Qualified teacher status
Relevant first degree in English or associated subject.
Recent experience of teaching English in KS3 & KS4
Up to date working knowledge of the English Curriculum
at KS3 and KS4, including national strategies and GCSE specifications.
Experience of supporting young people with medical, emotional, behavioural and social difficulties
Willingness to undertake training and continuous professional development.
Good working knowledge of child protection and safeguarding procedures in school.
Knowledge of strategies and techniques which are supportive of young
people with different emotional, social, cultural, physical and learning
the importance of Safeguarding and awareness of Safeguarding
issues relating to the education of children with SEND.
To be an
outstanding teacher who models high quality teaching and learning and
demonstrates high expectations of pupils in terms of behaviour and
to inspire, challenge and motivate pupils and provide appropriate learning
experiences across a wide range of age, ability and interest.
analyse pupils’ progress and performance data effectively to inform
teaching and learning, self-evaluation, target setting and raise
work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
and ability to support a range of enrichment activities.
Ability to use ICT competently .
communication skills with the ability to develop and maintain working
relationships with parents/carers, schools, health and other
flexibly, able to re-arrange work in relation to changing priorities.
to travel between sites.
Commitment to the Sutton’s Equality and Diversity Policy and to be
prepared to work within all the council’s policies and associated
An understanding of the strategies necessary to safeguard Health and
Safety both in and out of school.
to adhere to policies, procedures and relevant legislation relating to child
protection, health and safety, security, confidentiality, data protection and
you are an enthusiastic, adaptable and resourceful teacher with a sound
knowledge of recent curriculum developments and a strong commitment to the safeguarding
and welfare of children and young people, we would welcome your application. Proven
ability as a an English teacher teaching KS3 and KS4 is essential.
The role will involve contact with children and the post-holder
will be engaging in regulated activity with childre
STARS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
Safer recruitment checks will be undertaken and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.
STARS will also carry out an online search about job applicants for information that is publicly available online. This will include social media accounts . This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and before interview.
Please see the policy section on our website for our child protection and other safeguarding policies.
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