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Teacher of English

Empowering Learning
Lewisham, UK
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17 Dec 2020

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Job Title: Teacher of English

Salary: approx. MPS-UPS (Inner London)


Job Start: January 2021

On behalf of a secondary school in Lewisham, Empowering Learning are seeking to recruit a teacher of English to start in January on a permanent basis.

This role will involve teaching English across KS3 and KS4. You will be expected to plan and deliver high-quality lessons which yield excellent pupil progress and exam results. The school want their pupils to develop a love for the subject and be enthused and motivated to learn.

Applications from NQTs are welcome as the school has a strong NQT training and support programme, but applications from experienced teachers looking for a new challenge are also warmly received.

You will have the opportunity to work with a forward-thinking school leadership team, which invests in the professional development of staff at the school. They also provide a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new members of staff.

Key aspects of this role:
  • teach the KS3 and KS4 English classes as allocated and provide a well-planned, challenging and purposeful learning environment for pupils
  • promote positive student behaviour and achievement in English
  • set homework on a regular basis and mark pupil work promptly
  • assess, monitor, record and report on pupil achievement, including writing pupil reports and attending parents' meetings
  • assist in the identification of special educational needs, and support the work of the Learning Support Team, including the writing and review of individual education plans
  • share in the development of departmental schemes of work in English
  • make effective use of pupil performance data, as well as pupil and staff targets
  • monitor and record pupil attendance in line with School and Faculty policy and support the SLT in the maintenance of high levels of pupil attendance
  • attend English departmental meetings
  • undertake specific duties within the English Team as agreed with the Faculty Leader

To apply for this role, you must have:

  • QTS (or an equivalent qualification)
  • experience of teaching the UK National curriculum at KS3 and KS4 (NQTs should refer to their experience on placements)
  • Right to Work

The school has a strong ethos of student welfare therefore any successful applicant will undergo a full enhanced criminal record check (DBS). For more information please contact John Byrne at Empowering Learning Ltd on 07934 299 452
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