Teacher of English, Redbridge

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Caterham High SchoolRedbridge
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Start date: Required for January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic and innovative individual to join a thriving English department. We have made great strides to improve outcomes for all our young people over the last year, with our Progress 8 outcome likely to place us among the most improved schools in the country. The successful candidate will be joining an English department that is at the forefront of this improvement. If you have a passion for demonstrating the wonders of English to young people, and a commitment to work with all ages and abilities, we would like to hear from you.

The successful applicant will be a highly committed, motivated and passionate teacher who loves to enthuse students. With the recent development of the curriculum there are opportunities to develop provision with the Subject Leader so that students are motivated to fulfil and exceed their potential.

Newly Qualified teachers are welcome to apply. There is strong and valued CPD for staff, including an excellent programme for NQTs and trainee teachers. We are active participants in the Seven Kings Teaching School Alliance.

It is an exciting time to join Caterham High School. Under new leadership there is a renewed energy as we strive for excellence in all that we do. There are opportunities to engage fully in the life of the school and bring your expertise and enthusiasm to make a difference to this thriving community.

Caterham High School is a community school at the heart of the local neighbourhood. We provide a haven in which our children feel safe, valued and happy. Our school serves a richly diverse area of East London, with many ethnic groups and languages represented. Each student is important and we do our utmost to ensure that each student is given every opportunity to learn and succeed. Our students are well behaved, polite and friendly. We enjoy very good relationships between students and staff.

We provide a rich and diverse curriculum at KS3, with students making choices from a wide range of options at KS4. We have recently improved our KS5 curriculum offer. There are good opportunities for staff to teach in all three key stages.

Caterham High School is a friendly, welcoming and dynamic environment for staff. We have good facilities for all subjects. Staff have free access to our gym, use of our swimming pool and free parking.

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application. You can also visit the website to view information videos about Caterham High.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance. If you have not received a response within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted. References will be taken up for shortlisted candidates prior to interview unless you indicate on your application form that you do not wish your current employer to be approached prior to interview.

For more information and an application pack please see our website or contact Rebecca Bergin, (HR) on 0208 551 4321 or email hrteam@ecaterham.net

Completed application forms should be returned by e-mail to hrteam@ecaterham.net by 10am on Monday 14th October 2019. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 16th October 2019.

More about Caterham High School
Address: Caterham Avenue, Clayhall, Ilford, Essex, IG5 0QW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8551 4321