Teacher of English

Full Time, Teacher of English

At Horsforth School we believe in ‘opportunity and achievement for all’, are committed to the highest outcomes for students and to develop the best opportunities for staff. We are committed to being a ‘Greenhouse School’. The Trustees are seeking to appoint a highly skilled and forward thinking colleague to join our English team, with the opportunity for a TLR for an exceptional candidate. Whether you’re experienced or newly-qualified, you would be joining a highly successful, forward thinking and dynamic department with a supportive and collaborative ethos. Right now we are looking for a teacher who has a real interest in helping us to fulfil our department intent – delivering a stimulating and challenging programme of study that unlocks every student’s full potential, not only for exam success, but to help them navigate the world around them with confidence and understanding. Join us and you will be part of a fantastic English department with a strong team ethos that has celebrated consistently excellent GCSE and A Level results. We believe in working collaboratively, supporting each other to inspire students, at every level of ability, in order to foster an appreciation and enjoyment of English Literature and Language that goes beyond the classroom. The department’s success is reflected throughout this ambitious and consistently oversubscribed 11-19 school, which enjoys strong community and international links. Our commitment to excellence in education is recognised nationally. Ofsted describe us as a ‘good school with outstanding features’. For our 1400 students, Horsforth School provides an engaging environment of discovery and growth. For our colleagues too, this setting offers some great benefits. Located in north-west Leeds, the school is just five miles from the city centre with its thriving retail, leisure and cultural facilities, yet on the edge of open countryside. York, Harrogate and the Dales are within easy reach. If you’d like to find out more, please call 0113 226 5454. Or for full details and to apply, please visit www.horsforthschool.org or email recruitment@horsforthschool.org

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 12th November 2021
Start date: ASAP

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all colleagues to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.