English Teacher Howard of Effingham School, Leatherhead, Surrey

Job description

Start Date: 1 January 2020 or earlier on 1 December 2019 if available

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated, motivated and innovative Teacher of English to join our English Faculty at Howard of Effingham School. We are looking for an inspirational teacher with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment, together with a committed to bringing out the best in every student, and meets Teacher Standards. The ability to teach to A level is desirable but not essential.  

You will be fully supported both within the faculty and by the senior leadership team.  Our outstanding staff and students make us a great place to work.  When you join us you will be supported and developed through our extensive CPD programme and given effective PPA allocation to allow for a better work/life balance. Working in our school within The Howard Partnership Trust provides a wealth of opportunities to include excellent career progression options.  Regardless of your experience or level of responsibility you will have a range of exciting opportunities to ensure you are improving your craft.

The Howard of Effingham is an outstanding school and is the lead school in our MAT. It offers maximum opportunities for young people to develop academically and socially in an environment that is stimulating, caring and supportive. The school sets high standards that instil values which enable students to develop into confident and responsible young adults.

The Howard has a well-deserved reputation for academic excellence. Each year our GCSE results have placed us among the top comprehensive schools in Surrey. Our A level results are similarly excellent and success at this level allowed the vast majority of our students who applied to University to secure one of their chosen places each year.

What Ofsted said: Students work well together and enjoy excellent relationship with adults.  Their behaviour in lessons is exemplary and they thrive when given opportunity to take responsibility for their learning.  Ofsted 2009.

THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust.  THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, consideration of relocation packages, travel allowances and grants, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.

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If you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please contact the Recruitment Team on 01372 455796.

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.

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

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status
Relevant specialist qualifications in your subject

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status
Relevant specialist qualifications in your subject

Essential skills and experience

To be able to teach lessons which consistently meet the Teacher Standards
To use a variety of strategies to engage students and promote a stimulating environment
To work well in a team, contributing ideas and supporting faculty/department procedures
To be a confident user of IT as a teaching tool
To contribute to the wider life of the faculty / department and whole-school, supporting extra-curricular and intervention initiatives

About Howard of Effingham School

Lower Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT24 5JR
Howard of Effingham School website (opens in a new window)