English Teacher, London

Closing date:

New River College Secondary (PRU)London

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Start date: Required for September 2018 (position immediately available)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £28,660- £47,298 + SEN 1
Contract term: Permanent

English Teacher

Salary grade: MPS/UPS + SEN 1 

Actual Salary Range: £28,660- £47,298 + SEN 1

Full-time, Permanent

Required for September 2018 (position immediately available)

Thinking of a role to further your teaching career?

Are you ready for a new challenge? 

New River College Secondary can provide both.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated English teacher who is looking for a new challenge and has a flexible approach, to join a committed team at New River College. 

The post holder will need to be a confident and effective teacher who can deliver exciting and fun lessons. We are looking for a teacher who relishes a challenge, who wants to try new ideas and who genuinely wants to contribute to the lives of young people with drive and passion.

Many of our pupils are below national age related literacy and numeracy levels when they arrive. Ability to engage children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) is more important than the phase you are used to teaching so both primary and secondary trained teachers are encouraged to apply. Experience of teaching a second subject would be beneficial, a willingness to do so is essential.

New River College comprises of three pupil referral units in Islington (primary, secondary and medical), for pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). We teach children and young people aged five to sixteen years old who have been permanently excluded or participate in our preventative programmes to address their behaviour, and children and young people with complex SEMH or medical needs. New River College Secondary is split across two sites so a willingness to teach on multiple sites is essential.

We offer a core curriculum to all pupils which includes English, Maths, Science, Humanities and a selection of foundation subjects. We also work with a number of alternative providers around enhanced learning opportunities.

Closing date for applications: Midnight Tuesday 24th April 2018

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by: 12pm Thursday 26th April 2018

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 1st May 2018

Please apply online at http://jobs.islington.gov.uk/disciplines following the jobs link. If you need any assistance please email schoolsrecruitment@islington.gov.uk quoting reference NRC/002.

For background information visit our website www.newrivercollege.co.uk or for an informal discussion about the post or to arrange a visit please contact the Deputy Headteacher for Teaching and Learning, Michele Lambert on 020 7607 6500 or email michele.lambert@nrc.islington.sch.uk.

New River College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.



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Type: Pupil Referral Unit(PRU)
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Lough Road, Islington, London, N7 8RH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 607 6500
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