Teacher of English
Full or Part Time applications are welcome
Are you an inspiring English Teacher looking for a position in a growing forward thinking secondary school?
We are looking for a dynamic and highly-skilled teacher to join the English faculty at Merstham Park School.
We are seeking to appoint a skilled and proficient English Teacher, to deliver high quality lessons at KS3 and KS4, increasing year on year as the school grows. As an English teacher at Merstham Park School, you will have plenty of CPD opportunities for professional development and growth.
We would also welcome discussing flexible working arrangements and applications from ECT candidates.
About Merstham School:
At Merstham Park, our ethos is simple - igniting a passion for learning. We are proud to be a values driven school which encourages its staff and students to embrace these values in all that they do. This approach provides everyone with the opportunity to exceed beyond their potential.Our team of passionate staff are committed to providing children with the very best educational experience
As a growing school we are excited and proud of our state of the art facilities which we opened in September 2022. Our brand new home is tailored to enable our staff and students to develop unique skill sets in a truly first-class educational setting through the creation of inviting and interactive learning environments.
As the school grows the career progression for our staff is endless. We will be looking to enhance the opportunities for everyone to grow in their roles, whether that is through individual CPD or through additional responsibilities.
We are looking for candidates, no matter what point in your career, if you:
- Are flexible, dedicated and passionate about delivering exceptional learning experiences and ensuring all students achieve the best possible outcomes.
- Have a desire to educate the whole person using a values based approach.
- Have excellent interpersonal skills and share the school’s vision and ethos.
What we are looking for:
- An excellent classroom practitioner.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
- Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.
- Be keen to be part of the wider school community, participating in extra-curricular clubs.
Join the GLF Schools Community
As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.
Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education
GLF Schools Employment Offer
GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish, including:
- Access to our highly competitive Teachers Pension Scheme
- Flexible working options
- Generous holiday allowance
- Work life and family friendly policies
- Employee wellbeing initiatives
- Career pathways and talent management
- Access to a staff benefits portal
- Community and collaboration working model
Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.
Start date: 1 September 2023
Contract type: Permanent, full-time/part-time
Pay scale: MPR/UPR
Closing date for advert: Friday 26 May 2023
Interview date: To be confirmed
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place