English Trainee Teacher
An Ofsted graded ‘Good’ school with an ‘Outstanding’ sixth form in the Oxfordshire area is looking for an English Trainee Teacher to join their successful team and secure Qualified Teacher Status with their support. This is a long-term-to-permanent appointment to commence in April 2021, although an earlier or possibly later start could be arranged for the right English Trainee Teacher.
-English Trainee Teacher role – QTS Awarded
-Completely fee-free programme
-April 2021 start
-Good school + outstanding sixth form
-Salary upwards of £18,169
-2019 GCSE results also placed as the number one school in England for improved progress
With exceptional GCSE results in recent years, the school has been placed as the number one school in England for improved progress in 2019. The Headteacher has advised that ‘students are courteous, friendly and a joy to work with. They are a credit to themselves and their families. Our improving results are testament to their desire to achieve their very best.’ This is an excellent opportunity for an English graduate looking to work in an excellent and improving school where students aim high.
The Ofsted report acknowledges the committed team of leaders within the school: ‘Leadership of teaching, learning and assessment is strong. It has improved the quality of teaching rapidly. Leaders have an accurate understanding of the strengths and the pockets of weaker practice that remain.’ Also stating that ‘The principal has transformed the culture of the school. She has created a positive sense of aspiration and purpose among pupils, parents, carers and staff’
The successful English Trainee Teacher will be based in a high-performing department which welcomes innovation and new ideas. As a trainee working towards QTS, you will have your own timetabled classes in which you yourself will take on the responsibility of teaching and supporting your own cohort of learners. This will include teaching English across various key stages and years.
In order to apply for this role of English Trainee Teacher, you will need to meet a few minimum requirements, without exception, including:
-Bachelor of Honours in English (2.2 or above is expected for this position; 2.1 preferred)
-You must have completed a degree which encompasses English Literature, and a knowledge/interest in various authors, poets etc on curriculum is a must.
-GCSE C or above in English and Maths; preferably an A-Level in English also
-A passion for English Literature and the language; and confident abilities in presenting/teaching/tuition
-An excellent standard in written and spoken English is expected
-Right-to-work in the UK full-time; you will need to have been ordinarily resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last three years in order to be eligible
-Experience working with students in some capacity is not required but is preferred
Whether you’re a newly-graduated individual looking for an excellent programme to secure your QTS or an experienced school worker looking to do more with your degree and progress in your career – apply now for English Trainee Teacher!