Teacher of English

School/Academy Services, Teaching in Academies
Full Time
Kirkby College, Tennyson Street, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottingham, NG17 7DH
Main Scale

Acting Head: Mr M Golden, Roll 434 (11-18)

Required for September 2019 

Our School is vibrant, purposeful and inclusive. We demand commitment and have high expectations of both students and staff. As a team, we are committed to delivering high quality teaching and learning in a supportive and caring environment. 

As a smaller than average school, students here benefit from being known as individuals. They are supported in an environment which is positive, caring and inclusive; where success is celebrated publicly. 

Kirkby College Academy is a community school, as such, it is important to us that students, parents and staff are highly valued. It is imperative that we all work together to ensure that the young people we serve can be successful. We work hard to build a culture of excellence through a range of opportunities which prepare students for life in the 21st Century. 

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic and supportive team in a successful English faculty. In Key Stage 4, students currently study AQA GCSE in English Language and English Literature; knowledge of these specifications would be advantageous. In Key Stage 5, students study AQA specification English Literature A. The ideal candidate will be able to offer or have an interest in teaching of GCE ‘A’ Level English Literature. 

Applications are welcome from experienced teachers. 

We require applications from candidates who are keen to contribute to improving the life chances of all our students. You will be: 

  • A highly effective classroom teacher
  • Required to have an excellent subject knowledge of English
  • Committed to raising student achievement
  • A proactive team player
  • Efficient, highly motivated and organised 

For the right candidate the school will offer: 

  • Opportunities to develop your professional practice.
  • A supportive yet challenging environment, aspiring for excellence. 

We are very proud of the work undertaken by everyone at the school, and would be delighted to arrange a visit for you to look around Kirkby College during the school day to see the academy in action.

If you feel you are able to fulfil this pivotal role, we would like to hear from you. Please send for an application form via email admin@kirkbycollege.notts.sch.uk or visit our website. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 7th May 2019.

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