English Teacher

St. Albans, Hertfordshire
DWSMBENG_1569596429
Date Posted:27 Sep 2019
  1. Secondary Teacher
£23720 - £35008 per annum
  1. Long-term

English Teacher

St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Tradewind are working with a "Good" rated St Albans secondary school, seeking to appoint a full-time teacher of English to start immediately and continue through to the end of the year, then potentially on a permanent basis.

This excellent School are very proud of their progress and have all worked very hard to achieve a "Good" OFSTED grading in March 2014. Their ethos is simple- they want children to enjoy coming to school, to feel safe and make exceptional progress through outstanding teaching and nurturing. This is an oversubscribed school of 1150 students in KS3, KS4 and with a growing post 16 provision working within the Alban Learning Partners consortium including Loreto, STAGS, Townsend and Samuel Ryder. They are exceptionally proud of their post 16 provision which is inclusive and whose value added puts them very firmly in the top 25% of schools nationally.

As an English teacher, you will be required to engage and encourage pupils throughout Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 in a highly academic, ambitious learning environment.

The school would like to receive applications from

-Teachers with experience of English in the UK (ideally) but they will also consider applicants from overseas
-Capable and motivational teachers able to engage classrooms and meet high expectations for pupil progress and attainment


There is a commitment to developing every member of staff, reflected in a range of development activities. These include access to courses, on-site coaching and observation programmes, regular reviews, full induction programme, opportunities to contribute to whole-school initiatives, and regular opportunities to present ideas to the line manager. Performance management forms a yearly cycle with ample opportunity to discuss career aspirations and how to develop your role within the academy.

Based a vibrant and well-connected market town in south west Hertfordshire. Travel to London or Milton Keynes is fast via the Thameslink rail line. There is a good bus service to areas such as Luton, Hemel Hempstead and Hatfield as well as surrounding villages.



In order to be considered for this position you will need

* QTS status or equivalent (overseas teachers will be considered with appropriate NARIC certification)
* Enhanced DBS or Overseas Police Checks if necessary
* An updated CV, covering the last 10 years of employment, with 2 recent references
* A legal right to work in the UK (We are not able to offer sponsorship for this role)

Click Apply now to be considered for this opportunity to teach English at this over-subscribed Hertfordshire school or for more information about the role please call Amber Janko on 01727236255 or email amber.janko@twrecruitment.com


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