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Teacher of English and Drama - Graveney School

The Role

Required from September 2020

Fixed term contract - Maternity Cover – 1 year

Applications from experienced Teachers and NQTs most welcome

 

Would you like the opportunity to work as part of a team of highly experienced and ambitious colleagues? Graveney is an extremely popular and successful 11-18 School, situated in South West London, SW17 with the benefit of being situated in beautiful campus style surroundings with excellent facilities and a warm community atmosphere. We have a commitment to providing the best opportunities to all students and to developing the professional skills and career opportunities of our staff, within a supportive and collaborative environment

 

Designated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in March 2015 and widely recognised as one of the top 100 state funded schools in the country.

 

“Top performing local school again, based on an aggregation of the five key accountability measures…” The Times

 

Required from September 2020 applications are welcome from suitably qualified NQTS as well as experienced, committed teachers to join a highly successful department.  Graveney is an oversubscribed, co-educational school designated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in May 2015.

 

English is an extremely successful and popular subject at Graveney. Key Stage 4 results in June 2019 were 92% grades 9 -4 in Language and 96% in Literature. Key Stage 5 results are also well above the national average and there are currently 220 students studying English Literature at A/AS Level. The Department employs a range of dynamic teaching styles and is committed to innovative curriculum development.   You will have the opportunity to teach across the age and ability range at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

 

Drama is a dynamic and innovative Department taught partly at KS3 with aivd uptake at GCSE and AS/A Level. Result at Key Stage Four in 2019 were 100%9-4 and 100% A-C at Key Stage 5. There is a strong ethos of creative arts at Graveney, with plenty of opportunities for extracurricular clubs, trips and performances. For the right candidate there will be the opportunity to teach also teach Drama across the age and ability range at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

 

Our standard loading factor is 22/26. Where a teacher’s timetable comprises less than 22 teaching periods postholders will be required to cover other classes.

 

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

 

Please note that applications must be submitted using Graveney School’s application form.

 

Electronic applications should be returned to recruitment@graveney.wandsworth.sch.uk. Hard copy applications should be posted or hand delivered to the HR department, Graveney School, Welham Road, London, SW17 9BU.

 

Closing date:  22 April 2020 (at noon)

 

Please note that applications will be considered for shortlisting as and when they are received, and the Trust reserves the right to close the advert at any time prior to the closing date.

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

Please note that we do not accept CVs. Strictly no agencies please.

 

Graveney School
(Graveney School is part of Graveney Trust)

Welham Road

Tooting, London

SW17 9BU

Tel: 020 8682 7000

Website: www.graveney.org

Principal: Cynthia Rickman

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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