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Teacher of English

Oaklands SchoolTower Hamlets

Teacher of English

Required from September 2021

1 year fixed term contract until 31st August 2022 (with the possibility of a subsequent permanent contract)

Suitable for an NQT

Salary Range: MPS/UPS (Inner London Scale)

Are you a reflective and enthusiastic English teacher? Do you wish to play a key role in a forward-thinking department in a highly successful school in the heart of East London?

Oaklands School is a fully inclusive school with a wealth of opportunities for all learners to achieve their full potential. Our Progress 8 Scores are well above national average for the fifth year in a row. We are a school which serves the local community and promotes co-operation, responsibility and respect. 

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in a strong, supportive and progressive department in a vibrant and happy school. We are seeking an excellent teacher who has the skills, outlook and ambition to be part of a high achieving department. You will be passionate about English and education, and committed to securing excellent outcomes for children of all abilities. You will share the department’s values of community, inclusivity and delivering an ambitious and diverse curriculum. As a highly dedicated and innovative professional, you will join a dynamic team of teaching and associate staff, all determined to ensure that the school maintains its reputation for excellence.

Oaklands is a high achieving school at GCSE and A level. Please outline in your statement of application your favourite text to teach and why you enjoy teaching it. 

We are keen to hear from you if you:-

• Are an excellent English teacher with strong subject knowledge 

• Aspire to develop further as a professional

• Are reflective, flexible and adaptable

• Are organised, hard-working and a team player

We can offer you the opportunity to join:

• A friendly, progressive and supportive department 

• Excellent CPD opportunities

• An expanding school with opportunities for progression 

• Students who love their school, are ambitious and want to learn


Oaklands is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be DBS checked.

For further details and an application pack: 

Telephone:  0207 613 1014     Email: hr@oaklandsschool.com

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th March at 9am. 

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the advert closing date


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