Subject Driver English, Tower Hamlets

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St Paul's Way Trust SchoolTower Hamlets

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Subject Driver English 

Salary: MPS/UPS plus with responsibility for leading KS3 (TLR 2b)

Full Time 

St Paul’s Way Trust is an outstanding ‘Through School’ with a track record of innovation. Drawing extensively on academic research the school provides a unique curriculum experience centred on our six ‘Graduate’ strands.

St Paul’s Way Trust School is seeking to appoint an outstanding, creative and forward looking Subject Driver for English to help drive up academic standards across KS3 in our large and well-resourced Faculty.

This is an outstanding career opportunity for a colleague who is passionate about the entitlement of young people to a rich and varied English curriculum. Working alongside the Head of Faculty and Subject Leader, you will be responsible for the development of powerful curriculum plans, bringing pace and challenge to the learning of all students in our fully comprehensive and heavily oversubscribed school. You will be an outstanding classroom teacher, with a compelling vision for the leadership of innovative teaching and learning. You will have contagious enthusiasm for the subject which excites and motivates both staff and students. 

English Literature is a popular and growing subject in the school’s VI Form. The successful candidate will have an unwavering belief in the potential of every student, and a robust commitment to ensuring that every student succeeds. (S)he will have excellent subject knowledge, and a track record of delivering outstanding academic results. Experience of teaching A-Level to a high standard is a bonus.

We are looking for an individual who:

• Has a calm, professional and approachable manner to support the raising of attainment of all students in KS3 and all classes they teach

• Will collaborate to an inspiring, innovative and caring team

• Is proactive and has exceptional classroom skills

We will offer:

• Enthusiastic, courteous and considerate students who behave well and have good attitudes to learning

• An exceptional, well-resourced learning environment

• A supportive and friendly team of staff

To arrange a visit to the school:

Please contact Lucy Marsh on 020 7987 1883 ext 132 or email

Application packs are available from:

Application closing date: 

Monday 20th May 2019

Interview date: 

Thursday 23rd May 2019 

St Paul’s Way Trust School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS Check.

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More about St Paul's Way Trust School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 125 St Paul's Way, London, E3 4FT, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 207 987 1883
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