Teacher of English, Wolsingham, County Durham

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Wolsingham SchoolWolsingham, County Durham

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Start date: 1st January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS - UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wolsingham School

The Grammar School Building, West End, Wolsingham,

Bishop Auckland, Co Durham, DL13 3DJ

Telephone 01388 527302

11-19 Mixed Comprehensive

560 on roll (Sixth Form 64)

Acting Headteacher: Miss Kate Morris

  Required for 1st January 2018

 Teacher of English – MPS - UPR

Closing date:  Monday 2nd October 2017

Located at the heart of Weardale, an area of outstanding natural beauty, Wolsingham School is approximately 15 minutes drive west of Durham. The school is set in extensive grounds having benefited from a new building in April 2016. The English Faculty are based in a purpose-built suite of classrooms complete with new digital technologies and breakout ICT facilities. 

The school itself was founded in 1614 and for over 400 years students at Wolsingham have benefitted from our innovative approach to education. Our “Ready” curriculum, army and police cadets, House system, vertical tutor groups as well as awe and wonder extra-curricular visits mean that when our young people leave Wolsingham School they are fully prepared for life. 

We are seeking an excellent practitioner with a passion for teaching and learning to join the English Faculty at this exciting time. If you have a strong commitment to the continuous improvement of students’ learning experience and wish to work as part of a supportive and ambitious team to enthuse students with a love of English we would love to hear from you. We welcome applications from colleagues who are interested in the wider role of education and are interested and willing to play an active role outside of the classroom.

This post is suitable for both NQTs and those with more experience looking for new opportunities. Wolsingham School provides an extremely supportive induction programme for new staff and excellent professional development opportunities.

We welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity or religion. Our school is also committed to the protection and safety of its students. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure DBS check.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met. 

To request an application pack, arrange a visit or discuss the post please contact Mrs Gillian Norbury, PA to Headteacher on 01388 527302 / email g.norbury100@wolsinghamschool.net 

To arrange a visit or to discuss the post please contact Mrs Ruth Stansfield, Assistant Headteacher on 01388 527302 /email r.stansfield100@wolsinghamschool.net

Closing date:  Monday 2nd October 2017

Shortlist:  Friday 6th October 2017

Interviews: Monday 16th October 2017

www.wolsinghamschool.net for more information. 

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More about Wolsingham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: The Grammar School Building, West End, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 3DJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1388 527302
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The former Grammar School was first opened in 1614 and has seen numerous changes since then. In April 2016 we moved into brand new and remodelled buildings as a result of over £6 million investment from Durham County Council. Miss Morris, Acting Head...