17 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual)

English Teacher job summary

The English faculty are a team of talented, supportive, and innovative teachers whose passion and enthusiasm for their subjects has helped secure a history of successful examination outcomes. This is an excellent opportunity for to work in a very supportive and caring school.

Core Purpose and Main Accountability:

To be responsible for the daily teaching and care of allocated groups and classes.

To be responsible to the Head of Faculty or senior curriculum leader for teaching commitment to the subject advertised.

Key Responsibilities Main Tasks:

To teach allocated groups according to the faculty/subject scheme of work and in accordance with the general methodology of the faculty/subject area and school.

To be responsible for the academic performance, behaviour and appearance of groups taught, in sympathy with the stated aims of the school and faculty/subject area.

To undertake the duties of a form tutor (or attached staff member to a year group) as allocated by the Headteacher.

To plan and prepare lessons.

To keep accurate records of the work covered by all teaching groups including records of homework and coursework set as part of the scheme of work.

To keep accurate records of students’ progress and prepare such assessments and reports as are required by the faculty/subject area, school or National Curriculum.

To maintain accurate records of students’ attendance at lessons and notify the Senior Curriculum Leader/Curriculum Leader and form tutor of any unusual absence.

To contribute to the schemes of work and the improvement plan for the faculty/subject area.

To liaise with, and set appropriate tasks for, Teaching Assistants allocated to groups or individuals taught.

To deliver all aspects of the entitlement curriculum as required by the schemes of work.

To carry out tasks allocated in accordance with the faculty/subject area improvement plan and meet the targets set within the faculty/subject area plan.

To communicate and consult with parents in accordance with school policy and practice.

To start internal and external examinations where the presence of a subject specialist is required by the School Leadership Team.

To participate in the meetings programme of the school.

To cover for absent colleagues when called upon, in accordance with school policy and practice within the national guidelines for workforce reform.

To complete the organisational tasks related to normal teaching duties.

To liaise with administrative assistants related to administrative work within the faculty/subject area.

Management of Students

To implement and maintain Trust policies and strategies that secure high standards of behaviour and attendance.

To create and maintain effective partnerships with parents and carers to support and improve students’ attainment and personal development.

To support colleagues with behaviour management issues as necessary following the school’s behaviour policy at all times.

Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified.

Team Working and Personal Development

To support the school’s mission, vision, values and objectives

To ensure that reasonable care is always taken for the health, safety and welfare of yourself and other persons in line with the Health and Safety policy

To take responsibility for your own professional development and participate in relevant internal and external activities.

To work co-operatively with colleagues to achieve the aims and objectives of the post and the School.

To participate positively in the implementation of new working methods and practices as required.

To undertake other duties within his/her competence or otherwise appropriate to the grading of the position as required


To promote and safeguard the welfare of all children and young people that you are responsible for or encounter.

Staff must work in accordance with the Southwest Child Protection procedures and Child Protection

Safeguarding Policy and understand their role within that Policy.

Health and Safety

To ensure that all health and safety instructions are followed and that all reasonable care is taken not to do anything that might endanger the postholder or others; to report to the line manager any dangerous situations in the workplace or any perceived shortcomings in health and safety arrangements.

Special Conditions

This job description sets out the main duties of the post at the date when it was drawn up. Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or the level of responsibility entailed. Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot of themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the post.

Bradon Forest School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check along with other relevant employment checks.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Athelstan Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. If successful in being called for interview, all candidates are expected to apply for an enhanced DBS before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought for shortlisted candidates before interview. Please also be aware that you will be subject to an online check and that you may be questioned about the findings of such a check at your

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About Bradon Forest School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
909 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Bradon Forest School is part of The Athelstan Trust, a Multi Academy Trust, which consists of three secondary schools: Malmesbury School, Bradon Forest School in Purton and The Dean Academy in Lydney.

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