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Teacher of English

Selston High School, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,737 to £40,688

Job summary

Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale
Hours: 1 FTE
Contract term: Permanent
Start date: April 2020

The school
Our aim at Selston High School is to inspire every member of the school community to achieve their full potential and enjoy their time with us. As a caring community school we recognise the importance of our values which include respect for all, trust, pride, recognition and celebration of success.

The role
We are looking to appoint a passionate and motivated Teacher of English to join Selston High School. The ability to demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and to consistently teach inspirational lessons is essential. As part of our expanding English team, you will have the opportunity to teach a flowing 5 year Curriculum plan with a focus on each individual as an Outward Selston Citizen. We have devised this plan with a real focus on Literature’s commentary of the world around them, and their own society. It is a dynamic, tailored overview that engages pupils and furthers their exposure to a wide range of texts and issues that not only teaches the basics of English and exam preparation, but skills they will take with them through life.
The Person
The successful candidate will join a team of effective, hardworking professionals, committed to providing an outstanding education for all students. If you believe you have the vision and commitment to work in a school with a thriving and successful English department, please apply.
Why join us?

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. This Trust has a forward thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve.
We offer:
• Competitive pay scales - -our pay scales for Leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales.
• An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options.
• The ability to request flexible working.
• Career-Average pension scheme
• A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development and career
• Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust
• A stimulating and supportive working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals
• Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and experience and to progress your career

The closing date for applications is: Friday 24 January 2020 at midday

Interviews will be held on: Friday 31 January 2020

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.


We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in relevant subject and evidence of continuing professional development.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status or completion of training programme.

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of the National Curriculum including latest developments, initiatives and current issues. Is able to teach National Curriculum Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 including the full GCSE specification.

Employee benefits

Main/Upper Pay Scale

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 810 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Selston High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email alice.abbott@twocountiestrust.co.uk

About Selston High School

School location

Chapel Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG16 6BW

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