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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Business studies, Economics

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Teacher Pay Scale (Inner London)

What skills and experience we're looking for


-Educated to degree level or equivalent

-Qualified Teacher Status

-Successful teaching practice in more than one year group


-A clear and good understanding of current educational issues, theory and practice, with particular regard to:

1. The National Curriculum and strategies to raise achievement

2. Equality and issues relating to pupils’ access to learning

3. Classroom management

-To know the assessment requirements for the areas they teach including the importance of formative and summative assessment.

-To know how to use data to evaluate the effectiveness of their teaching to monitor the progress of those they teach and raise levels of attainment.


-The ability to create a safe and rich learning environment involving:

1. A good understanding of planning and assessment techniques

2. A developing range of successful teaching strategies

3. The ability to create a stimulating visual environment for the classroom 4. The ability to create a learning environment which values and enables everyone equally

5. The ability to work closely with all staff both in the classroom and in whole school issues

6. The ability to contribute to the whole school ethos

7. The ability to work actively with parents


-Good oral and written communication skills

-Ability to show commitment to continuing professional development

What the school offers its staff

Southfields Academy is a thriving non-selective secondary Academy located in South West London. The Academy benefits from cutting edge facilities, in addition to spacious and bright communal areas and classrooms. All of these are equipped with the latest technology and designed by our staff and students to ensure their fitness for purpose to educate the children of today and future-proofed for the children of tomorrow.

The aim of Southfields Academy is to provide the highest quality education to secure the best life chances for all our students. We recognise that all staff within our community are indispensable in helping us to achieve this goal together.

Southfields Academy offers a comprehensive and well thought out support programme for Early Career Teachers led by Senior Staff and Lead Practitioners.

All Southfields Academy teaching staff experience to up to 20% PPA.

In addition, all Southfields MAT staff are entitled to free membership of the onsite Gym at Aspire, access to the Nursery@Aspire at a reduced cost, a cycle to work scheme and many other benefits

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Southfields Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1296 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

At Southfields we aim to create a culture of tolerance and respect for others, where students and staff work together to improve. Our vision is to develop a provision that will secure the best life chances for our students once they leave Southfields Academy. This environment must inspire each individual in the community to be the very best that they can be. At Southfields we have the highest expectations of achievement and behaviour and offer a nurturing and supportive environment where we celebrate difference and ensure that everyone meets their full potential. We value every individual and commit to ensuring everyone feels supported and listened to.

We offer the highest quality educational experience, aiming to inspire a generation of lifelong learners, who take pride in their achievements and take ownership of their learning. We believe creativity and imagination are the key to developing future passions and talents. We have a positive, “can do” attitude, believing that the sky is our limit, and we will think creatively and innovatively to meet the needs of our learners and our community.

A successful Southfields student will be one that understands the world we live in and is curious and keen to develop further by learning from others around them. This student will leave Southfields ready for their next stage in education or employment, equipped to learn and to grow.

Arranging a visit to Southfields Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ewan.macfarlane@southfieldsacademy.com.

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