Teacher of English
Starting January 2019 (consideration given for a later start date)
MPS / UPS (suitable for NQTs)
Full time or 0.8 contract.
York High is a mixed 11–16 school serving a genuinely comprehensive intake. We have an absolute commitment to inclusion and making a difference to the life chances of all our students. Our new building and committed team of staff have enabled us to transform the expectations of our young people and their community in the last 10 years. It is also reflected in the number of families applying for places at our school. You will be working in a department that prides itself on the support provided for all colleagues.
The school prides itself on its honesty, and wishes potential applicants to be aware that the school is currently in Special Measures. However, with a new dynamic Leadership team, and with the support of our students and community, there is a real commitment to implementing change through high quality teaching and professional development. We therefore wish to hear from candidates who will be committed to our journey and excited by this challenge.
We are seeking to appoint a colleague who will share our belief and our vision for the future. This includes the expectation of at least good teaching and learning and an environment where colleagues work to the highest standards of professionalism.
The successful candidate will have :
• A good degree in the curricular area
• The ability to inspire, motivate and challenge young people.
• Commitment to fulfilling wider professional responsibilities
• Strong subject knowledge
We welcome and encourage visits to school, where you will have the opportunity to meet some of our staff, students and Headteacher to learn a little more about our ethos, vision and journey.
For further information, to organise a visit or to request an application pack please contact our recruitment partner, Paula Read at Hays Education.
For further information about working at York High School please click through the link https://www.hays.co.uk/jobs/yorkhighschool
Telephone 0113 200 3710 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for completed applications is 22nd November at 9am
Interviews will be held as soon as possible after this date.
York High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.