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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    22 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We would like to appoint a committed, energetic and enthusiastic Teacher of English who will join a strong English Department at an exciting stage in its development. This post would be suitable for an ECT

It is expected that the successful candidate will have the drive to inspire students to achieve the best possible results and be a good communicator, able to interact effectively with a wide and diverse group of people. Applicants should demonstrate a well thought out philosophy of education which reflects the needs of all learners and to play a full part in the life of the school community, to support its distinctive mission and ethos and to encourage and ensure staff and students follow this example.

Most importantly, as far as personal characteristics are concerned, we would like to find someone with warmth, enthusiasm, flexibility, and a generosity of spirit. Last, but by no means least, a sense of humour is essential!

What the school offers its staff

This is a very exciting opportunity to join the English Department at Trafalgar School. You would be working alongside our experienced Director of English, the Second in department, Lead Practitioner, Curriculum Enrichment Lead and dedicated team of teachers.

Trafalgar School is a beacon school for Relational Practice in the south which means we put the building, maintaining and restoring of relationships with all members of our community at the heart of everything we do. It is essential that the post holder shares our school ethos which is firmly rooted in this restorative practice approach. We work restoratively with students, families and with each other to maintain the strong community culture and our very strong inclusive ethos.

‘Relationships are highly positive because staff take time to understand and remove barriers to pupils’ learning’

OFSTED June 2023

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About Trafalgar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
971 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02392 693521

Trafalgar School is a socially responsible and collaborative school committed to the development of every member of its learning community. We are a very inclusive school in which all our students successfully access a broad and balanced curriculum. Our aim is to provide an all-round educational experience and we are committed to the success and excellence for all our students. In May 2018 we were inspected by OFSTED and judged to be a ‘good’ school. We are now on the next stage of our journey to become outstanding. Trafalgar School is part of Salterns Academy Trust which is a learning community where every member of staff understands the difference they can make to our students' outcomes.

Arranging a visit to Trafalgar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@trafalgarschool.org.uk.

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