21 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    25 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£28'000 - £43'685

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • enjoys being part of a team and sharing ideas and materials
  • wants to make lessons engaging and challenging
  • enjoys learning new skills

What the school offers its staff

Moulton School is a successful, popular and over-subscribed school on the northern boundary of Northampton. The school was graded Good in its last two Ofsted inspections, and there is a strong commitment to further improvement based on effective teaching and learning and high expectations of students. Whilst maintaining firm discipline, built around our ASPIRE ethos and school values, the school is deeply committed to supporting the development of whole child, and is one of very few schools to hold the Restorative Services Quality Mark. Our student leadership programme is also a significant strength of the school. As a member of staff at Moulton School, your on-going professional development is of crucial importance, and the school has an outstanding record of supporting colleagues into middle and senior leadership roles.

  • “The school makes people feel special” Parent
  • “Being at Moulton School has been a great experience and I have learnt lots!” Year 8 student.
  • “As a new member of staff, I was made to feel valued and supported. Joining the school mid-way through a pandemic, I was apprehensive but the staff at Moulton school made me so welcome and it wasn't long before I felt part of the MSSC team. There is an ethos of kindness and it shows. I have never worked with staff that are so motivated by their school's values. The leadership team are always close-by and ready to help and offer solutions, support and friendly encouragement. Thank you MSSC, I am so proud to work at this wonderful school.Teacher.

Further details about the role

The English department is:

  • a welcoming and supportive team
  • keen to develop and improve, both as individual practitioners and as a group
  • fully equipped with resources and relevant technology, including interactive white boards
  • successfully offering the full range of qualifications through to ‘A’ level

The ethos within the faculty is positive and mutually supportive and there is a strong commitment to developing and improving practice. The department is in a dedicated, purpose-built block in which there are eight English classrooms, a dedicated set of Chromebooks, a drama studio and a rehearsalroom. There is also a department resource base. There is a further English room in the Sixth Form Centre.

The department is well resourced. Its work is supported by a wide range of audio-visual material, and there are interactive whiteboards in each of the main classrooms. The school has two well-stocked libraries, including our brand-new building, and The Bessie Horne Library in The Sixth Form Centre. They are both staffed by library assistants and equipped with a wireless network of computers.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please complete the online application.

Apply for this job

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Moulton School and Science College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1349 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01604 641600

Moulton School is a warm, welcoming and hardworking school community, striving for excellence in all that we do. We want our students to leave school having maximised their academic progress, but also with fond memories of the breadth of opportunities taken, the relationships made, and the experiences enjoyed; for example, through our flagship student leadership programme. Situated five miles from Northampton and close to the M1, Moulton is a peaceful location with close proximity to the modern conveniences of town living . Moulton School is built on a commitment to academic excellence and the highest of personal standards, within an environment which provides each individual with the care, support and encouragement that they need to succeed. We pride ourselves on traditional values, such as hard work and discipline, whilst preparing young people for all the challenges of life in the 21st century. Our students are committed to their learning, and we have the highest of expectations of them, both academically, and in the character that they demonstrate as they grow and develop. Our core values and ethos statement “ASPIRE – Strive for Great Things” sets the tone, both for our expectations, and for the achievements that we are able to celebrate. Students are encouraged to become highly motivated, independent learners and are able to learn through differentiated learning activities. This allows them to develop high levels of knowledge, skills and technological understanding. Students’ work is carefully monitored and assessed regularly and they are involved in target setting. Our success is built on partnership and we are very fortunate in the high quality of staff who care for and guide the students through their time at Moulton challenging them at every step to become the young people that they can be. We are, as you may imagine, very proud of our students.   STAFF DEVELOPMENT Moulton has a talented and dedicated staff who show pride and commitment to their role. Our students benefit from their professionalism and their work in supporting students to achieve their best. High quality teaching and high expectations are at the heart of Moulton School and all teachers will be expected to develop practice which supports the ethos, values and vision, and contributes to the overall life and work of the school. Moulton School has strong staff development programme with a wealth of experienced staff working with teachers and support staff. To that end, we strive to create a learning environment that elicits outstanding outcomes for students. Staff are committed to their own development, and many take part in helping others to progress. In order to support this, we run training and development sessions that take place after school. There are also various training routes for staff to follow including. • Training School Network Programme • New staff and ECT induction programme in-house and as part of the SWAN network • Year 2 Teachers’ Programme • Middle Leaders’ Programme • Subject Leader and Senior Leadership qualifications (NPQSL) (NPQML) Many staff take part in regular subject specific training, and staff I specialist roles may attend external training courses run by specialists in areas such as pastoral care, First Aid, mental health and wellbeing, MAGT and challenge. Moulton School values diversity, and has developed an Equalities Policy to ensure that everyone within the school community is treated fairly, irrespective of race, gender, disability, sexuality or age.

Arranging a visit to Moulton School and Science College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@moultonschool.co.uk.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

TEACHER OF ENGLISH – MPS/UPS & POTENTIAL TLR 2(1) £3017

Southfield School for Girls

Lewis Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6HE

Teacher of English (Fixed Term Maternity Cover)

Lord Grey Academy

Rickley Lane, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK3 6EW

Teacher of English

Wootton Academy Trust

Wootton, Bedford, MK43 9HT

Teacher of English

Lord Grey Academy

Rickley Lane, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK3 6EW

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Northampton and Northamptonshire and Northampton