31 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September or earlier if available

  • Closing date

    25 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

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Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) MPS/UPS depending on experience plus £2,000 bursary for direct applications, paid over two years

Teacher of English job summary

Take your career to the next level

As the only all ability academy in Buckinghamshire, we do whatever it takes to tackle disadvantage and provide an outstanding education to everyone. Our innovative curriculum is as diverse as our student community and is purpose-designed to release the potential of academic high-flyers and those with SEN alike.

But what really sets us apart is our teachers: their passion drives our progress and transforms the way we think and work. You can join them and take your career to the next level.

Explore the opportunity

You will be joining a strong, friendly, teaching department with a wide range of expertise. Whilst we will happily support an ECT, this would also be the ideal role to further develop your teaching craft and develop your leadership skills. There will be opportunities to teach across KS3, 4 and 5, allowing you to present your enthusiasm for the subject or to develop best practice. English is a leading department at Highcrest; GCSE results are good and A-Level students have progressed to prestigious Universities, including Cambridge. Literacy is a whole-school key improvement focus.

Discover what we can offer you

Alongside a comprehensive package of benefits, we offer significant investment in your professional development and the possibility of onsite accommodation if you need to relocate. You can also expect facilities that are second to none, including an excellent canteen, gym and coffee shop, and will enjoy a Wellness Day to relax and unwind every year in addition to school holidays. But above all, you will relish the satisfaction of transforming futures and helping our students overcome obstacles to experience life to the full.

If you’re ready to join our team, please complete our online application form via the apply button.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and may close the advert early should we receive an exceptional candidate, so we recommend applying early.

The Highcrest Academy is fully committed to safeguarding children (polices on web). All members of staff are in a "regulated" role under the Vetting & Barring Scheme and have to be DBS cleared prior to employment.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Highcrest Academy is fully committed to safeguarding children (policies on web). All members of staff are in a “regulated” role under the Vetting & Barring Scheme and have to be DBS cleared prior to employment.

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About The Highcrest Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1059 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

"The school has a warm and welcoming atmosphere" and "Pupils at The Highcrest Academy happily live up to the school's motto of 'aspire and achieve'." Ofsted 2020

All who work at the academy reinforce our six virtues linked to our motto (Ambition, Sensitivity, Purpose, Integrity, Resilience and Eloquence), helping us instil a culture of excellence that runs throughout every strand of our Academy.

Situated in the leafy Chilterns and within easy reach of Central London, Highcrest is culturally and academically diverse and is the only academy in Buckinghamshire that caters for students of ‘all abilities’. Some of our students need all your support, whilst others need to be challenged and stretched. Our inclusive and successful House system, a wide range of clubs, visits and trips helps to bring our whole school community together. There are approximately 1,000 students on roll, including the Sixth Form. Recent additions to our site include a gym and restaurant/coffee shop for both staff and students, as well as a purpose-built Sixth Form Centre.

A thriving and friendly academy in the heart of the community, where your well-being is paramount. We offer staff recognition schemes, free gym and staff sports teams, plus a paid Well-being Day for all staff. There is also the possibility of shared staff living accommodation and on-site parking.

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