Teacher of English and Media

Job advert

Are you an inspiring English teacher looking for a position in an Ofsted ranking 'Outstanding’ school?

 

Glyn School is seeking to appoint an innovative and dynamic Teacher of English and Media to join our hugely popular and successful English, Media and Literacy department.

 

We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at and welcome flexible working arrangements.

 

 

Start date: January 2020

Contract type: Permanent

Working hours: Full-time or Part-time

Pay scale: MPR or UPR (fringe)

Pay range: £24,859 - £36,157 

 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Teacher of English, to deliver high quality lessons at all key stages. You will have a confident understanding of the curriculum and the ability to create new and exciting resources that challenge and inspire our students.

 

Glyn is ideally situated just ten minutes’ walk from both Ewell East and Ewell West stations, both of which are approximately 20 minutes from Clapham Junction and within Zone 6.

 

English, Media and Literacy at Glyn School:

Our high-performing English and Media Department is a talented, collaborative team. Our highly engaged and hardworking students achieve excellent examination results, with 94% of our students achieving GCSE results of 9-4 and 30% achieving 9-7. English Language and Literature, English Literature, and Media are popular subject choices at A Level.

 

Why should you teach at Glyn School?

Glyn is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ since 2009. An oversubscribed 11-19 Academy, Glyn is the lead school in the successful and thriving GLF Multi-Academy Trust. We are a vibrant school for boys with 1229 students on roll (Year 7-11), and a successful mixed Sixth Form with 490 students.

 

Learning and Teaching is at the heart of Glyn. We aim to deliver lessons that inspire and engage students who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. Teachers who have a passion for their subject and build strong relationships with their students cultivate a ‘love of learning’ that ultimately sees the young people we teach make exceptional progress.  We firmly believe that high quality professional development is an important part of excellent teaching and we enthusiastically pursue ongoing teacher development: CPD no matter where a teacher is in their career, is part of the fabric and culture of the school. For a glimpse of what we do for CPD, please visit our Learning Teaching channel – Glyn TV.

 

What other team members say about their careers at Glyn School:

“Glyn is a highly enjoyable environment to work in with incredibly supportive colleagues - It was this supportive ethos within the school as well as the extremely positive rapport between staff and students that drew me in to apply here. Over four years later I retain those sentiments”. 

 

“Glyn is a great place for career development - there are lots of opportunities to take on new responsibilities and to undertake professional development”.

 

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner.
  • Have excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Have a proven track record in achieving excellent student progress.
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
  • Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.
  • Be keen to be part of the wider school community, participating in extra-curricular clubs.

 

We can offer you:

  • An environment where the focus is on high quality teaching.
  • An environment where senior and middle leaders offer exceptional support for and emphasize staff well-being.
  • A culture of coaching with regular career development meetings offered with the Headteacher.
  • Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.
  • An opportunity to work collaboratively with leaders across the wider GLF MAT.

 

Job documents:

Job description

Person specification

 

Interview date:

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview as soon as applications are received. GLF reserves the right to invite candidates for interview ahead of the closing date and withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

 

References:

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

 

School visit:

You are very welcome to come and visit us at Glyn School. Please contact Sri Narasimhan, HR at 0208 716 4949 to arrange a suitable date and time.

Requirements

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, are happy to discuss flexible working options.