Design and Technology Teacher

Posted 24 May 2024
Salary £35000 - £46000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Secondary Education
Contact NameKatie Eadon

Job description

Lead Teacher of English

Are you an experienced and dedicated English educator with a passion for inspiring students? Remedy are seeking a Lead Teacher of English to join a prestigious institution and take the lead in shaping the English curriculum and guiding their team of talented teachers. This school is based in Basildon.

Responsibilities of English Lead Teacher:

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of a comprehensive and engaging English curriculum that aligns with educational standards and promotes language proficiency, critical thinking, and literary analysis.
  • Lead a team of English teachers, providing guidance, support, and professional development opportunities to enhance their teaching effectiveness and foster a collaborative learning environment.
  • Design and deliver dynamic lessons that cater to different learning styles and abilities, incorporating a variety of instructional strategies, resources, and technologies.
  • Foster a love for literature and language by introducing students to a wide range of literary works, genres, and authors from diverse cultures and time periods.
  • Cultivate students' writing skills through structured writing workshops, providing feedback and guidance to help them develop their voice and improve their written expression.
  • Promote active reading and comprehension skills through thoughtful discussions, analysis, and interpretation of literary texts.
  • Assess student progress through a variety of formative and summative assessments, providing timely and constructive feedback to support their growth.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary projects and initiatives that integrate English with other subjects, fostering cross-curricular connections.
  • Stay informed about current trends, research, and best practices in English education, and continually enhance your own knowledge and skills.
  • Actively engage with parents, guardians, and other stakeholders to foster open communication and collaboration in supporting student learning and development.

Requirements for English Lead Teacher:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Literature, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Teaching certification or license in English or a relevant subject area.
  • Proven experience in teaching English at the secondary level, with a track record of student success.
  • Strong knowledge of English language, literature, grammar, and composition.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills to effectively guide and inspire a team of teachers.
  • Proficiency in instructional strategies and technologies that promote active learning and student engagement.
  • Ability to create a positive and inclusive learning environment that respects and celebrates diversity.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills to balance multiple responsibilities effectively.
  • A growth mindset and commitment to ongoing professional development.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter detailing your teaching philosophy and leadership experience, and any relevant certifications