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Teacher of English

Northampton School for Boys, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

The English team work closely together and support each other professionally, mutual support and teamwork feature strongly.

We welcome applications from experienced teachers or NQTs. It would be possible for Newly Qualified Teachers to commence the post in July 2021.

Applicants for this post should:

• have evidence of outstanding impact on student progress in English through own teaching;
• be able to teach pupils throughout the age and ability range including, ideally, either or both of English Language and Literature up to A Level;
• have good organisational skills;
• be committed to stretching pupils to the full extent of their ability by means of a variety of teaching and learning styles;
• be committed to the development of appropriate teaching resources and strategies, including the use of Drama, Media and Information Technology;

Employee benefits

At Northampton School for Boys, we offer a number of additional benefits for our employees. Please see a list of these below:

Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme:
Salary sacrifice car scheme FAQ
Salary sacrifice car scheme general information
Salary Sacrifice Cycle to Work scheme
Free access to counselling
Free access to a qualified physiotherapist
Access to workplace fitness suite/gym facilities/swimming pool including staff only sessions (Covid permitting)
Mental health support
Admissions priority for the children of employees
Dedicated Surface Pro Device (for teaching staff only - returnable on resignation)
Free tea and coffee in the staffroom
Additional daily lunch allowance for staff running an extra-curricular club or undertaking a paid lunch duty

Applying for the job

All applications must be made direct to the school on the NSB Teacher application form, downloadable from supporting documents or the school website.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1627 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number
01604 230240

About Northampton School for Boys

Northampton School for Boys is a state funded academy for boys aged 11-16, with a mixed Sixth Form. There are presently 1644 students on roll, of which 523 are in the Sixth Form (including 181 girls). The school has Teaching School status and was graded as Outstanding in all aspects of its latest Ofsted inspection.
The school's academic outcomes are exceptional with GCSE results consistently in the top two percentile of all schools in England for boys' GCSE progress and attainment and in the top ten percent of schools for A Level attainment. Last year eight students attained a place at Oxbridge.
The school also has an exceptional reputation for the breadth and depth of its extra-curricular programme and was recently ranked by a leading publication as the number one State School for Sport in Great Britain, based on competitive results.

School location

Billing Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5RT

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