Beacon Academy Trust – Teacher of English

Beacon Academy Trust – Teacher of English

Beal High School

Posted: 2017-10-17

Closes: 2018-01-31

Location: Ilford, Essex

Salary: INS-UPS

Duration: Permanent

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. The below documents must be read prior to applying for this role and will be factored into interviews:

Keeping Children Safe in Education

BMAT – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Enhanced DBS (with list checks) is required for this post.

Please forward your electronic applications to 

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position, therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

BMAT Teacher Application


This Recruitment pack should be read alongside the range of professional duties of teachers as set out in the contract of employment, Teachers’ Standards and BMAT policies and procedures.

Teachers make the education of their students their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. Teachers act with honesty and integrity; have strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical; forge positive professional relationships; and work with parents in the best interests of their students.

Teachers must meet all of the requirements in the Teachers Standards.

1. A teacher must set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
2. Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
3. Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
4. Plan and teach well-structured lessons
5. Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils
6. Make accurate and productive use of assessment
7. Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning  environment
8. Fulfil wider professional responsibilities
9. Teachers uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school
10. Teachers must have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school in which they teach, and maintain high standards in their own attendance and punctuality.
11. Teachers must have an understanding of, and always act within, the statutory frameworks which set out their professional duties and responsibilities.

Other duties and responsibilities:


The above mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be called upon to carry out such other duties as may be required by the Performance Manager that are broadly within the level of the post.


ROLE criteria

Essential (E) Desirable (D) Application (A) Interview (I) Reference (R)
Teaching Qualifications and Experience
12. Qualified Teacher Status D A
13. Degree E A
14. Demonstrates successful practice as a teacher in a secondary school qualified or as a trainee E A/I/R
Professional experience and practice
Commitment to improving practice through appropriate professional development e a good team  but ever, understands that a professional qualification would benefit. Has e E A/I/R
16. Reflective practitioner E A/I/R
17. Demonstrate an understanding and proactive approach to safeguarding equal opportunities, health and safety and other policies and practices E A/I/R
Act upon advice and feedback and demonstrate ability to coach and mentor E A/I/R
Ability and Skills
19. Demonstrate ability to work well in collaboration with others E A/I/R
20. Ensure that colleagues working with them are appropriately involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to fulfil E A/I/R
Communicate effectively with children, colleagues, stakeholders etc E A/I/R
22. Effective time management and organisation skills E A/I/R
High standards of personal and professional conduct E A/I/R
Personal Attributes
Personal impact and presence E A/I/R
Adaptability to changing circumstances and new ideas E A/I/R
Vigour and perseverance E A/I/R
Enthusiasm, resilience, reliability and integrity E A/I/R
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.