7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Easter or September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 4pm

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,685.00 Annually (FTE)

English Teacher job summary

Our new colleague will expand and add capacity to our existing English team. We welcome all applications and are able to offer a flexible role with the opportunity of part or full time hours.

The post holder will be expected to teach across the full age range and the post will offer an opportunity to gain skills and experience in order to take the next career step. The post is open to ECTs.

This is one of our highest performing departments and results at both KS4 and KS5 have been consistently excellent and significantly above national averages for many years - and again in 2023.

We are a wholly inclusive environment with a simple goal that seeks to ensure that everyone achieves and everyone belongs. We are dedicated to educating the whole person and invite all staff to nurture courageous and compassionate hearts, alongside curious and creative minds.

This post includes regulated activity relevant to children.

What skills / experience are required

  • We are seeking a collaborative, passionate and engaging colleague, who must be:
  • Skilled at making students feel valued and motivated
  • Able to contribute to the department’s successes in improving student outcomes
  • Able to demonstrate high expectations in all areas of their work

What we can offer

  • Our new colleague will be joining a department that works together in order to prioritise both excellent outcomes for children and the wellbeing of teachers
  • Our school is known for our wonderful students, calm classrooms and corridors, the passion and skill of its teaching and support staff, and the constantly improving facilities on offer
  • Our students are kind, polite and keen to succeed, and respond enthusiastically to well-planned and carefully delivered lessons
  • We are committed to excellence and continuous learning

Education has the power to change lives, communities and society for the better. At RLT we believe that we can achieve more for our pupils, trainees, staff and communities by working together rather than alone. Schools in RLT are united by a common belief in the benefits of working together, and by our commitment to shared principles.

OUR VISION is for our schools and SCITT to improve rapidly, continuously and sustainably; to be better faster together.

OUR WHY? Is that children and young people ‘only get one go’ in school and therefore as part of RLT we aim to ensure the best ‘go’ for our pupils

OURHOW’ is through the highest support and challenge for our schools and each other, underpinned by our principles.

Our employees benefit from a wide variety of support including extensive continuing professional learning and development opportunities, wellbeing and staff networks and access to Defined Benefit Pension Schemes (TPS and LGPS) for all staff. For more information on what it is like to work for the Trust, and the benefits you could access, please see our “Working in RLT” guide.

This role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

The school reserves the right to consider and interview candidates ahead of the closing date if appropriate. An offer may be made to an exceptional candidate in this instance.

Should you wish for a confidential conversation to discuss the options for this role, prior to application, then please email office@chippingnortonschool.org.

The River Learning Trust and Chipping Norton School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. The Trust is required to conduct a variety of checks and online searches about you as part of their recruitment process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates. Please see our website for up to date policies including our Child Protection and Behaviour Policies.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. For further guidance for applicants click on this link List of offences that are not filtered

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About Chipping Norton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
983 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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