Teacher of English - Bromley

Bromley, London
Date Posted:12 Mar 2021
  1. English
  1. Long-term

Teacher of English - Bromley

Bromley, London
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Teacher of English


Full-time, permanent

Easter 2021

Tradewind Recruitment are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Teacher of English to join a lively, successful and supportive academy in Bromley. In return for dedication and new ideas, the school will provide a stimulating working environment for an NQT or experienced Teaccher of English in which the career of the successful applicant will develop rapidly. The post will begin in April 2021 and will be a permanent, full-time role.

The successful Teacher of English will have opportunities to teach across the age and ability range and to contribute to extra-curricular activities. The English department is very well resourced.

This is a popular and successful school, and the curriculum area is a very strong and well-led team of specialist English teachers, who revel in the world of Literature and Language and generate excellent results. In 2019, 79% of students achieved a 4+ and 60% achieved a 5+ in English at GCSE. They are committed to maintaining an ethos of high expectations and supporting staff and students to achieve their potential.

The successful Teacher of English will have responsibility for the teaching of English and English Literature at KS3 and KS4. You will form part of a team of dedicated and committed staff that facilitate strong student outcomes at both KS3 and at GCSE. You will have strong pedagogical skills, as well as a clear focus on raising attainment. A keen environmental awareness is a key aspect of the role, as is the ability to explore every opportunity to apply learning across the beautiful Kent countryside.

This is an 11-16 school with a rigorous academic curriculum, also incorporating extensive opportunities for outdoor learning work experience.

What is on offer to you

As a Teacher of English at this school you will benefit from their extensive CPD programme organised in conjunction with their teaching school.

In addition, there is also free use of the school gym facilities, free extra-curricular sporting activities for staff such as circuits, yoga and volleyball, international school trips, enhanced Medical Package, excellent in-house CPD, free refreshments and snacks at break times and even music lessons.

To be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • Be a Teacher of English with excellent knowledge of the curriculum.
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact David at Tradewind on 0207 845 5450 or email David.durham@twrecruitment.com

  • As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
  • We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  • Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
  • More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
  • Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. We have the very best people to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with their dream job, and help primary, secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 12 offices in the UK.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer

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