We are seeking to appoint a motivated and ambitious Teacher of English to join our popular and oversubscribed STEM specialist Academy. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic and inspirational teacher who is passionate about teaching the English language and literature. Both experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers are encouraged to apply.
The English department is a highly collaborative, creative and innovative team of 14 teachers. We have created a mutually supportive culture and greatly enjoy working together. Our curriculum is rich in high quality, challenging literature from across time and across the world. Lessons in English aim to encourage independence, enquiry, creativity and academic rigour. Speaking and listening is at the centre of students’ daily classroom experience and lessons always provide opportunities for discussion and debate. We place a strong emphasis on creating fun, memorable learning experiences for our students. We are currently following the Kings College ‘Let’s Think in English’ reading programme focussing on developing metacognition skills. We have excellent GCSE results and our next step is to achieve outstanding. Come and join us on our journey.
Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, The UCL Academy is a mixed 11-19 Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden. Priding ourselves on high academic aspirations, A-Level students in 2017 attained substantially above the national average for A*-B grades, and the GCSE outcomes were above the national average when the first cohort of pupils took their examinations in 2017.
Our sponsor, University College London, is among the top universities in the world and we benefit terrifically from this supportive partnership. Staff and students alike develop their teaching and learning in exciting ways informed by the latest research. Staff from both institutions work collaboratively, with those from the university being used aspirationally with the academy’s students.
- State-of-the-art classroom technology – including our unique Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration theatres for interactive teaching talks by visiting academics from UCL
- Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development
- Intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning
- An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources
- Laptops & iPads for all teaching staff
- A generous health care plan, including reimbursement for optical, dental, physiotherapy and a range of other areas, 24/7 GP access, online healthcare literature, access to trained counsellors and discounted membership at over 2,000 gyms nationwide.
Introduction to the UCL Academy Evening
We are hosting an informal evening on 15th March 2018 from 4.30pm to 6pm where you will have a chance to meet the Co-Principals, members of the Senior Leadership Team and teachers in various departments. You can hear in detail about the exciting opportunities our Academy has to offer and be shown around the school by members of our student leadership team. We encourage you to attend if you are considering applying for teaching position at the UCL Academy.
Please register your interest through the link: http://go.uclacademy.co.uk/Intro2uclacademy
How to Apply
Please visit https://www.hays.co.uk/jobs/the-ucl-academy/index.htm to request an application pack from Faye Harrison, or you can contact Faye on 0207 259 8770 for further information.
Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.
Closing Date: Tuesday 20th March 2018 at 11am
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.
Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.