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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 January 2023

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you looking for a English teaching post in which you can make a genuine difference to young people’s lives? Are you seeking to work in a school that is committed to supporting the professional development of all staff? If the answer is yes, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of English. At The Spires College, we strongly believe in the power of education to transform lives. If you always aim to inspire and enthuse students and are dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people by improving students’ experience beyond your own classroom then please come and join us.

You will:

be, or have the potential to become, an exceptional and innovative classroom practitioner;

be committed to working in a close, collaborative team environment within the English Department;

be able to use a strong pedagogical understanding to successfully deliver the English curriculum;

be enthusiastic about giving young people the best possible start in life.

The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching. The ability to teach to A Level and Media Studies is desirable but not necessary. We would welcome applications from newly qualified teachers or experienced teachers who wish to take advantage of a new challenge.

What the school offers its staff

The College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be. We are committed to staff’s professional development and invest heavily in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners.

We offer:

excellent professional development and a wide range of career development opportunities;

a high level of support for all new staff;

the opportunity to work alongside excellent practitioners across the College;

an exciting, stimulating, friendly place to work

a modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities.

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 Bilateral School with a selective stream. We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do.

Further details about the role

For further details about the college and the role, please see the attached brochure.

Commitment to safeguarding

The college is committed to safeguarding and promotion the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to safer recruitment scrutiny including an enhanced DBS disclosure with barred list information.
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About The Spires College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1109 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01803 400660

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 bilateral school with a selective stream. We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. As a School we are committed the professional development of our staff and invest heavily in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners. The College is committed to safeguarding all of its students. All staff are required to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures and regularly undertake a full enhanced DBS check.

Arranging a visit to The Spires College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@thespirescollege.com.

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