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English Teacher

Plymouth High School for Girls, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 6HT

This job expired on 16 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£27,186-£42,192

English Teacher job summary

Teacher of English
Salary: £27,186 - £42,192
Start date: 1st September 2022
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 8am 16th May 2022
Interview Date: 20th May 2022

We are currently recruiting for an exceptional English Teacher to join Plymouth High School for Girls. This post is suitable for an experienced teacher or NQT with a passion for English.
Plymouth High believes as much in preparing its students for life as it does their school years, shown by its slogan “For life, not school, we learn”.

“The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school “– Latest Ofsted Report

Plymouth High School for Girls is a City selective Grammar school with a good reputation for providing an engaging curriculum within a supportive and encouraging environment. Students are happy at our school and enjoy the benefits of well taught and engaging lessons along with extensive extra-curricular opportunities. We are a small school with a friendly feel where people work flexibly and collaboratively to give our students the best possible experience.

What you will need to succeed:
• Be a qualified and experienced English Teacher.
• To inspire, encourage and empower our students to achieve their very best in the Subject of English
• Be able to consistently deliver good or outstanding practice.
• Be experienced in planning an appropriate and challenging curriculum.
• Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to English
• Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for the subject.
• Be able to motivate his/her pupils.
• Be committed to high standards for both staff and students.
• Be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the Academy.
• Implement and support all Academy policies.
• Be able to collaborate with other leaders and managers in raising standards within the curriculum to Good and Outstanding including all student groups.
• Be able to raise standards of teaching, learning and progress to ensure all subject staff deliver and all students receive Good and Outstanding lessons.
• Be able to coach and mentor subject staff to raise standards in learning and progress to be Good and Outstanding.
The Thinking Schools Academy Trust
The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.
Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:
• Think about their Thinking
• Be their Best self
• Shape their Success
In this way we transform life chances

Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

What you will get from our Trust
• Minimum starting salary £27,186 for all NQTs
• Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
• The opportunity to work with happy and well behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.
• Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
• Regular opportunities to meet and share best practice with the relevant year group teachers of the other secondary schools within our trust
• Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
• Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
• As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Charted Teacher
• A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

What you need to do now:
If you are interested in working in our school, benefiting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!
We strongly encourage any teachers who may be interested in working at our school to direct any questions to the Head’s PA, Vicki Benwell, v.benwell@tsatrust.org.uk We also encourage any early applications and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we suitable candidate is found.

If this position is not quite right for you, but you would be interested for any other positions within our Trust please contact recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk to ensure that you are added to our talent pool and considered for any future positions.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Supporting documents

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About Plymouth High School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
Up to 804 pupils
Age range
11 to 18

Plymouth High believes as much in preparing its students for life as it does their school years, shown by its slogan “For life, not school, we learn”.

“The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school “– Latest Ofsted Report

Plymouth High School for Girls is a City selective Grammar school with a good reputation for providing an engaging curriculum within a supportive and encouraging environment. Students are happy at our school and enjoy the benefits of well taught and engaging lessons along with extensive extra-curricular opportunities. We are a small school with a friendly feel where people work flexibly and collaboratively to give our students the best possible experience.

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