English Teacher with curriculum led responsibility, Lewisham

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Prendergast Vale SchoolLewisham

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPs / UPR plus TLR2a (£2,667)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher of English to lead on an aspect of the English curriculum. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach KS3 & 4 English across all age and ability ranges.   

You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to lead and influence others to achieve exceptional performance, holding them accountable to the highest expectations for their own practice with respect to literacy and the learning of the students in their classes. 

The English department offers English Language, English Literature, Drama and Media and is one of the most consistently successful departments in the school.  In 2017, the department achieved 80% 4+ and 64% 5+ in GCSE English.    

Prendergast Vale School is an all through school, nursery to Year 11; this is an exciting time to join our school following our recent ‘Good’ Ofsted in February 2018. You will be part of a transformative team in its commitment to Outstanding provision and outcomes for all students.  The school benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools.  

Our school motto is “We are forever learning” and the successful candidate will be expected to be committed to their own professional development. We are committed to providing excellent CPD for Middle Leaders and offer the accredited National Award for Middle Leaders (NPQML) to all Middle Leaders.  We offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new members of staff.  You will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who ensure that the academic and social development of every student is at the heart of what they do.  

To apply please visit the vacancies section of our website www.prendergast-vale.com

Closing date for applications:  9:30am on Monday 21 May 2018  

Interviews:     Thursday 24 May 2018 2018  

Please note CVs are not accepted.  

The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.  

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

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More about Prendergast Vale School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools, Elmira Street, Lewisham, London, SE13 7BN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8613 7300
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Prendergast Vale School is part of the Leathersellers' Federation of Schools. The school opened in September 2011 and is an all-through school for three to 16 year olds. Pupils transfer to Prendergast Sixth Form College for their sixth form studies. ...