Teacher of English (and Media desirable)

John Mason School, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1JB

2 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    24 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    5 May 2022

Job details

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Contract type



MPS/UPS (if post threshold)

Teacher of English (and Media desirable) job summary

Teacher of English (and Media desirable)

Salary Grade: MPS/UPS (if post threshold)
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 24 May 2022 at 9am
Interview Date: Interviews week commencing Monday 23 May 2022
Start date: September 2022

The English and Media faculty at John Mason School is collaborative, supportive and aspirational. We offer a curriculum that is knowledge rich and committed to celebrating diversity, ensuring all students can thrive in an environment that is academically challenging and inclusive. Leaders in the faculty work to ensure positive staff wellbeing and manageable workload.

Applications are invited from reflective, motivated and inspiring practitioners who can teach across all abilities at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. Experience of or interest in teaching Media or Film Studies is desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will be passionate about promoting the teaching and learning of English and Media and have the capacity to deliver great teaching, ensuring that students achieve their full potential.

If you believe in supporting all students to thrive and want to work as part of a collaborative, supportive and aspirational team, we encourage you to apply.

The successful candidate will be:
• passionate about their subject; able to inspire and motivate students and staff.
• committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.
• able to work effectively as part of the team.
• a role model for our students and staff.
• committed to professional development

In return we will offer you:
• a comprehensive programme of professional development
• the satisfaction of being part of a friendly, supportive and reflective team
• well-resourced schemes of learning that will reduce workload
• students who have a desire to achieve and respect the school’s expectations.
• excellent care and support for all staff.

If you would like more information about the faculty, email Sally Butler, Director of English and Media sally.butler@johnmason.oxon.sch.uk
An application pack is available from the John Mason School website or from
CVs alone are not acceptable.

Abingdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the terms and conditions of maintained schools, including maternity benefits. The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values.

Applying for the job

Please send application forms to recruitment@abingdonlearningtrust.org

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About John Mason School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1058 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

John Mason School is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust and is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all its students and staff.

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