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Teacher of English (suitable for NQTs or experienced colleagues)

Chancellor's School, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,543 to £41,635

Job summary

Required for September 2020, an outstanding Teacher of English, who is enthusiastic, talented and ambitious. We require a team player to take on this role, willing to contribute and learn from the best practice in the faculty and school. There will be an opportunity to teach A Level.
The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills and will, together with members of the English Faculty, maintain a relentless focus on teaching and learning and raising achievement.
Chancellor’s is a successful school with a strong tradition and an excellent reputation. We are rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted (September 2018) and constantly look to further improve the performance of our students.

Our examination results continue to be strong and we are significantly oversubscribed.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.
The school is dedicated to the well-being of its staff and there is a comprehensive induction programme. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced clearance through the Disclosure & Barring Service.

You are very welcome to visit the school in advance of your application. Please contact Mrs Dawn Gamble, if you would like to organise a tour or should you have any questions regarding this position.

PLEASE NOTE WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT CVs. TO APPLY PLEASE COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM THAT IS AVAILABLE ON THE SCHOOLS WEBSITE. APPLICANTS MUST HOLD QTS OR EQUIVALENT.

Essential educational requirements

appropriate degree

Essential qualifications

Candidates must hold QTS or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

We are looking for an exceptional person who will work hard to lead and drive improvement in student achievement at Chancellor’s. The successful candidate will have the following qualities and skills:

 is an excellent classroom practitioner with an understanding of good teaching and how children learn

 has a genuine passion for English teaching and learning and is committed to maintaining and raising the standards of achievement in school

 has Qualified Teacher Status

 is committed to the safeguarding of children

 demonstrates high level of professionalism at all times and is a role model for others

 is able to teach English to at least GCSE level and has an understanding of current developments in the National Curriculum regarding English

 is committed to the wider aspects of school life including extra-curricular activities

 has an interest and/or experience in writing schemes of work and developing the teaching of English at Key Stages 4 and 5

Employee benefits

For NQTs the potential to start in July 2020.
Exceptional CPD

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1147 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Chancellor's School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk

About Chancellor's School

School location

Pine Grove, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 7BN