3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed Term for 1 year

Pay scale

MPS/UPS (Inner London)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Oaklands is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits we offer:

  • A supportive, enthusiastic and experienced department
  • Coaching programme to support professional development
  • Workload-friendly assessment policy
  • Centralised, collaboratively-planned teaching resources available to support with reducing the teacher’s workload
  • CPD tailored to the need of individuals to support them if they wish to develop further in their careers by taking on additional responsibilities
  • A thriving sixth form in a separate building
  • Great location with Bethnal Green, Cambridge Heath and Whitechapel stations nearby

Further details about the role

Oaklands English department has a strong track record for developing staff, their teaching, and achieving outstanding outcomes in a supportive environment. We are proud to have good staff retention: the majority of the team have been at the school for over six years, and everyone has been here for at least three.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team which aims to inspire, motivate and challenge every student at all levels. We teach a collaboratively-planned, diverse and challenging curriculum which builds our students’ powers of analysis, communication and empathy.

We are proud to inspire our students through a diverse staff body and particularly welcome applications from all of the communities we serve. If you have the experience and passion to energise Tower Hamlets’ next generation of leaders, creators and innovators, then we want to support you in that pursuit. There are also significant opportunities for progression within the school.

The school is a high-performing comprehensive. In 2023, we achieved a 0.41 progress score. English Literature is taught at Key Stage 5 and is a popular subject in our sixth form. A Level English Literature has been 100% A*-C from 2019 to 2023.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be DBS checked.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@oaklandsschool.com

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About Oaklands School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
940 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0207 613 1014

Oaklands School is a fully inclusive school with a wealth of opportunities for all learners to achieve their full potential. We are a school which serves the local community and promotes co-operation, responsibility and respect.

Arranging a visit to Oaklands School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@oaklandsschool.com.

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