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English teacher (Northampton)

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English Teacher (Northamptonshire)

Teaching Personnel are currently working closely alongside a secondary school in central Northampton who is seeking a teacher of English to start as soon as possible. The school caters to students aged 11-18 and aims to create a thriving and exciting learning community where both staff and students can achieve their full potential. In 2015 Ofsted commented that in English the achievement of students is 'good' and that pupils are taught well in this subject. You will be working alongside a humanities department where the leadership has been described by Ofsted as "strong" and staff members collaborate closely to ensure student progress. The school focus strongly on sports and believe that that physical education is an essential part of life. They also regard themselves as a specialist performing arts centre; focusing on innovative curriculum and desiring to drive success in all areas for their students. The candidate will need to be available five days a week and the pay rate for this role will fall between £130 and £160 per day.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be passionate about English with extensive subject knowledge
  • Be dedicated to planning and delivering lessons in an innovate and engaging way
  • Achieve results and drive progress among students and within the department
  • Show excellent communication skills in the classroom
  • Have outstanding organisation skills needed to plan, prepare and execute diverse lessons catering to all abilities
  • Bring a sense of creativity to the role and also match the school's forward thinking ethos

Teaching Personnel actively aim to provide all our staff with outstanding support and service. While working with us, you will have access to your own dedicated, specialist recruitment consultant who will provide you with support and guidance. You will also have access to numerous courses through our CPD academy which will boost your skillset and enhance your teaching capabilities.

All candidates must provide two references as well as a Current Child Workforce DBS registered with the DBS Update Service. Teaching personnel will also provide ongoing support and personalised guidance to the candidates throughout.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to inspire pupils within a school willing to invest in the development of your teaching career, please send an updated CV or call 01604521222.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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