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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    10 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 December 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Monday 08:30 - 15:20 Tuesday 08:30 - 15:20 Wednesday 08:30 - 17:15 Thursday 08:30 - 15:20 Friday 08:30 - 15:20

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Six months, with the potential to become permanent

Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

M1 - UPS 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Fixed Term English Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Please note there is a possibility that this may become a permanent post

Main Scale/UPS

The English department at Deptford Green are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate English teacher to join us for maternity cover. You will deliver both Literature and Language curriculum to KS3 and KS4 classes across a range of abilities.

As a team, we support one another by working collaboratively to ensure we deliver a high-quality curriculum through creative lessons. As a department, we have a vision that all students be afforded time to foster creativity and to develop a passion for reading and writing that will underpin their development in other curriculum areas.

We are looking for someone with energy and commitment, who embodies the school's GREAT values.

What the school offers its staff

'Steering our journey towards becoming the leading Art school in Lewisham and beyond with exceptional academic and pastoral provision inclusively for all'

Want to work in a progressivecommunityschool with creativity at its heart?

Want to join a school where professional development and staff voice are core to our everyday practice?

Join us here at Deptford Green, an inner-city London school with diversity, creativity, and community as our core purpose.

'Catch the wind in your sails, Explore, Dream Discover' - this is our school motto and it underpins our ethos and philosophy.

So, if you are a dynamic and passionate professional who wants to be part of something special, apply today.

Commitment to safeguarding

Successful applicants are required to undertake Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

Please complete your application fully. Any job offer will remain conditional until satisfactory completion of:

• References (will be sought prior to interview)

• Verification of past employment & any gaps in employment

• Barred list check

• Prohibition from teaching check

• Section 128 check (if necessary)

• Overseas criminal record check (if necessary)

• Identity check

• Right to work in the UK

• Evidence of qualifications applicable to the role

• Confirmation of accreditation with professional bodies where applicable

• A satisfactory health check (if applicable)

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About Deptford Green School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
903 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

To find out more about what it is like to work with us, watch our recruitment video


to find out what our students really think of Deptford Green School click here

To see more information about the school, please visit our website at: https://www.deptfordgreen.lewisham.sch.uk/

Arranging a visit to Deptford Green School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gcourtney@deptfordgreen.co.uk.

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