- £25,714 to £36,961 Per Year
Teacher of English - Highdown School job summary
Main Scale, Full and Part time positions.
For a September 2022 start
Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a very popular, oversubscribed and successful school set in 28 acres of parkland in Caversham to the north of Reading.
We are looking for an outstanding, passionate and dynamic practitioner to join our highly successful and well-resourced English department of 12 staff. This post would be suitable for either an NQT or an experienced teacher.
A willingness to teach across all years and abilities is essential.
You should be a highly motivated and successful individual who is willing to contribute to all aspects of the school vision and the many enrichment activities that the department offers.
Why Highdown School?
• We are a Good School with many outstanding features which continues to rapidly improve
• We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels
• We provide highly regarded NQT induction and Coaching for Excellence programmes
• We have adopted a ‘FairWorkload Charter’
• Staff benefit from being members of the PiXL Club and the Princes Teaching Institute
• Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities
We are on a journey to becoming a ‘regional centre of excellence’. Why not join us?
Closing: Applications considered on receipt
For details and an application form visit our website www.highdown.reading.sch.uk Please return your completed application form to Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0118 901 5800
Applying for the job
For details and an application form visit our website www.highdown.reading.sch.uk Please return your completed application form to Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, by email email@example.com or call 0118 901 5800More on how to apply (opens in a new tab)
About Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 1492 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
Highdown was awarded academy status in 2010 and was judged to be a good school by Ofsted in April 2015.
Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a thriving school where all students are challenged to reach excellence every day.
Our most important resource is our staff. Therefore, we aim to create the conditions and culture within the academy that make Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre a rewarding place to work. We are committed to investing in staff professional learning and leadership development, taking action to rationalise workload, promote mental and physical health and wellbeing, and encourage collaboration and peer support.
Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, teaching and support staff (including temporary and supply staff), governors and volunteers to share this commitment.