English Teacher, Wandsworth

Closing date:

Southfields AcademyWandsworth

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

Closing date is midday on 23rd May, interviews to be held on 24th May.  You will be notified on the afternoon of the 23rd if we are inviting you to interview.

There is the possibility of a responsibility post for suitable candidates, potentially a key stage responsibility within the English department.

Who we are:

We are a successful, dynamic and forward thinking English department with a strong emphasis on developing teachers in their subject. The team are constantly reflecting and sharing ideas and are aided by a Head of Department and Key Stage leaders to encourage and facilitate this behaviour. We regularly hold CPD on their specific areas based on feedback from the team with the aim being to improve and refine subject knowledge in preparation for the new GSCE and A Level qualifications. 

Within the department there are experienced teachers, a Head of Department and members of the Senior Leadership Team.  The department prides itself on its innovation and excellence in moving practice on to support student development.

As a National Teaching School, Southfields Academy offers a comprehensive and well thought of support programme for NQTs led by Senior Staff. 

Southfields Academy is a thriving non-selective secondary academy located in south west London, with excellent facilities and set in attractive grounds.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for an ambitious and high flying English teacher who consistently teaches good or outstanding lessons and gets the best from their students.  The successful candidate will be highly motivated, with a passion for English, ready to lead and with an ability to effectively develop their pedagogy and practice. 

We need an outstanding classroom practitioner in English with the skills, expertise and tenacity to raise standards of teaching and learning in English and across the whole school. 

The ideal candidate will need to have a proven track-record of raising standards and excellent examination results and will join a team of colleagues working to model, share and develop engaging and challenging teaching strategies that promote learning and inspire our students. 

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
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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...