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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

TMS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teacher of English

Full time, permanent from the 1 September 2024

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational subject specialist with a love of language and literature to teach English across the age and ability range. This post is suitable for either an ECT Teacher or more experienced practitioner. We welcome applications from those without prior A level experience, but with knowledge and ability to learn quickly. Knowledge of, or experience in teaching accelerated literacy development at Key Stage 3 would also be highly desirable.

Applicants from other subject backgrounds considered.

Candidates must be passionate about teaching: committed to improving the learning outcomes of all pupils; able to demonstrate the ability to deliver high quality teaching and inspire and motivate young people to achieve outstanding outcomes.

We believe in educating young people not only for their academic success, but to be powerful citizens. English is at the heart of this and our pupils are passionate about the written and spoken word. We teach challenging texts in mixed ability sets and believe in the power of developing our pupils’ cultural capital alongside their reading and writing skills. We also actively seek to decolonise and diversify our curriculum and welcome applicants with a passion for this work.

The successful candidate will be joining a creative and dedicated team characterised by high support, high challenge and a willingness to develop as professionals through sharing good practice with one another. The English Faculty foster a pro-active culture of collaboration and reflective practice that has pupils’ well-being and success at its heart.

St Katherine’s is an oversubscribed and successful school with a strong sense ofcommunity. The school was rated good by Ofsted in December 2021. We are a community school without a faith designation and welcome applicants from all backgrounds, beliefs, and religions. We respect and value diversity and inclusivity in our community.

Our mission:

We are St Katherine’s — a nurturing and inclusive community, united in the pursuit of excellence

We are located in a beautiful rural setting on the edge of Bristol. Our thriving, diverse community is founded on our core values of respect, responsibility and resilience; we actively encourage everyone within our community to ‘live and breathe’ our values every day. The school aims to create an environment where all students feel confident, secure and valued to help them perform at their best.

We are committed to continuous professional learning and offer both internal and external leadership training including the NPQML and NPQSL programmes, leading profiling and shadowing opportunities. Coaching is embedded within our school to support and develop leadership potential and career progression for all staff. In addition, we actively promote opportunities for Trust wide working and collaboration across the trust is integral to our development.

St Katherine’s School is part of the Cathedral Schools Trust. Cathedral Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the strength in diversity. Our schools have a wide range of cultural, socio economic and religious influences and we use this to ensure that we broaden our understanding of each other and the world. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability or age, and maternity, marital or civil partner status.

If you would like to find out more about the school please visit the school website

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts at Cathedral Schools Trust are subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, initial and periodic enhanced level checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is midnight 18 April 2024

Interviews will take place week commencing w/c 22 April 2024

We reserve the right to appoint before the deadline for an exceptional candidate.

What the school offers its staff

Competitive pension schemes through Teachers Pensions or LGPS; Employee Assistance Programme (Health Assured); Cycle to work scheme; Discounted gym membership (PureGym and Nuffield Health); Continuing Professional and Leadership development

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts at Cathedral Schools Trust are subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, initial and periodic enhanced level checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About St Katherine's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1000 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01275 373737

St Katherine’s is an oversubscribed and successful school with a strong sense of community.

Our mission:
We are St Katherine’s — a nurturing and inclusive community,
united in the pursuit of excellence

The school was rated good by Ofsted in December 2021. We are a community school without a faith designation and welcome applicants from all backgrounds, beliefs, and religions. We respect and value diversity and inclusivity in our community.

We are located in a beautiful rural setting on the edge of Bristol. Our thriving, diverse community is founded on our core values of respect, responsibility and resilience; we actively encourage everyone within our community to ‘live and breathe’ our values every day. The school aims to create an environment where all students feel confident, secure and valued to help them perform at their best.

St Katherine’s School is part of the Cathedral Schools Trust. Cathedral Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the strength in diversity. Our schools have a wide range of cultural, socio economic and religious influences and we use this to ensure that we broaden our understanding of each other and the world. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability or age, and maternity, marital or civil partner status.

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