Permanent English teaching position in Cambridge, January 2013

18 Dec 2012
15 Jan 2013
Tarja Aila
Contract Type
Full Time

English Teacher Urgently required to teach English in a Foundation School in Cambridge

A Foundation School in Cambridge is looking for an English teacher able to teach KS3 and KS4, starting in January 2013. You will be a Classroom Teacher of English, and perhaps a Form Tutor, with teaching responsibilities for Years 7 to 11 (inclusive) across a wide range of ability; including a significant cohort of children with an EAL background.

You will be:

  • Able to inspire, motivate and develop students
  • Able to communicate your passion for your subject
  • A team player who contributes to the realisation of the culture and ethos of the school
  • A good classroom practitioner with a proven record in raising standards and attainment and a good knowledge of the English curriculum
  • Able to inspire pupils to go beyond their expectations with a real passion for your subject
  • A creative and inventive professional, committed to being a positive role model for children
  • Enthusiastic about contributing to the wider life of the School

The department employs a variety of teaching methods and a wide variety of resources that allow all pupils to have equal access to the curriculum and experience success and enjoyment in their learning. It also has access to laptop trolleys enabling each student to type their work independently or do some research in class. The English department is also proud of its choice of books. Not only do the students work on classic books like Shakespeare or Dickens but they also have a chance to discover brand-new fashionable novels. The books the students read are indeed changed and up-dated regularly to captivate the students even more.

The school will offer you:

  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff
  • Enthusiastic pupils who are eager to learn and are proud of their school community
  • Well-resourced working environment with excellent ICT facilities
  • A staff development programme designed to further develop your skills and abilities
  • Opportunities for involvement in the wider pastoral and extra -curricular life of the School

All staff are expected to promote equal opportunities for all members of the School and to tackle discrimination; to raise the standards, achievements and aspirations of all students; and to develop a culture in which students are encouraged to take responsibility for their learning in an atmosphere of tolerance, respect and good order.

To apply, please contact Michael Wood on 020 7202 0010

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