Teacher of English (with possibility of a TLR), Stevenage

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The John Henry Newman Catholic SchoolStevenage

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,917 to £38,633 (MPS1 to UPS3)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

‘The percentage of pupils achieving five or more GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English and Mathematics, shows that your school is one of the top 100 non-selective state-funded schools in England’ Minister of State for Schools, 2016  

The John Henry Newman Catholic School sees the quality of interpersonal relationships as the most significant factor in the provision of an outstanding education.   The School strives to create the most conducive learning environment which results in our students fulfilling their potential and going out to change the world.   

In 2016/17 the students achieved: 

92% GCSE English at grade 9-4; 36% at grade 9-7 

85% GCSE Maths at grade 9-4; 31% at grade 9-7 

59% A Level at A*, A and B  

95% Distinction* - Merit at BTEC 

The raising of £50,000 for various charities.  

Our successful school is expanding and an opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Teacher of English to join our very strong English Department from 1st September 2018.  The successful applicant will be able to teach English across all Key Stages with dedication and enthusiasm.  You will work well as part of a collaborative team and will be committed to sustaining improvements in the teaching and learning of English. You will be joining a cohesive, innovative, professional and highly effective team of specialists.    

This is a very popular subject across the school with a high number of pupils choosing to continue to study English at AS and A level.  

Both experienced teachers and NQTs are more than welcome to apply for this post.  We have a very supportive NQT + 1 programme.

In addition, the post-holder will have every opportunity to progress due to the school’s highly developed and personalised approach to training and professional development.   

For more experienced teachers, there may also be the possibility of undertaking extra responsibility (a TLR) within the department, which can be discussed at the interview stage.

Information giving more details about our school, the post and our English Department are provided in the information pack attached.  

If you would like to apply for this post, please complete the attached application form along with a covering letter and send your application to Emma Taylor, Human Resources Officer, at taylore@jhn.herts.sch.uk  

Our School Prospectus can be accessed through our website: www.jhn.herts.sch.uk 

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 23rd May 2018.

If you have any queries about this post, please do not hesitate to contact Emma Taylor on 01438 314643.  

The John Henry Newman School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, the DBS and a ‘prohibition from teaching’ check.  The John Henry Newman Catholic School, Hitchin Road, Stevenage Hertfordshire.  SG1 4AE

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More about The John Henry Newman Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Hitchin Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1438 314643
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The John Henry Newman Catholic School is a mixed, comprehensive, Roman Catholic secondary school with sixth form situated in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. It gained academy status in March 2012 and is supported by The Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust...