English teacher

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
Date Posted:29 Feb 2020
  1. Secondary Teacher
  1. Long-term

English teacher

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

Start date: 20th April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Outer London Main or Upper pay scale
Contract term: 1 term with a view to go Permanent in September 2020.
Suitable for NQTs: yes
This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward-thinking, well-resourced and supportive department. Our school is seeking to appoint a qualified, inspiring and ambitious teacher of English for next year.

You will be responsible for planning and delivering excellent lessons to achieve great outcomes for all of for your students. You will be a great teacher of English, ideally with experience of raising achievement and maintaining high expectations for all students. This is a unique opportunity to join community of staff striving to create an outstanding comprehensive school.
The school has made excellent strides in recent years and are now considered a national 'High performing School'.
The right person for this role will demonstrate passion for the English language both inside and outside of the classroom. The ability to teach Media studies will strengthen any application.
Our client is now judged Good by Ofsted with a number of Outstanding features including their Leadership. They hope to become an 'Outstanding' school in the next two years. This means they'l continue a rigorous focus on standards, a forensic approach to outcomes and of course a holistic understanding of the needs of every child at the school. The ideal candidate for this role will share this focus and will, each day, want the very best for their children.
Every member of staff is hugely valued. When joining, you will join a culture where we keep striving to be better each and every day. The school will support your career development through internal CPD programs, mentoring, coaching and through a range of external programs including Masters in Education or Middle and Senior Leadership development programs. NQTs will be very well supported and developed. Rest assured each day here the highest of learning and teaching practice will be expected but you will supported and given time so that you can deliver a great experience to each of your students.

Ideal candidates will:
* Be a passionate English teacher who inspires and engages within the classroom. Equally, you will provide a wide range of opportunities outside of the classroom
* Have a positive impact on student's progress and the impact on their colleagues to do the same.
* Possess a strong desire to grow an excellent department in which all are valued and play a key role in raising standards.
* Have demonstrable evidence of raising attainment and developing excellence at class or department level.
* Be passionate about developing their own practice and the teaching and learning practice of others
* Communicates effectively to staff, students and parents

You can expect:
* Students who love English and want to do well in it.
* Access to high quality CPD and research opportunities including Masters, Middle Leadership mentoring and more
* A hugely supportive leadership team
* The chance to work in a rapidly improving school and the opportunity to make a real difference
The School is a co-educational 11-19 comprehensive community school located in the Borough of Kingston and has excellent transport links to central London.
Achievement at the school has risen consistently for the last 5 years and continues to improve.
Its an average sized school with 150 sixth form pupils.
Students have the benefit of learning and developing in a diverse environment of students of all genders, abilities, cultures and interests. Students, of all abilities, are expected to reach their full potential.
The school has a superb fully equipped brand new building, having been completely rebuilt in 2018-19.
In addition to outstanding academic achievement, the school develop confident and healthy members of the community. Their extensive community provision teaches students that learning and wider personal development continue throughout adult life.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
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*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this English Teacher role, you will need to:
*Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification.
*Have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
*Have a CV that covers the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.
*Have the legal right to work in the UK.

Please contact Tradewind today to be considered for this great position as a teacher of English in Kingston. For more information about the role, please contact Carlo Randazzo on 0207 845 5450 / carlo.randazzo@twrecruitment.com.
We look forward to hearing from you!

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