Teacher of English, Wolverhampton

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Colton Hills Community SchoolWolverhampton

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Start date: 1 January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English MPS/UPS (Maternity Cover)

Colton Hills Community School, Ofsted rated Good, is looking for the right candidate to join us on our journey to Outstanding and to share in our vision “Learn, grow and achieve together”. We are proud that we are fully staffed with subject specialists in all areas.

A unique opportunity has become available for an ambitious, forward thinking teacher to develop their skills within our successful English department. Due to our growing reputation, we have rapid growth in student numbers and require an outstanding and dynamic teacher to join our flourishing English department and contribute to the development of our innovative curriculum.

Colton Hills Community School is a highly regarded 11-18 community school, set in extensive grounds on the edge of Wolverhampton City Centre.  The school encompasses a rich and harmonious multicultural community and is committed to the development of all students with the majority staying on in the sixth form.

English is supported through whole school literacy approaches such as Accelerated Reader and you will be joining a school where English is valued and supported at all levels. Our students are eager to learn and you will be joining a talented and committed team of staff who are leading improvements not just in English but across the school. You will have many opportunities to develop your career at Colton Hills Community School through our excellent in house CPD programmes and the opportunities to contribute to the direction of the department. This includes the opportunity to teach A Level English Literature for the right candidate.

The person we are looking for should be: 

• passionate and enthusiastic about English

• inspirational, creative and a highly effective teacher

• driven to ensure excellent student progress

• hardworking, an imaginative thinker and have excellent organisational and time management skills

• a team player who want to work and engage with colleagues at all levels

We can offer you:

• Pupils eager for success

• Supportive parents who value education

• Supportive colleagues

• Excellent professional development and guidance

• Recently refurbished buildings with dedicated home-bases for independent learning.

• Major investment in ICT

• Extensive grounds and facilities set in green belt.

Closing date for applications: 16 October 2017  at 10.00 am 

Date for interviews: Thursday 19 October 2017 2017

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date. Applications will be considered upon receipt 

Please  submit a letter of application detailing how your skills and experience to date have prepared you for this role at Colton Hills Community School (no more than 2 sides of A4).  This  should be submitted as a supporting document.

Application details are also available on the school website www.coltonhills.co.uk

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More about Colton Hills Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Jeremy Road, Goldthorn Park, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV4 5DG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1902 558420
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Colton Hills Community School is a mixed, non-denominational community secondary school and sixth form for pupils aged 11-18. It is located in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.

The school is operated by Wolverhampton City Council, has about 900 pup...