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Teacher of English

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Organisation:King Edward VII Science and Sport College 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 32.5 


Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Warren Hills Road, Coalville, Leics, LE67 4UW 


Closing date:13 June 2019 at midnight 

The post is suitable for a part time applicant (approximately 65-70% fte) or a full time person
This post is initially a fixed term contract for one year pending the college joining the Apollo Partnership Trust

We wish to appoint a well-qualified, energetic and enthusiastic colleague with the subject knowledge, skills and potential to be an outstanding teacher of English, across the age and ability range.   The ability to deliver qualifications in English language and English literature at GCSE is an essential aspect of the role.
We are looking for an individual who can offer both challenge and support to students, as the college seeks to move from good to outstanding.
The suitable applicant will:
  • Have a passion for English
  • Have the ability to teach across the English curriculum at GCSE
  • The ability to teach A level English is desirable but not essential
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Build upon the college's considerable strengths and successes
  • Demonstrate a proven record of raising achievement and aspiration through the use of English language.
  • Empathise with and encourage students of all abilities, interests and aptitudes to improve their achievement in English.
Our college was graded “good” by Ofsted in April 2015.
We take the continuing professional development of staff very seriously. Colleagues with leadership aspirations are nurtured through an extensive CPD programme offered through our partnership with Forest Way Teaching School Alliance.
The college prides itself in providing:
  • A strong track record of improvement in standards and quality
  • Extensive choice of courses to meet students' needs
  • Excellent Sixth Form facilities
  • Strong, successful NQT programme
  • Commitment to whole staff CPD
  • Is an active member of the Forest Way Teaching School Alliance King Edward VII College takes its responsibilities with regard to safeguarding and protecting children extremely seriously. 
How to apply
Please complete the school’s official application form available on our website CVs will not be accepted.
Candidates should submit a completed application form together with a letter of application of not more than 2 sides of A4.
Your letter of application should state what experience you have that prepares you for this role, and how you would inspire students to develop a love of literature.
Application forms may be sent by email to
Or posted to:
Ms J Byrne, King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Warren Hills Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 4UW 
The closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday 7th June 2019
Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.
The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the personnel specification and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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