Are you an exceptional English teacher in search of a school where you can really flourish and make a difference? We have a new opportunity at Rosebery school to join our supportive and forward thinking team from January 2018 to cover maternity leave. The post is suitable for both NQTs and experienced teachers.
Rosebery School is an Ofsted-rated 'Outstanding' popular and over-subscribed 11-18 comprehensive girls’ school with 1470 students, including 280 in the Sixth Form. Rosebery School enjoys a very positive working environment and many staff remain with us for lengthy and progressive careers. We pride ourselves on developing individuals through a comprehensive Continuing Professional Development programme and we aim to create opportunities for all colleagues to follow a pathway into leadership, if they wish. As with all educational organisations, we have high expectations of those who are employed here and in return we provide a supportive and interesting atmosphere within which to work and a full range of staff benefits. Working at Rosebery is challenging and stimulating and you will be joining us at a very exciting stage of our development where you will be able to make a real difference to the way we deliver education for our students.
The English Department has a strong team of thirteen teachers, a mix of full and part time staff, led by the Head of Department. The English Department is well resourced and housed in the upper floor of a spacious building where we believe we have created a thriving learning environment. KS3 have three one-hour lessons a week and KS4 have four, following common schemes of work which are regularly revised in line with current pedagogical theory. Teaching is in mixed ability tutor groups in Years 7 and 8 and broad setting from Year 9 onwards.
We are looking for someone who:
• Is a creative, imaginative, innovative and experimental classroom practitioner;
• Is committed to further professional development;
• Is emotionally intelligent and embraces a growth mindset;
• Has potential to lead, inspire and develop colleagues and students;
• Has high expectations of self and others.
• A range of flexible staff benefits including childcare vouchers and cycle to work
• An opportunity to join a cohesive and supportive team
• Onsite parking and excellent public transport links
• Development through CPD and career management
• Recognition for commitment and achievement
If you are ready to inspire our youngsters and engender a love of English and learning then we would like to hear from you.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 18th October at 12.00 noon.
Epsom is a thriving market town located only a stone’s throw from London, but a million miles from the hustle and bustle of the capital. The town has lovely theatre and a wide range of parks, shops, restaurants and cafes.
Safeguarding Statement: Rosebery school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.