English Teacher, Wandsworth

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Southfields AcademyWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Who we are:

We are a non-selective and inclusive school. The Academy supports and values the abilities of all of its students. We have a whole school approach to Literacy. All staff work together to ensure the development of literacy for all students. We are committed to ensuring that students fulfil their potential and achieve their optimal educational outcomes. We are committed to inclusion within the school curriculum and participation in all aspects of school life.

As a department we have a vision that all students should develop a passion for reading and writing that will underpin their development in other curriculum areas.  We ensure that all students will access the support that will equip them with the skills and knowledge they need to remove any barriers to learning and enable them to fulfil their potential. They will be able to apply these literacy skills across the curriculum and in their wider lives, moving them towards independence as learners and young people.

Southfields Academy is a thriving non-selective secondary academy located in south west London. It has recently undergone complete redevelopment and benefits from the cutting edge in art, design & vocational technology facilities, spacious and bright communal areas and classrooms. All of which are equipped with the latest technology and designed by our staff and students to ensure their fitness for purpose to educate the children of today and future-proofed for the children of tomorrow.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for a motivated and inspiring teacher who will support the English departments to deliver creative and inspiring English lessons. The ideal candidate will have experience of working with young people with a range of SEND and have a proven track record of differentiating to support learners of all abilities and supporting those students with specific needs.

The successful candidate will have Qualified Teacher Status and will have demonstrated excellent teaching skills. They will have an understanding of the expectations of the broad and balanced curriculum and have delivered successful schemes of work in their subject area. They will need to have a commitment to inclusion and inclusive practices and a proven application of Behaviour for Learning strategies. As a leader they must be able to demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills and be a proactive and motivated individual.

The Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, marital status, disability or age. All applicants are considered on the basis of their merits and abilities for the job. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Academy will only accept applications directly from candidates themselves.

If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you were unsuccessful on this occasion. 

Please note that we reserve the right to close this post early, should we receive a high volume of applications.

More about Southfields Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 333 Merton Road, Wandsworth, London, SW18 5JU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8875 2600
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Who we are

Southfields Academy is a stand-alone converter academy situated in South West London on the Southfields - Earlsfield border.  The Academy is the modern incarnation of Southfields School which was founded in 1949. The school was founde...