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Temporary Teacher of English (maternity cover)

Thornden School, Eastleigh, Hampshire

Job details

Job role Teacher
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

The English department is a very successful department that is built on collaboration and teamwork. The department consists of reflective practitioners who are keen to engage with research evidence in order to continue to move forwards. The department’s results are consistently high and in 2019, 94% of students achieved 4+ in English (Language or Literature). Our 2020 results continued to reflect the strong outcomes that the school achieves across all subjects.

The Trustees would like to appoint a full time, temporary Teacher of English to cover a period of maternity leave for one term starting after February half term in 2021.

Applying for the job

Please visit https://www.thornden.hants.sch.uk/joining-us/vacancies/ for further information on this post and an Application Form.
Please send completed applications forms to hr@hispmat.org
Please note that CV's will not be accepted. No agencies please.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1473 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Thornden School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@hispmat.org

About Thornden School

Thornden is part of the HISP Multi Academy Trust, which was formed in January 2020. As a MAT, we aim to ensure that our schools have strong and talented leadership and staff, who in turn will ensure that the young people who are in each of the MAT schools have access to excellent education, support and wider opportunities.

Thornden is an oversubscribed, outstanding school serving the Chandler’s Ford and surrounding area with just over 1400 students on roll. The school leads a large successful Teaching School alliance, with an outstanding School Centred Initial Teacher Training programme, as well as being a Research School.

We have an ambitious ethos based on high expectations for all, students are proud of their academic and wider achievements. The belief in their own success and ability to succeed continues beyond our school with a high percentage of Thornden students excelling at local colleges and then at further and higher education.

Thornden is a busy and dynamic school with a strong focus on developing the whole child. We have a vibrant performing arts department that encourages students to embrace a rich cultural education beyond the more traditional subjects. Alongside our formal curriculum provision, we offer a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities including sporting clubs and teams, author visits, Duke of Edinburgh Award and trips within the UK and abroad. We firmly believe that by engaging students and encouraging enjoyment we inspire them to learn and achieve therefore helping them to develop into fully contributing and happy members of our community.

In the results for 2019, 90% of our students achieved 5 or more 9-4 grades including English and Maths and 54% achieved the English Baccalaureate. Our value added performance was 0.65 in 2019 which puts the school at the top of the league tables for Hampshire. Our 2020 results continued to reflect the strong outcomes that the school achieves across all subjects.

Arranging a visit to Thornden School

For informal enquiries, please contact Steve Smith, Assistant Headteacher, on s.smith@thornden.hants.sch.uk

School location

Winchester Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2DW