents can also be found on the website via the Staff / Vacancies page:   

  • Application Form
  • Notes to Applicants
  • Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
  • Disclosure Form Recruitment Monitoring Form  


Interviews will be held during the week beginning 17 June 2019.

Oaklands Catholic School reserves the right to appoint at any time during the recruitment process   

More about Oaklands Catholic School & Sixth Form College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Stakes Hill Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 7BW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 2392 259 214
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