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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time Full time. Part time 5 mornings a week - 2/3 hours each day

Contract type


Pay scale

MPR + Fringe allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Glebelands is seeking to appoint a full time or part time outstanding, innovative and inspirational teacher with the passion and enthusiasm to fulfil a key role in the school as a Teacher of English. Exceptional people skills, flexibility and energy, together with a willingness to go the extra mile are essential. This post would suit somebody looking for their first teaching role, or someone with more experience.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring classroom practitioner and applications are invited from English teachers looking to join a friendly and collaborative department. You will be committed to our values of respect and achieve.

Job Purpose:

To provide high-quality teaching and learning that supports students to make rapid and sustained progress

To work as part of a team and participate in activities that support the improvement priorities of the school

To consistently maintain the Teacher Standards

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

A competitive salary, dependent on experience

A strong vision of excellence under pinned by pedagogy, innovation and best practice

A commitment to CPD

Centralised behaviour and detention systems

An innovative approach to the use of IT where all classrooms are equipped with smart boards and visualisers

A friendly, supportive, respectful school community where all staff and students are known to each other

On-site accommodation may be available

Further details about the role

  • The English Department at Glebelands consists of four full-time specialists who work with enthusiasm and commitment as a close team. Each member of the department is expected to participate fully in the collective sharing of ideas and building up of resources. The department follows the AQA syllabus for GCSE English Language and English Literature. Each member of the department are committed to providing a learning experience that enables all students to develop their use and understanding of written and spoken English in all its diverse forms.

    We help Glebelands’ students to achieve the highest standards of which they are capable and to provide challenge and stimulation in the classroom by:

    • Focusing on the needs of the individual
    • Exposing students to a wide range of texts and writing opportunities
    • Producing sequences of lessons which build skills and confidence in reading, writing and spoken communication
    • Ensuring progression by careful monitoring, record keeping and use of data
    • Preparing students thoroughly for Key Stage 3 assessments and GCSE examinations
    • Effectively managing our classrooms so that students are encouraged to learn in a variety of ways
    • Using a variety of assessment methods (including peer assessment) to ensure that students

    are very aware of their level of achievement and how to progress further

    • Encouraging all students to have high expectations of themselves

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Glebelands School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
770 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01483 542400

Glebelands School is a hugely successful comprehensive school situated in the heart of the community in Cranleigh, Surrey.

The school has 770 boys and girls from Year 7 to Year 11. The curriculum offers a wide choice of academic subjects and a comprehensive extra-curricular programme ensures a rounded education for all.

Glebelands has substantial green areas which are regularly maintained to provide optional space for Physical Education lessons as well as space for students and staff to use and enjoy during social time, break and lunch.

The school is well connected, being a five-minute walk from Cranleigh village centre where there are a number of typical high street shops along with bespoke family run stores. In the centre of the village there is the main bus station which runs an excellent service to the local villages and the busier towns including Godalming and Guildford where there are mainline railway stations linking to London. There is ample parking on school site which is situated across two dedicated car parks.

Arranging a visit to Glebelands School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@glebelands.surrey.sch.uk.

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