Are you an inspiring qualified English teacher looking for a new permanent position in September 2023?
Come and work in the established English Department alongside English Literature and Language teachers to enthuse and engage our students with our innovative curriculum, exploring a range of topics from Odysseus and Chaucer to modern texts such as The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Aureus School is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic English teacher to join the growing team to provide consistent, high quality classroom teaching on a permanent basis. We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at, and welcome flexible working arrangements on a full time or part time permanent contract.
What we are looking for
We are looking for someone who is experienced in teaching English that is passionate about supporting young adults learning. You must be confident in managing classes and behaviour and want to share your enthusiasm in a classroom environment teaching KS3 and KS4. Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying. We are specifically looking for someone who is able to:
- share their experience and enthusiasm of English
- develop positive relationships with students
- demonstrate confidence and classroom presence
- stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour
- show enthusiasm for learning
- be committed to working as part of a team
- commit to raise the achievement of all students of all abilities
About Aureus School
Aureus School is a state of the art 11-16 co-educational comprehensive school that opened in Didcot in 2017. As a purpose built school, Aureus has new classrooms using the latest equipment such as SMART TV boards in every classroom and visualisers enabling teachers to bring learning to life and engage our learners. We are committed to providing an enhancing education where all students achieve academic success. Our inspirational and challenging curriculum allows all abilities to flourish with self-confidence to thrive. We promote inclusion of all students and recognise students’ entitlement to a broad and balanced curriculum whilst meeting their individual needs. We recognise that some students may require more support than others and we aim to plan accordingly. Every individual is valued, learning is enjoyed, success is celebrated and responsibility is shared enabling our students to grow into responsible, questioning citizens who play a full and active role in society. We are excited to collaborate with local stakeholders to shape our offer as a STEAM specialist mixed school to create choice for the wider community in southern Oxfordshire. Aureus School is a highly ambitious secondary school with a rigorous approach to academic standards. We collaborate with local stakeholders, such as Oxford University, Culham Science Centre and the Harwell Innovation Centre to shape our offer as a STEAM specialist mixed school to create choice for the wider community in Southern Oxfordshire.
Join the GLF Schools Community
As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.
● Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education
GLF Schools Employment Offer
GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish
● Access to our highly competitive Teachers Pension Scheme
● Flexible working options
● Generous holiday allowance
● Work life and family friendly policies
● Employee wellbeing initiatives
● Access to a staff benefits portal
● Community and collaboration working model
Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.
Start date: 1st September 2023
Salary: MPS / UPS £28,000 to £43,685
Closing date for applications: 4th June 2023
Interview date: TBC
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place