Teacher of English Literature

Hereford Sixth Form College, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 1LU

This job expired on 20 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    30 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2022

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Teacher of English Literature job summary

The English Department is one of the largest subject areas within the College, offering a choice of English Literature (Edexcel) or English Language (Edexcel) at A level. The department also offers an extremely successful GCSE English (Eduqas) resit course, which has a high level of demand within the College. We offer a supportive environment within an improving and forward-looking department. Emphasis is placed on staff supporting each other, liaising over schemes of work and sharing good practice.

English continues to be a very popular subject and results are consistently good to outstanding in both raw and value-added terms.

There are currently 10 English Literature, 9 English Language and 3 GCSE classes. Generally teaching groups are between 18 to 24 in size. Teaching is shared between six staff, two of whom are part-time. The Department is well resourced, with an interactive whiteboard in each teaching room and a suite of computers for class use.

We are seeking a newly qualified or experienced teacher who is an English Literature specialist, to teach A Level English Literature and GCSE English Language resit. Ideally you will have a degree in English Literature; if not, a keen interest in teaching A level English Literature is essential.

You should be committed, enthusiastic and enjoy a challenge. You should be prepared to work hard within the team and be ambitious both on a personal level and for the department. The ability to motivate students is vital. Effective team working skills are essential.

All posts are subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS disclosure

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About Hereford Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
View all 16-19jobs
School size
No information available
Age range
16 to 19
Contact phone number
01432 355166

Hereford Sixth Form College has over 2000 full-time 16-19 students and an excellent reputation for its results and extra-curricular provision. Rated Ofsted outstanding in 2007; the College consistently achieves one of the highest Advanced Level points scores per entry of over 100 SFC’s nationally and has outstanding value added results as measured by both the ALIS and ALPS systems.

The Heart of Mercia Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), formed on 1 April 2019 and delivers post 16 education in Hereford, Stourbridge and Worcester. Hereford Sixth Form College is part of this Trust. The MAT has an annual budget of £28m and serves the needs of 5,500 students across the region.

All posts are subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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