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Vacancy Details

Teacher of English

Prendergast School
Inner London MPR / UPR
Prendergast School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/05/2022 at 09:30
Prendergast School

Would you like to join a school where people are valued, thrive and make positive contributions?

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our outstanding school for an inspirational, enthusiastic and ambitious Teacher of English to teach across KS3 to KS5 from September 2022. You will be joining a very supportive department that achieves exceptional outcomes for students.

The successful candidate will have the experience and ability to teach across all age and ability ranges: the timetable includes teaching A Level English Literature to both Year 12 and Year 13. You will be an effective classroom teacher with the ability to raise the achievement of all students and be keen to play a full part in the life of the school.

The English Faculty offers English Language, English Literature, Drama and Media and is one of the most consistently successful departments in the school. 

Applications from ECTs are welcome as the school has a strong ECT training and support programme.

Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. It is one of the most successful schools in Lewisham.  Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 130 years.  The school currently holds the NACE Award, the Wellbeing Award and the Gold Artsmark Award. 

We are committed to providing excellent CPD and all new staff complete a comprehensive and supportive induction programme.  The successful candidate will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who have students’ wellbeing, development and progress as their core purpose.

We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package including:

  • Teachers pension and Local Government Pension scheme
  • Employer funded healthcare scheme
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Home electronics scheme
  • Affordable travel card loan scheme

Early applications are encouraged.  We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement.

Interviews:        Wednesday 25 May 2022   

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.




Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed