Teacher of English, Redbridge

Closing date:Expiring soon

Trinity Catholic High SchoolRedbridge

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS– Outer London Teachers’ pay scales
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Trinity Catholic High School is an outstandingly successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive with 1680 students on roll. The school has been recognised as outstanding on five consecutive occasions by Ofsted and in our Section 48 inspection in December 2014. Our latest Ofsted inspection in March 2015 stated ‘the inspirational headteacher is passionately committed to helping every student develop a love of learning. Staff and governors share his enthusiasm and his very high expectations’; ‘a strong sense of shared moral purpose makes the school a very happy and purposeful place’.  Our Catholic identity and mission spring from the passionate conviction that Christ and his church will transform the world through us.

Trinity wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Teacher of English to join our highly successfully school and English department from January 2020.  All teachers in the English department are expected to be able to teach to KS4 standard.  The ability to teach English Literature or English Language and Literature to A level would be an advantage. Students follow the AQA syllabus at GCSE and A-Level. English is an exceptional department; the quality of teaching is outstanding as is curriculum quality. Outcomes within this department are superb and rank among the highest in the school. 

Trinity seeks to provide a first - rate education to our students. Our pastoral care is exceptional as are the outcomes achieved by students at all key stages. In 2019:

• Percentage of 9-7 grades across the school: 38%. 34% of students achieved 5+ 9-7; 8% of all grades were the top grade 9. 

• The percentage of students at 5+ in English and Mathematics is 68%; 86% attained the standard pass in both English and Mathematics – both significantly higher than national figures.

• At GCSE English Literature 92% of students attained 9-4 and 38% of students attained 9-7 grades. In English Language at GCSE 92% of students attained 9-4 grades and 32% of students attained 9-7 grades.

• 106 grade 9s were awarded across all GCSE subjects. 

• Progress 8 is +0.51 and well above the national average, top 15% of Schools. 

• Attainment 8; 58.87 and above the national average of 46.55. 

• A*-E in our sixth form of 480+ students is 97%.

This post would be suitable for a highly motivated NQT or experienced teacher who, feels they can make a significant and positive contribution to the English department and the school as a whole. 

Trinity Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  Please note, due to high volumes of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Please download an application form from the school website. We cannot accept CVs. If you have any queries, please email the HR team on recruitment@tchs.uk.net for further details.  

Closing date for receipt of application forms is Sunday, 15th December 2019.   Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Applications will be considered immediately upon receipt. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

More about Trinity Catholic High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Mornington Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 0TP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8504 3419
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Trinity Catholic High School is a denominational, co-educational secondary school in Woodford Green, Essex. There are 1725 students on the school roll, 467 of whom are in the sixth form. 

Founded in 1976, the school’s motto is "love each other a...