6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    22 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    29 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
English
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
25714-41604

Job summary

The Post

This is a key post in a dynamic and strong department. We are looking for someone with a genuine and infectious passion for their subject, who will enthuse and engage the students they teach; someone with high expectations for all students whatever their prior attainment.

We welcome applications from experienced teachers as well as those new to the profession and currently in training.

Didcot Girls’ School is a lead teaching school within the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance with a significant track record for successful fast-track career progression, leadership development and excellent CPD. The school is also part of Ridgeway Education Trust, a growing multi-academy trust, which provides the opportunity for school improvement and leadership work across schools in the future.

Employee benefits

TLR may be available for appropriate candidate

Applying for the job

Application Process

Please download and complete an application form from the school website (under ‘Join us’) and send it with a response to the following task to Frances Adley at fadley@didcotgirls.oxon.sch.uk:

• A response of no more than 2 sides of A4 (11 point) explaining what excellent teaching, learning and curriculum looks like in English.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Thursday 22nd April. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and the school reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1494 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01235 812092

About Didcot Girls' School

Didcot Girls’ School is a dynamic school. In December 2015, the school was judged to be Outstanding. As Ofsted recognised, we invest in all of our staff: ‘Staff have exceptional opportunities for professional development. Staff feel valued and really like working in the school. Morale is very high.'(Ofsted). Accredited as a national Teaching School in 2017, we offer excellent opportunities for staff development and progression.

We are a values-driven school, committed to high quality teaching and learning and respectful relationships within an inclusive learning community. Developing stimulating and student-centred teaching and learning is at the centre of our school development work. We work hard to ensure that all girls’ education enables our students to develop confidence, leadership skills and high levels of aspiration.

Arranging a visit to Didcot Girls' School

For further information about the department, please email Julia Durie, Head of English at jdurie@didcotgirls.oxon.sch.uk

School location

Manor Crescent, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7AJ

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