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Teacher of English

Dates:                Appointment: September 2017 

Salary:               MPS

Contract type:  Full Time

Contract term:  Permanent  

Beaconsfield High School, an outstanding girl’s grammar school, has a rare opportunity for an individual with vision and ambition to inspire and enthuse students to enhance their interest in English.  Our students all want to learn and are rapid learners – a dream come true!

Beaconsfield High School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all of its students and staff. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified teachers regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Teacher of English - Letter to Applicant 

Teacher of English  - Job Description 

Teacher Of English -  Person Specification 

Teacher Of English -  Application Form  

To arrange a visit, or for additional information, please contact Paul Garrett-Chapman via

Closing Date:                                                Monday 27 March – 9am

Successful candidates informed:                 Tuesday 28 March

Interviews:                                                    Thursday 30 March 

Teacher Training Places 2017-18

Applications for 2017 / 18 recruitment in both primary and secondary subjects will open through UCAS on 18th October (  

Bursary-led / fee funded places will be available at Beaconsfield High School in a wide range subjects which will be advised in October.  Places will also be offered in a wide range of subjects and phases across the Astra Alliance schools.

The Astra Alliance has been awarded status as a School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) provider (see Bucks Examiner article), working with the Institute of Education (UCL) for the PGCE qualification to provide high quality training placements. During the training year, all trainees will have the opportunity to spend time in at least one other of our partnership schools to ensure a contrasting and comprehensive experience. The Alliance has considerable experience of training teachers and recognises and values the enthusiastic contribution that they make to our school communities. Staff at the training schools will share their knowledge and good practice to ensure that trainees are well supported to develop into good and outstanding teachers.

The programme is structured to allow trainees to develop the skills required to teach the subject that they are training in and to develop specific expertise for making a distinctive contribution to practice in their setting. There are a two Open Afternoon for anyone interested in applying, on Wednesday 5th October 2 – 4pm at DCGS and Monday 7th November 2016, 1-3pm at Aylesbury High School.  See Astra Learning Alliance under 'Teacher Training' for more details. Expressions of interest can be registered with

Generous bursaries are available for trainees; for more information see Bursaries and funding.  We also offer school experience visits for both primary and secondary - please contact Gill Byrne at