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Teacher of English

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, London

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £30,480 to £49,571

Job summary

Teaching & Learning

To plan and deliver high quality lessons to ensure students are challenged and supported in equal measure

To deliver Schemes of Work and contribute to their development

To contribute to and share good practice across the department


To ensure that exam board and other external requirements are met

To assess components of exam work completed by the classes taught

To assess work in line with school policy and practice

To share assessment information and analyse the data

Pupil Engagement

To create an environment in which students are engaged in their learning

To use the school’s rewards and sanctions as a means of motivating students

To keep up to date with current initiatives

Staff Development

To take part in activities to promote professional development

To take part in performance management /appraisal cycle in line with the school policy guidelines

To participate in regular, informative lesson observations

Other Responsibilities

To be an effective member of a pastoral team

To contribute to the development and implementation of whole school policies

To communicate with parents/carers and appropriate agencies

To contribute to school events including subject related trips

Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task may not be identified.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status with experience of teaching in an urban school.

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status with experience of teaching in an urban school.

Essential skills and experience

1. Qualified teacher status with experience of teaching in an urban school.

2. An ability to meet the Teachers’ Standards

3. Excellent subject knowledge

4. Evidence of good and outstanding classroom practice

5. A commitment to raising achievement through addressing barriers to learning

6. An understanding of how assessment can be used to promote learning and achievement.

7. An ability to use ICT as learning and administrative tool

8. An ability to work as part of a team

9. A willingness to reflect on and evaluate own practice.

10. A commitment to supporting students through the pastoral programme and extra-curricular activities

11. A commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities

12. A commitment to school, local and national policies.

13. A commitment to working within the safeguarding framework which protects students from harm.

14. An excellent record of attendance and punctuality.

Employee benefits

Gym membership
Season ticket loans
Welfare loans
Cycle scheme
Free eye test

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 892 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email admin@egas.org.uk

About Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School

School location

Donegal Street, London, N1 9QG