Exciting Opportunity for an ECT English teacher or an experienced English teaching colleague.
Ethos Education, on behalf of a reputable Hertfordshire school located in Chestnut, is thrilled to offer an exciting opportunity to welcome a new member to the team. If you are enthusiastic and committed to providing the very best education for young people, then this school is the perfect fit for you.
Situated on the border with London and Hertfordshire, this school is passionate about helping students reach their full potential. The commitment to excellence is reflected in impressive exam success. In 2022, the school’s KS4 students achieved outstanding outcomes, with 87% securing grades 9-4 and an impressive 29% attaining grades 7-9. Similarly, KS5 results were equally remarkable, with 75% of students achieving A*-C grades.
The school aims to inspire and develop a love for English while building essential skills that support future learning. Exciting and challenging schemes have been created for every half term, tailored to the three-year KS3 program. The curriculum is designed to adapt to the individual needs of the students.
In the English department, the school delivers the AQA specification at GCSE. A series of transition units in Year 10 have been developed to ensure that all students are equipped and prepared for the demands of the KS4 curriculum. The schemes of work offer both challenge and enjoyment, creating an environment that lends itself to inspirational teaching.
A level English Literature is offered in the Sixth Form and is a very popular option. The school follows the OCR syllabus, studying a range of captivating texts, including literary classics like The Great Gatsby, poetry by Christina Rossetti, and the renowned play Hamlet. Collaboration with other departments such as Media Studies and Psychology is encouraged, providing opportunities for staff to teach an additional subject.
The school believes in offering a well-rounded education, which is why a variety of trips and extra-curricular experiences are provided across all key stages. Recent theatre trips have included Poetry Live and visits from renowned theater groups, enriching the students’ cultural experiences.
Ethos Education and the school are committed to the professional development of staff. Excellent opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge are offered. The school is known for its commitment to high-quality and personalized CPD, supporting and actively encouraging staff to develop their leadership skills at all levels of experience.
Joining the passionate and dedicated team means becoming part of a collaborative, innovative, and supportive environment. Ethos Education is currently seeking a Teacher of English who has a passion for learning and teaching, offering innovative teaching ideas and resources. The successful candidate will work closely alongside experienced teachers in the English department. If you are a committed and passionate colleague who shares the vision, we would love to hear from you.