Teacher of English
Teacher of English (temporary, part-time) Our client offers an academically enriching working environment within the beautiful Wiltshire countryside, with easy transport links to Bristol, Bath and London. They are a member of the Girls' Schools Association (GSA) and the Headmasters' and Headmistress' Conference (HMC); it is a leader in the field of girls' independent boarding education. It has around 365 girls aged 11-18, including 120+ girls in the Sixth Form. As well as innovative teaching, learning and scholarship, the school offers outstanding pastoral care and a vibrant, warm community. Ethos Our client believes in excellence in all respects. As a school community, they thrive amidst a culture of strong expectations and the education which they provide nurtures and develops the concept of high performance. The principal aim is to develop well-rounded pupils who are equipped to excel as adults. Extra-curricular opportunities beyond the classroom are a vital and integral part of life for girls at this school. These opportunities are woven into the timetable during the day, in the evenings and at weekends. Our client believes that both boarders and day girls benefit from all aspects of the strong boarding ethos of the school. Opportunity The school is looking for a talented and enthusiastic teacher, with outstanding inter-personal skills, to teach English from Year 10 through to A ; This is a part-time, temporary post which has arisen due to unforeseen ; Hours will be worked on Wednesdays and Fridays. English Language and English Literature are currently taught by a small friendly and harmonious ; The Department values creativity and originality alongside a rigorous analytical and critical approach to the study of both English Language and ; It strives to enthuse and challenge students and hopes to engender a life-long love of the written ; The Department is well resourced with a very wide range of novels, plays and poetry ; During the course of any academic year groups of girls are taken to theatres, lectures and student conferences and a number of enrichment activities are offered. What our client wants from you •University Graduate in related subject •Qualified teacher with an ability to teach English from Year 10 through to A Level •Excellent communication skills •Motivation to work with young people •Positive attitude and approach to change and development •Willingness to participate in and expectation of contribution to the wider life of a boarding school and extra-curricular life •The ability to tutor girls and be pastorally aware of their needs What our client offers •Excellent and tailored CPD within the department and across the school •Highly motivated girls with lessons taught in small groups •Competitive salaries and a contributory pension scheme •Discounted membership of the schools Sports Centre •Fee remission for daughters educated at the school and for sons and daughters educated at St Margaret's Preparatory School •Complimentary meals in the Dining Hall during term time •Free on-site parking How to Apply If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like the opportunity to work for this very reputable School, then please follow the link to apply: Closing date: Midday, Monday 7 th October ; Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and an appointment may be made before the closing date.