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Job details
Employer Platanos College
Location Lambeth
Salary Negotiable, pro rata
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

We are seeking at least three part-time English teachers to join us at Platanos College. We are a mixed, secondary provision for ages 11-16. Candidates will have a specific focus on working with small groups of children to overcome language barriers. The post offers the candidates the chance to join a vibrant, dynamic, high-achieving team, who have worked hard to produce consistently outstanding results.

This post is suitable for candidates who would like to work exclusively on supporting small group learning. Candidates will need to have previous experience of working across both Key Stage 3 and 4. 

As an English specialist, candidates would be expected to:

  • Plan small group learning
  • Ensure that literacy is taught explicitly within the sessions
  • Assess and level pupil work
  • Mark pupils’ work regularly
  • Liaise with the Head of Department to ensure that the appropriate programme of study is taught.

Platanos College is an outstanding, ambitious and high-performing school. It is just the place for talented, ambitious individuals to develop their career and make their mark. We received our most recent ‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted in 2014/2015, our third successive Outstanding rating.

For further information please visit 

Applicants should complete the employment application form found on our website and return by post or email to

Closing date for applications: Friday 21 July 2017.

Start date: September 2017.

Platanos College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check (formerly known as a CRB check) and will be checked against the DBS barred list. Appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references as according to our Safer Recruitment Policy. 

Platanos College

Clapham Road, London SW9 0AL

Tel: 020 7733 6156

Fax: 020 7738 6196 

About the employer

Platanos College is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school without sixth form situated in South London. It is an academy state school supported by the Platanos Trust, a multi-academy trust set up with the intention of raising sta...

Information about Platanos College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
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Locations and contacts

Clapham Road
United Kingdom
+44 20 7738 6196