Teacher of English

Oasis Academy: MayfieldSouthampton

• Closing Date:    Thursday 4th February 

• Job Start Date:   February 2020 (or later)

• Interview Date(s):   TBC

• Contract/Hours:   Permanent, Full–time

• Key Stage: KS3/KS4

• Salary Type:   MPS 1-6 (U1-3 as appropriate)

• Location of Role: Oasis Academy Mayfield, Ashley Crescent, Southampton

Job/Person Summary

We are seeking a passionate Teacher of English to join our fully staffed, highly qualified and experienced English Team at Oasis Mayfield. The department is a strong and supportive one that collaborates well to ensure high quality learning takes place for all learners. The successful candidate will teach English Language and Literature to all abilities across KS3 and KS4. We follow the ARK English Mastery curriculum at KS3 and the AQA syllabus for GCSE; we are looking for a practitioner with a strong moral purpose and the desire to use their love of English to ignite the imagination and transform the lives of our students.  

This role offers excellent opportunities for a Teacher at any stage in their career providing they have a passion for continual growth and development, in return we will offer excellent support and CPDL opportunities. A willingness to support the Academy ethos and contribute to extra-curricular activities is essential.   

About us:

At Oasis Mayfield we strive for excellence in all that we do; our mission is focused around entitling our students, staff and community to an exceptional education. In order to achieve this we have four simple priorities. 

• Excellent teaching

• Excellent outcomes

• Excellent student entitlement

• Excellent staff / parent / community entitlement


We place a high value on the personal development and professional learning for our staff and all teaching staff have reduced contact time accordingly.  By being part of Oasis Community Learning, which has 52 academies nationally, you will benefit from a strong support network and partnership within the South Coast and South West regions.  You will have many opportunities to develop and share best practice to drive continual improvement, including through regional improvement networks and access to a competitive CPD programme nationally.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis Community Learning ethos.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. 

Application Procedure

If you are passionate about delivering exciting and innovative English lessons, and have the ability to engage young people in enriching their lives – then we would love to receive an application from you.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role and the Academy, please contact Angela Hurd, Vice Principal or Michael Hall, Head of English  on 02380 328128, email angela.hurd@oasismayfield.org  or michael.hall@oasismayfield.org 

More information and an application pack can be found on our website.  https://www.oclcareers.org/job/teacher-english-62


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