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Teacher of English

Bobby Moore AcademyNewham

Bobby Moore Academy is looking to recruit an inspirational English teacher to join our faculty in January 2022. This role will deliver a rich and highly academic curriculum in English language and literature. The ideal candidate will be familiar with direct instruction and evidence-informed teaching practices, and will be able to teach their specialism to top grades at A-level.

The candidate will be joining a dynamic and highly skilled English team, with well established routines, a robust curriculum and a strong team ethos. The planning in the department is shared and all members of the team benefit from regular departmental CPD.

Bobby Moore Academy is an all through school, providing a world-class education for the children of east London which is transformational in its impact on their life chances. We are situated across two iconic sites on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and our Secondary phase is now heavily oversubscribed. We are building partnerships with the new East Bank development, bringing incredible opportunities to the young people of East London.

Since the school was founded in 2017, we have set ambitious academic standards backed up by exciting enrichment opportunities, whilst nurturing and caring for the wellbeing of every child. At capacity, our two sites will accommodate over 1500 pupils, including a Sixth Form opening in September 2022. We currently have over 850 pupils on roll across Reception, Year 1, Year 2, and Years 7-11 in the Secondary phase. The academy will grow year on year to reach full capacity in 2024.

We expect the highest standards from our pupils and staff, and we are looking for someone who will be genuinely inspired by the chance to apply their knowledge and experience in a setting designed to be among the best of its kind in the country.

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET), of which the Bobby Moore Academy is part, has a passionate belief that by offering young people an outstanding range of opportunities they will discover what they can excel at and thus transform their life chances.

Such an ethos demands that at Trust and individual school level, we bring together best practice from across the independent and state sectors, to ensure high expectations and outcomes for pupils. In practice, this ethos will is driven through four core values, the rules by which our community will thrives:

Aspiration – Always aiming high

Ambition – Being the best we can be

Courage – Nothing holds us back

Respect – Always leading by example

We are an equal opportunities employer, and as with all roles within Bobby Moore Academy, we welcome and strongly encourage applications from candidates representing ethnically diverse communities.

For more information, please visit If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, in complete confidence, please contact the Principal, Dan Botting, via

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Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates' details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.

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