Teacher of English Brookfield Community School, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Job description

Teacher of English
Teachers pay scale: M1 – U3
£24,372 to £40,490 (FTE)

Full Time
Start Date: January 2020

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of English to join a team of highly motivated professionals in enabling students to maximise their potential by developing a deep understanding of English through engaging, challenging and enjoying English lessons.

Brookfield Community School is a large 11-18 Academy with 1226 students on roll situated on the Western edge of Chesterfield and next to the Peak District National Park. We have talented staff, committed and enthusiastic students, strong local partnerships and a wide range of extra-curricular and sporting opportunities for students. We became part of the Redhill Academy Trust on 1st March 2019. The Redhill Trust’s core purpose of raising student achievement is reflected in its values, ethos and working practices. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding Trust.
The Redhill Academy is also the lead school for the Redhill Teaching School Alliance, comprising of over 30 schools with a range of ages and abilities.

For further details regarding this post, or to request an application form, please contact Gillian Rhodes at g.rhodes@brookfield.derbyshire.sch.uk or alternatively please visit our Academy website.

Brookfield Community School is committed to safeguarding children practices. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and successful references.

Closing Date: Midday on Monday 21st October 2019
Interviews to be held: w/c 21st October 2019

Essential educational requirements

Successful teaching experience of both English Language and Literature across 11-16 age and full ability range
Knowledge of:
How using data can improve student achievement
A variety of English curricular and recent changes to the curriculum
Effective use of classroom support of students with additional needs
Knowledge of current educational issues

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
An Honours Degree
Evidence of appropriate professional development
Further relevant qualification

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of participation in recent professional development, particularly related to English
Passion to make a difference to pupil’s learning in English
Ability to be a team member
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
Ability to work under pressure

About Brookfield Community School

Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 3NS
Brookfield Community School website (opens in a new window)