15 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    13 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    18 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
Contract type

Job summary

Birchwood is an innovative and modern 8FE comprehensive converter Academy with outstanding facilities. We are a ‘Great’ school in the making and were judged to be a good school with outstanding features by Ofsted (June 2019). We are financially secure with a growing roll and there is an energy and vibrancy about our determination to continually improve alongside our commitment to non-selective, mixed education for local children.

We are looking to appoint a full-time English Teacher; we welcome applications from NQTs. The English Faculty is otherwise fully staffed and well-led with improving GCSE and A-Level results.

If you would like to find out more, arrange an informal visit or request an application pack, please email: recruitment@birchwoodhigh.org.uk, phone Miss Walker, Personnel Manager on 01279 713188 or visit our website: www.birchwoodonline.co.uk.

• Closing Date – 13th December 2021
• Interviews – w/c 13th December 2021

We have a strong commitment to continuous professional development and teacher work-life balance.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity
in our workforce. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment The post is subject to an enhanced DBS.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1365 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Birchwood High School

Birchwood High School - Bishop's Stortford Birchwood is an over-subscribed, genuinely comprehensive 11-18 Converter Academy with impressive facilities and results beginning to tip into the "outstanding" category. The majority of our Year 11 students stay on into our Sixth Form, 80% of whom then attend University. As a school we pride ourselves on the high expectations we make of students and staff, prioritising excellence in both lesson preparation and delivery in the classroom. In all, Birchwood is a dynamic and supportive environment in which staff and students work with a clear sense of purpose, community and commitment. The school offers an effective and supportive induction and professional development package, available to all teachers as part of the school's commitment to a holistic learning community. The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All postholders are subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Arranging a visit to Birchwood High School

Informal visits are welcome. To arrange please call 01279 655936.

School location

Parsonage Lane, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5BD

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