17 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Required immediately

  • Closing date

    13 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Required immediately until December 2023

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The following subject job description is in addition to any statutory requirements and responsibilities of a Main Scale Teacher:

The post holder is expected to:

  • Promote the highest standards of teaching English within the framework of the school and share ideas to promote the best practice within the Department.
  • Ensure high standards of discipline and organisation within a school environment.
  • Demonstrate high standards of ICT competence in teaching and learning, and develop these as technologies change.
  • Ensure the smooth running of internal and external controlled assessments
  • Ensure that Departmental records and information are regularly updated, and keep informative records of students’ progress.
  • In partnership with other members of the Department, assist with information and Consultation Evenings for parents and carers.
  • Keep the marking of students’ work up to date and maintain a record of students’ marks.
  • Attend relevant meetings
  • Deal effectively with behaviour, attendance and punctuality issues
  • To ensure the safeguarding of students, and support their well-being at all times, utilising the pastoral system effectively

What the school offers its staff

Exclusive access to a reward and discount scheme, comprehensive induction, commitment to your ongoing training and career progression, paid for enhanced DBS, and:

Ø A competitive salary

Ø Access to the Trust’s Employee Assistance Programme, which includes 24 hour access for you and your family members to legal, financial, health, parenting and life advice

Ø 1:1 Counselling Service

Ø Cycle to Work Scheme

Ø Childcare Voucher Scheme or Tax-Free Childcare Scheme

Ø Access to freshly made hot meals or deli-style food on site

Ø Teachers Pensions (23.68% employer contributions)

Ø Local Government Pension Scheme (17.9% employer contribution)

Ø Generous Sickness Payment Scheme

Ø Eye Testing Scheme

Ø Flexible Working Policy

Ø Special Leave Policy

Ø Member of the Valued Worker Scheme (accredited by our recognised unions)

Ø A Disability Confident Committed Employer

Ø Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

Ø Collaborative working culture and professional development opportunities across our Trust schools

Commitment to safeguarding

The 3-18 Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, as such this post requires acknowledgement and understanding of safeguarding and child protection policies. Policies can be found on the school website https://www.thomasadams.net/key-information/ .

Applying for the job

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About The Thomas Adams School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1221 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number
01939 237000

11-18 school part of the 318 Education Trust

Arranging a visit to The Thomas Adams School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bjh@thomasadams.net.

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