Teacher of English
Role commences: 1st September 2020
This is a key post in a dynamic and strong department. We are looking for someone with a genuine and infectious passion for their subject, who will enthuse and engage the students they teach; someone with high expectations for all students whatever their prior attainment.
We welcome applications from experienced teachers as well as those new to the profession and currently in training.
Leadership responsibility is available for the right candidate. Please do make clear on your application should you be interested in a conversation at interview about TLR roles.
Didcot Girls’ School is a lead teaching school within the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance with a significant track record for successful fast-track career progression, leadership development and excellent CPD. The school is also part of Ridgeway Education Trust, a growing multi-academy trust, which provides the opportunity for school improvement and leadership work across schools in the future.
Please be aware that you will be required to bring your original degree certificate, proof of residence and your Disclosure and Barring Service or CRB certificate, if applicable, to your interview.
About Didcot Girls' School
Didcot Girls' School has been instrumental in supporting the development of the school-based work of The MTPT Project. They have acted as a pilot school for The MTPT Project's "Family Friendly Schools" Award in its first round of trials, and created blueprints for policies that have benefitted other schools within The MTPT Project network. Didcot Girls' School is proud of the sustainable careers in education that they are able to provide for their staff, regardless of their family circumstances, and will continue to work innovatively with The MTPT Project. More information about our philosophy can be found in our Family Friendly Schools booklet.
Didcot Girls' School is an Ofsted outstanding 11-18 girls' comprehensive school with academy status with approximately 1350 students on roll. We operate a highly successful mixed Sixth Form of 300 students in partnership with St Birinus, the boys’ school in the town.
In September 2015, St Birinus joined Didcot Girls' School in the Ridgeway Education Trust which is now the employer for all staff at both schools. This enables deep collaboration between the two schools, creating additional opportunities for staff to lead and teach across both sites.