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Teacher of English and Media Studies - Graveney School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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For the start of September 2023

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 November 2022 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

We are seeking to recruit a suitability experienced, qualified teacher to join our highly successful department.

English is an extremely successful and popular subject at Graveney. Key Stage 4 results in June 20202 were 93% grades 9 -4 in Language and 91% in Literature. Key Stage 5 results are also well above the national average and there are currently 169 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. 

The ability to teach Media Studies is essential and for the right candidate there is the possibility of TLR responsibilities within the Department.

In accordance with Graveney Trusts commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, applicants must complete both Part 1 and Part 2 of the application forms attached with this advert in order to be considered for shortlisting. Applicants who submit only one single part of the application form will not be processed. 

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

Completed Electronic applications must be returned to 

Closing date: Noon on Tuesday 18 April 2023

Interviews: Week commencing 24 April 2023

The selection process will take place ‘in person’ and will comprise a lesson observation and panel interview. 

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.

Graveney Trust is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the well-being and safety of staff and students. 

All our employees, volunteers and contractors share this commitment and we will carry out Enhanced DBS checks for all appointments as well ensuring that our rigorous pre-recruitment checks are strictly adhered to.

We foster an inclusive culture that promotes equality of opportunity and values diversity, creating an environment where the rights and dignity of all members of our community are respected. We promote a culture that allows staff to grow and flourish, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

As part of our commitment to this inclusive culture, we kindly ask that you complete the Equal Opportunities: Recruitment Monitoring Google form, using the link below. This information will be treated as confidential and omitted from the shortlisting process.

This vacancy is not open to recruitment agencies

Graveney School
(Graveney School is part of Graveney Trust)
Welham Road
Tooting, London
SW17 9BU
Tel: 020 8682 7000
Principal: Cynthia Rickman

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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