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Fulbrook School

Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

Location: Woburn Sands, Bedfordshire

Salary: Main/Upper Scale

Contract Term: Maternity Cover

Contract Type: Full Time

Start Date: January 2024

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher of English in KS3 and KS4. The ability to teach Media Studies is desirable. At an extremely exciting time for the school, as we become a 9-16 extended secondary, we have plans to make improvements to the English department facilities. This will include a newly refurbished library and learning resource centre.

You will:

  • have Qualified Teacher Status
  • be secondary trained
  • have the ability to motivate students and achieve excellent results
  • have excellent organisational and ICT skills
  • have the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

In light of the plans for the future of the school and its move to secondary status, this is a crucial time, as we develop our provision for students up to the age of 16.

Fulbrook is a very popular, high achieving school, which is now an extended secondary school, providing education for Years 5 – 10 and extending the offer to Year 11 by September 2024. Please visit our school website to learn more about the school vision. The future is coming… Come with us!

Set in a magnificent green field site, just within the county boundary of Bedfordshire, the school is close to the exciting and vibrant city of Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire. Our current number on roll is 500. As a 9-16 extended secondary school, we shall have approximately 720 pupils on roll by 2024.

We are a school, where everyone is known, valued and supported to achieve personal success.

We offer a very popular cash back health insurance package, providing dental, optical, diagnostic consultations, scans and various therapies including physio, chiropractic and osteopathy.

Fulbrook is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; all staff are expected to share this commitment and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with previous employers, prior to interview. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required for all successful applicants. 

How to apply:

  • Click on the button below to view the detailed Job Description and Person Specification for this role
  • The application form to be completed, along with application guidance, can be found on the Vacancies page.
  • Return your completed application form to Sarah Kenworthy, School Business Manager, by email to: recruitment@fulbrook.school
  • CVs cannot be accepted.

Application closing date: Friday 1st December 2023

Interviews: Please note, we reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

Start Date:  January 2024

Teacher of English (Maternity Cover) Advertisement 

Teacher of English (Maternity Cover) Job Description and Person Specification