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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    12 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS-UPS + Fringe

Teacher of English job summary

Headteacher: Miss J Richardson

School Roll: 1042 with 238 in Sixth Form

Teacher of English

MPS-UPS + Fringe

Full time

Required September 2024

Applications from ECTs welcome

We are seeking a dynamic, innovative and passionate Teacher of English to join our highly successful English Faculty, within a friendly and engaging school team. The position would be suitable for both ECTs and more experienced candidates.

The English Faculty has an excellent history of exam success, in the top 20% nationally in 2023. At KS4 all students study English and English Literature, and Media Studies is a popular option. At KS5 we offer A Level Literature and BTEC Media Studies.

Verulam places great emphasis on extra-curricular activity and engagement and benefits from outstanding attendance and exemplary behaviour.

Verulam School is a high achieving boys’ school with a mixed Sixth Form, which forms part of the highly successful BeauSandVer consortium. As a school, our core values of “Excellence, Character, Respect” permeate all that we do. We are located in St Albans, a beautiful Cathedral city with a lively cultural life surrounded by countryside but still only 20 minutes from London by train and with easy access to motorways and airports.

The school has excellent GCSE and A Level results and achieved an above average Progress 8 score of +0.36 in 2023. It was judged to be a Good school in all categories by Ofsted in October 2018.

Verulam School is a member of the Alban Academies Trust, together with Sandringham, Ridgeway, Wheatfields Junior and Wheatfields Infants’ and Nursery schools. We work together within the Trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. The Trust’s motto is ‘Educational Excellence for All.’ The Trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels of the organisation.

Verulam School is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and the creation of an inclusive environment for all employees. Employment selections are made according to suitability for the post, irrespective of background or protected characteristic. Verulam School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you wish to have a tour or discussion, please contact Roberta Williams on WilliamsR@verulam.aat.school or 01727 766100 for further details of the post.

To apply, please submit a completed application form for teaching staff, and a covering letter explaining how your skills, experience, knowledge and personal qualities meet the job description for the post. The application form is available to download from https://verulamschool.co.uk/job-vacancies/

Closing date: Noon on Monday 15th April 2024

Interviews: TBC

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Commitment to safeguarding

Verulam School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Verulam School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1066 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Verulam School is a high achieving boys’ school with a mixed Sixth Form, which forms part of the highly successful BeauSandVer consortium. As a school, our core values of “Excellence, Character, Respect” permeate all that we do. We are located in St Albans, a beautiful Cathedral city with a lively cultural life surrounded by countryside but still only 20 minutes from London by train and with easy access to motorways and airports.

The school has good GCSE and A Level results and achieved an above average Progress 8 score of +0.22 in 2019. (Last national data set). It was judged to be a Good school in all categories by Ofsted in October 2018.

Verulam School is a member of the Alban Academies Trust, together with Sandringham, Ridgeway, Wheatfields Junior and Wheatfields Infants’ and Nursery schools. We work together within the Trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. The Trust’s motto is ‘Educational Excellence for All.’ The Trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels of the organisation.

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