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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 1:55pm

  • Date listed

    23 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are pleased to be able to offer the opportunity for an inspirational, enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher of English to join our successful and well-resourced English Faculty. The school offers a distinctive ethos where we aim to inspire and support each student to prepare for their future, by fulfilling both their academic and personal potential.

The successful candidate will be a specialist with considerable personal enthusiasm for the subject. They will have the ability to adapt to the needs of students. Good emotional intelligence and a passion for engaging students in learning are essential.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

Focussed career development

  • A supportive Faculty and Senior Leadership Team
  • Focussed career development
  • A successful ECT support programme
  • A focus on staff development and internal promotion
  • Employee benefits such as the cycle to work scheme and wellbeing support

Further details about the role

Teacher of English


Full-Time – Permanent – TTO plus teacher training days

Job Start: September 2024

Closing date: 9.00am Thursday 14th March 2024

(We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role).

Interviews to be held: w/c Monday 18th March 2024

For further information, the application form and job description, please visit our website, email: recruitment@avonvalleyschool.uk or telephone: 01788 542355. Please note we do not accept CVs without an application form. Please note we do not provide working visas. Please send completed application forms to: recruitment@avonvalleyschool.uk Please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023.

The Avon Valley School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The above post is subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate with Barred List check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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 The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1096 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01788 542355

Avon Valley is a successful and oversubscribed school situated within the busy market town of Rugby. Following our Ofsted Inspection in March 2023, we were graded a ‘Good’ school. The school offers a distinctive ethos where we aim to inspire and support each student to prepare for their future by fulfilling both their academic and personal potential.

Arranging a visit to The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mpearson@avonvalleyschool.uk.

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