Teacher of English (maternity cover), Welling, Greater London

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Welling SchoolWelling, Greater London

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Start date: Summer term
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale or Upper paysclae
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Are you a newly qualified or experienced Teacher of English who is passionate and committed to raising student achievement and securing high standards?  Are you keen to join a successful, dynamic and supportive faculty?  Welling school is a vibrant 11-19, mixed, Specialist Visual Arts College.  The school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in February 2015 and is on its journey to achieving outstanding. We are committed to ensuring that students have high aspirations and are able to achieve their full potential.    

This is a strong faculty and we are seeking an enthusiastic, determined and innovative teacher to continue our school improvement agenda to continue the progress of English throughout the school.  

Our ideal candidate will: 

• be passionate about their subject with the potential and desire to continue to improve;  • have a passion for teaching and learning and be committed to raising standards across all Key Stages;  

• have excellent subject knowledge and depth of understanding;  

• be able to inspire, enthuse and motivate students to ensure that they achieve their full potential;  

• be an effective and committed team player with a clear vision for development and sustained improvement in Science 

• be committed to Welling School’s mission of achieving high standards and fulfilling the expectations of all students of all abilities 

In return, we can offer you: 

• the opportunity to further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies to ensure students achieve their full potential 

• excellent CPD opportunities to further develop your skills as a classroom practitioner and to develop leadership skills as you progress;  

• excellent networking opportunities including involvement in the Trust, PiXL and school partnerships; • the use of our innovative ‘iBrary’ as an additional learning environment  

 For the Job Description and Person Specification, please contact Ms N Whitelock, HR Manager (whitelockn@wellingschool-tkat.org).  Visits to the school are encouraged. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment.  Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and past employment checks.  In accordance with the Immigration Act 2016, the ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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More about Welling School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Elsa Road, Welling, Kent, DA16 1LB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8304 8531
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Thank you for taking the time to consider applying for the post advertised at Welling School.  The successful candidate for this post will be a teacher who can take their love of teaching and use it to inspire and motivate students to achieve or...