We wish to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic and ambitious Teacher of English to teach across KS3 to KS5 from September 2018. The ability to also teach Drama and/or Media Studies would be an advantage.
The successful candidate will have the ability to teach across all age and ability ranges and A Level English Literature and / or English Language. You will be an effective classroom teacher with the ability to raise the achievement of all students and be keen to play a full part in the life of the school.
Applications from NQTs are welcome as the school has a strong NQT training and support programme. A TLR may be available for an outstanding candidate.
The English department offers English Language, English Literature, Drama and Media and is one of the most consistently successful departments in the school. In 2017, the department achieved 90% 4+ and 83% 5+ in GCSE English and were ranked in the 7th percentile nationally for progress with a Progress 8 score in English of +0.81. Half of all students achieved a 7 or above in GCSE English. A level results are also very strong; last year’s A level Literature students achieved 71% A*- C.
Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form of 340 and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 125 years. It has the best GCSE results in Lewisham.
We are committed to providing excellent CPD for aspirational Middle Leaders and offer the accredited National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders (NPQML) to all Middle Leaders. For all new staff we offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme. The successful candidate will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.
You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who have students’ wellbeing, development and progress as their core purpose.
To apply please visit the vacancies section of our website www.prendergast-school.com
Closing date: 9:30am on Monday 26 February 2018
Interviews: Wednesday 28th February 2018
Please note CVs are not accepted.
The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.