EXPIRED

This job expired on 22 May 2024 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR - UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

About the role

At the Castle School we are a collaborative and supportive team of teachers with a wide range of experience and expertise. We pride ourselves on having a fully resourced, pre-planned curriculum which teachers are encouraged to adapt to suit their own teaching styles. We are constantly striving to improve upon and develop our schemes of work in order to ensure the best outcomes and maximum engagement from all our students.

Here at The Castle School we are also passionate about encouraging reluctant readers and driving forward literacy through the implementation of regular reading sessions.

You will teach English. Your primary role will be to support and challenge all students to achieve their full potential and achieve academic success through strong classroom practice. You will uphold the school values, and at all times promote the safety and welfare of young people in accordance with CSET/School policies and procedures and any associated guidance.

About you

The ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, passionate and a real team player who is seeking to hone their subject knowledge and pedagogy and demonstrates a willingness to learn. You will be able to demonstrate initiative in your role, as well as being agile so as to meet changing needs in your environment. You will be able to build effective relationships and be a positive role model for the students. We welcome and encourage applications from ECTs.

What the school offers its staff

About us

Here at The Castle School, situated in the leafy suburbs of Thornbury, we are proud of our strong track record of academic achievement and pastoral care for our students. We are passionate about teaching and learning; our students’ experience of education has a long-lasting impact and prepares them for life beyond school.

At the heart of what we do is our vision to be an exceptional school at the heart of the community where every student has the curiosity, skills and confidence to make the world a better place.

We value kindness, fairness and aspiration and expect that our students and staff will work hard, will be kind and will be respectful to one another.

We’re proud of our vibrant, thriving Sixth Form that continues to demonstrate and sustain academic and vocational success.

Following our latest Ofsted inspection in November 2021, we remain a ‘Good’ school. The report said of the Headteacher and Senior Leaders: ‘together they have ensured high standards in pupils’ behaviour. They have gained the confidence of the staff.’

We can offer you:

  • A commitment to CPD and development of allow all staff to thrive, including collaborative support within the school and the Trust
  • A clear curriculum vision and focus on evidence-based practice
  • Commitment to inclusivity and fostering of diversity
  • Values, ethos and vision that are lived
  • An open and honest culture
  • An established programme of support in place for Early Career Teachers which includes weekly 1:1 coaching from an assigned Lead Practitioner, support within Faculty areas, and access to a wider support network across the Trust
  • The opportunity to work within an accomplished faculty who are dedicated to working together collaboratively
  • Up to 30% discount with Microsoft & Dell
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Life Assurance - 3 x Death in Service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dedicated counselling service

Further details about the role

In order to apply for this role please complete an application form byWednesday 22nd May, 9am. Interviews will be held on Friday 24th May. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the process.

Please know that depending on the number of applications received we may decide to close the advert early. If you do not hear from us by a week after the closing date then please assume that you have not been shortlisted for an interview. We wish you all the best in your future and ask that you join our E-Teach Talent Pool so as to keep up to date with all of our latest current opportunities.

Join us in Providing a Great Education for Every Child

As a Disability Confident Employer, CSET is committed to equal opportunities and encourages applicants from all backgrounds and communities, as we recognise the importance and benefit this has for our pupils.

Commitment to safeguarding

CSET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates are subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, which will include an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for the children’s workforce and a Children’s Barred List check.

This job post has expired.

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About The Castle School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1520 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Here at The Castle School, situated in the leafy suburbs of Thornbury, we are proud of our strong track record of academic achievement and pastoral care for our students. We are passionate about teaching and learning; our students’ experience of education has a long-lasting impact and prepares them for life beyond school.

At the heart of what we do is our vision to be an exceptional school at the heart of the community where every student has the curiosity, skills and confidence to make the world a better place.

We value kindness, fairness and aspiration and expect that our students and staff will work hard, will be kind and will be respectful to one another.

We’re proud of our vibrant, thriving Sixth Form that continues to demonstrate and sustain academic and vocational success. It is an exciting time to join The Castle School with current building developments taking place, ready for the Sixth Form centre to merge onto the main site. The new Sixth Form centre and facilities will be opening in September 2024 and will include the Business Studies and Economics classrooms.

Following our latest Ofsted inspection in November 2021, we remain a ‘Good’ school. The report said of the Headteacher and Senior Leaders: ‘together they have ensured high standards in pupils’ behaviour. They have gained the confidence of the staff.’

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Teacher of English

Ribston Hall High School

Stroud Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 5LE

Teacher of English

Ralph Allen School

Claverton Down Road, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7AD

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Bristol and Gloucestershire and Gloucester