Teacher of English

  • Full Time
  • Greenwich
  • 15/04/2024

The Halley Academy

Corelli Rd,
Scale: MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + Inner London Allowance
Job Summary: The Halley Academy is now recruiting for a Teacher of English, to join us from either September 2024, or during the Summer Term.

Are you seeking a new opportunity to join a highly successful comprehensive school that is committed to providing an outstanding education of excellence for all? Are you someone who is a passionate teacher of English? Would you thrive when working with other committed and innovative practitioners? The Halley Academy is now recruiting for a Teacher of English, to join us from either September 2024, or during the Summer Term.    

This is a truly fantastic opportunity for a passionate educator to become part of a well-established, highly collaborative and successful English department that works hard to ensure that students enjoy a challenging, dynamic and rewarding curriculum. 

If this sounds like an environment within which you would like to work, apply to join our dynamic team.  The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, flexible, well organised and able to work as part of a team as well as having the ability to work alone when required. 

This is a full-time opportunity that offers a competitive MPS + Inner London salary, commensurate with experience. We also welcome applications from prospective colleagues who would wish to work part time, as well as full time.  

We deem this to be a great position on the basis that;

We offer a vibrant and committed English Department that is passionate about English and dedicated to supporting students throughout their learning experience and securing the best possible outcomes for them. 
We offer pupils the very best learning opportunities in English by delivering high-quality teaching via our bespoke curriculum, alongside inspiring extracurricular opportunities. 
We believe in developing staff into outstanding practitioners through our excellent CPD opportunities.
This is further supported through our membership of the Leigh Academies Trust which provides regular teach-meets and co-operative training sessions within the trust to facilitate staff and student growth.
This is a permanent, full-time opportunity offering MPS commensurate with experience + Inner London Allowance.  This opportunity would also be suitable for ECTs. 

Key responsibilities, as outlined in the job description, include;

Set high expectations that inspire, motivate and challenge students.
Promote good progress and outcomes by students. 
Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge.
Plan and teach well-structured lessons.
Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all students. 
Make accurate and productive use of assessment. 
Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment.




Working for The Halley Academy: I am delighted to welcome you to The Halley Academy. We are an aspirational, disciplined and inclusive academy where human-scale education, a dynamic curriculum, and excellent teaching and pastoral care, maximise student achievement. 

Our core values – respect, achievement, collaboration, integrity and resilience – permeate everything we do. We believe in the potential of every student. We champion the highest outcomes for all young people. Our staff are driven by the belief that education can transform our students’ lives. We take our role as educators seriously and sincerely – we know that the culture of our academy affects the character of our students, which in turn shapes the culture of our society. 

It is for this reason why we are so proud to be a caring community where everybody feels empowered and supported to be the best version of themselves. Students are inspired to work hard, play an active role with the world around them, and to achieve more than they thought possible. Safeguarding is of paramount importance; our students are happy, safe and successful in our care. 

We build strong partnerships with parents and carers, working closely together to ensure all students enjoy a fulfilling and rewarding education. Our teachers lead with professionalism and scholarship; they are experts in their field and love sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm for their subject with their classes. All of us are part of a warm and compassionate family of staff, Governors and Trust colleagues who have boundless ambitions for those we work with and a deep commitment to learning and self-improvement. We know that working with children every day is the best job in the world.