Teacher of English

Jane Austen College, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1DD

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

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Teacher of English
Full Time
Salary: MPS/ UPS
Starting September 2022
Jane Austen College

Be part of the Jane Austen College story! We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of English at our thriving academic and inclusive school situated in the heart of Norwich. This is an opportunity to be part of a collaborative community who are dedicated to ensuring students develop the knowledge and character needed to lead great lives.

Teachers flourish in the supportive but intellectually challenging environment at Jane Austen College and being part of the Inspiration Trust provides excellent opportunities to continue your professional development amongst experts in the field. We place a high value on subject expertise and support teachers through centralised behaviour systems which ensure classrooms are joyful and productive. We believe that all students have the right to access a rich, academic curriculum, whilst also being given the opportunity to pursue a variety of cultural, artistic and sporting pursuits, regardless of background or disadvantage.

As an English and Humanities specialist school with a history of excellent results at both GCSE and A-Level, including STEM A-Levels as part of our unique collaboration with Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form, it is true to say that our staff write a narrative of success for all our students; ensuring that they all have access to powerful knowledge and transformative extracurricular experiences.

To achieve these aspirational goals, we must have excellent standards of teaching. We are looking for a teacher who is passionate about the teaching of English; the importance of a powerful knowledge curriculum and the value of explicit instruction.

The successful candidate will be passionate about our vision of creating a truly academic and inclusive school, and embrace our school values: be kind, work hard, take responsibility. They will understand the importance of exceptionally high outcomes and the value of working closely with staff, students and families to help every child experience success and joy in their school life.

This is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to shape our ongoing story and contribute to exceptional standards of behaviour, attendance and character development.

To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Wednesday 29th June 2022

Interviews will take place: week commencing Monday 11th July 2022

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and all staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks. You will be required to provide references and undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About Jane Austen College

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1048 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Jane Austen College is a thriving secondary school and sixth form in the heart of Norwich city centre. We combine the modern and traditional, marrying academic rigour and innovative teaching techniques. Our sixth form is one of the top performing in Norfolk and we have been rated by Ofsted as Outstanding in four out of five areas, with an overall rating of Good.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools in East Anglia, and work closely with Charles Darwin Primary and Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form as well as the Trust's other schools around the region.

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