English Teacher, Ealing

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Ealing Fields High SchoolEaling

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Professional Grade (MPS/UPS)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for English Teachers in a school which offers excellent opportunities for professional development. The new post-holder will be a strong classroom practitioner with a commitment to achieving the highest standards both academically and in terms of the learning habits and personal dispositions of our students. 

This is an exciting role for enthusiastic teachers as we prepare our students for GCSE and beyond (the school’s first GCSEs will be in 2021). Our oldest Year group started Year 9 in September 2018 so this post is ideally suited to a teacher who is passionate about curriculum design and development, especially at KS4. The post-holder will be joining an innovative, ambitious and energetic staff group that seeks to deliver an outstanding curriculum, and will be well supported by an experienced Senior Leadership Team. 

Ealing Fields High School is a member of the Twyford Trust family of schools. The school’s unique feature is a commitment to developing students’ capacity to think logically and express well-reasoned and strongly articulated arguments. It has therefore developed an innovative Philosophy and Ethics programme which all students follow in years 7-8, and is using Maths to establish a culture of problem-solving. Relations between staff and students are extremely positive and it is easy for every member of the school to be well known by all of the staff. Staff joining at this time are likely to have a highly motivated drive towards building an outstanding school community within an already highly successful Trust.

This role is suitable for NQT and RQT applicants. The new post-holder will be joining us at a time of growth and the organisation therefore offers good promotion prospects for motivated and energetic teachers who support the ethos of our schools. 

We firmly believe that any teacher who visits the school will see the passion for English shared by both students and staff alike - you are warmly invited to visit us and see for yourself what an outstanding school Ealing Fields is. To arrange a visit, please email the Head of English, Ed Clifton, at eclifton@ealingfields.org.uk

For more information about the school please visit the Twyford Trust and Ealing Fields websites. For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website by clicking the apply button.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a good degree and Qualified Teacher Status
  • ability to teach English to at least KS4
  • knowledge of the requirements of the National Curriculum
  • an understanding of recent curriculum / learning developments
  • an understanding of the strategies required to motivate and enthuse all students across the ability range as part of a whole school approach to raising achievement
  • an understanding of the processes and techniques required to assess, record and report students’ learning effectively
  • ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
  • energy and enthusiasm
  • a commitment to the ethos of the school.

We offer: 

  • exceptional professional development and career progression
  • positive working relationships at all levels
  • a supportive and lively Leadership Team
  • a full-range of Trust services providing support and development.

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website by clicking the apply button for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.

Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk Please do not submit applications by fax.

Closing date: Wednesday 21 November 2018

Interview date: tbc – week beginning 26 November 2018

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

You will also be expected to sign and adhere to the school’s SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE and SAFE WORKING PRACTICE AGREEMENT which is available as a download on the school website Vacancies page.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wyke Gardens, Hanwell, London, W7 2BB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 711 0022
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