English Teacher

St Mark's Catholic School, Hounslow, TW3 3EJ

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (One Year Fixed Term initially, full time)

Salary

Scale MPS including Outer London Allowance

English Teacher job summary

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher to join our highly successful English Department. Applications are welcomed from experienced or newly qualified teachers.

Do you want to be part of a creative, dynamic and supportive team? Fulfilling the students’ potential is at the heart of everything we do and we’re constantly looking for innovative ways to achieve this. We are a very collaborative department and together we achieve outstanding results for our students which make us one of the most successful English departments in the country:

GCSE in 2020: 9-7 - 58.2%, 9-5 - 92.3%, 9-4 – 97.3%

GCSE in 2019: 0-7 – 57.9%, 9-5 – 90.6%, 9-4 – 94.7%

Our success is all down to our ability to collaborate, help each other to develop professionally and produce high quality resources for all our classes. We see the formula to our success in simple terms: we plan together, we create together, we achieve together.

What we are looking for

We are looking for someone who is:
• passionate about teaching English
• committed to supporting students to achieve their potential
• keen to develop their skills and help our team to develop even further.

What are we offering:

• a unique environment to learn and develop
• a supportive, fun and caring department
• expert Mentoring and Training
• excellent schemes of work to work with that we are continually
updating
• opportunities to teach at all Key Stage levels

Closing date: Wednesday 6th July 2022 at 12 Noon

St. Mark’s Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory, enhanced DBS check. References will be requested prior to interview.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. All applications will be considered solely on merit and we will be using the Person Specification and Job Description when shortlisting.

We reserve the right to appoint at any stage in the recruitment process

Applying for the job

Please apply using St Mark's application form

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Supporting documents

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About St Mark's Catholic School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1216 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
020 8814 7339

St. Mark’s Catholic school is a Catholic Comprehensive school with a wonderfully diverse community of 1215 students aged 11 – 18. The staff are experienced, highly skilled and professional, and the students have an excellent work ethic, are polite and respectful.

Our primary aim as expressed in our vision statement is to enable all members of the community to fulfil their God given potential – academically, spiritually and personally. St. Mark’s Catholic School is founded on the Christian values expressed in the gospels: peace, truth, justice and love. These values underpin everything that we do within the school and they unite us as a Christian community. St. Mark’s is a truly inclusive community and we celebrate our pupils’ achievements, together with providing outstanding pastoral support.

St. Mark’s enjoys an outstanding reputation for academic achievement based on a consistent record of excellent examination results. We are proud of the progress that all of our pupils make, and we are committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning throughout the curriculum. St. Mark’s is recognised as being one of the top non-selective secondary schools in the country and one of the top 5 Catholic schools within Westminster Diocese. The School is a member of the Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust. In the Real Schools Guide 2019 St Mark’s was ranked 17th best school in the country and scored 5/5 stars across all measures. St. Mark’s students also achieved the highest GCSE and A Level results within the London Borough of Hounslow.

We expect all pupils to work hard, to show respect and courtesy for others and to take a pride in their appearance. The continuing success of St. Mark’s School is based on a positive partnership between parents and school and we are a true family school for brothers, sisters and parents.

Our thriving Sixth Form greatly enhances the character of the school. The majority of our Year 11 pupils continue their Sixth Form studies with us, and this is a testament to the very positive pupil-teacher relationships which are established at St. Mark’s. The curriculum is challenging and enriching, and the excellent results achieved by our pupils enables them to access some of the best universities including Oxbridge. We also equip them with the skills and confidence to make a positive difference in their local communities and in the wider world, and the Faith in Action programme is an important element of our Sixth Form provision.

Academic standards and aspirations are high, but we also offer pupils the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of extra-curricular activities which develop their unique gifts and talents, together with their self-esteem and positive relationships. You are encouraged to read our school newsletter ‘Veritas’ to discover the wide range of opportunities available to our pupils and browse our website to gain a greater insight into our school community.
In summary, St. Mark’s will provide you with the opportunity to:
• work in a highly successful school (2019: GCSE Progress 8, 1.11, A Level A*-B 60%)
judged as outstanding by Ofsted and Section 48 Inspections;
• join an experienced, enthusiastic, friendly and highly effective staff;
• contribute towards, and be invigorated by the school’s strong Catholic ethos;
• work with positive students whose behaviour is “exemplary” (Ofsted);
• develop professionally and personally;
• make a real difference to the lives of young people, particularly those in greatest need.

We value our staff and we are committed to supporting their professional development and wellbeing. There is also a Staff Association and opportunities to participate in staff activities.
If you would like to pursue this opportunity to work at St. Mark’s we would be delighted to receive an application from you.

Arranging a visit to St Mark's Catholic School

Please contact Maureen Howard at the School to arrange a visit.

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