Teacher of English, Streatham Hill, London

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Streatham and Clapham High SchoolStreatham Hill, London

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The role

The Head Master of Streatham & Clapham High School is seeking an outstanding English Teacher to join a high-performing, ambitious English Department in a thriving school.

You will teach English to pupils across the 11- 18 age range, inspiring and promoting excellent attainment in the subject and promoting high standards of teaching and learning.

You will have a passion for teaching, the ability to inspire girls to outperform expectations, and the willingness to contribute energetically and enthusiastically to the curricular and co-curricular life of this ambitious and high-achieving department.

The Department

The Department is lively and thriving, delivering a shared vision of promoting excellence in the study of English literature and language. Members of the Department also run a range of clubs and societies, including Literary Society, a book club, and a Debating Society, which is being launched this term. The English results in recent public examinations have been exceptionally strong, attesting to the Department’s high standards and innovative practice. Each year, a number of sixth-form pupils proceed to read English at some of the UK’s most competitive universities.

Why Streatham & Clapham High School?

Streatham & Clapham High School is a highly successful, academically selective independent day school, located in a delightfully tranquil and leafy oasis of south London. It is in the top tier of UK schools in terms of its A Level and GCSE results. 

Benefits and how to apply: 

If you are passionate about teaching English we would be delighted to hear from you. In return, we can offer you a range of benefits including: 

• Competitive salaries and pay progression

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• Generous pension schemes

• Free life assurance benefit

• Free school lunches

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

Details of how to apply may be obtained by clicking apply or by contacting hr@schs.gdst.net (tel. 020 8677 8400).

Closing date: noon, Wednesday 20 September 2017.

Interviews: Wednesday 27 September 2017.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.



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More about Streatham and Clapham High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior and Sixth Form, 42 Abbotswood Road, Streatham, London, SW16 1AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86778400
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Streatham & Clapham High School (SCHS) is a highly successful independent, academically selective school for girls aged 3-18.  It offers an inspiring, enlightened and rigorously challenging education in a lively, vibrant and warmly supportiv...