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Teacher of English

Wycombe High School, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Job details

Subject English
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,372 to £40,490 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

We are looking for an inspiring Teacher of English. The successful candidate must be able to teach English across the three secondary school key stages, including A Level English. The successful applicant will be a strong classroom teacher with a successful track record of adding value to their own classes and their department, or an NQT.

We are ambitious, for ourselves and our students, and recruit staff who relish the challenge of being part of a school that goes above & beyond. In return we offer a culture which supports and energises people to do their best work, where staff nurture one another and share ideas, where work life balance and wellbeing are encouraged and supported.

Join a School which goes the extra mile – not only for its students – but also to look after its staff. Wycombe High is a school which rewards talent and hard work. It is an ambitious and compassionate community with highly professional staff who eagerly contribute to school life. Our students are passionate about learning, motivated to succeed, and demonstrate exemplary behaviour. The number of students studying A Level English at Wycombe High School
is high.

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree in a relevant subject

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Very strong practitioner or, in the case of an NQT, very much on the way to this
Excellent subject knowledge
Familiar with current subject developments
Keen to be involved in curriculum development
Committed to the ethos of Wycombe High School
Keen to develop own career
Adaptable and flexible; able to embrace and manage change
Drive and passion for the use of IT to enhance teaching and learning
Evidence of good relationships with young people and adults
Good personal and communication skills
Able to work calmly and effectively under pressure
Ability to analyse data effectively
A shared approach to problem-solving and achieving goals
Strong organisational, personal time-management and planning skills

Employee benefits

Wycombe High School is an early adopter of the Early Career Framework.
We offer a first class remuneration package, plus excellent teaching and leadership development.
We are seeking exceptional candidates and an additional payment is available for candidates of this calibre.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1308 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Wycombe High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@whs.bucks.sch.uk

About Wycombe High School

School location

Marlow Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1TB