Teacher of English, Swiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden

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The UCL Academy, CamdenSwiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teaching Mainscale (£28,660-£48,244) DOE + £1,500.00 UCL Academy allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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. Please note that full-time and part-time applications will be considered. 

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 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.  We pride ourselves on high academic aspirations and a caring and inclusive environment. We offer iconic state-of-the-art facilities and the opportunity to work with the latest innovations in classroom technology. Our students are able to take advantage of our sponsor University College London’s world class facilities and expertise from their very first school day and are exposed to university life throughout their Academy career. Staff from both institutions work collaboratively, with those from the university working aspirationally with the academy’s students.

You can also visit www.uclacademy.co.uk for more information on the Academy.

We Offer

  • State-of-the-art classroom technology – including our unique Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration; theatres for interactive teaching talks by visiting academics;
  • Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development and intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning; 
  • Flexibility in start and finish times, longer holidays and more Academy planning days than normal INSET arrangements;
  • A whole school wellbeing strategy and designated Academy Wellbeing Lead;
  • An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources;
  • Suitable IT equipment 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, free counselling and discounted membership at over 2,000 gyms nationwide

How to Apply

To apply please request an application pack from Faye Harrison at uclacademy@hays.com, 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:    Wednesday 17th April at midday (12pm)

Please note that interviews will take place after the Easter half term, from week commencing 22nd April 2019.  Previous  applicants need not apply. 

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.

If you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful. 

The Academy has the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.  

Contact Details

Faye Harrison

c/o The UCL Academy

Adelaide Road, Camden London, NW3 3AQ

E: uclacademy@hays.com 

T: 020 7259 8770

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Adelaide Road, Swiss Cottage, Camden, London, NW3 3AQ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 207 449 3080
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The UCL Academy is sponsored by UCL, a world-class, multifaculty, research-led university. UCL's vision is an innovative Academy for pupils aged 11 to 18. We are a comprehensive, co-educational, non-denominational, fully inclusive and an ac...