English Teacher, South Hackney

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The Bridge AcademySouth Hackney

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Do you want to join a team that believe every child deserves the chance to succeed and will work hard to make sure that happens?

Do you want to join a school that is rapidly improving and is focused on securing excellence for all of our students and staff?

The Bridge Academy is the most improved secondary school in Hackney with progress in the top 10% nationally. We are looking for committed, and highly skilled teachers to join our team as we work towards achieving our mission: to ensure that all our students will go on to university or a high quality equivalent, thrive in their chosen field and live a great life. 

We are currently seeking an outstanding English Teacher to join our dynamic team from September 2018. The English department has had great success, both at GCSE and A Level, over the past two years and the successful candidate will help us continue this trend. 

Our English Teachers believe strongly in working creatively and collaboratively, and are committed to the process of continuous improvement. They all share a love of the subject they teach and it is one of their goals to leave students with a love of reading and literature, alongside the best academic results they can help them to achieve.

If you are passionate about attaining the highest standards and you are up for the challenge, then we would love to hear from you.

Key features of working at The Bridge Academy:

· Our approach to teaching is simple. We share common foundations such as a sensible marking policy and consistent use of language to enable teachers to innovate and use their expertise to teach excellent lessons.

· An effective and supportive behaviour management approach, which expects high standards from students and enables teachers to teach excellent lessons.

· We value our staff and know how important their well-being is. We have a collaborative approach to planning, supportive professional development and are always looking at ways to address workload.

Our sponsors UBS provide significant support to the Academy, and we also work with a wide variety of community groups to ensure the best for all our students. Our award winning building is 

outstanding and is based at our stunning canal-side location, just minutes from Haggerston Station and just over a mile from the heart of the City of London. 

To apply for this position, please complete the online application. We are a highly diverse school and encourage applicants from all sectors of the community to apply.

The deadline for applications is: 9:00am on Thursday 17th May 2018. 

The Bridge Academy is committed to safeguarding children and all appointments will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and references.

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More about The Bridge Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Laburnum Street, Hackney, London, E2 8BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7749 5240
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The Bridge Academy opened in September 2007. We educate 900 students in Years 7-11, and our Sixth Form caters for 250 students in Year 12 – 13. Our specialist subjects, Music and Mathematics, sit alongside a broad and rich curriculum; the school time...