5 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£34,515 to £51,177

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a strong belief in comprehensive education
  • Have the ability to deliver excellent student outcomes
  • Be an innovative and inspirational teacher
  • Be committed to their personal and professional development
  • Make a positive contribution to the school’s distinctive ethos
  • Have the experience of teaching a full age and ability range
  • Have the ability to teach English to A Level. The ability to support beginners in English would be an advantage although not essential.
  • Having the ability to teach Media would be an advantage.

What the school offers its staff

Woodbridge High School is a successful school situated in the heart of Woodford Green, North East London. It is fully comprehensive with an ethnically and socially diverse intake. The school has a strong and distinctive ethos of kindness, strength in diversity, respect, excellence and pride in achievement, which we call ‘The Woodbridge Way’. We enjoy an excellent reputation within the local community. We achieve impressive results year after year from a fully comprehensive intake. We are currently looking for a Teacher of English to join our team; the ability to teach Media also would be an advantage.

The English department offers:

  • The opportunity to be a creative practitioner of English teaching
  • A very successful and well-resourced department.
  • A positive learning and teaching experience in a supportive and friendly environment which is very popular with students.
  • Good results at GCSE and A Level.
  • A comprehensive ECT programme if required
  • An inspirational Head of Department who will work with you to become an outstanding teacher

Woodbridge High School offers you:

  • The opportunity to work in a highly regarded school
  • A welcoming and friendly staff body
  • Motivated, well-behaved and friendly students
  • Clear behaviour systems and students who understand boundaries
  • Opportunities for rapid career development and promotion
  • Access to state-of-the-art sports and leisure facilities
  • Tailored professional development and training
  • A comprehensive staff wellbeing package


Further details about the role

Woodbridge High School is committed to working with local schools and leads on many aspects of school improvement and inter-school development. We would like you to consider being part of our team at this exciting time in our development.

Woodbridge High School welcomes applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We actively seek to ensure that our staff is reflective of the diversity of our student body.

We also welcome applications from those returning to the profession or those who need flexible working arrangements. Please set out your situation or request as part of your application.

The school is committed to promoting and safe-guarding the welfare of children. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and overseas checks where necessary.

Further details about the school can be downloaded from the website www.woodbridgehigh.co.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Woodbridge High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1851 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Woodbridge High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hdalby@woodbridgehigh.co.uk.

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