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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    17 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 October 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months

Pay scale

M1 to UPS3 (Outer London)

English Teacher job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed English teacher who has a high expectation of students and themselves and who will motivate and inspire pupils to achieve their best.

The Latymer School is an oversubscribed high achieving, but caring, Grammar School in North London. Visitors comment on the warm atmosphere and the high levels of participation in extra-curricular activities that encourage students to foster and nurture their skills and interests beyond the confines of the curriculum. We are proud of our inclusive school community and there is a real passion for teaching and learning in a supportive and welcoming atmosphere that inspires risk-taking and creativity. As a school, we are committed to developing the whole person and it is a place where you can really engage students in their learning and develop as a teacher.

The English Department is a thriving and well organised department that is impressively resourced to provide a supportive working atmosphere for staff. Curricula across all the key stages seek to challenge and stimulate all students and the department has a consistent record of excellent results with 83% of pupils gaining 7 or above in GCSE English Language and 95% of pupils gaining 7 or above in GCSE English Literature. English is also a popular subject at A Level and students continue to excel with 90% achieving A*-B in English Literature with many of them going on to read English at university.

The post vacancy commences in January 2023 and is expected to end at the end of December 2023, applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified teachers able to teach throughout the age and ability range including Key Stage 5. The post might also suit a recent English graduate or similar degree.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Latymer School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with a Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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About The Latymer School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1357 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8807 4037

The Latymer School is a high achieving, but caring Grammar School in North London. Visitors comment on the warm atmosphere and the high levels of participation in extra-curricular activities. Pupils at the school recently described the school as one “family” and it being a “real community”. We are very proud of our school and believe it is a place where you can really teach and develop your subject knowledge.

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