Teacher of English with Key Stage Responsibility (TLR 2b) Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre, Reading, Berkshire

Job description

We are looking for an outstanding, passionate and dynamic practitioner to contribute to the development and leadership of our well-resourced and supportive English department.

You should be a highly motivated and successful practitioner who is willing to contribute to all aspects of the school vision and the many enrichment activities that the department offers.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Essential skills and experience

A well-qualified, experienced teacher with a proven track record of excellent outcomes.

Employee benefits

We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels

We provide highly regarded NQT induction and Coaching for Excellence programmes

We have adopted a ‘Fair Workload Charter’

Staff benefit from being members of the PiXL Club and the Princes Teaching Institute

Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities

About Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

Highdown was awarded academy status in 2010 and was judged to be a good school by Ofsted in April 2015. Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a thriving school where all students are challenged to reach excellence every day. Our most important resource is our staff. Therefore, we aim to create the conditions and culture within the academy that make Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre a rewarding place to work. We are committed to investing in staff professional learning and leadership development, taking action to rationalise workload, promote mental and physical health and wellbeing, and encourage collaboration and peer support. Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, teaching and support staff (including temporary and supply staff), governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

Surley Row, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LR
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