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Teacher of English MPS
Required for September 2019
The Grey Coat Hospital is seeking to recruit an outstanding teacher to join one of the most successful departments in the school. 96% of students attained grade 9-4 in English Literature, with 90% attaining grade 9-5.
The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England school for girls aged eleven to eighteen with a mixed Sixth Form. The historic foundation of the school and its current ethos are rooted in a confident and generous Christian faith and practice, which welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and beliefs.
The school is situated in the heart of Central London close to excellent transport links. We are a heavily oversubscribed comprehensive school for girls with excellent GCSE results. 87% of students attained 5+ subjects overall including 9-4 English and Maths. 50% of all grades attained in all subjects at KS4 were A*-A or 7-9. We also have a large sixth form of 240 students where students achieve outstanding results with a percentage of top grades well above the national average.
The school, when last inspected, was judged to be ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED in March 2009 and November 2005. In 2014, the School achieved ‘outstanding’ in the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools. We are proud of our ethos of continued self-improvement, which characterises every aspect of our culturally diverse school. The school’s progress 8 score in 2018 was 0.74 placing The Grey Coat Hospital in the top 5% of all schools nationally. The school is committed to building on our passion for excellent teaching and learning as well as continuing to place an emphasis on our language specialism and international ethos.
We are looking for someone who will:
- be an outstanding and successful teacher
- have excellent subject knowledge and can demonstrate excellent teaching
- be an enthusiastic, inspiring and creative teacher
- be able to commit and contribute to the continuing success of the department and the school
- be able to effectively teach across all key stages
The school has an excellent programme of support for all new staff and is committed to professional development. We actively encourage teachers to explore innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.
Interviews will take place in the week beginning Monday 25th February 2019
Closing date for applications: Friday 15th February: 12:00 Noon