Cranbury College

Teacher of English plus Reading Lead

  • 1.0FTE
  • 10 February 23
  • MPR/UPR + TLR2a + SEN

This is an opportunity for an experienced teacher with a passion for English to be instrumental in helping our students overcome their barriers to learning and encourage them to engage in lessons to become more effective learners, and to improve their academic and pastoral progress. You will ensure high standards of teaching and learning are delivered to small groups of students across key stages 3-5 and in return we will give you a varied, diverse and rewarding working environment

Alongside your teaching commitments, this role will also lead on the schools reading and oracy programme and interventions and closely support the Head of English to develop and improve Literacy across the curriculum as well as helping develop the English Curriculum as a whole.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record or ability to demonstrate a passion to teach young people with social, emotional and mental health issues. Additionally, you will have a demonstrable commitment to transforming the lives of young people coupled with an abundance of enthusiasm which will encourage engagement and commitment from our students

Staff responses when asked ‘What are the school’s greatest strengths?’

  • ‘Safeguarding and welfare of students’
  • ‘Compassion, empathy and enthusiasm’ 
  • ‘Teamwork’
  • ‘Flexible, creative and personalised approaches for all’ 
  • ‘Outstanding outcomes for young people’

Cranbury College is part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust family of schools, whose motto is “schools for the community, schools as a community”. The aim for every school in the Trust, whilst espousing their values and ethos, and having a core of common policies and procedures, will serve its own community’s needs in a bespoke way and also create a feeling of community within its own school. In that way all the potential and talents of every child and every member of staff will be nurtured.

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities in its vibrant and successful schools. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

Visits to our school are encouraged please email who can help organise this.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.