Teacher of English, Southwark, London

Closing date:Expiring soon

Sacred Heart Catholic SchoolSouthwark, London

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Sacred Heart Catholic Secondary School, Camberwell

Sacred Heart School is looking to appoint a dynamic and ambitious English teacher.

We are seeking an outstanding practitioner to be part of this highly successful department, where standards are high, and we strive for excellence. Experience of Key Stage 5 as well as Key Stages 3 and 4 would be an advantage and the post would be suitable for an ambitious and outstanding NQT.

Our academic track record within the English department is remarkable and longstanding. Last year 94% of pupils achieved a standard pass or above in English and 82% of pupils achieved a strong pass or above in English. A Level results in 2018 saw 75% of pupils achieve A*-C grades. At the same time the school offers a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities connected to English to all students, including a thriving Debating Society and team, theatre trips, author visits and much more.

Sacred Heart Catholic Secondary School, Camberwell, London is one of the leading schools in the country, having finished 15th and 20th in national league tables for Progress 8 the past three years. In 2018 our progress 8 figure was 1.1.

Additionally, we have in recent years been named best secondary school in the country at the National Pupil Premium Awards at the Houses of Parliament and won three SSAT awards for pupil progress. Furthermore, our Headteacher, Mr Serge Cefai, was nominated for headteacher of the year at the 2018 TES awards.

This role represents a fantastic opportunity to join a truly outstanding school.

We expect you to be passionate about ensuring the best possible outcomes and experience of English lessons for every one of our students. You will be a creative teacher who is ambitious for the students you teach, your colleagues' level of performance and your own career development. 

Apply as soon as possible for a September 2019 start.

For information about the school, please go to www.sacredheart.southwark.sch.uk

Visits to the school before application submission are welcomed. Please contact Mr Geoff Vincent on 0207 274 6844 or email GVincent@sacredheart.southwark.sch.uk to arrange this.

Sacred Heart is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Sacred Heart Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Camberwell New Road, London, SE5 0RP, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 7274 6844
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An Outstanding School

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