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Head of English

Saint Mary Magdalene Church of England All Through School, London, SE18 5PW

This job expired on 28 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    28 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (1 year)

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 1

Head of English job summary

We are looking to appoint an Head of English to join our expanding Creative & Health Faculty to cover maternity leave.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be ambitious in your determination to ensure all our learners achieve and develop their full potential
  • Be inspirational in the classroom
  • Be able to provide engaging and creative learning experiences for all pupils
  • Be committed to assisting pupils in overcoming barriers to learning
  • Have high expectations and a commitment to the wider school
  • If you feel you share our values, have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team, committed to ensuring that students fulfil their potential, then we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate will present the best possible example of professional standards to colleagues.

Applications will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to come in for a lesson observation and interview.

We reserve the right to close this listing early if a large number of favourable applications are received.

Our £65m building is situated on the Greenwich Peninsula, beside the O2, offering excellent public transport links via the Jubilee Line to North Greenwich and various bus routes.

Please note there is no staff parking at the school - please consider this before submitting your application.

As this role will involve contact with children we will take up at least two references before interview asking about your suitability to work with children. Any job offer will be conditional on you having a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Criminal Records Check and Barred List Check, having the legal right to work in the UK and having satisfactory overseas criminal records checks if deemed necessary.

The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered 'protected'.This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, they cannot be taken into account.

Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found of the Ministry of Justice website.

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Supporting documents

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About Saint Mary Magdalene Church of England All Through School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 18
School size
1660 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18
Contact phone number
02038735555

St. Mary Magdalene is a popular and successful school with two school campuses; a primary site in Woolwich and a state of the art all through site on the Greenwich Peninsula. It leads a federation with another primary school in Greenwich (SE10), Christ Church – the Koinonia Federation.

St Mary Magdalene’s secondary phase opened in September 2016 and provides a total of 900 places for students aged 11-16.It also offers a sixth form provision which opened in September 2021, providing 150 places for students in Year 12 and from September 2022 will offer a further 150 places for students in Year 13.

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