English Teacher

Rivers Academy West London, Feltham, Middlesex


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,355 to £44,451

Job summary

Teacher of English

Do you want to work in a highly successful, supportive and innovative department? Are you focused on achieving the best outcomes for your students? Do you want to work in an established team where your ideas and initiatives will be listened to? If so, you need to be part of our English Department.

We are a team of dedicated teachers who understand the journeys that students can take to achieve their potential and support and guide them there.

For more information or to arrange a visit to the Academy, please contact Sam Smith (HR Administrator/PA to the Principal) on 02087519830 or email HR@rivers-aspirations.org

Our Commitment to Safer Recruitment:
Aspirations are committed to safeguarding and undertake pre-employment checks in accordance with DfE requirements.

Essential educational requirements

Hold a relevant degree or equivalent qualification.
Hold a recognised full teaching qualification (including the holding of qualifications of at least Level 2 in Mathematics and English.
Any further relevant training.

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of curriculum developments related to the post.

Good understanding of how children learn and how to raise standards of achievement.

Personal and Interpersonal
A passion for education and making a difference with demonstrable commitment to achieving the highest possible standards for all learners and a proven record of enabling learners to fulfill their potential.

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all stakeholders demonstrating the ability to command respect from students, parents, colleagues governors and other members of the community.

Demonstrable resilience evidenced by ability to work effectively and reliably under pressure.

The ability to adapt to varied roles, responsibilities, schedules and contexts.

Employee benefits

What we offer:
- A well-resourced, established and flourishing English Department
- A personalised approach to Continuous Professional Development Training
- Competitive Salaries and Pay Progression
- Supportive Leadership Team
- Students with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and succeed
- Open and positive working environment
- Fully Equipped fitness suite
- Feedback and Advice
- Excellent Transport Links to Central London (30 minutes) and Heathrow Airport (15 minutes)
- A wider Supportive Trust network
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Parking on Site

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1020 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Rivers Academy West London website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@rivers-aspirations.org

About Rivers Academy West London

Rivers Academy West London has the highest aspirations for every student and provides exceptional education and pastoral care for each individual. As a result, children perform tremendously well in external examinations in both Year 11 and Year 13.

Each member of our highly skilled and professional teaching and support staff is passionate about ensuring students are equipped with the qualifications, qualities and skills to reach their personal ambitions beyond their academic years. Students and staff demonstrate an enormous pride in Rivers Academy. We are a happy Academy, focused on supporting and challenging each other to achieve our full potential.

We are delighted that Ofsted refers to Rivers students as having “high expectations of themselves and displaying good behaviour. They conduct themselves well in lessons and around the school”. Ofsted recognise that at Rivers Academy “Pupils are well prepared for life in modern Britain. They receive high-quality careers advice and guidance” (Ofsted, 2019). Click here to view our latest Ofsted Report

Staff enjoy knowing that each student leaves us well prepared for successful future careers with excellent qualifications, high levels of self-esteem, confidence and the skills necessary to thrive in a very competitive world.

Our prospectus only provides a glimpse of life at our vibrant Academy. I would strongly encourage you to visit us. We would be delighted to welcome you and have a variety of events designed with this in mind. Please contact Sam Smith by emailing hr@rivers-aspirations.org

School location

Tachbrook Road, Feltham, Middlesex, TW14 9PE