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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subject
English
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time, term time
full or part time considered
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Main/Upper Pay Range

Job summary

• Are you passionate about literature and the power of the English language?
• Are you a hardworking and dedicated teacher that wants the best outcomes for all learners?
• Do you want to work in a supportive and welcoming team that inspires and motivates?

We are seeking to appoint a colleague to join our passionate, hardworking and happy English Faculty. The study of English is at the heart of the curriculum and we are looking to appoint a candidate who has the ability to ensure learners of all abilities make progress, achieve their full potential and develop a lifelong appreciation of the subject.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach English across Key Stages 3 and 4 and will be creative, efficient and committed to raising standards. They will have excellent subject knowledge and join a highly motivated team of collaborative teachers committed to a creative and stimulating approach to teaching and learning, and to instilling a passion for English in our students.

English is a popular subject with our students, and our attainment and achievement is strong with both Language and Literature results. However, students are more than their exam grades and we pride ourselves on our curriculum and pedagogy that encourages our learners to engage with a wide range of literature over their time with us, along with a variety of creative writing opportunities.

John Hanson is a successful 11-16 community school with a long tradition. We are a warm and welcoming community striving for academic excellence.

For ECTs, we have a successful induction program which will offer you full support. ECTs will be paid from the 1st July if available for an early start date.

Applying for the job

We welcome applications from candidates from all qualification routes and backgrounds; most important of all will be the ability to excite our students through their learning, and the desire to be an integral part of a successful school.

We also welcome informal conversations with the Headteacher, and encourage you to come and visit our school and meet our staff and students. In all circumstances, please contact Karen Page (Business Manager) for further details and an application form, 01264 352546 or email karen.page@jhanson.hants.sch.uk

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
983 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About John Hanson Community School

Thank you for your interest in John Hanson Community School. We will be pleased to receive applications from well-qualified and enthusiastic staff who feel they can contribute to the high standards and ethos of the school. This document does not form part of the terms and conditions, but aims to give you more information about the town, the school, the advertised role, its context and an introduction to the students you could be working with.

Education changes lives and we are privileged to work with young people during the most important time in their lives: their childhood. Education is about opportunity and that is what all young people need, and as a school we pride ourselves in supporting young people build their confidence. We believe that young people have great things to offer and the school aims to give them the opportunity to discover their potential. They benefit from a positive, engaging, supportive environment and we aim to make a difference. Positive role models are vitally important and it falls to the larger school community to provide these. We want to inspire a new generation filled with a generosity of spirit and a determination to make things better for themselves and our community.

Our Vision
John Hanson Community School will inspire all students to rise to the opportunities of the future and achieve their potential, by promoting emotional resilience, social confidence and academic success.

Child Protection
Our first priority is safeguarding children. The school is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any offer of employment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The School
John Hanson is a comprehensive community school for students aged 11 – 16. There are currently 980 students on roll; the teaching establishment is around 50 teachers, 55 support staff and a strong sense of community. The Leadership team are totally committed to the principles of comprehensive education and providing the very best learning experience we can for each individual. It is the school’s role to ensure that all students and staff are supported to reach their full potential.

The school can trace its origins back to 1569 with the foundation of Andover Grammar School. In the 1970s the grammar school became a comprehensive school and was renamed John Hanson School after an original benefactor of the Grammar School. In 2002 the school relocated to a greenfield site towards the outskirts of Andover, very close to the A303.

School location

Floral Way, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 3PB

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