Teacher of English

Contract Type: Temporary, fixed term until January 2021

Contract Term: Full time

Salary: MPR/UPR

Closing Date: Monday 15 June 2020 (9:00 am)

Job Starts: 1 September 2020

Required for September 2020, an enthusiastic and highly motivated classroom practitioner.

Located in West Bridgford, just outside of Nottingham, The Becket School has a real sense of community that you can see and sense as you walk around the school. Each child is important to us and our expectation is that all our students will develop and grow as young people as they make their journey as part of our community.

As a Catholic school, we recognise the uniqueness and worth of each individual and that each of us has a valuable role to play in The Becket. Students, staff, families, governors – all work together seeking the very best and giving their best.

Applicants should:

  • possess QTS
  • be able to inspire and enthuse students
  • be committed to achieving excellent results
  • be able to teach English up to and including A level. This is an essential requirement. 

We can offer:

  • wonderful students who have a passion for learning and deserve the very best
  • a team of talented and highly committed English teachers
  • a supportive working environment with excellent facilities
  • a commitment to outstanding CPD opportunities for all staff through our position as a lead school in the Trust’s Teaching School Alliance

The Becket School is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust, which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.  Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s teaching school, The Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance.

Main Professional Grade Job Description

Main Professional Grade Person Specification

Teacher Application Form

Notes To Applicants

Recruitment Privacy Notice

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Consent To Obtain References

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Please note we are unable to accept CVs without a completed application form

Closing date; Monday 15th June 2020 (9.00 am)

The Trust and The Becket School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants.

We value equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community including those of all faiths, and none, who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.