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  • Closing date

    3 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 February 2024

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£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) Teachers Main Pay Scale to Upper Pay Range

English Teacher job summary

Fairfield High School is seeking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic inspirational English Teacher. Fairfield has a positive and innovative learning culture supported by students, staff, parents and Governors.

This post is a full time position on a permanent contract. You will join a friendly, supportive and successful staff team who provide our students with an inspiring curriculum in a school that excels in the career development of its staff.

The start date for this post is ‘as soon as possible’, but we are also happy to accept applications from candidates who can start in September too.

The successful candidate will be a part of a very successful department and will need to demonstrate:

The ability to teach English to KS3 & KS4 level

Strong classroom management skills

Excellent understanding of the English curriculum at key stages 3 & 4

Willingness to plan highly effective schemes of work and lessons

Excellent organisational and ICT skills

A high degree of initiative

The ability to work independently as well as part of a faculty team

The ability to motivate pupils and achieve excellent results

The successful candidate needs to be familiar with the GCSE course (preferably AQA) alongside the use of data to track and monitor students/interventions. Candidates must have a good degree in English, QTS.

In return we can offer:

  • Clear on-boarding and professional development plans, including coaching. There are opportunities to share good practice within the Trust
  • Access to Teachers Pensions
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free, on site parking

Fairfield High School continues to be a ‘Good’ school - Ofsted.

Interviews will be held during week beginning 04/03/2024.

Fairfield High School is part of the Excalibur Academies Trust, founded in 2012. It is a multi-academy trust that prides itself on a special blend of independence and collaboration.

ECTs are welcome to apply

CVs will not be accepted

Safeguarding Statement:

Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Fairfield High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1073 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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