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Location: Islington
Salary: Competitive
Deadline: Monday 15 April 2024 

Fixed term contract for 1 year, full time 

Inner London Main Pay Scale (qualified teachers) or unqualified teacher scale (unqualified teachers)

Required May 2024 

You are an excellent leader; we are a top performing Trust. Together, we can create truly exceptional schools.

About the Role

City of London Academies Trust (COLAT) is seeking to appoint an EAL English Language Teacher for May 2024. You will be a qualified or unqualified teacher (TEFL qualified) who has experience planning and delivering English teaching to students whose first Language is not English and are refugees. You will be working with students on a one-to-one basis or in small groups.

About Us

COLAT is driven by the ambition to be the best. We believe exceptional leaders create exceptional schools; they transform lives and shape the future of every student. 

COLAT currently oversees six secondary academies, three primary academies and one sixth form centre all located in north, south and east London. We combine the heritage and tradition of the Corporation of London with a genuinely innovative, enterprising, and entrepreneurial ethos. We are also committed to providing training and development to all our staff, plus excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.

City of London Academy Highgate Hill, opened as a mixed, all-ability, non-denominational academy in September 2017, and is housed in a lovely building with excellent facilities for students, staff and the community. With the support of our enthusiastic students, diligent staff, supportive parents and cohesive governing body, we strive to provide a calm and purposeful learning environment underpinned by high expectations. City of London Academy Highgate Hill is based in the heart of an evolving community in Islington, and we value the diversity of our workforce. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds to join our team.

About you

You will be an experienced and outstanding teacher and you must have experience teaching English. You will have great behaviour management strategies and you will also have excellent organisation and communication skills to liaise with students, staff, parents and external organisations. 

If you match our ambition and want to join our dedicated team of professionals, we would love to hear from you. Candidates must address the person specification in no more than 1,000 words. 

Applications must be submitted via the TES portal on the following link:

If you require any other details, or would like an informal discussion, please contact 

Closing date for applications 10.00am Monday 15 April 2024 

We plan for interviews to take place week commencing Monday 15 April 2024 or Monday 22 April 2024

City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. 

City of London Academies Trust Company Registration No. 04504128.

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