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Teacher of English

City of London Academy (Southwark)Southwark

Teacher of English 

Working Hours: Full Time

Salary: Up to UPS3 (Inner London)

Join a team that’s as ambitious as you are.

We understand why you became a teacher in the first place. You want to transform lives and futures. You want to see every pupil, whatever their background or level of ability, make real progress and achieve their full potential. So join a team that’s as ambitious as you are. Bring your talents to our Academy - City of London Academy Southwark that’s part of the City of London Academies Trust.

At City of London Academy, Southwark, we offer high-quality education in a vibrant, innovative learning environment, where students and staff feel valued and supported. We are passionate about helping every student achieve their full potential in a caring, inclusive community.

High-achieving and oversubscribed, City of London Academy is renowned for being more than just a school; we are dedicated to nurturing every student’s holistic development.

We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional qualified teacher to work within a talented, highly motivated and supportive team of teachers within our English department and join us from either April or September 2022. As a member of our staff you will be instrumental in laying the foundation of outstanding standards of education and creating a stimulating and purposeful environment where our pupils can make excellent progress.  

You will have high expectations, a commitment to raising standards of attainment and up-to-date knowledge of teaching and behaviour management strategies. We are seeking passionate and driven individuals with good communication and organisational skills and a desire to make a difference to the lives of our pupils and their communities.

Ambition and progress: two words that encapsulate the ethos of this rapidly growing Trust. Already the country’s best performing Trust for the new Progress 8 measure for Key Stage Four, we’re committed to achieving world-class results as we shape outstanding educational outcomes for the children and young people we serve.

We have high expectations too. That’s important here, because we know that you can only teach effectively in an atmosphere that’s grounded in exemplary behaviour. You’ll also find a refreshing culture that combines the heritage and tradition of the Corporation of London with a genuinely innovative, enterprising and entrepreneurial approach.

We have big plans to develop still further – but we know that we can only make those plans a reality if we attract and retain excellent teachers. That’s why we offer tailored training and development, plus excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.

If this role is of interest to you and you can contribute to our future success, please apply via the TES website. Should you require any other details or an informal discussion please contact our HR Department via email or call 0207 394 5113.

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Closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 10th December 2021. 

Interview date is week commencing Monday 13th December 2021. 

City of London Academies Trust is 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 standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

The role 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.

City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

City of London Academies Trust Company Registration No. 04504128.

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