English Teacher (Fixed contract until 31/08/20)

Poole High School, Poole, Dorset

Job details

Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

We are delighted to be recruiting for a teacher of English to join our high-performing, forward thinking and cohesive department on a fixed contract until 31/08/2020.

We teach a rigorous academic curriculum with a clear focus on supporting all students achieve positive outcomes. You will work with the Director of English, and the wider school team to continually drive attainment and standards across the department.

We seek a teacher who has the following qualities:
• An excellent classroom practitioner
• A supportive member of the team
• Excellent subject knowledge
• Well organised and motivated to support students of all abilities and needs

We welcome committed, dynamic and creative applicants with a passion for English and the improvement of student attainment. NQT's are very welcome to apply.

Essential educational requirements

Graduate in English or other associated subjects

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Skills, knowledge and aptitudes
Ability to plan and deliver high quality learning
Ability to work effectively with as part of a team including with staff, students and parents
Ability to liaise and work as a form tutor within a pastoral team
Ability to inspire and lead students

Personal Qualities
High levels of drive and energy
High levels of interpersonal skills
High student expectations
Ability to set and achieve demanding goals for students
Ability to support, motivate and inspire
Sense of humour, good listener, positive outlook
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to organise effectively and deliver outcomes

Professional knowledge and understanding
Lesson Planning
Classroom management

Recent relevant professional development
Exam Board grading of work in subject

Employee benefits

What we offer
Students who are well motivated and co-operative
Well managed behaviour systems
Same-day detentions for poor behaviour and poor attitudes toward learning – leaving you free to teach high quality lessons.
A school feedback policy that focuses around whole-class feedback helping to limit onerous marking.
No formally graded lesson observations and an emphasis on ‘coaching’
Collaborative planning with shared units of work and resources
A centrally managed set of extensive ICT facilities running
Windows 10 on the latest hardware and all the expected software. Easy requests for any specialist software to be installed.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1882 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Poole High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email c.thompson@poolehigh.poole.sch.uk

About Poole High School

School location

Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BW