Teacher of English, London

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Dunraven School London

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent



Required for September 2018

Thank you for your enquiry about the post of Teacher of English at Dunraven School. The school’s aim is “Excellence for All” and the governors wish to appoint a candidate of significant ability and enthusiasm, aware of and stimulated by the challenges and potential of a successful multi-ethnic co-educational school and keen to share in the leadership of our All Through Provision. We advise early applications from candidates as we will be reviewing submissions as they come in.


Dunraven School’s results are strong, remaining well above national averages and representing positive ‘value-added’.  Recognition of its marked progress has been significant and its journey as a school is important to us.

For example:

• In February 2011 we were designated as both a National Support School and a Leading Edge School.

• In August 2011, we converted to Academy status.

• In 2012 we began our development as an All Through School with children starting in Reception in September 2013.

• In summer 2013 our £20 million BSF programme was completed.

• In October 2014 we were judged as outstanding in all areas, including both Early Years and the Sixth Form, by Ofsted.

In 2016 we were designated as a National Teaching School and an Academy Sponsor.  The Dunraven Educational Trust was established.

If you are successful in your application, you will share in the leadership and management of a staff who are hard working, committed, positive in outlook and dedicated to the achievement of our students.  

We offer:

• a high standard of professional practice, with bespoke in-house CPD provision, and affiliation to nationally recognised courses and providers (SSAT, Teaching Leaders, Future Leaders, NPQs);

• clear pathways for career development and progression with a proven track-record of success in developing leaders;

• a supportive and collegiate environment, with regular staff social and sporting activities (such as yoga, football and House events);

• excellent opportunities for leading work with external partners (National Support School, National Teaching School);

• a culture of high trust and accountability that values creativity and innovation, leading practice locally and nationally in a range of fields.

Further details about the post and how to apply can be found here https://dunraven.careers.eteach.com/.  We look forward to receiving your application

The closing date for receipt of applications is

Midday on Wednesday 23 May 2018

Interviews are planned for Friday 25 May 2018

Shortlisted applicants will be given a tour of the school site on the day.  

Dunraven School is committed to the safety and protection of its students. A satisfactory enhanced DBS check is a condition of employment for all employees.

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More about Dunraven School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 94-98 Leigham Court Road, Streatham, London, SW16 2QB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8696 5600