Full Time
Open Ended
Posted 4 months ago


Teacher of English Required September 2024


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join one of Britain’s top state schools. We are a happy and thriving school committed to excellence, equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome colleagues from all backgrounds into our community, where together we offer the ‘Vesey Experience’. We are seeking a dynamic and inspirational teacher who has the ability to engage, enthuse and motivate able pupils. You will be passionate about learning and able to demonstrate a range of behaviour management strategies and teaching skills. You will possess excellent communication skills to teach throughout the age range including A’ Level.

We encourage applications from ECT’s or experienced teachers to join a department which:

• Has an outstanding record of GCSE and A Level results. Exam results for 2023 were 65% A* – B English (A Level), with English Language 65% 9-7 (GCSE), and English Literature 69% 9-7 (GCSE)

• Has a friendly, supportive, talented hard-working teaching team

• Has a strong commitment to the extra-curricular life of the school In return we can offer:

• The opportunity to work with highly motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic students

• Commitment to continuing professional career development and support

• The opportunity to work in a caring and nurturing environment and to get involved in a broad spectrum of extra-curricular activities

For further details and an application pack please visit our website: www.bvgs.co.uk

Informal enquiries and visits are welcome by contacting the Recruitment Team at recruitment@bishopveseys.bham.sch.uk

If so we would encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 11th April 2024 at 12 noon.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 18th April 2024

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Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check together with Identity, Right to Work, Prohibition Order, pre-placement medical and verification of qualification checks are requirements for this post.

We will carry out an online search about you for information that is publicly available online. This will include social media accounts you may hold. This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and before interview. This processing of data will be conducted under the legal basis of Article 6(e) public task in line with the guidance laid out in para 221 of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023. Any data collected during this search will be retained in line with our retention schedule which is available on request. You are encouraged to read our safeguarding policy which can be found on our website.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/newguidanceontherehabilitationofoffendersact1974

To apply for this vacancy return to the previous page and download the application form for teaching staff.

Please return your completed application form via email to recruitment@bishopveseys.bham.sch.uk

Please note that we do not accept applications by CV. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a high volume of applications, you are therefore encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

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