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  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

Teacher of English

Contract term: Permanent (suitable for an ECT)

Start date: September 2022

Contract type: Full Time

Salary: GBP £26,948 - £42,780 per year

The successful candidate will:

have the vision to fully develop and support the English faculty.
be an inspirational communicator and have the skills to both challenge and encourage students to achieve their potential.
be committed to securing positive student outcomes at Key stage 3, 4 and 5.
have the ability to think creatively and encourage student engagement.
This is a brilliant opportunity to work in an English Faculty that comprises 7 specialist rooms, 1 Accelerated Reader/KS3 Library classroom and an intervention room. If you are looking to work in a 'good with outstanding features school' Ofsted 2013, with fantastic facilities then Roding Valley could be the place for you. The outcomes at GCSE in 2021 (in English Language and Literature) were above the national average with 84%+ achieving grade 4s and 67%+ achieving grade 5s. This meant that 90% of students achieved a standard pass in English. The uptake at A level is also very good and 78% of students achieved a grade A*-B last summer.

It is an exciting time in the history of the school with the further development of the sixth form, expansion of pupil numbers, a new building which has provided a state-of-the-art learning environment and two new all-weather sports facilities.

We can offer:

an outstanding ECT provision and support
a friendly and supportive working environment
a comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to engage in further professional development
Bike to work Scheme
freshly made food on-site delivered through our excellent canteen facilities
"RVHS is a great place to work as it combines the freedom to be creative in your teaching alongside the support which ensures you are best able to do your job."

You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development of staff. RVHS is keen to embrace an approach that is centred on teaching and learning and academic attainment for our students. RVHS is an 11-18 school in Essex, that enjoys a good reputation in the local area and benefits from excellent transport links, including being adjacent to Loughton tube station (Central Line).

For further information see the website www.rodingvalley.net

Informal discussions with the Senior Deputy Headteacher, Mr R Mammen, are welcome, please contact him on rmammen@rodingvalley.net to arrange.

Closing date: Noon on 24th January 2022

Interviews TBC

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1374 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Roding Valley High School

We ARE Roding Valley High School. Aspiration, Respect and Endeavour are the key attributes that we work hard to instil in our students. We expect everyone in our school to aspire to be the very best that they can be, regardless of ability. We ask everyone to respect each other, to be kind to others, to be tolerant and embrace diversity. Students are expected to work hard, endeavour to achieve challenging goals and we insist on the highest standards of behaviour, uniform and conduct.

School location

Alderton Hill, Loughton, Essex, IG10 3JA

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