Teaching Vacancies

Teacher of English & KS5 Media

Cleeve Park Final

Teacher of English

Permanent, full time, from Easter 2021

Salary: MPS Outer London

Are you an inspirational and innovative teacher who wants to be part of developing something great? We are seeking a teacher who shares our passion and ambition to provide an excellent education. We believe that our school has real potential and our students are engaging and rewarding to work with.

The successful candidate will join a truly collaborative and supportive team. In addition, as part of the Kemnal Academies Trust, Cleeve Park offers first class professional development and opportunities to share best practice across the federation. We are a popular 11-18 school, providing an excellent education for all our students, with a commitment to learning, pride in our community and sharing success in all we do. We are situated in attractive grounds in the south of Bexley and located within easy reach of the M25 with good access to both central London and rural Kent.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of students and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant. We reserve the right to close the application process early if suitable candidates apply.

See details and download an application form below.

Closing date for applications: 30th November 2020



Head of Department and through him/her to a designated Head of Faculty, Deputy/Assistant Head and the Head of School/Executive Head Teacher.




To ensure the standards of teaching is consistently good or better.

To ensure students meet their progress and attainments targets.

Key Area



Carry out all duties and responsibilities in accordance with School policies and procedures and statutory requirements.

Maintain high standards of teaching and learning within your classes, ensuring effective tracking and monitoring takes place at all times.

To contribute to the needs of the department as outlined by the Head of Department.

Areas of Accountability

Through effective teaching and learning students achieve their best possible outcomes, ensuring their progress and attainment reaches or exceeds expected levels.

To ensure the Department budget and resources are effectively managed.

Professional development

Keeping up to date with national requirements with regard to t & l (DfE / Ofsted guidance).

Pedagogic research and development to improve the standard of teaching.

Lead and participate in further training and professional development including those aimed at meeting the need identified in performance objectives or in performance statements.

Discipline, health and safety

Maintain good order and discipline and safeguard the health and safety among students both within the classroom, school premises and when they are engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere.

To work in accordance with the guidelines set out in the school Health and safety policy and specific faculty areas.


Participate in arrangements for preparing students for external/internal examinations, in assessing students for the purpose of such examinations.

General Responsibilities

Promote the school’s values and ethos in accordance with the School’s Professional Code.

Work actively to develop professional expertise by participating in ongoing professional development.

Review of job description


This job description is intended to provide guidance on the range of duties associated with the post. It is not intended to provide a full and exclusive definition of the post and the post holder may be required to undertake additional duties by the Head of School/Executive Head Teacher. It may be subject to modification and amendment at any time after consultation with the post holder.

Person Specification: Teacher

Qualification Criteria

  • Qualified to degree level and above
  • Qualified to teach in the UK (QTS or working towards)
  • Right to work in the UK

Experience and Specialist Knowledge

  • Knowledge of up to date curriculum developments
  • Knowledge of assessment at all key stages and robust levelling of student’s work
  • Experience teaching 11-18
  • A positive proven track record of student progress, performance and attainment
  • Evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning in your subject area
  • Evidence of effective use of assessment for learning
  • Evidence of outstanding classroom practice which leads to learning for every student
  • Evidence of effective planning, teaching and classroom management
  • Ability to teach to A* GCSE standard

Skills and attributes

We are looking for:

Teaching and Learning

  • Excellent classroom practitioner
  • Effective and consistent behaviour management
  • Enthusiasm and passion for the subject
  • Ability to inspire confidence in students and staff
  • High expectations for self and others
  • Ability to be self-motivated and ability to motivate others to continually improve standards and achievement
  • Be reflective of own practice and be willing to act upon feedback and be open to coaching and mentoring

Problem solving

  • Identify, analyse and resolve problems and issues
  • Develop plans with clear and robust outcomes and effective solutions
  • Evaluate results and identify necessary actions

Disposition and attitude

  • Ability to work with and within a team
  • Ability to plan, prepare and deliver across the subjects across the key stages
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly with colleagues, students, parents/carers
  • Ability to respond to change and be flexible
  • Motivation to continually improve standards and achievement for self and others
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of students
  • Willingness to participate in extra curricular activities e.g. educational trips/visits


  • Demonstrate resilience, motivation and ability to respond to change
  • Be adaptable and flexible in difficult situations
  • Demonstrate competence in using ICT to enhance learning and teaching
  • A good health record
  • A willingness to participate in extra curricular activities e.g. education trips/visits
  • No contra indicators in personal or criminal record to indicate unsuitability for the post applied for

Application Form

Applications close on 2020-11-30