Start date: 1 September 2021
Close date for applications: Thursday 20 May 2021 at 9am
Interview date: Monday 24 May 2021
Main pay scale MPS/UPS
NQTs welcome to apply Yes
Number of students on roll: 937
This is an exciting time to join Abbeyfield School: under the outstanding and dynamic Leadership Team, the school is moving from strength to strength. Our Ofsted in March 2017 described us as a ‘flourishing’ school with outstanding leadership and management and pupil behaviour. As a result, both the leaders and students are looking for high calibre teachers who are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and learning opportunities for all. Abbeyfield School provides lots of opportunities for career progression for applicants who are looking to develop their teaching and careers in the future.
The Governors of Abbeyfield School are seeking to make the appointment of a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of English, on a part time basis. The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to work within a highly experienced and motivated team who are fully committed to ensuring all staff and students fulfil their potential and continue to enjoy enviable success. We would welcome applications from staff that are experienced in the teaching of A Level English Language and A Level English Literature.
The English department outcomes have been consistently good for students for several years with results rising. The team are experienced and driven by ensuring that students reach the best possible outcomes. A wide range of enrichment and extra-curricular activities are offered to support students’ learning and to enhance their love for Literature at KS3. Whilst KS4 benefit from Author visits and theatre trips. There is a positive uptake at Key Stage 5 is strong across both Literature and Language. The department follows the AQA qualification at both GCSE and A Level for Language, Literature and Media Studies.
NQTs are welcome to apply for these posts and will benefit greatly from a supportive and enthusiastic team. All our staff receive professional CPD opportunities much of which draws on our links with the North Wiltshire Schools Teaching Alliance and Challenge Partner links.
Abbeyfield is a community school which occupies purpose-built premises. It is situated in a beautiful location within commuting distance of Bath, Bristol and Swindon. The school was inspected in March 2017 and we pledge to offer the following:
• Excellent students who will work with you to achieve the highest standards
• A high-performing and growing school
• Excellent leadership, which believes in rapid and sustainable leadership
• A thriving sixth form where students make strong progress
• Outstanding behaviour
• Friendly and welcoming students who thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding
Please note due to safeguarding we ONLY accept completed application forms.
Abbeyfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.
Abbeyfield 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.