Teacher of English, London E14

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Langdon Park Community SchoolLondon E14

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Start date: January or April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (London Allowance)
Contract term: Permanent

Teacher of English MPS (Inner London Allowance)

Required for January or April 2018

We are seeking a creative, dynamic and forward thinking teacher to join a team of subject specialists in an oversubscribed and successful school. You will want to make a real difference to young people’s futures, have strong subject knowledge and be passionate about teaching and learning. 

You will be responsible for planning and delivering high quality engaging lessons that ensure the progression of all students. We are looking for someone who can inspire a love of English Language and Literature alongside a love of learning, in general. You will be familiar and have experience with the changes to the KS4 Curriculum. Candidates with particular experience teaching A-Level literature (Edexcel) would be particularly welcome as our success in GCSE is causing our A-Level cohort to grow at a quick pace. Successful applicants will thus have experience of teaching over all the key stages.

We are looking for a teacher who:

  • can spotlight and model highly effective classroom practice 
  • has demonstrated a dedication to curriculum development 
  • seeks to make an impact in improving the achievement of all student
  • has strong subject knowledge and experience of teaching at KS3-5

OFSTED said of Langdon Park School in 2016 

Pupils’ outcomes at GCSE   improved markedly last year and that trend continues. The proportion of   pupils gaining at least five GCSEs at grade A* to C, including English and   mathematics, was well above average and pupils’ progress is greatly improved.   The work of leaders to create a culture   of ambition and high aspiration is driving sustained improvements in the   standard of education. Teachers model leaders’ high expectations in   their work with pupils. Not only is this supporting pupils’ positive attitudes   to learning but it has helped to generate clear, well-rehearsed and respected   routines that underpin more effective learning. 

Langdon Park is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. A DBS enhanced disclosure that is satisfactory to us will be a condition of appointment.

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Deadline:  Monday October 16th – 9.00am 

Interviews: Wednesday October 18th 2017

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More about Langdon Park Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Byron Street, Poplar, London, E14 0RZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7987 4811
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Langdon Park School aims to serve its local community by providing the children we teach with the very best academic opportunities plus the confidence and personal skills they need to make the most of them.

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