Teacher of English
Required for January 2020 or sooner if possible
Full time or part time considered
Cockshut Hill School provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each individual. We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults of the future. We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos. This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and we are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning - our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.
Whether you’re experienced or newly qualified, join a successful department with a supportive, creative and collaborative ethos.
Here at Cockshut Hill we aim to create opportunities and support achievement for our students and staff alike. Right now we are looking for an inspiring teacher who can bring English to life and create a nurturing environment within which everyone can reach their full potential.
We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. You should be able to teach across the ability range for KS3 and KS4 and have a real interest in developing teaching and learning is also important. Cockshut Hill is a developing and improving school and this is an exciting opportunity to support that journey of school improvement.
The Summit Learning Trust comprises of three secondary schools, four primary schools and a Sixth Form College. The Trust’s commitment to excellence is recognised nationally and internationally. All schools work in partnership with the Trust’s Professional Learning Institute and South Birmingham SCITT to support staff development, which further extends the scope of opportunities for career advancement in working with other schools.
Why work for us?
The Trust offers:
• High quality training and support
• Opportunities to work across a number of schools
• Employee assistance programme
• Employee discount schemes
For further information and an application pack please visit the trust website.
The closing date is midday on 15 November 2019
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.
The Summit Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, including a Children’s barred list check.
Summit Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.