Teacher of English

Thurstable School Sports College and Sixth Form Centre, Colchester, Essex


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,371 to £40,488

Job summary

Thurstable School seeks to appoint a Teacher of English to join our highly successful English Faculty from September 2020.

The successful applicant will be passionate about their subject and about learning, and be committed to achieving excellence in their chosen profession. They will join an exceptionally positive and forward thinking Faculty that is committed to collegiate working.

Thurstable is an oversubscribed and highly successful 11-18 school. We offer staff an open and supportive environment, characterised by trust and by honest professional challenge, which is perhaps why Ofsted commented in 2016 that “the vast majority of staff are incredibly positive and proud to be working at Thurstable School”.

We see our staff as our most important asset, and offer exceptional professional development and training opportunities, teaching across the age and ability range up to A level, and outstanding facilities for teaching and learning. We welcome informal visits from potential applicants.

Application packs are available from our website www.thurstable.essex.sch.uk or by calling the school on 01621 816526.

Closing date: 25th February 2020
NOR: 1204 Visits Welcome

Thurstable School, Sports College & Sixth Form Centre
Maypole Road, Tiptree, Colchester, Essex, CO50EW
T: 01621 816526 F: 01621 815409 Email: morleya@thurstable.essex.sch.uk
Website: www.thurstable.essex.sch.uk

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

QTS or pending

Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and have the knowledge and experience to teach across a range of ages and abilities.
Applications from both experienced and trainee teachers (i.e. September 2020 NQTs) are welcomed

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1160 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Thurstable School Sports College and Sixth Form Centre website (opens in a new window)
Contact email morleya@thurstable.essex.sch.uk

About Thurstable School Sports College and Sixth Form Centre

Thurstable is an oversubscribed and successful 11-18 school offering teachers an open and supportive working environment together with effective and personalised professional development and training opportunities, teaching across the age and ability range, a personal laptop, excellent teaching facilities, and access to extensive teaching and learning resources through our innovative E Learning Centre.

School location

Maypole Road, Colchester, Essex, CO5 0EW