Teacher of English, Coulsdon

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Woodcote High SchoolCoulsdon

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Start date: January 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Up to £43,345 depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Salary up to £43,345 

Outer London Pay Scale (Main Scale or UPS depending on experience) Required for January 2019 or sooner 

Teacher of English 

Woodcote High School has long been a top choice for parents in the Coulsdon & Purley area of South London, with in excess of 1,000 applications annually for the 216 places available. Located in a pleasant suburban setting on the borders of Surrey, Sutton and Croydon, the school has a rural feel but is officially in the Outer London salary band.

Judged “good” by Ofsted in 2015 in all areas. Inspectors praised our students as “attentive, hardworking and practically always keen to learn. They get down to work fast and keep going diligently”. GCSE results are way above average and A Level results rank the school among the best in the country. Teachers rate Woodcote as an enjoyable place to work due to the “fabulous students and supportive colleagues”.

This is a terrific opportunity for an innovative teacher to join our forward-looking and successful English Department. In 2017, the new P8 measures saw the school’s headline figure as +0.25. 80% of our students achieved grade 4+ in English Language. 100% of our students passed English ‘A’ level. The Department is well resourced and committed to developing its vision whereby all students fulfil their potential.

Applications are welcomed from both experienced teachers and NQTs and may particularly suit someone returning to teaching after family commitments. We are prepared to look at flexible working including significant part-time.

If you have energy and a passion for English, then we would like to hear from you. Visits are encouraged so please telephone the school or email l.allen@woodcotehigh.com if you would like to arrange an informal visit, before you apply.

You can download all the details and an application form for this post from TES Hire Wire or www.woodcotehigh.com  (click on staff vacancies link at the bottom of the home page). Alternatively, you can telephone or email the school. 

Closing date for applications: As soon as possible but no later than noon on Tuesday 16th October 2018. 

Please note that applications may be processed in the order they are received.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Meadow Rise, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2EH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 668 6464
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