Teacher of English

Lewisham, London
Date Posted:19 Nov 2020
  1. English
  1. Long-term

Teacher of English

Lewisham, London
Full-time, 1-Year Contract
September 2020
"The school's work to promote pupils' personal development and welfare is outstanding" OFSTED 2016
Are you an inspiring and energetic Teacher of English with fantastic motivational qualities? Do you want to work in an academy that offers an innovative connected curriculum with autonomy over developing your own lessons? If yes, we encourage you apply for the position of Teacher of English at this state-of-the-art Academy in Lewisham. This a full-time post on a 1 year contract.
Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in 2016, this is a mixed 11-19 Academy that opened its doors in the heart of the London Borough of Lewisham in 2013.
They offer:
* State-of-the-art classroom equipment - including unique studios, subject specialism suites and demonstration theatres for collaborative teaching talks by visiting academics
* Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development and intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning
* A whole school wellbeing strategy
About the Department
The English department is a creative and innovative team of 13 teachers, an Academic Coach and a Literacy Mentor. There is communally supportive culture and staff who greatly enjoy working together. The curriculum is rich in high quality, challenging literature from across history and across the world. Lessons in English aim to encourage autonomy, analysis, creativity and academic rigour. Speaking and listening is at the centre of students' daily classroom experience and lessons always provide opportunities for discussion and debate. A strong emphasis is placed on creating fun, memorable learning experiences for students. The school have excellent GCSE results and their next step is to achieve outstanding.
To be successful in this role you will need to:
*Be a Teacher of English who holds QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification.
*Have excellent knowledge of the English 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
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