Teacher of English, Barnet

Wren AcademyBarnet

Date posted:
Start date: Required for January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale plus Wren Academy Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

A great opportunity to work in a talented, highly motivated and supportive team of teachers who have secured the Academy’s outstanding OFSTED status, exceptional examination success and a thriving sixth form.

Located in the London Borough of Barnet, Wren Academy is sponsored by the Church of England and Berkhamsted School. The Academy has developed a strong reputation for outstanding teaching and learning, as demonstrated by our Progress 8 figure, which places us in the top 100 schools nationally. We are an all-through school with an established Sixth Form and a primary which opened in 2015. The engaging curriculum, and state of the art buildings have contributed to the Academy’s notable success.

The Academy is a forward-thinking establishment and welcomes colleagues who are enthusiastic and ready to help create powerful and effective learning experiences for all students. The English department is a thriving part of the Wren community and offers both English Language and English Literature to A level. The curriculum is innovative and focused on developing students’ lifelong love of English as well as achieving outstanding examination success.

Wren is a MAT and plans are well advanced to build new schools which will provide exciting professional development opportunities for the successful candidate.

We wish to appoint a colleague to this post who has:

  • Outstanding teaching and interpersonal skills
  • A strong academic English background with the ability to teach the subject to GCSE and A level.
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Evidence of ambition and a commitment to continuing professional development
  • The desire to maximise the performance of all students and ensure the very best progress for all

Closing date: Noon on Thursday 3 October 2019 but applications will be considered as they are received

Interviews will take place the week commencing Monday 7 October 2019

For an application pack please see our website: www.wrenacademy.org/recruitment  

Wren Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



More about Wren Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Hilton Avenue, North Finchley, London, N12 9HB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8492 6000