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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Drama, English, Media studies

Working pattern

Full time: Full time teacher

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

RTS Main Scale or RTS Upper Pay Range

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an individual who:

  • has QTS
  • can teach English from KS3 through to KS4/GCSE as well as Drama and/or Media Studies
  • are motivated by strong moral purpose and ambition for every single student
  • are passionate about their subject specialism
  • are genuinely committed to teamwork
  • have a willingness to develop and implement new approaches to teaching and learning
  • have substance and credibility as a teacher

What the school offers its staff

  • Secure cycle racks for staff to use (as well as staff showering facilities) and a ‘Cycle to Work’ scheme.

  • Secure, controlled access car park for staff to use with direct access to the A316.

  • The school is well served by local bus routes; and is within easy walking distance to Twickenham train station, which is in Zone 3 and well served by South Western Trains.

There is a focus on developing community and positive staff wellbeing through

  • Private Medical, Health and Optical insurance

  • Yoga, relaxation and staff-led fitness sessions;

  • Seasonal gatherings;

  • Free tea and coffee in the light and airy staff social room

Continuing professional development has a strong focus. There is an extensive programme available which extends to internal and external specialists, as well as partnerships with other educational and business providers.

Membership of a pension scheme is available.

The school has a two-week Autumn half-term break.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Richmond upon Thames School Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS check and to disclose any information relevant to Disqualification by Association.

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About The Richmond upon Thames School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
748 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0208 891 2985

We are seeking resilient and forward-thinking people to support us to realise our Trust’s vision that every student will leave RTS with excellent academic outcomes and a clear purpose for the next stage of their lives.

We have already established a vibrant, inclusive school that provides an excellent experience for every member of its community. In five years, we have grown from 125 students in Year 7 to 750 students across Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11. The years that follow promised to be exciting as we continue to grow into our permanent building and new sports centre.

The school is uniquely situated on the Richmond Education and Enterprise Campus with Clarendon Special School, Capella House School, Richmond Upon Thames College.

Our first Ofsted inspection took place in January 2020 and we are delighted that the inspectors rated the school ‘outstanding’ for personal development and ‘good’ for the quality of education, behaviour and attitudes, leadership and management, and overall effectiveness.

Arranging a visit to The Richmond upon Thames School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email PA@rts.richmond.sch.uk.

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