English Teacher Bideford College, Bideford, Devon

Job description

If you are looking for a new challenge and are passionate about English and Literature with a desire to empower children to exceed expectations, this could be the school for you.

Bideford College are looking to appoint a Teacher of English and Literature. The postholder will be an outstanding teacher who will implement and deliver an imaginative, challenging, inspiring, creative and differentiated curriculum for students, offering a personalised programme of study; monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a teacher/tutor; facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve and exceed their individual potential and contribute to maintaining outstanding outcomes for students in this successful and collaborative faculty.

This is a permanent position with either an April or September start. Please indicate on your application when you are available to commence employment.

Applications are invited from both NQT’s and experienced teachers.

To apply for this job, please download and complete the application form from our main recruitment page at www.bidefordcollege.org/recruitment/

We reserve the right to close this advert and interview and appoint earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a good response to the advert, so early applications are warmly invited.

Closing date for applications is Monday 27th January, 2020 9am.

Interview Date: Monday 3rd February, 2020

Safeguarding Statement:

Launceston College Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to DBS clearance and appropriate pre-employment checks.

Essential educational requirements

A relevant degree

Essential qualifications

Formal teaching qualification (QTS)

Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching English in a secondary setting.
Teaching the full range of ability at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.
Confidence in using a variety of IT and good IT skills
Able to pick up new procedures and routines quickly
Effective and efficient administrative skills
An ability to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the College

About Bideford College

Bideford College is located in the historic port town of Bideford on the stunning North Devon coast. We moved into our brand, new state of the art buildings in September 2010, providing us with the facilities required to deliver a curriculum designed to meet the needs of all our students. We have a clear strategy for continuous improvement characterised by a relentless focus on excellence in teaching and learning. Our vision is to ensure outstanding progress for all our students, achieved through proven, research led pedagogy that supports and nurtures academic development. The college is proud of the broad and balanced curriculum that it offers our students in both the main school and in the sixth form. It offers the potential to develop a range of academic and vocational skills that prepares young people for careers in the 21st century. This is underpinned by a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities that nurtures the development of sporting, artistic and technical talents that sees our students succeed at a local, national and international level. We are proud to be part of the Launceston College Multi Academy Trust.

Abbotsham Road, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3AR