Founded in 1677, as one of the oldest state schools in the country The John Roan School has a distinguished history of supporting educational excellence for the young people of Greenwich.
We believe that education should be a positive and transformational experience, regardless of ability or background. We are fully committed to raising achievement for everyone and have the highest expectations of all our students in every aspect of school life. Our vision is for students to be the best that they can be, and our role is to provide them with the platform to achieve this.
At The John Roan School we pledge to provide a rich, broad and varied education such that all students are able to make excellent progress whatever their starting points. In the seven years that students grow and develop with the school, they will experience a diverse curriculum and enrichment programme that stretches them academically and socially.
We have a split site, with a new, state-of-the-art building at Westcombe Park and a dedicated sixth form centre on the historic Maze Hill site. Students at The John Roan School also benefit from access to Braithwaite’, an activity centre in the Lake District and extensive playing fields and sport facilities, as part of our commitment to providing an education with character.
Job title: Teacher of English
Closing date: Wednesday 7th June 2023
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, experienced, and innovative experienced Teacher of English to join an ambitious and successful English team.
Are you the person to stretch, challenge, support and inspire our students in and outside of the classroom? Do you share our ambition to inspire and engage students with your subject knowledge?
You will play an important role in passing on your subject knowledge through inspiring teaching to our students, ensuring that you can bring out the best in everyone.
The successful candidate will have outstanding subject knowledge. You will be qualified to degree level in your main subject and will ideally already have classroom experience in a secondary school. We do, however, welcome Early Career Teachers and will provide them with a full programme of support and mentoring.
We are looking for someone with a work ethic that focuses on student enjoyment of learning such that they make great progress and with a deep commitment to their own development through high quality CPD provided by the school and by United Learning.
In return we are offering a highly attractive salary, along with the benefits of being part of United Learning, where there are many opportunities to share good practice and collaborate with colleagues across every phase of education.
Please note that when submitting your application, you are applying for a role at The John Roan School, not United Learning.
We are working hard to become a more diverse organisation – which is key to our commitment to bringing out the best in everyone. We welcome applications from everyone committed to this ethos and would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in the Group as a whole. We always appoint on merit. We are open to discussing flexible working options.
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