Teacher of English - Stoke Park School & Community Technology College
Do you have the passion and commitment to work as part of a team dedicated to achieving outstanding outcomes for all our students?
Do you want to be part of a rapidly improving school?
Are you an energetic, forward looking teacher looking for a post which will develop you and provide opportunities for progression in the near future?
Are you looking for a post that gives you a real chance to make a big difference to the success of young people? If so we look forward to receiving your application.
We are a values-led school that has a strong sense of purpose in delivering an inclusive education for students in our community. We promote a growth mind-set and believe that all our students can succeed given appropriate support, self-belief and challenge. At Stoke Park we are on a journey to becoming an outstanding school. We recognise that our practice has improved over the last year and we are committed to improving it further. We believe there are no short cuts, no excuses and no limits for outstanding learning and outstanding achievement. Our students deserve the very best.
Stoke Park School & Community College is a multi-cultural 11 – 18, co-educational comprehensive school situated in the vibrant city of Coventry, serving an inner-city catchment area. With just over 1000 students on roll we are one of the most oversubscribed schools in the area and we are proud to say we are a truly inclusive school with much diversity to be celebrated.
Our aim is to provide an excellent education for all the students at Stoke Park.
We are seeking to appoint a professional, creative and enthusiastic teacher of English (with the possibility of GCSE or A Level Media for the interested candidate) to join our excellent English Department from September 2017.
The right candidate will be a reflective, hardworking professional who combines excellent organisational and teaching skills with the ability to inspire and motivate students. You should be passionate about English, possessing the ability to teach this subject across Key Stage 3, 4 and possibly 5. The capacity to inspire students and generate energy and enthusiasm for learning is a must.
The post is equally as suitable for an NQT looking for a first career step as well as experienced teachers. If an NQT is successful they will have a timetable of eighteen hours a week with a full support package. We have a very successful track record in ITT and internal CPD.
The successful candidate should:
Be able to establish strong relationships with students and staff
Have high expectations of all students
Model professional standards across all areas of work.
So what makes us a good employer? Stoke Park is a warm and welcoming place to work. In addition to celebrating our staff, we fully embrace continual professional development, bringing in external education consultants as well as supporting National programmes, we are always looking for opportunities to grow future leaders and we would welcome anyone who is ambitious and driven to continue to progress in their career. We have an effective programme of teacher coaching and bespoke professional development in place. We give greater than the 10% PPA allocation and rewards for 100% attendance. Staff are very supportive of one another.
You can expect a Head teacher who shares a passion for..
ensuring students understand that they can positively shape their life by choice not chance, developing teaching, and who have the drive and determination to ensure the school becomes outstanding.
If the information given here resonates with you we would be glad to welcome you for a tour and confidential chat at Stoke Park School.
Informal visits to the school are welcome.
Why not come and see for yourself?
We are happy to welcome visitors to the school at any time. This can be during the school day or evenings by appointment. Please contact our Head teacher’s PA, Joanne Gosling on 02476 450215 or email Jgosling@stokepark.coventry.sch.uk to arrange an appointment. We would love to meet you. Mrs Gosling will also be happy to deal with requests for a confidential discussion with our Head teacher, Sue Jones should any candidate wish to make contact prior to applying for a position.
We are committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to two supportive references and an enhanced DBS check being received.
Application packs are available on the school website via this link:
http://www.stokepark.coventry.sch.uk/recruitment/teaching-vacancies or alternatively by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Please email completed applications to Mrs Christine Clough: email@example.com or in the post to the address above.
Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Interview date: Friday 12th May 2017Supporting documents