English Teacher (0.4) - Maternity Cover, Redbridge

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Oaks Park High SchoolRedbridge

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Outer London Main / Upper Pay Scale
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

English Teacher (0.4) - Maternity Cover

Outer London Main / Upper Pay Scale 

Required for January 2020

We are seeking to appoint a highly effective, motivated and enthusiastic Teacher of English to join our excellent English department to teach in this outstanding 11-18 school. You would be joining a supportive, committed and experienced team who work hard to deliver innovative and enjoyable lessons. The DfE draft results for 2018 gives a Progress 8 value for English of +0.85, significantly well above the national average. You will assist and support the Team Leader for English in further driving standards to ensure the progress is consistent across the key stages. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Understand the requirements for high quality teaching.
  • Be able to use ICT in all aspects of your work.
  • Have excellent administration skills and an ability to meet deadlines.
  • Have the ability to fulfil the requirements of a form tutor.
  • Have good interpersonal skills.
  • Be a positive team player with a strong commitment to professional development
  • Embrace new technologies and ideas that enhance learning
  • Have the ability to deal sensitively with pupils, parents and colleagues.
  • Be highly self-motivated  


Why work for Oaks Park High School:

  • Oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with excellent modern facilities to support learning.
  • Work with a collaborative, forward thinking Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team.
  • Strong vision of success and achievement supported by an excellent continuing professional development programme for all staff. 
  • Medical and well-being support for all staff (at no cost to the member of staff)
  • An ambitious and supportive multicultural community that keeps our child-centred philosophy at the heart of everything that we do.  
  • Highly regarded for outstanding pupil behaviour and purposeful learning environment. 
  • Committed to the very highest standards of student care and achievement and seek outstanding staff who wish to be part of our success. 


Location: The school is centrally located in the London Borough of Redbridge, which is a very high achieving borough. There are excellent transport links to central and outer London, with Newbury Park station (zone 4 on the Central Line) only a four minute walk away. 

Visits to the school are welcomed, or alternatively you can speak to Ms Choudhury, Team Leader for English.

In joining us you can expect a supportive culture within a school with very high aspirations, moving forward at pace. If you believe that instilling aspiration and ambition can transform the lives of young people then we would love to hear from you. 

The closing date for applications will be Friday 13th December 2019 at 9 am. Details regarding interviews will be confirmed with short listed candidates. 

Early application is advised as applicants may be contacted at any stage during the recruitment process and the advert may then be closed.



More about Oaks Park High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 45-65 Oaks Lane, Newbury Park, Ilford, Essex, IG2 7PQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8590 2245
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Aims and Objectives at Oaks Park

What we aim to do:

1. Achieve the highest possible academic standard for all of our students.
2. Provide a strong emphasis on teaching and learning.
3. Create a caring, supportive and positive environment in which eac...