Teacher of English

Whitcliffe Mount School, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire


Job details

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

Job description

To commence from January 2020 we are seeking to recruit a Teacher of English with the skills, expertise and passion to enthuse our young people to achieve across KS3 and KS4.

The ideal candidate will:
• have a natural passion and enthusiasm for their subject
• encourage, motivate and inspire young people
• be able to work well collaboratively in terms of planning, preparation and assessment
• be committed to our ethos that all students can achieve at Whitcliffe Mount

Candidate information pack which includes the full job description and employee specification can be downloaded from the school website.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in English or related subject
Good Honours Graduate in English

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Recent, relevant teaching (or teaching practice) of KS3 & 4 English in a comprehensive school.

Up to date knowledge of the curriculum in English at Key Stages 3 and 4.

Familiarity with ICT and confidence in using ICT as a teaching tool.

Classroom management skills.

Data analysis skills.

Outstanding literacy skills

Ability to evaluate and improve the teaching practice of self and others.

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1245 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Whitcliffe Mount School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@whitcliffemount.co.uk

School location

Turnsteads Avenue, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 3AQ