Teacher of English, West Berkshire

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Denefield SchoolWest Berkshire

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2019 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main pay scale – possible TLR available for the right candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English 

(Main pay scale – possible TLR available for the right candidate)

Required for September 2019 or earlier 

You must be committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people.

Denefield School is looking to appoint an outstanding teacher of English with a commitment to academic excellence and to helping every child succeed. This role may be suitable to an experienced teacher, a newly qualified teacher or a teacher returning to work following a career break.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be an outstanding teacher, able to inspire and challenge learners of all abilities
  • show a passion for teaching English
  • demonstrate a creative and imaginative approach to teaching and learning
  • have a proven track record of raising attainment
  • show respect and promote the school’s ethos and character values
  • demonstrate the ability to fulfil all aspects of the role, with confidence, through the medium of English.

A willingness to teach Media, whilst not required, would be beneficial.

At Denefield School we can offer you excellent CPD within an environment where we all work together to achieve our shared ambitions for our students.   If you want to be part of our plans for the future, please complete an application form, available from the school website, and return it, along with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4, to recruitment@denefield.org.uk.  If you would like to discuss the role or arrange to visit the school, please contact the school directly on 0118 9413458.

Denefield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is a requirement for the successful applicant to undertake a school issued enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and accept the responsibility for providing and safeguarding the welfare of all students.  CVs will not be accepted.

Denefield School is an equal opportunities employer and selects staff on merit, irrespective of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Closing date: Monday 18 March, 9.00 am

Interviews: To be arranged

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More about Denefield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Long Lane, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 6XY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 941 3458
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