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Otley Prince Henry's Grammar School Specialist Language College, Otley, West Yorkshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (4 May 2021 to 17 December 2021 or the return of the postholder whichever is the sooner)

Job summary

Teacher of English MPS/UPS (maternity leave)

Location: Otley
Contract: Full time fixed term contract from 4 May 2021 to 17 December 2021 or the return of the post-holder, whichever is the sooner

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, innovative and ambitious teacher of English to join a team of 13 specialists. This post would be suitable for an NQT or more experienced colleague.

The successful candidate will be:
• able to enthuse, motivate and inspire students
• a talented teacher of English to at least GCSE
• an excellent classroom teacher with outstanding classroom management
• a degree in English and secondary QTS (or working towards)
• committed to continuous professional development

In return we offer:
• excellent Continued Professional Development opportunities
• a dedicated staff team supported by a committed and experienced senior leadership team
• a positive environment where students are able to learn and achieve
• a commitment to technology with iPads being issued to all teaching staff and students

Prince Henry’s is a successful and over-subscribed comprehensive school with over 1630 students – including around 320 in the Sixth Form. We serve the market town of Otley and the surrounding area, approximately 12 miles from Leeds.

We are a successful and vibrant fully comprehensive school with a specialism in languages and a national and international reputation for dynamic and inspirational work. The school is a founding member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance as well as the Yorkshire Leadership Community and is recognised by the local and wider community as offering educational provision of the highest quality. Our extremely positive Ofsted Report confirms us as a good school with outstanding student behaviour and outstanding leadership and management. Prince Henry’s has been designated as a National Support School by the DfE, and gained Sponsor Academy status in September 2018 subsequently forming the Collaborative Learning Multi Academy Trust.

The school has developed a number of services and benefits for staff including such things as free coffee/tea at break time, parking, annual flu vaccinations, access to Cycle to Work and Computer schemes, corporate gym membership, staff takeaway meal service through Henry's Diner, long service awards and social events organised by the Staff Committee. There is also an opportunity for the children of staff to access the excellent education available at Prince Henry's in line with the Admissions Policy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and an Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post. We aim for diversity within our workforce.

Closing date Tuesday 9 March 2021 at 12.00 noon

For more information and an application form please click on the 'Vacancies' tab at www.princehenrys.co.uk. Please note we do not accept CVs.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1598 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Otley Prince Henry's Grammar School Specialist Language College

Secondary school

School location

Farnley Lane, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 2BB

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