English Teacher, London

Closing date:

New River College Secondary (PRU)London

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Depending on hours
Contract term: Permanent

English Teacher

Salary grade: MPS/UPS + SEN 1

X 1 English Teacher 1.0fte - £28,660- £47,298 + SEN 1

X 1 English Teacher 0.6fte - £17,196 - £28,378.8 + SEN 1

Full-time 32.5 hours, Part-time 19.5 hours, Permanent

Thinking of a role to further your teaching career?

Are you ready for a new challenge? 

New River College Secondary and New River College Medical can provide both.

This is a fantastic opportunity for two dedicated English teachers who are looking for a new challenge and have a flexible approach, to join a committed team at New River College Secondary and New River College Medical. 

The post holders will need to be confident and effective teachers who can deliver exciting and fun lessons. We are looking for teachers who relish a challenge, who want to try new ideas and who genuinely want 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 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.

NRC Medical staff work with KS1-4 pupils, who are not able to attend school for medical reasons. We teach at the Children’s Ward at the Whittington Hospital, in the homes of pupils too unwell to attend school and in a classroom at the Elthorne Road site of New River College. The post holder will be required to teach the core subjects and humanities across all key stages.

New River College comprises of three pupil referral units in Islington (primary, secondary and medical), for pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health challenges (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, Monday 24th September 2018

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by: 5pm, Tuesday 25th September 2018 

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 4th October 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/169.

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 expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. Also, this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare( Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations



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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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