Teacher of English Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre, Reading, Berkshire

Job description

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.

Essential educational requirements

This post would be suitable for either an NQT or an experienced teacher. A willingness to teach across all years and abilities is essential.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate will have a passion for English, a proven track record in producing excellent subject results and student outcomes, and the ability to teach up to A level

Employee benefits

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 ‘Fair Workload Charter’

We are conveniently located for quick and easy access to London, Berkshire and Oxfordshire

Staff benefit from being members of the PiXL Club and the Princes Teaching Institute

Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities


About Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

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.

Address
Surley Row, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LR
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre website (opens in a new window)