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Teacher of English

The George Eliot School, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £23,720 to £39,406

Job summary

The Midland Academies Trust has the opportunity to invite a colleague interested in joining a knowledge focused trust to our teaching team by appointing a Teacher of English for The George Eliot School to start September 2020.

You will have heard about The Midland Academies Trust, where we believe that our staff are our greatest resource. Everything we do as a Trust has to fulfil the twin aims of accelerating student progress and reducing staff workload – if it doesn’t achieve both we simply don’t do it

We want it to be easy for our staff to help students achieve well and be prepared for a successful future. That’s why we continually review how we work and actively promote teachers as experts in their classrooms; provide a curriculum which is rich and deep in knowledge and work within a network of schools committed to using and sharing research led practice.

• Our students have clear classroom routines so no time is wasted

• Our teachers give whole class feedback, not individualised marking

• Our middle leaders focus on student learning, not data input

• Our senior leaders manage student conduct for our staff

• Our faculties plan and work together on shared approaches

• Our five year curriculum is highly ambitious and knowledge-led

• Our staff are valued as professional experts in their field

• Our Trust sets time for collaboration and learning from experts

• Our annual calendar of meetings and events are released before the start of the academic year

• Our five year, knowledge-rich curriculum features common examination boards across all schools

We love curriculum

We love young people

We work for social justice

We care for each other

Essential educational requirements

Degree in relevant subject specialism
Degree with 2.1 or first class honours

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Understanding of:
• Relevant professional and subject pedagogy
• Expected level of practice and professional responsibilities as defined by the Teacher Standards
• Teaching within the specified subject area(s) in Key Stages 3 and 4

Evidence of successful teaching as demonstrated in student outcomes

Employee benefits

What we can offer
Great career development opportunities
Collaborative working across the Trust with network teams in subject areas allowing sharing of good practice
Excellent CPD training and support

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 820 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The George Eliot School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email val.hone@midlandacademiestrust.co.uk

About The George Eliot School

School location

Raveloe Drive, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4QP

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