Required for September 2017 The Grey Coat Hospital is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, innovative and highly motivated teacher to lead a large and well-resourced Special Needs department.
The school is situated in the heart of central London close to excellent transport links. We are a heavily oversubscribed Church of England comprehensive school for girls with excellent GCSE results (83% 5+ A*-C including English and Mathematics in 2016.) We also have a large sixth form of 240 students where students achieve outstanding results with a percentage of top grades well above the national average.
The school when last inspected was judged to be ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED in March 2009 and November 2005. We are proud of our ethos of continued self-improvement, which characterises every aspect of our culturally diverse school. Since 2012, the school has been named amongst the top 100 non-selective state-funded schools, in recognition of excellent attainment and progress of our students at KS4.
The school is committed to building on our passion for excellent teaching and learning as well as continuing to place an emphasis on our language specialism and international ethos.
The successful applicant will:
• be an outstanding and successful classroom teacher
• have excellent subject knowledge
• have a specialist teacher qualification or equivalent As an Investor in People, the school has an excellent programme of support for all new staff and is committed to professional development.
We actively encourage teachers to explore innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts. Any vacant posts for classroom teachers will be advertised as being between the minimum of the Main Pay Range and the maximum of the Upper Pay Range.