Teacher of English (maternity cover) Sandhurst School, Sandhurst, Berkshire

Job description

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

About Sandhurst School

Owlsmoor Road, Sandhurst, Berkshire, GU47 0SD
LA Maintained School
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