Teacher of English

Drapers' Academy, Romford, Essex


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,355 to £44,541

Job summary

Job start: Easter or September 2020

Salary: MPS/UPS – TLR opportunities available for suitable candidates

Drapers’ Academy is seeking an inspirational English teacher. Additional responsibilities for a TLR are negotiable dependent upon experience.

Are you a dynamic, committed and inspirational teacher? Do you have the drive and determination to play a significant role in our expanding English team?

If so, this is an exciting time to join us. Our English team has a blend of experienced teachers; including the Head of Faculty, Literacy Coordinator, a Lead practitioner, NQTs and trainees. The diverse staff make the Faculty an interesting and unique environment to work in.

We are proud of our achievements as a school and this year 50.62% of our pupils achieved 9-5 for English, with 68.3% achieving 9-4.

Our Sixth Form is growing, and English Literature continues to be a popular post-16 choice.

If you are committed to excellence in teaching and learning, use innovative methods in the classroom and are able to disseminate your passion and ideas to others then this role is for you.

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

To find out more about Drapers’ Academy or our Trust please visit: www.drapersacademy.com or www.drapers-schools.com

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in the commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and positive references.

Further details about this post and an Application Form are available by visiting our school website.

Closing date: Friday 7th February 2020

Drapers’ Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment references.

Essential educational requirements

The post will appeal to recently qualified teachers or experienced teachers with a strong track record.

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate will be expected to teach across the ability range at KS3 & KS4. Some KS5 teaching may be available depending on experience and subject specialism.

Employee benefits

Drapers’ Academy has much to offer:
•All staff receive an iPad
•A clear vision for our school to deliver high standards of education for its community
•State of the art campus surrounded by acres of countryside
•An environment that promotes innovation

•Opportunities to teach across KS3, 4 and 5

•Free access to the Employee Assistance Programme provided by the Education Support Network, offering individual support, information and advice including financial, legal and home-life and work-related issues.

•Committed and supportive Senior Leadership Team
•Our own 6th Form dedicated to A Level teaching
•Membership of the Havering Teacher Training Partnership to support NQT induction, teacher training and CPD of staff at all levels
•An employer who invests in the development of their staff with a commitment to your ongoing professional development
•Close proximity to the M25 (Junction 28, Brentwood) and the A12 for ease of access from London, Kent, Essex or Hertfordshire and ample secure on-site parking
•Short bus journey from Harold Wood (Cross Rail) train station
•Committed sponsors – The Drapers Company and Queen Mary University of London

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1140 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Drapers' Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jobs@drapersacademy.com

About Drapers' Academy

School location

Settle Road, Romford, Essex, RM3 9XR