• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    27 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main Pay Scale 1 to Upper Pay Scale 3, £25,714 to £41,604

Job summary

At the end of each day, wouldn't you like to reflect on the difference you made rather than the battles you fought? We are looking for an inspirational and well-qualified English specialist to join our experienced and expanding English department at Amery Hill School.

You will join a high-performing, motivated and cohesive team who support students to achieve excellent results at GCSE. We offer an excellent induction programme alongside a supportive working environment.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a talented and ambitious professional to make a substantial contribution to the growth and development of Amery Hill School. The role offers the successful candidate a challenge that will be both rewarding and fulfilling and will support you to achieve your own personal career goals and aspirations.

You should be:

• An outstanding classroom practitioner of English
• Passionate about engaging students with the English curriculum, and enriching this curriculum in line with our ethos of "Opportunity; Progress; Care"
• Enthusiastic and full of ideas, with the drive to make things happen
• Able to monitor and evaluate the performance of your students, contributing to the English department’s continuous drive for improvement
• Able to enthuse students to achieve their full potential
• Inspirational to colleagues and students – sharing best practice
• Able to commit to, and raise further, high achievement and motivation
In return for your commitment we can offer:
• A school and a senior leadership team that will allow you to be inspirational, proactive and play an active part in our school improvement
• A supportive and reflective department
• Tailored CPD with a strong commitment on developing individual career paths
• A stimulating, attractive and welcoming learning environment
• An approach which supports and stimulates professional growth

If you are an NQT, joining Amery Hill School would be an excellent start to your teaching career with benefits including:
• an established and extensive NQT programme
• support and expertise of departmental mentors
• a tailor-made whole school professional development programme
• support network of other NQTs and RQT's across subject areas

Amery Hill School - Education for life

Amery Hill is a very popular 11-16 fully inclusive secondary school where excellence and high aspirations permeate every aspect of school life. Every student is valued as an individual and whatever their goals, staff are there to support, nurture and assist them along their journey to success.

‘The caring and stimulating culture you have created encourages all pupils to do their best’
(OFSTED Feb. 2017)

Our Vision:

• We aim to prepare every student with the skills, qualities and resilience to succeed in an ever changing world
• We believe in challenging all our students to better themselves and aspire to be the very best that they can be
• We wish for all students to care and respect any other individual regardless of gender, disability, race, culture, religion or sexuality

For further information visit our Website at http://www.ameryhill.hants.sch.uk/. Applications should be addressed to Mr Stephen Mann, Headteacher and may be emailed to recruitment@ameryhill.school

A completed application form is required of all candidates as part of the application process. A Curriculum Vitae (CV) is not required and will, therefore, not be considered within the short listing process.

We are committed to safeguarding, follow a strict recruitment process and carry out enhanced DBS checks.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
931 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01420 84545

About Amery Hill School

Academy, ages 11-16

Arranging a visit to Amery Hill School

Although we are unable to offer you a tour of our school we would be delighted for you to come to meet with the Headteacher or another member of SLT. Alternatively, we would be happy to discuss the role with you and answer any questions you may have by telephone.

Please email contactus@ameryhill.school and a member of staff will contact you.

School location

Amery Hill, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 2BZ

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