A well-qualified, motivated and enthusiastic Teacher of English from September 2020 required for a permanent position in a fantastic Surrey school. NQTs are also encouraged to apply. The friendly and forward-thinking English Department is made up of 22 members of committed and enthusiastic staff. The department achieve excellent results at GCSE, AS and A Level in English Literature, English Language and Media Studies, year on year. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across all three key stages, depending on experience. At KS5, we currently offer English Literature, English Language and Media Studies. The school are looking for a passion for English, a track record of innovative and creative English teaching and a desire to continue to develop subject knowledge.
About the School:
Staff benefits at include the opportunity to utilise the school's healthcare plan supporting health and well-being; reduced treatment costs are available to colleagues in areas such as dentistry, eye care, physiotherapy and many more.
Staff admissions priority: priority is given to the 'children of staff' who have been employed by the school for more than two years prior to considering applications from 'nearest school'.
A training programme that takes into account the individual needs of staff. A carefully thought through meetings structure that deploys staff time to what matters - learning for every student.
An excellent and supportive induction programme for all staff. Induction days, mentoring and coaching for new managers, NQTs join us at the end of June prior to their first term of teaching.
As a large school there are many opportunities for staff, at whatever level, to take on additional responsibility of a whole school nature; some with incentive allowances attached, or time provided. As a result, many members of staff have been internally promoted.
External staff development opportunities - attendance at courses and conferences, links with colleges, opportunities for staff exchanges, support for initial teacher training as well as liaison with other educational establishments.
A highly successful 'School-Centred Initial Teacher Training' (SCITT) offering School Direct Primary and Secondary, Researchers in Schools and Teach Independent programmes. This is a Training School from 2000, and were one of the first 100 Teaching Schools designated. As a result, they have vast experience of leading, mentoring and coaching the development of colleagues at all stages of their career.
Support staff employed to embrace Workforce Reform: all faculties have their own teaching assistant; non-teaching pastoral managers staff each year group; excellent administrative support throughout the school.
Great staff facilities which include - staff work rooms with individual workstations; Staff Lounge which is the hub of the communication centre where free teas and coffees are served morning break time; good ICT facilities for staff use; lunches provided for all Progress Monitoring Consultations and INSET days.
If this sounds the kind of environment you would enjoy teaching and you fit the profile of one of the two roles then I would love to hear from you at your earliest convenience.