Teacher of English

Longsands Academy, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 1LQ

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  • Application deadline

    22 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

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Teacher of English job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational Teacher of English at Longsands Academy, to join a department with a strong record at all levels. The successful candidate will teach throughout the age and ability range. Applications from ECTs will be welcomed. Longsands has a strong track record of supporting and retaining ECTs by ensuring excellent mentoring, a supportive culture and many opportunities for development and involvement in wider school activities.

We are a large and diverse department and the successful applicant would be working alongside a leadership team who believe staff wellbeing is the key to success. The successful applicant must be an enthusiastic and ambitious specialist with an aptitude for leadership, strengths across all key stages and the ability to deliver outstanding English lessons. In return we can offer you the support of an enthusiastic, experienced, and collaborative department. We have a thriving Sixth Form cohort in English, teaching English Literature, English Literature and English Language and Film A level courses. You will therefore have the opportunity to gain experience of teaching English at Key Stage Five or build on prior experience of A-Level teaching.


The English department is continually reviewing and developing strategies to improve attainment, as well as cultivating a love and passion for English with a particular emphasis on raising student engagement levels at all key stages. We are looking for someone who is willing to share and help develop ideas to ensure that students enjoy their lessons and make progress as a result.

The successful candidate must be an excellent practitioner who can support and challenge all students to achieve their full potential. In return we can offer you the support of an enthusiastic, experienced and collaborative department.

We value Continuing Professional Development as a department and strive to ensure every member of the department has the opportunity to experience external training, as well as using our department meeting time to deliver impactful and inspiring CPD. We have longstanding partnerships in the wider subject community, for example the ‘Let’s Think in English’ programme, which all teachers in the department have the chance to be actively involved in.

Longsands Academy is a successful 11-18 comprehensive school in St Neots, a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and with excellent transport links to London. There is a fully equipped Fitness Suite available for staff use.

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff, we are also passionate about cultivating our own talented workforce. At Astrea we believe that we can provide these unique roles by providing a huge opportunity to join a dynamic team working across the entire organisation. With over twenty-five academies within the group across South Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire, the Trust continues to grow and inspire beyond measure.  

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About Longsands Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1775 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Longsands Academy, part of the Astrea Academy Trust, is a successful, fully inclusive secondary school serving the community of St Neots and its surrounding area. We pride ourselves on providing an engaging, purposeful and supportive environment in which all of our students feel empowered to reach and embrace their full potential with confidence and become responsible, well rounded citizens.

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