English and Film Teacher Rickmansworth School, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

Job description

The successful candidate will:

• Provide dynamic and inspiring lessons
• Ensure students are at the centre of planning and teaching
• Focus on teaching and learning
• Provide learning with a focus on development
• Provide students with a full curriculum
• Engage and empower students with the skills to thrive as independent learners

Essential educational requirements

Degree in appropriate subject area
Excellent knowledge of subject and the way that students learn it

Essential qualifications

DfE recognised teaching qualification
Ability to teach at KS3, KS4 and KS5

Essential skills and experience

Enthusiastic and approachable
Willingness to contribute to extra-curricular work
Good interpersonal skills with students and colleagues
Ability to remain calm under pressure
Ability to prioritise and manage time

Employee benefits

We can offer you:

• Excellent CPD opportunities
• A school rated Good by Ofsted where students’ behaviour is exemplary
• A professional working environment where teamwork is highly valued
• A partially selective school with a focus on academic achievement (Progress 8 in 2019 is +0.38)
• Admission criteria where preference is given to staffs’ children
• A school which invests heavily in the future with £3.5m on recent school expansion and strong ongoing financial support from our Foundation and PTA
• A School in a strong, stable financial position in this challenging climate with a healthy lettings income
• An outstanding wellbeing programme offering:

o Flu jabs
o Free access to our first-class Fitness Suite and swimming pool
o Complimentary eye tests

About Rickmansworth School

Rickmansworth School is an 11-19 heavily oversubscribed co-educational partially (35%) selective converter academy with 1260 on roll, expanding to 1450 over the next five years. Judged 'Good' by Ofsted (November 2017). Staff development was recognised as an area of excellence by Challenge Partners (March 2018), with 3 staff achieving national finals in the last 2 years. Academic results are strong with a GCSE Progress 8 score of +0.25 (sig +ve) and EBacc 40%, whilst at A level almost 50% entries achieved A* -B grades, with 100% students securing first choice destinations.

Scots Hill, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 3AQ
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