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Teacher of English

London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Main/UPS Scale £25,369 - £40,838
Willowfield Humanities College, 209 Blackhorse Road, Walthamstow, London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/06/2014 at 12:00 PM
London Borough Of Waltham Forest

Teachers of English

11-16 mixed comprehensive, N.O.R. 600

Headteacher:   John Hemingway

School Pay Range: £25,369 - £40,838 (pro rata)

  1. Full time permanent contract
  2. Full time maternity cover

From September 2014 we are looking to appoint 2 enthusiastic and inspirational teachers of English up to GCSE level. We have a new, full time permanent position available as well as a post to cover maternity leave.

Willowfield Humanities College as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority.

Willowfield is:

  • ‘A good school’ – OFSTED, January 2012.
  • A Humanities Specialist College.
  • A partner in the Waltham Forest Teaching School Alliance.
  • An Investor in People.

‘Most striking is the culture of mutual respect and support amongst its exceptionally diverse community’ OFSTED, January 2012.

The successful candidates will join the school at an exciting time as we are:

• Expanding to 6 forms of entry – commencing September 2014.

• Currently being rebuilt on a nearby site – opening 2015.

You will be an excellent teacher with a successful track record in raising attainment and be a role model for effective classroom practice. You will have a clear vision for the contribution English makes to young people’s education and this will inform your contribution to the development of the subject. The ability to teach some Drama at KS3 will be an advantage.

If you decide to apply please specify which post you are interested in. We will accept applications for both posts.

Please note that parking on site is extremely limited and allocated according to specific criteria. Willowfield is well served by bus, tube and rail services and staff are

encouraged to use public transport.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS check will be taken up on the successful candidate.

Please telephone or e-mail for futher details and an application form which should be returned to janice.feltham@willowfield.waltham.sch.uk

Closing date: Friday 27 June 2014 midday.


Equal Opportunities

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

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