Cheshunt - Hertfordshire
Permanent Position- September Start
KS3 - KS5
We are currently recruiting for a full time English Teacher - Second in English to join the team in September. This position is a permanent position however could consider a contracted teacher for a set period of time.
The role is to cover key stage 3 -5 with experience teaching at all these levels.
The school is a diverse and welcoming school, where the focus is on working as a team to ensure all students obtain the best whilst the staff enjoy what they do with the right balance of workload and flexibility in approach to teaching.
The schools host a large car park with local bus routes nearby. The school is extremely ambitious and has high aspirations for teachers and students alike. The school has great energy and a fantastic vibe to it – making it an exciting and engaging place to work. When visiting the school and talking to the staff, you will notice how passionate and they are about what they do – this is the perfect environment aimed at getting the very best out of every child, no matter their interest or abilities.
The induction provides a comprehensive and supportive process which allows you to get a full scope on the school, expectations and leadership team.
With free parking and local bus routes you are able to travel to work with ease, it is close to the A10 and M25 and offers local cafes and shops.
This is an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your career as the Head Teacher seeks to employ ambitious teaching staff who want to move up the leadership ladder.
This role requires the successful candidate to:
Teach the key stage 3-5 following the UK curriculum
Play an important role in the future development of Science in the school
Have an understanding of effective strategies to improve the quality of teaching and learning, behaviour and student outcomes in Science
Have the ability to analyse data and produce strategies for improvement in Science
Work closely with Science staff and the Director of Science to raise standards across Science
There will be an opportunity for you to apply to become a Specialist Leader of Education (SLE) as part of the continuous professional development opportunities we will provide.
(D) Desirable/ (E) Essential
Qualified Teacher Status or experience as a English Teacher (E)
Knowledge and Experience Understanding and knowledge of:
The National Curriculum for English (E)
Current GCSE specifications for English Language and English Literature (E)
A-Level English Language and English Literature (D)
Strategies for raising student achievement and attainment through effective
teaching and learning (E)
ICT and how it can impact on students’ learning (D)
Current methodology in the teaching of English Language and Literature (E)
Successful outcomes for students at KS3 and KS4 (E)
In the classroom – student/classroom management skills (E)
The ability to deliver consistently good or better lessons (E)
Understanding the importance of quality written feedback to students (E)
The use of assessment data to identify underachievement and plan teaching
and learning (E)
Application Form, Interview
Skills and Attributes Skills and attributes in order to:
Set high expectations for students (E)
Work as part of a team, with the capacity to lead the team alongside the
Director of English and KS5 Coordinator (E)
Take part in/lead co-curricular activities (E)
Seek advice and support when necessary (E)
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