Apply by: 9am, Friday, 21st April 2023
Likely interview date: Week beginning 24th April 2023
Job start: September 2023, with potential earlier start for the right candidate
Salary: Inner London (competitive based on skills and experience) + TLR
Location: Stratford, Newham
Contract: Permanent, full-time, subject to an Enhanced DBS check
Early application is encouraged as we are hoping to interview and appoint as soon as possible. School 21 reserves the right to close applications early and make an appointment at any stage.
English Language is at the heart of School 21, an innovative school for 4 to 18 year olds. This is your chance to join a brilliant team of teachers who think deeply about their craft and who shape a curriculum that brings alive the finest literature and the most powerful ideas. We help young people develop as writers, exploring creativity, discernment and precision. We are looking for an experienced GCSE and/or A-level English teacher who will bring English alive for all students and who inspires children to read great literature. You will facilitate rich and challenging projects that allow students to combine detailed knowledge with a range of 21st century skills and attributes.
There is potential to take on a TLR leading Key Stage 5.
This work would focus on supporting the team of English teachers through continual evaluation and development of the curriculum. The key stage coordinator redrafts and develops units of work, gives feedback on shared planning and monitors and analyses data. They take an active part in and sometimes lead departmental professional learning.
Since we opened in 2012 we have put teaching and learning at the heart of everything we do. We have developed a unique approach to oracy including setting up a charity, Voice 21 () which is already working with several hundred schools. We have also pioneered real world, interdisciplinary learning in collaboration with a network of extraordinary organisations: creative, artistic, high tech, professional.
The successful candidate will be:
To apply, please visit our website via the button below. Alternatively please contact Samina Aktar.
School 21 is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.