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Teacher of English (possible TLR)

Blackmoor's Lane, Bower Ashton, Bristol, Bristol, BS3 2JL
Ashton Park School
Full Time
M1-UPS3 (£28,000 - £43,685)
14th March 2023
Start Date
1st September 2023
16th April 2023 10:36 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
1st September 2023
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: Until 31st August 2024
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1317953

Teacher of English
Fixed Term, Full-time
Pay Scale: M1-UPS3 (£28,000 - £43,685) + possible TLR2B (£5,191)
Start date: 1st September 2023 until 31st August 2024
Interview date: 25th April 2023

We require an enthusiastic and passionate Teacher of English to join this dynamic Faculty. You must demonstrate a passion for the subject through the delivery of high quality and impactful lessons. A strong commitment to achievement for all is a must.

The successful candidate must be able to teach English across the ability ranges at KS3 and KS4, with the possibility of KS5 teaching for the right applicant.

The post is fixed-term due to the secondment of our second in English to the Trust’s School Improvement Team. Therefore, for the right candidate a TLR 2b is available to act as 2nd in Faculty.

What Ashton Park School can offer:

• 14% PPA

• A highly collaborative English department of specialists

• Committed and supportive staff body with a real sense of community

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Ashton Park Fitness Centre offers

• Cycle to Work scheme

• Free eye tests

• Access to staff sports and competitions

• Local Government Pension Scheme

• Training and professional development opportunities

• Internal job market and great opportunities for progression

• Family friendly policies

• Free parking

• Staff social events

About Ashton Park Secondary School

This is an exciting time to join Ashton Park School & sixth form as we embed our vision for our school to be ‘Valued in our community for our passion for learning and a commitment to excellence within a caring atmosphere built on mutual respect, and celebration of success’. In a recent Ofsted inspection we were graded ‘Good’ in all areas.

''The new school leadership team has been mindful of staff workload and well-being when introducing rapid change’’ Ofsted Lead Inspector

We are looking for applicants who are passionate about students’ learning and who have an unequivocal commitment to excellence in all they do. The successful applicant will have the enthusiasm, knowledge and skills to deliver high quality student support. The successful candidate will be committed to the personal development of our students.

Being part of the professional learning community at Gatehouse Green Learning Trust will provide the post holder with outstanding opportunities to progress and contribute to the continuing development of both school and trust.

Ashton Park is an inclusive and oversubscribed school, with over 1200 students, set in the beautiful grounds of the Ashton Court Estate in Bristol. We have many strengths including a committed team of staff who are enthusiastic and passionate about their work and supporting the young people in our care. There is a hugely impressive range of opportunities on offer for our student body. We are a very happy school community.

We truly believe Ashton Park has the potential to develop into a beacon of academic excellence over the next few years. If you are prepared for the challenge of playing a significant role in helping us achieve this and have a core belief that all students, no matter what their background or prior attainment can achieve, then we would welcome an application from you.

We wish you the very best of luck with your application and hope to meet you soon!

Please be aware that we will review applications as we receive them and reserve the right to close this posting once suitable candidates have been found. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible in order to be considered.


Safeguarding Statement:

Ashton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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