Teacher of English

Posted 28 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Secondary Education
Contact NameZeki Mehmet

Job description

Teacher of English - Permanent - September 2024 Start - Fulham

We are currently looking for a dynamic, talented teacher of English to join the English Department at this Alternative provision based in Fulham. You will have a passion for learning and teaching, together with the skills to inspire and motivate the students. You will join a friendly and supportive team which strives to ensure that all students enjoy their learning and surpass expectations of achievement. If you wish to grow professionally with an Academy join us and become part of the team developing an outstanding academy.

Job Purpose

To be an effective teaching professional who can take responsibility for the education and welfare of learners in accordance with the current School Teachers' Pay and Conditions document, having regard to the National Curriculum. In all aspects of the post, they must seek to actively promote the educational aims and ethos of the Academy.

Person Specification

  • Honours Degree or equivalent
  • Qualified teacher status
  • Commitment to undertake professional training / development relevant to the post/seeking Career Progression

Knowledge & Skills Essential

  • An excellent classroom practitioner, with experience of teaching English to GCSE level.
  • Knowledge of how children learn and assessment for learning.
  • Effective approach to behaviour management/Behaviour for Learning
  • Effectiveness in using data/strategies to raise levels of achievement and in challenging underperformance.
  • Effectiveness in improving outcomes through the development of Teaching and Learning
  • Some knowledge/understanding of the current educational landscape, government initiatives, OFSTED requirements and implications for academy direction.
  • Effectiveness in understanding equal opportunities, all aspects of inclusion and safeguarding etc.
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organisational, personal time management and planning skills
  • Effectiveness as a member of a team

Personal Attributes

  • High expectations of self, students and academy
  • A passion for teaching and learning, celebrating success and encouraging all to aspire, achieve and excel etc.
  • Commitment to contribute to the wider life of the academy.
  • Ability to be a role model, particularly with regard to dress, conduct, punctuality and attendance etc.
  • Honesty, integrity and loyalty
  • Stamina, capacity for hard work; enjoyment of challenge
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
  • A good sense of humour/sense of perspective

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Teaching English across KS3 and KS4 and across the full ability range; following departmental schemes of work, the National Curriculum and the relevant subject specifications.
  • Contributing to the development of departmental schemes of learning.
  • Setting and marking homework, in line with academy/departmental policy.
  • Integrating the development of key skills (numeracy, literacy and ICT) into their teaching.
  • Monitoring and assessing students, in line with academy/departmental policy.
  • Actively promoting the academy's high expectations and equal opportunities policy.
  • Teaching a range of English subjects, as required, and according to departmental schemes of learning.
  • Contributing to the Academy meeting cycle.
  • Maintaining a safe and attractive teaching and learning environment.

Other Duties

  • To assist the principal in ensuring that the Academy runs smoothly, and acting in a management capacity, as the need arises. This includes:
  • Helping to maintain outstanding behaviour around the Academy at all times by undertaking daily duties and providing pastoral support for pupils, as appropriate.
  • Maintaining sound procedures for security, supervision, and maintenance of the school environment, ensuring that all safeguarding/health and safety regulations are met.
  • Modelling the highest standards of professional conduct, supporting and driving excellence in all practice within the Academy; ensuring that the Academy and the Academies Trust is always presented positively within and beyond the Academy.
  • The post holder will participate in the academy's arrangements for Performance Management.

If you are interested in this position, please "APPLY NOW" or contact Zeki at