Teacher of English, West Berkshire

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Theale Green SchoolWest Berkshire

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS - UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Our student numbers have grown considerably for this September, our year 7 intake this year has seen an increase of 70%, this is a clear indication that we are on track to become the school of choice within the community and this role is critical to the further development of our improvement plan.

This vacancy for a Teacher of English is an amazing opportunity to join us on our journey of rapid improvement. Our School Values of Respect, Hard Work and Progress are embedded into school life. 

Theale Green School is a vibrant secondary school in West Berkshire which joined the Activate Learning Education Trust on 1 April 2018, as we begin our second year as part of ALET, this is an excellent time to join an up-and-coming school within a well-respected and rapidly expanding Multi Academy Trust. We are seeking to appoint new members to our talented and inspirational team; those with the drive and passion to take the school forward in the next phase of development. These are rare opportunities for talented learning professionals with the aspiration to grow their career within a successful and highly collaborative Multi Academy Trust

Our English Department, at Theale Green School, is vibrant and engaging; the students are the focus of everything we do. A leading department in the school, we have made rapid improvements at both GCSE and A level which are reflected in our results. The past three years evidences strong increases in both Language and Literature. Moving from a 64% to 71% pass rate at GCSE an external English review reflected that English students recognise the passion for teaching within the department coupled with ‘strong subject knowledge’.  

At KS5, a highly innovative leader has moved results from an ALPS 7 to 2, with pass rates above national average and West Berkshire averages (top 5% nationally).  Students at Theale Green recognise the value of the learning journey that the English Department offers from KS3 through to KS5. The English Department is staffed with dynamic teachers who ensure our teaching practice maximises standards of student progress and attainment. The successful applicant will be expected to continue the vision that we share to further enhance the progress of students at Theale Green School. 

The concluding comment of the English Review stated that ‘the English Department has the potential to be an outstanding department’. This mirrors the vision for the team and therefore we seek a dynamic and forward-thinking specialist to help us achieve our department goals.

More about Theale Green School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Theale, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 5DA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 930 2741
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