Teacher of English, Woking, Surrey

Closing date:

Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: Monday 4 November 2019, or earlier if available
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: FTE up to £39,329 plus £1,019 fringe allowance per annum, depending on experience (pro rata for part-time)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Role 

The College requires an inspiring and enthusiastic Teacher of English to teach mainly GCSE English, with some potential for the teaching of A Level English Language and/or A Level English Literature, and to provide continuity for our students for this maternity leave cover.  We are looking for a part-time member of staff (approx 3 days on Mon, Tue, Fri) with a passion for English to join this friendly department in our successful and growing College.

Applications from Teachers in Schools and Sixth Form College sectors are welcome.  A full mentoring programme is organised to introduce all new staff to sixth form college systems and procedures and to support and encourage professional development.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff, and are looking for an impressive individual to inspire College students.  Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.  

 The Department 

The English Department is a dynamic and highly successful area of the College.  Student recruitment numbers have grown rapidly over the last few years and the department boasts consistently outstanding results.  The department recognises the importance of offering a broad and engaging curriculum for its students. The department therefore hosts a range of enrichment activities, including: trips to theatres, museums and student conferences; visiting performance poets and writers; talks from local university lecturers; and Creative Writing Competitions. 

In addition, our students place a high value on the support they receive through lunchtime support surgeries, the Easter revision conference and targeted one-to-one interventions.  

The Department works collaboratively and shares outstanding resources, activities and pedagogical approaches.

Application Information:

Salary:  FTE up to £39,329 plus £1,019 fringe allowance per annum, depending on experience (pro rata for part-time)

Hours: Approx 3 days (Mon, Tue, Fri)

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 30 September 2019

Interviews: to be held on Tuesday 8 October 2019 

Start date: Monday 4 November 2019 (or earlier if available)

To Apply:  Please download the Teacher of English (Maternity cover) Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form (CVs will not be accepted on their own).  

For further information or to return a completed Application Form, please contact:      

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email: kcr@woking.ac.uk  direct telno: 01483 227438  Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL.   Reception telno: 01483 761036  Website:  www.woking.ac.uk

Important information:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities.

The College encourages all candidates to be familiar with Section 1 of the DfE paper on “Keeping Children Safe in Education” September 2019 and the College's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. These documents can be found on the College's Staff Vacancies page, and Policies page.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the College asks candidates to consider Woking College's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants, which can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the College’s website. 



More about Woking College
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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rydens Way, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9DL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1483 761036
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