English Teacher

Southwark, London
Date Posted:16 Oct 2020
  1. English
  1. Long-term

English Teacher

Southwark, London

The school in question are a co-educational 11-18 Catholic School based in Southwark, which is centrally located in London. They are vibrant and dynamic school with high expectations and great ambitions for every one of our pupils. This role represents a fantastic opportunity to join a truly outstanding school.

This client is a very successful and oversubscribed 11-19 school in Southwark, London. They are a Catholic school with very strong moral values and a traditional approach to behaviour and discipline; we believe in honesty and trust. They consistently achieve outstanding academic results far above local and national averages in every subject area. They are regularly in the top 5% of all secondary schools in the UK on Academic Value Added tables. Their excellent record of achievement is a testament to the strength, determination and sheer hard work which was reflected in their most recent OFSTED inspection in which they achieved "outstanding" in all categories. In addition to this they have also been named one of best secondary school in the country at the National Pupil Premium Awards at the Houses of Parliament and won three SSAT awards for pupil progress.

Tradewind Recruitment are looking for an 'outstanding' English Teacher to be part of this highly successful department, who have high standards and strive for excellence. If you have experience of teaching Key Stage 5 as well as Key Stages 3 and 4 would be an advantage (but not essential). The English department has a proven academic track record. Last year 89% of pupils achieved a standard pass or above in English and 77% of pupils achieved a strong pass or above in English. A Level results in 2019 saw over 80% of pupils achieve A*-B grades. At the same time the school offers a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities connected to English to all students, including a thriving Debating Society and team, theatre trips, author visits and much more. Last year our progress 8 figure was 0.98.

This post would be suitable for an ambitious and outstanding NQT. This is permanent post starting in January 2021.

This school place a strong focus on staff wellbeing which they feel is fundamental to their success, so have created a supportive culture throughout the school. All members of staff are also provided with high levels of training opportunities, to ensure continual progression and development.

Unfortunately, due to the school being located within the congestion charge there is no parking available. However, they have both a local tube and train station within walking distance to the school and are served by a number of buses.

If this sounds like a role you would be interested in applying for or find out about other similar teaching opportunities contact Leanne.king@twrecruitment.com, Business Manager, directly for further information.

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