Immediate start, full time, long term, potential to extend to the end of the year, Sutton Coldfield based.
Hays Education are currently working exclusively on behalf of a Sutton Coldfield based secondary school to recruit for an English for an immediate start. This post is offered on a full-time basis until at least Easter, with the potential to extend the remainder of the academic year.
Your new school
This school first opened in 1958 as a co-educational Grammar School for 700 pupils. At the time of opening in 1959 the school building was award winning. In 1974 it became a Comprehensive School, determined to maintain its excellent record of achievement. As the school continued to grow it enjoyed a new Music block, followed shortly after by the art block. A new Sixth Form Centre was built followed by a new Languages and Humanities block. In 1996 the English block was extended and more recently, in 2003 the new Maths block was opened. The school also enjoy a £750,000 Dance Studio and in early 2013 their newly refurbished music department was opened. Today, this school has approximately 1,100 pupils including 150 sixth formers and over 140 staff. The school has made excellent use of the funding previously attached to being a Technology College in order to provide enhanced facilities which enable their pupils to use the latest technology, deepen their learning and prepare themselves for success in the 21st century. Their IT facilities are excellent; all teachers have laptops which link into their wireless network and every teaching space is fitted with a data projector. They have developed the use of CAD / CAM in Design technology and video conferencing is regularly used to enhance student learning. IT facilities are regularly updated to ensure the school remains at the cutting edge of technology.
Your new role
In your new secondary teaching job you will be expected to plan interesting and challenging English lessons that will engage pupils and you will have the natural ability to deliver them with confidence and enthusiasm. You will need to be experienced teaching across KS3 and KS4. Due to the nature of the role it is offered as a 'paid to scale' post (MPS/UPS).
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in your application for this teaching job you will need to have completed your studies and hold QTS. You will be an experienced English teacher that is passionate about student progress and is committed to helping pupils to achieve their academic potential. The ideal candidate would have been in a long term or permanent teaching role and will be able to supply Hays with outstanding references from the previous employer. Experienced NQT's are also welcome to apply however the school does not have the capacity to support training at the moment.
What you'll need to do now
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