Teacher of English (maternity cover)

Sandhurst School, Sandhurst, Berkshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,543 to £41,635 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Sandhurst School is a caring, inclusive and well-ordered community. Our aim is to provide all students with the opportunity to succeed, with a strong emphasis on achievement, encouragement and development of skills and qualities to be active, accomplished, knowledgeable, caring and self-sufficient in tomorrow’s ever changing world.

Required for January 2019 - Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)
This a temporary appointment, providing maternity cover from the period of January 2020 for up to one year. There may also be an opportunity of further responsibility for the right candidate.

English is a thriving subject with our students achieving in line with national average. We are therefore looking to appoint a motivated and committed teacher with strong subject knowledge to teach English throughout Key Stages 3 and 4. You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.

We are looking for a colleague who is:
- A highly successful classroom practitioner
- An enthusiastic and hardworking team player
- Able to achieve high levels of student engagement, challenge and progress

In return we offer:
- professional development
- leadership training; and
- support programmes for candidates with a potential for promotion and career development

Essential educational requirements

- Undergraduate Degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Have a proven track record of excellence in teaching

Employee benefits

Eligible teachers of languages, physics, chemistry, biology and computing can apply for student loan reimbursements for up to 11 financial years.

Eligible mathematics teachers can apply for early-career payments of up to £7,500, after tax, with this pilot scheme.

CPD opportunities are available to all staff at all levels

Dedicated PPA time is protected for individuals

Staff have access to counselling and mindfulness support

We try hard to ensure you don’t miss key family events such as weddings, graduations and school plays

There is a nursery adjacent to the school with negotiable rates for staff

The staffroom is warm and welcoming to all staff

Free flu vaccinations are offered to all staff

The staff social committee organises events throughout the year

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1073 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Sandhurst School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email cread@sandhurst.bracknell-forest.sch.uk

About Sandhurst School

School location

Owlsmoor Road, Sandhurst, Berkshire, GU47 0SD