English Teacher Warden Park School, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Job description

Are you passionate about English? Do you want to work with driven and well-motivated students? We are seeking an innovative and enthusiastic teacher of English to join our highly successful team. We are well resourced and have a focus on staff development and training. The successful candidate would join a strong and vibrant department. We welcome you to come and visit our school and meet the team. Applications from NQT's are also welcome.

The successful candidate will:

• be an enthusiastic practitioner of English;
• have outstanding interpersonal skills;
• be relentless in their commitment to the success of all those that they teach
• be a team player who thrives on working collaboratively with colleagues

If you are looking for a role that will challenge and test your skillset and you would like to be considered for this post, please download an application pack (available on our website www.wardenpark.co.uk). Please email your completed application form and covering letter to jobs@wardenpark.co.uk as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact Shirley Batchelor, by email (sbatchelor@wardenpark.co.uk) or telephone 01444 476556.

Warden Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to the equality of opportunity and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed along with other relevant employment checks.

Please note: We advise applying promptly for this post as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 9th March 2020

Essential educational requirements

Relevant degree

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

Teachers should have the following:
•A passion for teaching coupled with a strong vision of how to engage students in their learning and a record of success.
•Excellent subject knowledge and understanding of pedagogy in the curriculum area.
•Can lead, motivate, enthuse and inspire colleagues and students, and win the confidence of colleagues, parents and other stakeholders.
•Has the ability to think strategically with imagination, vision, creativity and originality to improve outcomes for students.
•Experience of planning, monitoring and evaluating an area of a schools work.
•An understanding on how data can be used to support student progress and meet curriculum area and Academy outcomes.
•Has well developed emotional intelligence and can get people on board easily.
•Experience in developing colleagues e.g. through mentoring, coaching or providing CPD.
•A positive attitude, flexible approach and excellent communication skills.

Employee benefits

Training, CPD, TLR payments, ample free parking, free refreshments, free Employee Assistance Programme, Teachers Pension


About Warden Park School

Warden Park is an exciting and vibrant school focused on getting the Best from All. We are located in the beautiful village of Cuckfield and offer a very high quality educational experience for approx. 1400 students in the Mid-Sussex area. Getting the Best from All is at the centre of all that we do here at Warden Park. By providing the very best learning opportunities for our students we ensure that they leave with the best possible qualifications and the skills and attributes of the life-long learner. Warden Park has a strong and enviable tradition for high standards in academic achievement and excellence in sports, the arts and charitable community projects. We focus on empowering our students, developing them personally, socially and emotionally, as well as academically. We are committed to offering the highest quality education to our students, an education that is rich in variety and opportunity, that fully embraces digital technologies and that develops our students into confident and aspirational young adults. The outstanding relationships that exist between teachers, students, parents and carers and the local community sit at the heart of our successes and ensure that students are fully supported in their learning and development. At Warden Park we ensure that every student is known as an individual, that we are responsive to individual’s needs and that each child develops the confidence and resilience to reach their potential. We provide students with a real breadth of subject choice enabling them to acquire a broad base of knowledge and understanding that will help each to find and then pursue their interests and passions. We are one of only 40 accredited Apple Distinguished Schools in the UK and through our innovative use of iPad technology, students develop the digital skills that will prepare them for life in the 21st century.

Address
Broad Street, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 5DP
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Warden Park School website (opens in a new window)