Teacher of English
- Job reference: Perm501
- Location: Swanley
- Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
- Job type: Permanent
- Sector: Secondary School
- Date posted: 26/06/2012
Tracy Wisdom - 01622 693 545
Hextable School is a smaller than average community secondary school with mixed students aged 11-19, with over 664 students and 105 in the sixth form. The school became a performing arts college, receiving specialist status in September 2004. Hextable has a speech and language unit for students with communication needs.
The school opened in 1974 and is situated within the green belt and stands in beautiful grounds with an extensive playing field leading onto New Barn Park in Swanley. Hextable has excellent ICT facilities and all classrooms have interactive whiteboards or wireless projection facilities.
The school recently underwent a full Ofsted Inspection and was judged to be satisfactory, with many good points highlighted during the inspection including a committed Head Teacher leading the school well and working effectively to raise standards, pupils participation in extracurricular activities and learners well cared for.
Overall Purpose of Post
Seeking a teacher who understands what makes a great lesson, has a genuine belief that every child has talent and should enjoy learning; who can deliver exciting, creative lessons.
You will have a confident understanding of the curriculum and the ability to demonstrate excellent learning and teaching as well as maintaining high expectations and standards. You will also have high level interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team and will have the ability to put ambitious ideas into practice.
Skills - Essential/Desirable
Required to teach across the ability and age range up to As/A2 level Be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
Effective classroom practice across the age and ability range Enthusiastic and highly motivated Teacher of English who is committed to success Ability to establish good relationships with colleagues, parents and students. The ability to be an effective team member
Qualifications - Essential/Desirable
Must hold an appropriate teaching qualification A degree or equivalent in the relevant subject area Applications are welcomed from NQT's and experienced teachers
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