Newcastle High School for Girls
£28,000 to £47,000 Subject to qualifications and experience
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Newcastle High School for Girls, Tankerville Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 3BA
Permanent – Full Time
Salary range: £28,000 to £47,000 Subject to qualifications and experience from Early Career Teacher to our PL2 scale (M6 equivalent)
Required from January 2022
The North East’s leading independent girls’ day school has an exciting opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational English Teacher to join our English Department.
All teaching staff have at NHSG high expectations of young people; they are committed to ensuring that the pupils in their care can achieve their full educational and personal potential and to establishing respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with them.
The English curriculum at NHSG is based on a love of English Literature and the development of skill in self-expression in all its forms. The English Department at NHSG a successful department and we have a thriving A Level cohort. We are seeking a teacher who is passionate about developing intellectual curiosity in English lessons across every age group. They will be driven by the highest standards of teaching and learning and will enjoy working in a highly collaborative team. We are looking for someone who can combine creativity and rigour in their teaching of English, as well as promoting an enjoyment of English through our extra-curricular programme which includes reading groups, creative writing and debating.
NHSG is fully committed to providing training and support to the successful candidate.
About the School
NHSG is a leading academic day school. Our girls are ambitious, bright, enthusiastic and eager to learn and we offer a warm and supportive community. We occupy a site in suburban Jesmond with excellent transport links. As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, including: –
Competitive rate of pay and conditions.
Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
Access to the extensive GDST central training and development programme
Training grants for obtaining further qualifications.
Discounted fees for children at GDST schools.
Lunches: free lunches are provided to all staff during term time.
Season Ticket Loans: Interest free loans for travel are available to staff to enable them to buy annual season tickets.
Computer Loans: Interest free loans are available to staff to enable them to buy a computer for personal use at home.
Cycle Scheme: The School is part of the scheme which enables staff to purchase bicycles and equipment at a tax advantageous rate and pay for the equipment over 12 months.
A great working environment, atmosphere and location.
Closing date: 27th September at 12 noon. You must be available for interview week commencing 4th October 2021.
NHSG and the GDST are committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.
NHSG and GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS. Applications will be considered only from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.
Newcastle High School for Girls
Newcastle High School for Girls is one of the North East’s leading independent girls’ day schools. Founded in 2014 following the merger of two very long standing predecessor schools, NHSG is a state-of-the-art, modern school with a tradition and history stemming back almost 150 years.
We are an all through school (ages 3-18) with around 250 girls in the Junior School and 450 in the Senior School, including 150 in the Sixth Form, who, together with around 150 staff, make up a friendly and welcoming community.
The Junior and Senior Schools occupy their own separate campuses around a mile apart and the role will require working at both locations. Our two campuses are situated within the suburban, leafy, areas of Jesmond and Sandyford, both with excellent transport links to the Tyne & Wear Metro and bus services from across the region.Visit School Website