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  • Start date details

    ASAP or September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Thank you for expressing an interest in the post of Teacher of English at Copthall School.

At Copthall school, we work hard to ensure all girls receive an excellent education which will open up myriad opportunities for them, post-18.

We recognise the role education can play in addressing social inequality and see English as central to this.

We also believe English has a key role to play in developing character, and our curriculum has been designed to teach empathy, understanding and tolerance, and to embody our school’s core values: respect, responsibility, equality for all, support and safety, aspiration.

At Key Stage 4 all students study English Language and Literature. We currently offer English Literature A Level at Key Stage 5, and are looking to also offer English Language A Level in the near future.

We are looking to recruit a full time Teacher of English who will join a highly skilled, energetic and passionate team, teaching across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

The successful candidate will be confident to deliver content at Key Stages 3 and 4 and will ideally have some experience of English Literature at Key Stage 5. They will be a student-centred teacher who is dedicated and will build positive relationships with our amazing young people so that they can inspire a love of learning and a passion for English both in and outside of the classroom.

Academic excellence, inclusivity and strong pastoral care is what Copthall is renowned for. We create a safe and nurturing space and we work in partnership with a range of organisations and companies to build our students’ confidence, broaden their experiences and develop their curious minds. We believe that all students can achieve highly regardless of their starting points. Our commitment to this belief underpins all aspects of our work with students, staff and families.

Our outcomes for GCSEs and A-Levels/Vocational remain strong as we continue to boast a ‘well-above average’ progress score. We celebrate an excellent success rate in University applications and we are proud that not only do our students gain places in a range of universities including Oxford and LSE, they also secure degree apprenticeships with organisations such as TFL and the Bank of England.

Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries.

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • A commitment to our School Values
  • The ability to enthuse students with a love of English
  • Excellent teaching practices
  • The ability to build positive relationships with students, staff and families
  • A commitment to, and be passionate about, maintaining and developing high standards of achievement for learners of all abilities across all Key Stages
  • A commitment to our ethos of high expectations and no excuses with the belief that every student can succeed
  • The resolve to make a real difference to the lives of students
  • A commitment to promoting extra-curricular trips and activities

We Offer:

  • An ethos of high expectations for students and staff
  • Excellent facilities and resources
  • A strong commitment to the professional development of all staff through our CPL Wednesday programme
  • A well-being package which includes a well-being day for every member of staff

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms:https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides anenvironment for staff to thrive anddevelop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the School’s Virtual tour accessible via:https://360imagephotography.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/Copthall+School/index.htm

Appointment is subject to a clear enhanced DBS check.

How to Apply: Application forms must be completed and are available from the school website:https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/219/staff-recruitment or by phoning the school office on 020 8959 1937

We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Completed forms should be returned directly to Copthall School at the above address or via email torecruitment@copthall.barnet.sch.uk.

Closing date:Monday 13thMay at 12 noon–The school reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

What the school offers its staff

We Offer:

  • An ethos of high expectations for students and staff
  • Excellent facilities and resources
  • A strong commitment to the professional development of all staff through our CPL Wednesday programme
  • A well-being package which includes a well-being day for every member of staff

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms:https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides anenvironment for staff to thrive anddevelop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

Commitment to safeguarding

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

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About Copthall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
928 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
02089591937

We are an exceptionally diverse, comprehensive, inclusive school rooted in the local community which over the past five years has seen superb outcomes for our young people. We believe that all students can achieve highly regardless of their starting points. Our commitment to this belief underpins all aspects of our work with students, staff and families.

Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries.

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms: https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides an environment for staff to thrive and develop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

Arranging a visit to Copthall School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@copthall.barnet.sch.uk.

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