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  • Start date details

    September 2023 or as soon as possible on a full-time

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main / Upper Pay Scale

Additional allowances

TLR 1a (£8,706.00 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Good quality Honours degree (essential)
  • PGCE, or equivalent, in Secondary Education (essential)
  • Qualified Teacher Status (essential)


  • Proven success in teaching KS3 and GCSE English (essential)
  • Experience of teaching/leading curriculum development outside subject area (desirable)
  • Experience of teaching A Level English (desirable)

Skills/Qualities Attributes and knowledge

  • Up to date knowledge of the English National Curriculum (essential)
  • A proven ability to consistently teach excellent lessons (essential)
  • Good and imaginative use of resources including new technologies (essential)
  • Excellent understanding of Assessment for Learning and the ability to put this into practice (essential)
  • Well-developed behaviour for learning skills (essential)
  • Efficient organisational skills (essential)
  • Knowledge and understanding of current curriculum developments in English (essential)
  • An understanding of the qualities of a good Scheme of Learning (essential)
  • Ensure that whole school policies are implemented consistently across English (essential)
  • Experience of leading a Key Stage or relevant TLR (essential)
  • Ability to monitor the quality of teaching and learning across a Key Stage and to support colleagues as required (essential)
  • An ability to analyse and interpret data accurately in order to monitor pupil progress (essential)
  • Knowledge of intervention strategies that can be used effectively to address underperformance (desirable)

Personal attributes

  • Ability to forge good working relationships with staff and students (essential)
  • Ability to work hard under pressure (essential)
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines (essential)
  • Commitment to continued personal development (essential)
  • Commitment to contribute to extra-curricular activities and educational visits (desirable)

What the school offers its staff

  • A school rated as outstanding by Ofsted in October 2021
  • A progress 8 score of +0.6
  • A vibrant, multi-cultural environment
  • A school with exceptional progress and attainment
  • An induction and support programme widely recognised for outstanding practice
  • Continuous Professional Development to develop you as a leader
  • A calm and orderly school based upon high standards of behaviour and an ethos of trust and care

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are committed to equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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About Stepney All Saints Church of England Secondary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1418 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 7790 6712

Stepney All Saints is a Church of England and multi-faith school extending from Year 7-11, with the Stepney All Saints Sixth Form College focused on Year 12 and 13 learning.

At Stepney All Saints, we operate with high standards of behaviour, discipline and attainment.

We believe that by providing an environment in which pupils feel cared for and valued, they will increase in confidence and gain independence.

Arranging a visit to Stepney All Saints Church of England Secondary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@stepneyallsaints.school.

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