English Teacher - Burton Borough School

Newport, Audley Avenue, Shropshire, TF10 7DS
06 May 2022
17 May 2022
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English Teacher - Burton Borough School

(Full Time)– NQT’s

Salary: MPS/UPS

Permanent position

Required from September 2022

Burton Borough is a vibrant and inclusive mixed Community School of 1170 students, situated on the Shropshire/ Staffordshire border within the pleasant market town of Newport.  We were awarded the Gold Mental Health Award from the Carnegie School of Mental Health in April 2019 and are the first school in England to be recognised by Public Health England for the work we do in this area.  Our location provides easy access to/ from Shrewsbury, Stafford, Telford and Wolverhampton. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the school. 

We are seeking to appoint a teacher who:

  • Has real enthusiasm for their subject and a commitment to teaching English;
  • Teaches engaging and challenging lessons that promote students’ abilities to learn independently and to respond effectively to feedback;
  • Believes that English has an important role to play in the development of students’ skills, knowledge and understanding;
  • Is able to contribute to the English team and take an active part in curriculum planning and preparation;
  • Is able to instill in students a love of English;
  • Recognises the value of learning beyond the classroom in enhancing the understanding and experience of the world in which we live;
  • Is keen to work in a school which is held in high esteem by its parents and who want further to extend this reputation for excellence;
  • Is prepared to accept and endorse the aims and policies of the school as outlined in the accompanying documentation.

We offer: 

  • A professional learning culture that is highly focused on developing your teaching craft;
  • A well-equipped, modern learning environment that includes a new £8 million teaching block;
  • A strong community ethos built through a small School System, with each School retaining a strong sense of identity;
  • A ‘stage not age’ attitude to career development opportunities;
  • A school that provides rich opportunities for extra-curricular activities including the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme, team sports, dramatic performances and an internationally acclaimed School Band.

Closing date:  18th May 2022

Interviews:  To be confirmed.

Please note, applicants will not be contacted unless shortlisted.

For further information, please visit our website at www.burtonborough.org.uk, or telephone 01952 386500 or email the Principal's PA at kay.mcclean@taw.org.uk  

For daily updates and to see what we do, follow us on Twitter or Instagram @BurtonBorough

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