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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    9 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full-time and permanent

Contract type


Pay scale

GLF MPR/UPR (fringe)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an enthusiastic, inspiring teacher who can bring English to life and create a nurturing learning environment, within which everyone can reach their full potential? As an English Teacher at the Beacon School, you'll have the opportunity to inspire a love for language and literature in our students, embedded within a positive learning environment where they can flourish. We are part of an organisation that embraces flexible working arrangements, and we invite applications from those interested in both full-time and part-time positions.

Your opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant, experienced and supportive English Department. The faculty has a collaborative approach to development, valuing each other's skills, interests and experiences as well as working alongside other colleagues within the school and the wider Trust.

What we are looking for:

As a Teacher of English you will be:

  • Passionate about English.
  • A pro-active member of the team with a can-do approach.
  • Flexible and committed.
  • Passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.
  • Keen to be part of the wider school community.
  • Have the ability to develop strong relationships with students.

What the school offers its staff

About The Beacon School:

The Beacon School is part of the thriving GLF Schools Multi-Academy Trust, dedicated to serving our local community. Our core purpose is to ensure exceptional student progress and well-being, and as a member of our teaching staff, you will be supported in achieving this goal. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of an outstanding curriculum, working alongside our team to create engaging and innovative learning experiences. In addition to your teaching responsibilities, you'll have access to a broad range of enrichment and extra-curricular activities, allowing you to inspire students beyond the classroom.

At The Beacon School, we believe in the importance of staff well being and professional development. You'll join a strong and supportive staff body with numerous opportunities for collaboration and growth. Our school culture emphasises teamwork and camaraderie with regular staff social events fostering a sense of community.

Upon joining the Beacon School, you will:

  • Join an exceptionally warm and welcoming team of staff.
  • Teach students who want to learn.
  • Be supported by a highly experienced team in the Faculty.
  • Have access to an excellent programme of CPD.
  • Have the opportunity to be coached and/or become a coach.
  • Be able to collaborate and develop your career alongside other colleagues from across the 42 GLF Schools.
  • Receive a laptop and the use of IRIS technology to help you shape your teaching.
  • Have recognition of previous school continuous service.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils.
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness.
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England.
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity.
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education.

Our Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish, you will have:

  • Access to our highly competitive pension scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

The Details:

Salary: GLF MPR/UPR (fringe)

Contract: Full-time and permanent

Start date: 1 September 2024

Closing date: Friday 14 June (12 noon)

Contact: For an informal discussion about the post, please contact James Grant Duff, Head of School.

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 Beacon School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1135 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8716 4987

School location

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