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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2C - £3,214

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • QTS status and good honours degree in English or relevant subject to this post
  • Recent and significant experience of teaching English to GCSE in a large 11-18, or 13-18 comprehensive school
  • Evidence of your commitment to your own high-quality professional development
  • A willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school
  • Recent and significant experience of teaching English to Advanced Level* in a large 11-18, or 13-18 comprehensive school
  • Recent knowledge, understanding and teaching of the requirements of the new National Curriculum for English at KS3 and 4
  • Excellent and proven ICT skills to enhance teaching and learning
  • Experience of recording, assessment and reporting processes and the ability to secure achievement through challenge and support
  • Recent knowledge and understanding of developments in English both within and without of the school environment.
  • Recent knowledge and understanding of how safeguarding is met in your subject.
  • Recent knowledge, understanding and teaching of the requirements of National Curriculum for English at KS5

  • A proven track record of successful teaching and securing outstanding results through ensuring high quality teaching and learning

  • Personal tutoring and guidance for students showing an ability to establish rapport

  • Evidence of having a good track record in enriching and developing activities to enhance and promote literacy beyond the classroom

  • The ability to use data effectively, to monitor and enhance student progress

  • Ability to be proactive and initiate action

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Evidence of the ability to be creative and inspire enthusiasm for your subjects in both colleagues and students

  • Ability to work productively as part of a team and take part in collective decision making.

  • A sense of humour and a passion that encourages others to think positively and teach creatively.

  • The ability to manage a challenging workload and maintain a work life balance

What the school offers its staff

We know great English teachers work too hard. We have lesson by lesson schemes of work for all years already planned and a sensible marking policy - we have your well-being as a priority. We work as a collegiate team, sharing resources, ideas and the texts we enjoy is all part of our work ethic. Our own teaching block and facilities enable a positive and productive working environment. We would love for you to join our dynamic team. The post requires an experienced A Level teacher with a strong track record wishing to join a thriving and oversubscribed school.

We are looking for someone who believes in building strong relationships with students and is willing to go the extra mile to support them in being successful both in and outside of school. You would be expected to develop, plan and deliver effective and high-quality learning experiences to all students across all key stages.

Proud of its success this is an exciting time to join West Hatch. Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, with a thriving Sixth Form. West Hatch is a family and is committed to supporting staff’s wellbeing and professional development throughout their career; come and be a part of our future and allow us to develop yours.

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)
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.

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About West Hatch High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1505 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

West Hatch High School is a large, thriving, successful, heavily oversubscribed Academy. West Hatch is situated on the Central Line overlooking the Roding Valley with easy access to London.

A significant building programme has resulted in refurbishment in Science, a new English block, a Business and Enterprise Centre, new Music block, Maths, Drama and Dining Block, and a new Sixth form Centre. In addition there has been a new Sports Centre opened.

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