Teacher of English (temporary maternity cover) Lord Williams's School, Thame, Oxfordshire

Job description

We wish to appoint from April 2020 2 well-qualified, enthusiastic and committed Teachers of English. Both posts are part-time (0.6) and temporary to cover maternity leave. The positions would suit NQTs or experienced teachers. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Oxfordshire’s largest and most successful schools judged ‘Outstanding by OFSTED in the latest inspection. Effective administrative systems support the two sites. Students are well-behaved and motivated, and there is a strong sense of community in Thame, with a committed parent support base.

Essential educational requirements

Graduate (in related discipline)
PGCE or other appropriate teacher training qualification

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Teaching (or teaching practice) in a secondary school
Good classroom teacher (potential to be excellent)
Motivation to work with children and young people
Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
A team worker
Committed to high standards from all students
Love of English
Awareness of equal opportunities issues

Employee benefits

The School offers Pay and conditions of service set out in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document and Teachers' Pension Scheme (TPS).

About Lord Williams's School

Lord Williams’s School is a thriving and popular comprehensive school serving the Thame community and its surrounding rural area. We are a split-site school, with Years 7 – 9 on the Lower School site at Towersey Road and Years 10 – 13 on the Upper School site at Oxford Road. We pay particular attention to each individual student by promoting their personal, social and educational development to enable all to achieve at the highest level possible. As a result of our continuing success, Lord Williams’s School is consistently oversubscribed. We promote high quality teaching and learning. We attract talented, committed and conscientious teachers who produce stimulating and challenging learning activities helped by experienced support staff. Teamwork is a key feature of our work. We are an inclusive school; we cater for all abilities and we provide access for all students. This is reflected in our work with the more able, with students with a range of learning and other difficulties and in our admissions policy for the Sixth Form. The school has excellent teaching facilities on both sites with accommodation that is suited to the demands of the curriculum.

Oxford Road, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2AQ
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