Teacher of English, Wandsworth

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Ashcroft Technology AcademyWandsworth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London Pay Scale + ATA Allowance £1000
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English

• Inner London Pay Scale

• ATA Allowance £1000

• 2% Attendance Bonus

• Possible Recruitment Incentive

• Onsite fitness and cardio suite

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified professional to teach English at all levels from September 2020. At Key Stage 4, we deliver English Language, English Literature and GCSE Media Studies.  In the Sixth Form, we offer A level English Literature and the International Baccalaureate English courses. This post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and be a part of a highly motivated and visionary team of teachers. The post is suitable for both experienced and newly qualified teachers. 

Ashcroft Technology Academy:  

• is graded an outstanding school (Ofsted 2015) with high standards of behaviour

• is a highly successful and heavily over-subscribed school in Putney, south west London

• provides excellent quality and well-resourced facilities

• 94% of students achieve a grade 4 or better in English at GCSE level.  Progress in English is +0.77 

• has a progress 8 score of +0.73, which ranks the Academy in the top 10% of schools nationally

• has the highest performing Sixth Form in the Borough of Wandsworth for the past 7 years

• offers both A-Levels and the International Baccalaureate in the sixth form

• offers excellent opportunities for career development with a comprehensive NQT programme

• is close to the A3, to East Putney tube station and Putney main line for easy commuting

If you would like to be a part of this team, further details and an application form are available from our website www.ashcroftacademy.org.uk or telephone us on 020 8812 3553.

You must complete the application form electronically and email it as soon as you are ready but no later than noon on Tuesday 21 January 2020 to recruitment@ashcroftacademy.org.uk.  We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date where we find suitable applications and so we advise that applications should be submitted as soon as possible as we may choose to interview shortly after receipt.

All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. ATA safeguards children and actively promotes their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. ATA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from minority groups. The school also has full disabled access.

More about Ashcroft Technology Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 100 West Hill, Putney, London, SW15 2UT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8877 0357
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Quotes from our recent Ofsted inspection (February 2015) when the Academy was graded to be "OUTSTANDING":

“Teaching is typically outstanding. Teachers have very high expectations. They enjoy positive and productive relationships with their students. ...