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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 December 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - UPS3

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

- An outstanding subject knowledge and its place within the national curriculum

- The ability to teach outstanding lessons

- The ability to communicate how to teach outstanding lessons

- The ability to coach colleagues to improve their standards of Teaching & Learning

- The ability to develop and articulate a clear vision and to motivate both learners and colleagues

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills

- Highly effective time management, organisational and administrative skills

- Ability to generate, organise, analyse data for specific purposes

- Up-to-date knowledge of best pedagogic practice and an understanding of strategies to improve Teaching & Learning

- Familiarity with or understanding of specific subject focused curriculum development initiatives for students aged 11-19

- Advanced ICT skills and an imagination about the future impact of ICT on learning

- Ability to lead and manage high performing teams

- Good Honours Degree, PGCE, QTS

- Evidence of relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

- Responsibility for planning and managing change within an aspect of school work

- Effective monitoring and evaluation of performance

- Experience in raising student attainment in an aspect of school work

- Experience of developing Teaching & Learning within a chosen subject area

What the school offers its staff

Advantages of joining our exceptional team of staff include:

  • working with able and committed young men and women;

  • the ability to teach your subject to the highest possible levels in secondary education, preparing students for undergraduate study at the best universities in the world;

  • opportunities for rapid promotion both within the school and the wider Folio Trust;

  • access to a Charter Marked CPD programme (Silver Status) that includes nine INSET days a year and a commitment to subject specific professional learning;

  • a leafy setting on the edge of the beautiful Beddington Park with outer London pay and easy access to both central London and the Surrey countryside;

  • a close affiliation with our local Teaching School Hub with the School leading local provision of the National Qualifications for Senior Leadership as well as leading the Borough’s Science School Centred Teacher Training;

  • amenities and benefits including priority entry for children of staff; onsite parking; Ride to Work Scheme; Employee Assistance Programme and a School gym;

  • a firm commitment to staff wellbeing and work life balance.

Commitment to safeguarding

Folio Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The recruitment process will include an enhanced DBS check, medical screening, confirmation of right to work in the UK and all other pre-employment checks in line with safer recruitment requirements.

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About Wallington County Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1099 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0208 647 2235

Wallington County Grammar School is one of the most successful schools in the country. Our motto is Per Ardua ad Summa, Through Difficulties to the Heights, which our exceptional students exemplify each and every day. Their success and that of our staff has been recognised by Ofsted, grading the school ‘outstanding’ in all areas, and more recently by the Secretary of State for Education who presented the school with the 2019 Evening Standard Award for School Achievement. This success is born from a strong set of values centred around compassion for one another, commitment to all we do, courage in facing life’s many challenges and creativity to succeed in a global 21st century society. We are a highly selective school, admitting 150 young men from across London and the South East into Year 7 and admitting young women into the Sixth Form. We have a well balanced, academic curriculum centred around developing scholarship and creativity which, when combined with innovative and forward thinking pedagogy, makes Wallington County Grammar School an extremely stimulating place to work.

Arranging a visit to Wallington County Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email personnel@wcgs.foliotrust.uk.

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