Teacher of English (SEMH and Complex Needs), Barking and Dagenham

Expiring soon

Hopewell SchoolBarking and Dagenham

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020, or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive - based on skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent

JOB TITLE: English Teacher (KS3 & KS4)



SALARY: Competitive, based on previous experience and qualifications

JOB STARTS: As soon as possible

Are you an inspirational teacher looking for a new and exciting challenge?

  • Do you believe passionately that ALL pupils have an entitlement to outstanding educational opportunities?
  • Are you an excellent classroom practitioner who has high expectations?
  • Are you looking to shape a curriculum to meet the needs of Individual pupils?
  • Are you resilient, dynamic, solution focused and looking to be part of a multi-disciplinary team who are committed to ensuring the very best outcomes for every pupil in our very special school?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, then Hopewell School are waiting to hear from you!

We are currently looking to recruit a passionate and experienced teacher of English. Someone who can take the National curriculum and examination courses and bring them alive in a way that both engages and motivates our pupils. You will have experience working with young people with SEMH and complex needs and understand what approaches work well and how building positive relationships are key to the work. Your enthusiasm for planning and delivering exciting and imaginative lessons will inspire Hopewell pupils to learn and achieve the very best outcomes, educationally as well as for their social and emotional development.

Hopewell School is an Independent day Special school for young people with SEMH as well as complex needs. We operate from two sites – Hopewell School based in Dagenham and motorvations@hopewell our newly opened vocational site in Romford which offer a range of vocational courses and experiences for our pupils.

Over the last three years the school has been through rapid changes and developments which have taken the school from Inadequate to being judged as “Good” at our last inspection in June 2019.  

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school on the next phase of its journey and play a key role in the development and learning of our students. As the English teacher you will become part of a team that will specialise in delivering a curriculum designed to meet individual needs and give our pupils the best possible educational outcomes. 

At Hopewell we aim to provide our pupils with a unique, bespoke creative curriculum supported within a holistic framework of therapeutic intervention, and we are looking for the next member of our teaching team to enhance their learning experience.

To discuss the post or for any additional information please do not hesitate to contact the Head Teacher, Susan Douglas on 0208 593 6610.

To obtain an application pack please contact Tracy Harrison at permanent@visionforeducation.co.uk or call on 0191 267 6555. 

The closing date is 3pm on Monday 25th November 2019 and your completed application should be returned to Tracy Harrison via email before then to be considered.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check.

More about Hopewell School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Address: Harmony House, Baden Powell Close, Dagenham, Essex, RM9 6XN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8593 6610
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