A school that is outstanding in every aspect, are looking to appoint an English Teacher to commence a part time, permanent role in September 2022.
- Permanent vacancy
- English Teacher
- £32,308 - £47,139
- Inclusive, thriving and high performing Secondary School
- Part time vacancy
- Key Stage 3- 4 specialist required
SCHOOL INFORMATION - English Teacher
They are an OFSTED outstanding school with a culture of high expectations based on our School Values. They are in the top 120 schools for progress at KS4 and have an ALPs score of 3, making them the best performing sixth form for progress in Tower Hamlets. The vast majority of their students progress onto top universities including Oxford and Cambridge. They have the best attendance and behaviour figures in the local authority. Despite their successes, they are not complacent and believe that they have the capacity to further improve.
Students are proud of their school and they have extremely supportive parents/carers and governors. They are highly committed to the development of all colleagues as evident in the comprehensive CPD programme.
REQUIREMENTS - English Teacher
Applications are welcome from an English Teacher at any stage in their career including ECT's as the school has a reputation for providing outstanding support and professional development training. English Teachers and overseas trained English Teachers will be considered for this position, but applicants should have UK QTS or an overseas formal secondary school teaching qualification recognised in the UK. Ideally you will have experience of working in a London Secondary School and can demonstrate a track record of delivering outstanding results.
As you would expect, they are looking for the best. A good honours degree and qualified teacher status are essential. You will be able to demonstrate unwavering commitment to raising student progress and standards. Like them, you believe that social disadvantage is no barrier to achievement and that every student can share in the joy of education. Most importantly, you will possess integrity, good humour and moral purpose.
THE ROLE - English Teacher
English Teacher required who would enjoy working with students who range in ability at Key Stages 3 and 4. For exceptional candidates the opportunity to offer Key Stage 5 exists. Whilst student ability can vary, enthusiasm, desire to succeed and genuine inquisition exists in abundance.
The English Department has both experienced and newly-qualified members of staff. All are able to offer the support required for any teacher, including a newly-qualified teacher, who is eager to contribute and make a difference to students that are conscientious and enthusiastic. They are supported by a fantastic team of teaching assistants, academic mentors and tutors who are diligent in their preparation, organisation and involvement in aspects of teaching and learning.
The English Department, as a whole, works as a close-knit group, sharing resources and strategies across the year groups taught at the school. English is a popular option at GCSE. English, literacy and the creative arts is a school focus and passion and student are encouraged to pursue their interests and talents.
Strong exam results were recorded in 2021, with 79% of students receiving grades 9 - 5% in all GCSEs and 83% of all students obtaining A* - C at A Level.
As a member of staff you will experience a collaborative professional community, with quality development opportunities to inspire our students. Staff well being is of high importance and staff will be trusted and valued. They constantly push so that the School is a great place where everyone works together on a daily basis to be their best.
In return, the school can offer the successful English Teacher the following:
- A competitive salary with inner London weighting and pension scheme;
- A highly regarded middle and emergent leadership programme;
- A broad and wide ranging staff development programme, delivered by outstanding experts;
- A central location with excellent transport links;
- Outstanding facilities and resources to support teaching and learning;
- A friendly and diverse student and staff community;
- Discount scheme that offers savings on purchases, including groceries, eating out, entertainment, etc;
- Season ticket loan scheme;
- Cycle to work scheme;
- Free eye tests and discounted eye-care scheme;
- Access to confidential emotional and practical advice support services.
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