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  • Start date details

    Summer term or earlier if available

  • Closing date

    8 January 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week 39 weeks per annum

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

£30,000 - £46,525 (MPS/UPS)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity to extend our dynamic and innovative English team, and are seeking to appoint a Teacher of English with outstanding potential. As a team we strive to give students the confidence to communicate effectively through the nurtured and sustained love of reading; to think critically and to develop into resilient and reflective learners.

Our Team

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic and imaginative classroom practitioner to join a fantastic team, led by two joint Heads of Faculty.

We have developed a KS3 curriculum that revolves around the reading of whole texts which cover a diverse range of writers, characters and topics.

Our English team are reflective, forward thinking and collaborative. We aim to deliver engaging and relevant content and explore all opportunities so that our students are EMPOWERED* for their life beyond Cantell, with the knowledge and skills to pursue any interests post-16.

As a consistently outstanding teacher with a real passion for your subject, you will possess the vision and drive for continuing school improvement and raising attainment. The post provides an excellent opportunity to develop your career within an attractive and well-resourced working environment, supported by a talented and dedicated team of staff and would be suitable for an exceptional ECT or experienced teacher.

Recent members of our English team who joined in September 2023 say:

“Joining Cantell has been an exceptional experience. The feel of community and the ethos of the school has truly made it a special place to work. The support from my colleagues has been endless and the diverse nature of the students give working at Cantell a truly global atmosphere.”

“Cantell is a fantastic place to work. Colleagues are supportive and enable you to be your best. Pupils are vibrant and eager to learn, motivating you to deliver for them. The curriculum is ambitious, challenging students to aim high. The Cantell family is a special community to belong to.”

*EMPOWERED– Cantell actively promotes eight key EMPOWER skills which students will need to thrive in the workplace (Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiative, Communication, Independence, Innovation + Entrepreneurship).

Our School

“Pupils are rightly proud to attend Cantell School. They feel happy, safe and well cared for. Pupils enjoy being part of the ‘Cantell Family’. They like the school’s diversity. As one pupil said, ‘It is a vibrant place to learn.’” Ofsted, February 2023

Cantell School is proud to be a heavily oversubscribed, inclusive comprehensive school with a student intake that reflects a wonderfully diverse and vibrant local community. Our fundamental mission is to provide an exceptional learning experience for every student so that they may lead a happy and successful life now and in the future.

If you are an inspiring teacher, who forms effective relationships with young people and colleagues, is energetic, well organised and has the drive to make sure our pupils get the best learning opportunities we can offer them, we would love you to join our exceptional team.

We will offer the successful applicant:

  • A committed and extremely supportive staff team
  • An extensive and personalised CPD programme
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to our students
  • A thriving community of students and parents/carers

We wish to appoint candidates with:

  • Ability to promote high quality teaching and learning
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and motivational skills
  • A passion for improving students’ lives and opportunities
  • High levels of ambition and drive for outstanding performance from staff and students

The school is committed to safeguarding children and all applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Although applications will be processed as they arrive, an earlier closing date may be made before this if a successful candidate is found.

Further details and an application form are available on our websitewww.cantell.co.uk Alternatively, please contact a member of the HR team on by emailrecruitment@cantell.co.uk

What the school offers its staff

Cantell School is proud to be a heavily oversubscribed, inclusive comprehensive school with a student intake that reflects a wonderfully diverse and vibrant local community. Our fundamental mission is to provide an exceptional learning experience for every student so that they may lead a happy and successful life now and in the future.

Commitment to safeguarding

Cantell School is committed to ensuring the welfare and safety of all our children in school. We believe that our students have a right to learn in a caring, supportive and safe environment; our staff are vigilant for signs of any student in distress and are confident about applying the processes to alleviate any problems or concerns.

We fully recognise our responsibilities for child protection. We have a Child Protection Policy that applies to all staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to our school.

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About Cantell School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1241 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02380323111

Cantell School has been on a journey of significant improvement over the last few years and we are proud to be known as a happy and successful school in Southampton, Hampshire and beyond. Our success is very much down to the hard work of our students, supported by a committed, passionate and dedicated staff team.

Arranging a visit to Cantell School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@cantell.co.uk.

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