Teacher of English, London, Victoria

Closing date:

Westminster City SchoolLondon, Victoria

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018- earlier start a possibility
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £28,660-47,296 (MPS/UPS)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Do you wish to work in a school committed to the development of all staff in its care?  

Do you wish to join an aspirational and collaborative department which is improving the life chances of all pupils?  

Do you relish challenges?

Westminster City School is a successful 11-18 Christian non-denominational comprehensive academy for boys with a mixed sixth form. Ours is a lively and vibrant learning community situated in the heart of central London with all the opportunities and advantages of an inner city school.  The rapid improvement seen in English in recent years has been a major factor in improving the school’s overall performance. You like us, will share our belief in the highest standards of academic attainment in a comprehensive setting.

"You are ambitious for the pupils at the school. You are proud of their achievements and strive to ensure they do the best they can." OFSTED 2017        

Leaders have designed the curriculum to meet the needs of pupils of all abilities.  The most able pupils sit GCSE examinations early and, if they meet their target early, can start A Level courses in Year 11”. Ofsted 2017

You like us, will share our belief in the highest standards of academic attainment in a comprehensive setting. We are looking for an experienced and confident English teacher.  The appointee will be required to teach a variety of key stages and abilities. You will have a track record of delivering consistently good and often outstanding lessons. 

The English department is well-resourced and with a recent track record of excellent outcomes. The department facilitates extra support for students in the form of a GCSE Intervention Partner and works with many local organisations to offer extra reading classes. You will be enhancing the team across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5.

We believe in developing our staff and have a dynamic and supportive management team. We also spend much of our time looking at what we can learn from other successful schools. The focus of our CPD programme draws on what research and pedagogical literature tells us works best in the classroom and we believe in coaching every teacher to be their very best. We are at an exciting time in our school development.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS. 

If you would like to discuss the role informally with the Headteacher or to arrange an appointment to visit the school please e-mail l.ellens@wcsch.com (Headteacher’s PA). You may also wish to visit our website www.wcsch.com to read more about the school. 

Closing date: Monday 16th April at 12:00 

Interviews will take place on the basis of applications received; the final interview date will be in the week commencing 16th April.  Early application is encouraged.

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More about Westminster City School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: 55 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7963 6300
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