Posted 11 May 2021
Closing date: 24 May 2021 at 12 noon
Interviews to be held: 27 May 2021
Start Date: September 2021
Salary: NQT – M6
Location: Kings Priory School
Hours of Work: Full time, Fixed Term Contract
Kings Priory School wishes to appoint a highly qualified professional to contribute to the teaching of English. This is an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to develop and shape pupils’ experience of English at Kings Priory School. Our pupils achieve results which are significantly above national average at GCSE: in 2019 93% of pupils achieved a Level 9 - 4 in English. The post could involve teaching English Language or Literature in the Sixth Form; please do state any specialisms in your application. A willingness to participate in the wider life of the school, in all of its forms, is absolutely essential.
Applications are welcome from NQTs through to teachers on M6.
Kings Priory School is one of the highest performing schools in North East of England, providing high quality education to 1450 pupils aged 4 – 19. We are a school with excellent teachers, a family environment, motivated pupils and a commitment to educating the whole child both in and outside of the classroom. We are proud of our pupils who regularly achieve well above the national average in public examinations: *in 2019 at GCSE, 93% of pupils achieved a grade 4+ in English and 87% of pupils achieved a 4+ in Maths. Our pupils also made excellent progress, with a Progress 8 score of +0.28.
The School operates across neighbouring sites in the centre of the attractive coastal village of Tynemouth with short commuting links into Newcastle upon Tyne. Kings Priory School is part of Woodard Academies Trust multi-academy sponsor whose aim is to be a provider of world class education, transforming lives within and across communities. Our Christian Ethos helps to make our school a thoughtful community and we are welcoming, positive and open to pupils and staff of all faiths and none.
Kings Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer Recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
*We have used outcomes from 2019 as there are no validated national figures from 2020 for comparison.
Kings Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.