For 1 term in the first instance
The Directors of the Gardener Schools Group have established Kew House School in the conviction that there exists an opportunity for a different kind of independent secondary school in London - academically demanding but with a modern approach to selection criteria, the flexibility of the curriculum and recognition of creativity and talent.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic graduate Teacher, to cover maternity leave for one term in the first instance and to help in the growth and development of the SEN department. You will use a range of strategies to manage SEN and have the ability to teach English from year 7.
- Good degree in an appropriate subject and a recognised teaching qualification
- Ability to help build a growing department
- Ability to support students with a range of SEN issues at or below moderate learning difficulties
- Ability to teach English from Year 7 possibly through to early GCSE in years 9 and 10. The ability to teach to Year 11 English would be desirable but not essential
- Commitment to, and experience of, using a range of teaching styles and methods including ICT. Classrooms are equipped with IWB/ digital projectors
- Willingness to offer extra support through subject clinics and revision classes
- Willingness to participate in the wider co-curricular life of the school
The school is committed to staff development and this position will provide a good springboard for further promotion within the school and beyond. All staff will be encouraged to attend INSET courses and will be provided with ample professional development opportunities.
The school operates its own pay scales consistent with national teacher pay scales and will offer salary commensurate with experience and the nature of the role.
To apply, please submit a completed application form together with supporting letter of application and details of two referees. One referee should be able to comment on your teaching skills, and one from your current or most recent employer. References will be taken prior to interview. You must provide original documents as proof of identity at interview.
Completed applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to Mr Mark Hudson, Headmaster, Kew House School, 6 Capital Interchange Way, London, TW8 0EX.
Suitable applicants will be contacted by email and invited to attend an interview by arrangement.