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English Teacher

Location: Sutton, Surrey

Salary: MPS (outer London)

Job type: Permanent

Start date: January 2015

English Teacher

MPS - Outer London Weighting

Start date January 2014

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a dynamic and forward thinking school? Do you want to work in an experienced, supportive and energetic English department?

We are keen to appoint an outstanding teacher of English to work in very successful and highly supportive department. This post is an excellent opportunity for either an NQT or experienced teacher.

This could not be a more exciting time to consider joining Greenshaw High School. The school is a highly over subscribed comprehensive school in Sutton and has won a variety of national awards for its success over the last few years. We never stand still and are always looking for outstanding people and ways to improve and develop the opportunities for our young people.

We have a collegiate, committed and talented teaching and support staff, complemented by an energetic and dynamic leadership team. The vision for the School is to continue to strive for excellence and further raise standards of teaching and learning.

During recent years, Greenshaw has been amongst the top most improved schools in terms of the percentage of students obtaining % A*-C in English and Maths. Our GCSE results for this year were 85% 5A*-C in GCSE English and 73% 5A*-C including English & Maths. Levels of progress were also outstanding with 42% of last year’s Year 11 making better than expected progress. The English department is heavily involved in the PiXL Club, regularly presenting on English initiatives at main meetings and leading English subject conferences.

The successful teacher will need to have:

  • a genuine passion for teaching English,
  • a desire to raise achievement in English and develop the profile of the subject across the school
  • excellent communication and team working skills

The Closing date for applications is Monday 20th October with Interviews scheduled for the Wednesday 22nd or Thursday 23rd October.   With this tight deadline in mind we would encourage early applications.

For more details about the school please visit our website in particular read the Joining Us, Staff pages on the Greenshaw website. Please contact Sian on: sjames48@suttonmail.org  to find out more about the position or for an application pack. Visits to our school are welcomed.

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