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.

Job location

More about Streatham and Clapham High School
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...