Teacher of English Orleans Park School, Twickenham

Job description

Required for April or September 2020

Fixed term contract for one year in the first instance (with the potential for a permanent position)

We are looking to appoint an inspirational teacher of English to join our very successful English department. Suitable for experienced teachers or NQTs alike, applications are welcome from teachers who have experience of teaching GCSE and A Level English.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed teacher, who is a highly effective classroom practitioner.

Orleans Park is an outstanding school (Ofsted November 2017) with a new Sixth Form in brand new buildings and facilities that opened in September 2014.

In November 2017, Ofsted recognised that Orleans Park is an outstanding school. They said “Orleans Park excels in all the aspects of provision for its pupils” and we have “established an inspirational teaching and learning environment where pupils can flourish and excel”.

Essential educational requirements

University graduate with a good degree
Qualified Teacher status

Essential qualifications

University graduate with a good degree
Qualified Teacher status

Essential skills and experience

•Knowledge of the requirements of the National
Curriculum and Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 courses
• An understanding of recent curriculum and
teaching/learning developments
• Experience of curriculum design (for example,
writing schemes of work)
• An understanding of the strategies required to
motivate and enthuse all students across the
ability range as part of a whole school
approach to raising achievement
• An understanding of the processes and
techniques required to assess, record and
report students’ learning effectively
• Experience of the use of student results
analysis outcomes to inform practice and target
• An understanding of the importance of, and a
willingness to participate in, extra-curricular
• An ability work as a member of a team to
promote coherent and agreed policies and
• A degree of ICT literacy and an awareness of
its potential

Employee benefits

Situated on a 16 acre site close to the River Thames and the centre of Twickenham, Orleans Park has much to offer:

• a commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders
• easy access to central London and excellent transport links for bus, train, Underground and Overground services
• close to the M3/M4/M25 with staff parking on site
• staff travel card loans
• Cyclescheme

About Orleans Park School

Orleans Park is a happy, thriving, successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive that serves its local community in Twickenham with over 1,200 students.

Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 3BB
Orleans Park School website (opens in a new window)