Teacher of English

Gildredge House, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 8AB

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    27 May 2022

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£25714 rising to £41604 (Gildredge House Main Pay Scale points M1-UPS3, 2021-2022)

Teacher of English job summary

Gildredge House is looking to appoint a Teacher of English to work within the secondary phase of its Free School in East Sussex.

As Teacher of English you will join an outstanding team of inspirational teachers, where you will ensure that our students enjoy and achieve highly in their English learning. You will be an English specialist in the secondary phase and if you do not already have experience of teaching the subject to A Level, you will keen to take on the professional development necessary. We ideally need a strong GCSE teacher as most of your teaching will be in Years 7 – 11. This is an exciting time to join our Outstanding English Department, with opportunities for professional development ranging from KS2 transition with Year 6 to supporting our Sixth Form students in choosing English at University.
Within the English department, you will find a team who are dedicated to providing engaging, stimulating lessons to students of all abilities, and classrooms where rapport and relationships are given the highest priority. We plan with creativity and teach with enthusiasm, ensuring that every student reaches their full potential. We aim to help students develop resilience and confidence in the face of a challenging curriculum, not only to prepare them for demanding examinations but also to foster a lifelong love of reading, writing and thinking about books.

Applying for the job

If you are interested in the position please download the Application Pack on our website https://www.gildredgehouse.org.uk/our-school/vacancies/

Please complete the Application for Employment and References & Monitoring Form and return to careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk by Friday 10 June 2022 9.00am

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About Gildredge House

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
School size
1228 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Contact phone number
01323 400650

Gildredge House is a mixed, comprehensive, all-through free school providing an excellent education for students aged 4 to 19.

First and foremost, Gildredge House is a school for the local community which allows each individual to thrive and develop into a successful young person. High expectations of behaviour and hard work and the promotion of personal resilience lie at the heart of what we do.

Arranging a visit to Gildredge House

If you wish to discuss the post further or visit the school, please contact careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk Tel: 01323 400650.

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