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Mascalls Academy - -176 days remaining
Closing Date 26/08/2019 23:59:00
Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent TN12 6LT
23719.00 - 39406.00 GBP per year full time, part time
NOR: 1450

About the role: English at Mascalls is a thriving, dynamic and forward-thinking department. Student-centred, we pride ourselves on strong leadership, excellent outcomes and high expectations of all. Having successfully navigated the recent changes to specifications, our curriculum from Year 7 is rigorous, engaging and structured to build, interleave and consolidate the skills needed to prepare students for success at GCSE and for life!

We now have a vacancy for a Teacher of English to join our team from September 2019, on a maternity cover basis. We can be flexible regarding a full-time or part-time arrangement to suit the successful candidate's preference. For the right candidate, there is the opportunity to teach at all three Key Stages. Here is an overview of what we offer our students at Mascalls Academy;

At Key Stage 3, we offer:

- An interesting and vibrant curriculum from Shakespeare to 21st Century fiction via poetry from other cultures and A Level Language inspired non-fiction study
- A knowledge based testing programme to build confidence in high level vocabulary and terminology
- Accelerated reader programme in Years 7 and 8
Extra curricular creative writing club

At Key Stage 4, we follow the Edexcel specification for both Language and Literature including:

- ‘An Inspector Calls', ‘A Christmas Carol','Macbeth'
- 19th Century unseen fiction 20th and 21st Century unseen non-fiction

At Key Stage 5, we follow the Edexcel specification:

- Language and Literature as discrete A Levels
- Theatre and British Library trips for enrichment
- ‘Atonement', ‘Hard Times', Victorian and Post-2000 poetry, ‘A - Streetcar Named Desire' and ‘Othello'

In return, our successful candidate will receive:

- A salary commensurate with experience
- Professional coaching and support to enhance teaching and learning
- Laptop computer
- Performance related salary enhancement
- Opportunity to teach across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5
- Bespoke CPD programme
- Complementary holistic therapy to support staff wellbeing
- Free use of a staff gym
- A thriving social and community ethos

We're keen to hear from you if you are:

- An excellent teacher with an outstanding record
- Collaborative, building strong professional relationships
- Able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential
- Energetic and have a ‘can-do' attitude
- Someone who has a measurable impact as an individual teacher and throughout the school
- Confident and aspire to senior leadership
- Committed to the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the school

More Information: https://teaching-vacancies.service.gov.uk/jobs/teacher-of-english-fa36e7b7-5181-4610-a102-8f7dd330b68d