Teacher of English Southend High School for Boys, Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Job description

Required for September is an inspiring and outstanding teacher of English. We are looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher to join our English department, and to be successful you will need excellent subject knowledge and be able to foster enthusiasm and enjoyment of the subject.

This is an exciting opportunity to teach well motivated pupils in an oversubscribed boys’ selective school with a thriving sixth form.

This post would suit either an experienced teacher or a new entrant to the profession (colleagues find SHSB very supportive for professional development).

The application form can be found on our website - www.shsb.org.uk

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Midday on Monday 27th January 2020 (although we receive the right to interview and appoint early applicants prior to the closing date

Essential educational requirements

Degree in subject

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

This role would suit either an experienced or a newly qualified teacher (or a teacher currently in training)


About Southend High School for Boys

Southend High School for Boys (SHSB) is an ‘Outstanding’ school (Ofsted 2015), rated as outstanding against every one of the inspection criteria. It is one of four selective schools within the Borough of Southend. The main school, years 7 to 11, is single sex boys whilst the large sixth form is coeducational. It is situated thirty miles from London on the Thames Estuary and is close to main road and rail links from London, and to Chelmsford and Cambridge. SHSB has ‘an ethos of excellence in both academic achievement and a wide range of activities [that] permeates all aspects of the school’ (Ofsted 2015). At SHSB talent is nurtured, learning is valued, challenge is welcomed, participation is expected and achievement is prized. SHSB is not only a lively and stimulating institution, but also a welcoming community with an open and friendly approach.

Address
Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RG
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Southend High School for Boys website (opens in a new window)