Teacher of English (Temporary)

Full Time, Teacher of English
I year temporary contact

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. The role is temporary for 1 year in the first instance with the possibility of becoming permanent at a later date. Whether you’re experienced or newly-qualified, you will have the opportunity to join a highly successful department with a supportive and collaborative ethos. Right now we are looking for a teacher who has a real interest in developing teaching and learning and can bring English to life – helping us to create a nurturing environment within which everyone can reach their full potential.

Join us and you will be part of a fantastic English department with a strong team ethos. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. With three years of excellent GCSE results, we are a creative forward thinking department. In other words, there’s never been a better time to join us.

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: 12noon on Monday 6th July 2020
Start date: Starting September 2020

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.