Teacher of English Biddick Academy, Washington, Tyne and Wear

Job description

11-16 Comprehensive
1102 on roll
Headteacher: Miss K Morris

Teacher of English (MPS/UPR) (more than one position is available)
Required for September 2020 or earlier, if possible

If you want to share the power of language, foster a love of literature and feed creativity, we want to hear from you. The English Faculty at Biddick Academy seeks a committed, enthusiastic and talented teacher of English to join our thriving team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and ambitious professional to make a substantial contribution to the development of the Academy.

We are a recently formed team of strong teachers who collaborate with and support one another to achieve excellent outcomes for our students. As a team member, you will be uncompromising in your high expectations of students and desire for students to succeed. You will be fully supported with bespoke professional development and you will be encouraged to contribute to the development of the team.

Biddick Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed secondary school conveniently located 10 minutes’ drive from Newcastle and Durham. Our Academy is passionate about education and we believe that all students can and should achieve their full potential. Our extensive range of extra-curricular opportunities motivate students to aim high. Our Academy enjoys an excellent reputation within the local community and has a strong and distinctive ethos of being a safe place where we continually strive to inspire learning, unlock potential and achieve success for every student.

We actively welcome visits and would be delighted to show you around our academy to meet the team and fully appreciate our excellent learning environment and facilities.

Please contact Mrs Helen Neary, HR Manager, at neary.h@biddickacademy.com or 0191 5111600, ext. 5013 to arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion regarding the role.

To apply, please complete an application form and return to Mrs H Neary at the email address above.

Biddick Academy is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect that all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Closing date for application: Monday 20th January 2020 at 9am
Interviews: Tuesday 28th January 2020

Essential educational requirements

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Essential qualifications

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Essential skills and experience

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Employee benefits

MPS/UPR, bespoke CPD


About Biddick Academy

Biddick Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed secondary school conveniently located 10 minutes' drive from Newcastle and Durham. We are passionate about education and believe that all students can and should achieve their full potential.

Address
Biddick Lane, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 8AL
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Biddick Academy website (opens in a new window)