Teacher of English - Maternity cover

The Willink School, Reading, Berkshire


Job details

Job role Teacher
Subjects English, English
Working pattern Part-time only
Salary MPR to UPR

Job summary

We require a committed colleague with a real passion for the provision of quality and imaginative teaching to join an experienced, supportive and high achieving English Department (90% GCSE grades 4-9 in 2018 and 2019).

The successful candidate will be expected to teach English Language and Literature throughout the school and across the age and ability range to GCSE. There is the opportunity of teaching A-Level for a suitably qualified candidate. As a Teaching School we warmly welcome applications from ITT colleagues and we can offer the successful candidate excellent support and professional development.

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1083 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Willink School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email lbailey@willink.w-berks.sch.uk

About The Willink School

The Willink is a high performing (P8 in 2019 was +0.4) and oversubscribed school, listed in the top ten non-selective schools in Berkshire in 2019. The school is a DfE designated Maths Hub. The school has 1130 students on roll including 180 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting south west of Reading. The school’s Ofsted judgment in June 2018 was exceptionally strong.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk

School location

School Lane, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3XJ