Stoke Newington School & Sixth Form
Hackney, United Kingdom
About Stoke Newington School & Sixth Form
Welcome to Stoke Newington School & Sixth Form, an excellent 11-19 comprehensive school. We are a “good with outstanding features” school, currently making great strides to become “outstanding.”
We pride ourselves in providing our students with inspiring and creative teaching and learning opportunities within the curriculum and through our programme of extra-curricular activities. We aim that every child aspires to and achieves excellence. The fact that so many choose to stay on into our Sixth Form and take the qualifications they need to get into the universities of their choice, is proof of our success.
We are looking for ambitious, energetic, professional staff who are passionate about ensuring every one of our students achieves their full potential.
Our vision and ethos
At Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form we want our students to develop a passion for learning resulting from a memorable school journey, encompassing first-rate teaching and experiences beyond the classroom.
Our culture is rooted in high expectations for all, regardless of background or starting point. Students are encouraged to be ambitious, as we believe everyone can achieve their potential with a commitment to learning and a determination to succeed. Our students achieve brilliant outcomes making them highly marketable individuals with an unwavering sense of civic duty, as they understand everyone has a role in making the world a better place.
We have a strong focus on creativity. We know creativity is the skill of the future and believe everyone has creative capacities. We want our students to be critical thinkers, solution-focused, innovative, resilient, and responsive to our ever-changing world, as well as great team players who understand that diversity is our strength.
The core values that underpin our approach to teaching students at Stoke Newington School are:
Compassion | Ambition | Resilience | Excellence
Working at Stoke Newington School
Working at Stoke Newington School means being part of a community of exceptional practitioners, dedicated to developing high achieving young people with community spirit and a strong sense of civic duty.
Everyone at Stoke Newington School is warm, welcoming and supportive, and there’s a strong community spirit amongst all staff members. We engage with and support our teaching and support staff, providing an inspirational and creative working environment which enables and aids the development of personal and professional excellence.
- At Stoke Newington, some other perks include:
- An excellent staff association that looks after every single staff member
- Bike-to-work scheme
- Teachers receive laptops
- Access to parking upon application
- Discounted membership to the local leisure centre (conveniently situated opposite the school)
- Excellent programme for beginner teachers and NQTs
Stoke Newington School is situated in the stunning area of Stoke Newington, Hackney. We are a one-minute walk from the picturesque Clissold Park, and a two-minute walk from Church Street, which has a number of restaurants and cafes, as well as charity shops and boutiques. Transport links are good – with Stoke Newington and Canonbury overground stations, and Finsbury Park underground station all within 20-minute walks. Bus links are also excellent.
We look forward to your application!