• Qualified Teacher Status
• CRB/DBS clearance from the appropriate country/countries
• A reference from your current and former employer which will include safeguarding questions
• Native English speaker
• At least 3 years’ experience of teaching GCSE (and/or IGCSE) and A levels for the Senior High
• A willingness to contribute well beyond just teaching your subject in terms of pastoral care,
sport and/or other co-curricular activities
• A willingness to give up time outside the normal school working day now and again to attend
or assist with special events • An understanding that the work of a teacher is rarely completed solely within the normal
• Have an acute awareness of the needs of the individual students they teach to better enable
them to reach their potential.
• Possess a thorough knowledge and genuine enthusiasm for the subject taught. Foster a love
for learning and nurture students to be engaged, inspired and curious.
• Plan and deliver well structured lessons which fit in with the scheme of work, employing an
appropriate range of teaching practices. Teachers are trusted to structure lessons and teach
in their own styles and are not required to follow a standard format.
• Carry out formative and summative assessment on a regular basis, and use this to tailor their
teaching strategies. • Report on student progress (and targets) in a timely fashion in the manner prescribed. • Reflect upon and seek continually to improve their practice, and be willing to engage in
collaboration, CPD and an open door policy.
• Insist upon the highest standards of behaviour, based on mutual respect and trust, both in
lessons and around the school. Apply rewards and sanctions consistently, in line with school
• Be generous with their time in terms of supporting events such as plays, concerts and
• Be willing to assist with school trips from time to time.
• Lead by example in terms of punctuality, appearance, attendance, work ethic and positivity.
• Undertake supervision duties as required, including covering lessons.
• Contribute widely to the co-curricular programme.
• Contribute to the pastoral care of students, for example, by acting as a personal tutor to a
group of students.
• Maintain an awareness of school policies and follow them. Of particular importance are
policies relating to safety and safeguarding.