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  • Job start date

    1 September 2022

  • Closing date

    1 July 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971

Additional allowances

Supported routes into middle and senior leadership, and opportunities for secondments at other of our Trusts schools

Teacher of English job summary

We are now looking for a Teacher of English at Maiden Erlegh School One of the privileges of joining our school is working with our incredibly talented English department. They are a vibrant and welcoming department with breadth and depth of experience across a large team of teachers. Led by the Assistant Headteacher (English) and the Heads of Foundation, KS4 and KS5 English, the department offers an ambitious and increasingly diverse curriculum designed to challenge and to inspire. They also provide a number of extra-curricular activities for our students including competitions, book groups and creative writing club, as well as visits from the Young Shakespeare Company (‘Macbeth’, April 2022) and trips to see theatre productions (Reading Rep Theatre’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, May 2022 and Frantic Assembly’s ‘Othello’, November 2022). The team enjoys mentoring trainees from Reading University every year and has a strong track record in supporting our Early Career Teachers. They also benefit from the specialised support of two experienced HLTAs, as well as administrative support. A Level English Language, English Literature and Film Studies are offered at KS5 with considerable uptake each year. Another privilege of joining our school is working with our dynamic, ambitious, and positive students. They are a delight to work with and relationships between students and staff are extremely positive and constructive. Students are keen to learn, curious, respectful, polite, and fun. They rise to challenges positively and enthusiastically and have high expectations of themselves. This is why they achieve such impressive academic and personal successes. Due to the urgent nature to recruit for this role, we will interview suitable candidates as applications come in and we reserve the right to appoint for this post before the closing date. Maiden Erlegh Trust is an Ethical Leadership Pathfinder organisation and we are committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are also committed to having the highest expectations of pupil/students and staff, and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the school and Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check
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About Maiden Erlegh School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1860 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities across our schools. For our teaching team we offer a flexible CPD programme which staff can tailor to their own needs which includes coaching and training for new entrants to the profession and to support career returners.

We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff in to middle and senior leadership posts and can offer opportunities to broaden your impact on the sector through the work of the Maiden Erlegh Institute. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements, including part-time working and job-sharing

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