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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£34,514.00 - £46,001.00 Annually (Actual) Main Scale (Outer London)

Teacher of English job summary

This post would be very suitable for an Early Careers Teacher (ECT) looking for their first appointment. ECTs are fully supported by an induction programme delivered by the school and the Empower Alliance.

We take a collaborative view of learning where good practice is shared through a structured INSET programme within school and across the Trust.

We recently celebrated our centenary (our main school building has a history dating back over four hundred years) and are proud of our traditions, our strong sense of community and the outstanding behaviour of our students. We are part of the Success for All Educational Trust with Redden Court School, Sanders School and Rise Park Academies. As an employee you will be covered by our excellent well-being support and medical cover programme through the School Advisory Service (SAS).

If you are looking to advance your career in a small, friendly supportive school and are committed to providing the very best experience for our students we would love to meet you. If you would like to speak to the Headteacher, Mr. L. Raftery, please feel free to contact the school. We welcome visitors to the school from potential applicants.

As an employee you will be covered by our excellent well-being support and medical cover programme through the School Advisory Service (SAS).

This includes;

  • Access 24 hours a day to a GP helpline where you can have a telephone conversation for you and close relatives.

  • Access to Physiotherapy

  • Access to a counselling service

  • Free 12 week Weight Management Programme

  • Support for stress management

  • Lifestyle Screening

  • Relationship Counselling

  • Long-term condition support - support for you and family members where you or a member of your family is suffering from a long-term condition such as cancer, Multiple Sclerosis or Motor Neurones disease. This list is not exhaustive.

  • Private Medical Service

  • Stress Counselling

As an employer we are committed to promoting career development and recognise hard work and effort. This is evident in the attached staff testimonials. In addition to ongoing CPD we will also provide;

  • Support towards achieving further qualifications

  • Leadership programmes (NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and PiXL Leadership Programme)

  • Progression opportunities

  • Teacher Training Programme

    Key Accountabilities

    • The preparation of lessons in accordance with the school’s agreed policies and procedures.

    • Planning of lessons and teaching resources that enable students to learn and make progress.

    • The Assessment of students learning recognising its place in developing students learning.

    • Using assessment to inform teaching and learning. Following the school policies on assessment and marking.

    • Setting and marking of homework, extended learning tasks and class work. Working in accordance with the homework policy.

    • The provision of an effective learning environment through proper use of resources and effective management of student behaviour.

    • Being a reflective practitioner, keeping up to date, through reading and INSET, with educational thinking.

    • Contributing to the development of a subject area through attending meetings and being involved in Faculty review and planning.

    • Being a positive role model for students, encouraging them to behave in accordance with the school code of conduct. Using the Behaviour Management Policy and Working Together Code of Conduct.

    • Developing positive relationships with parents through the formal reporting system, parents’ evenings and when in communication with parents.

    • Promoting positive attitudes in students when undertaking the role of form tutor, using the tutor period effectively.

    • Ensuring that school equipment is used safely and take measures to ensure the security of equipment after use.

    • To take an active role in School Performance Management system to review own progress and set targets for future development.

    • To undertake the responsibilities of a form tutor.

    Other Professional Responsibilities

    • To take appropriate action to identify and minimise any risks to health, safety and security in the immediate working environment.

    • To work in accordance with the values of the school particularly with regard to promoting positive attitudes towards tolerance and respect for other people.

    • To work in accordance with school policies and procedures as identified in the staff handbook and school policy folder.

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About The Royal Liberty School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
736 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Secondary School for boys.

Ofsted rating: Good.

School location

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