Teacher of English
Aureus School is a brand new mainstream state school and provides secondary education to students aged 11 to 16 years within the Didcot area. The school opened in September 2017 and will have 600 students on roll from September 2019 including Years 7-9, with capacity for 1200 students. Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’. We are looking to expand our team and are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Teacher of English to join us for January 2020.
Come and work in the established English Department alongside English Literature and Language Lead Practitioners to enthuse and engage our students with our innovative curriculum, exploring a range of topics from Odysseus and Chaucer to modern texts such as The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.
As a purpose built school, Aureus has brand new classrooms using the latest equipment such as SMART TV boards in every classroom and Visualisers enabling teachers to bring learning to life and engage our learners. With excellent wireless coverage throughout the school, we run a Windows 10 environment, using core applications MS Office 2016 and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. Lesson planning and delivery is done with ease using the Google Drive and all staff and students are provided with Office 365 professional accounts as a platform for collaboration, sharing and out of school access.
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.
Essential educational requirements
Honours degree (or equivalent)
Qualified Teacher Status
Essential skills and experience
Teaching of subject to students at KS3 and KS4
Ability to develop and maintain good relationships with staff and students
Involvement in extra-curricular activities
Commitment to raising the achievement of all students of all abilities
About Aureus School
- Candytuft Way, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 6FF
- Aureus School website (opens in a new window)