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Rickmansworth School - Teacher of English - September 2018

Alliance member: Rickmansworth School

Closing date: Monday, 19th March 2018

Teacher of English


Salary: MPS

Full Time, Permanent

Required for September 2018

About the School:


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  • Good Ofsted rating
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • We are proud of our close community connections
  • Admission preference is given to staffs’ children
  • We are partially selective
  • £3.5m school expansion
  • We have an outstanding wellbeing programme offering
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Flu jabs
    • Access to the Fitness Suite and swimming pool
    • Pilates classes
    • Yoga class
    • Free eye tests
  • Reputation of academic excellence
  • Pearsons Award finalists – we are the highest School to have awards given by students. Over the last 2 years we have had 3 national finalists
  • First class student support within an inspirational environment
  • Specialisms are in Science and the Performing Arts
  • We believe every child deserves the best and we aim to achieve excellence in all aspects of school life
  • Our teachers are highly trained, dedicated and determined to help every child succeed

About the Department:

  • Our aim is to ensure all aspects of the Department are outstanding, with a focus on Teaching and Learning
  • We focus on development and transferrable skills from KS3 through to KS5
  • The spirit of renewal and progress is essential to meet the needs of the new curricula at GCSE and A Level
  • At KS3 we aim to provide students with a curriculum full of texts from different eras and different cultures and a multitude of tasks that engage students and empower them with the skills they need to thrive as independent learners
  • There is a key focus to ensure the visibility of teacher feedback in exercise books, particular in constructive dialogue with students
  • GSCE results are consistently good. With 84.1% of students achieving A*-C in English Language and 91.8% of students achieving A*-C in English Literature  - Beyond English, Film Studies has been the main addition to our offer in recent years
  • Great success with Film Studies at A Level has led to the introduction of an equally successful GCSE.


Full details of the job can be found on our website


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer.  Applicants must declare any criminal convictions and submit to a check with the Disclosing and Barring Service as the post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Application forms and details can be obtained from the website, by calling the School on 01923 726917 or by email to


Deadline: 8.00am 19 March 2018                Interview: Wednesday 21 March 2018