Teacher of English

Collingwood College, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 4AE

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 November 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 £26,948 to UPR3 £42,780

What skills and experience we're looking for

The ideal candidate will be:

• Exemplary and inspiring in their teaching

• Motivational, flexible and highly organised

• An inclusive practitioner, with high expectations or all students, who is committed to all pupils reaching their full potential

• Reflective in classroom practice

• Committed and dedicated to raising standards and working in partnership with others

• Have high expectation of themselves and others

• Be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach across all key stages of the curriculum dependant on experience and qualifications.

What the school offers its staff

Remuneration and Benefits

Collingwood College has its own generous pay scale and the financial package offered will be commensurate with the responsibilities of the post and the experience of the person appointed.

All new staff appointments are subject to verification of fitness to work, receipt of two satisfactory references, qualification verification, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service at Enhanced level as well as other checks relevant to the role.

Access to other benefits including:

• Outstanding facilities, including free on-site parking

• All Collingwood College teachers up to the age of 75 are eligible to belong to the Teacher’s Pension Scheme and will automatically become members unless they opt out. Further information can be found at www.teacherspensions.co.uk Member of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

• 24/7 Employee Assistant programme for staff and their families

• Exclusive savings, discounts and offers through My Staff Shop including Cycle to Work Scheme

• Flexible leave of absence policy

Training and Development

At Collingwood we are committed to providing a well-structured staff development programme to enhance personal and team development. All new staff received the following training:

• Collingwood College Company Induction

• Safeguarding and Prevent Training

• Mandatory and Compliance Training including Fire Awareness and Health and Safety at Work

• Training linked directly to the job role, which may be delivered by other colleagues or external trainers

In addition, staff can have:

• An opportunity to access other training as detailed in the termly training calendar

• An opportunity to access training outside the college linked directly to your role or career aspirations

• Other on-line training relevant to the role.

For Early Careers Teachers we have developed a specific training programme to support you through your induction year.

Further details about the role

The department is a large but immensely friendly one. It is high performing and we have seen our results rise year on year at both A Level and GCSE. We have just had our best year to date, with an amazing 90% of students achieving a pass in either GCSE language or literature.

We are committed to providing an environment for our students where enjoyment is at the heart, and we strive to ensure all lessons are engaging and interesting. You will benefit from being supported by a very experienced department and there is always opportunity for growth and development. We are looking for like-minded people who have a passion for all things language and literature as well as a sense of humour.

Application Process

An application form can be obtained on our website www.collingwoodcollege.com. Completed application forms should be returned to the HR Department hr@collingwood.surrey.sch.uk This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and inspirational teacher who is passionate about teaching English language and literature. You will be joining a successful and friendly department who work well collaboratively. We welcome applications from those returning to work after a career break or Early Careers Teachers.

Commitment to safeguarding

Collingwood College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
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About Collingwood College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1669 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Collingwood College is Surrey Heath’s first high-performing Academy. Collingwood is one of Surrey’s largest and most successful secondary schools for students aged 11-19. We have more than 1700 students, including a Sixth Form of well over 250 and 250 teaching and support staff, all of whom are dedicated to ensuring that all our students fulfil their potential and enjoy to the full their secondary education.

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