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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 January to 31 August 2024

Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Candidates suitable for the role will:

  • love reading and discussing literature from a broad range of genres and time periods.
  • be excited to teach high achieving students who are eager to learn
  • be confident in teaching English language and literature up to and including GCSE to high achieving students and be excited about moving on to teaching to A level
  • be passionate about personal and professional development and demonstrate a willingness to engage with the findings of evidence-based research through our whole school CPD programme.
  • help extend and enrich students’ school experiences beyond the curriculum
  • have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, students and parents

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • the opportunity to join a highly successful English department with a wide range of experience and expertise
  • a stimulating and creative environment in a school where extra-curricular activities flourish and teachers are encouraged to introduce new and innovative activities
  • a CPD provision tailored to your needs focusing on areas of research and development
  • a diverse workplace, with an engaged student and staff community who are currently collaborating on a review of the school’s approach to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • a supportive environment where the work-life balance of teachers is proactively supported by the governors and senior leadership team
  • a two-week October half term
  • numerous other benefits (please see our attached information pack)

Further details about the role

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed teacher of English who has the knowledge and love of their subject to inspire students in a school where a ‘Love of Learning’ is evident in every student interaction.

The fixed-term post offers a wonderful opportunity to inspire our highly motivated, articulate and diligent student body. The school greatly values the contribution that the study of English brings to its curriculum offer and to the all-round development of the students, helping them flourish as global citizens.

The English department’s philosophy, policy and practice is learner-centred and literature-based, with the emphasis on developing conceptual understanding of the ways in which meanings are created in texts, delivered through flexible learning strategies and encouraging self-motivated learning.

Early Career teachers are very welcome to apply - we support the development of new teachers through an excellent ECT induction programme and the English department is very supportive in its approach.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Tiffin Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and support this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to both a full employment history and child protection check, and will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (criminal record) check.
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About The Tiffin Girls' School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1232 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Tiffin Girls’ School, a selective state school and stand-alone Academy, is a vibrant and happy community where the students take centre stage. The school is currently home to 1,235 students, aged between 11 and 18, and is now into its 143rd year. The school is a six form entry selective school, with 180 students in each year group and over 340 in the Sixth Form. The school prides itself on encouraging students to aspire to do the best in everything they do, whether that be: academic excellence, a passion and enthusiasm for the creative and performing arts, sporting prowess, or student leadership. A broad and challenging curriculum sits alongside a stimulating and rewarding range of extracurricular activities, many of which are student-led, and these elements of school life combine to develop inquisitive, confident, dynamic and successful young people ready for their future lives as global citizens.

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