17 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    March/April 2023

  • Closing date

    12 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685 Per Year

What skills and experience we're looking for

March/April 2023 - Maternity Leave Cover Post

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and forward-thinking Teacher of English to join our experienced department. As a teacher at BHFCS, you must be an excellent classroom practitioner dedicated to seeing every pupil achieve their maximum potential.

If you are looking for a school that will help you to grow, inspire and develop, this may be the role for you.

What we are looking for:

  • A professional who is forward thinking and capable of inspiring students through their passion for English
  • A successful teacher who believes in bringing out the best in every student and who believes in the potential of all
  • A team player who will work alongside the strong department to continually evaluate and improve their quality of teaching and learning
  • An individual who has the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils.
  • Applications are welcome from ECTs/NQTs, from more experienced colleagues who are looking for a change or someone considering returning to teaching where you will be fully supported


Why choose our school?

  • Join a highly successful English team that has an exceptional track record for training teachers
  • We offer excellent opportunities for professional development and a bespoke programme of support and training based on individual needs
  • Small A level classes ensuring high quality of teaching and progress at Key Stage 5
  • A unique ethos due to our Catholic identity with students at the heart of all that we do

What the school offers its staff

We offer an exciting, highly engaging, diverse, creative and innovative curriculum enriched with events and trips including theatre, Media and Enterprise events.

We teach the AQA Literature and Language course at GCSE and offer Media and Literature at A Level with students performing very well at both levels.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wishes to develop in a dynamic environment where strong professional relationships exist.

We are part of the PiXL group of schools, whose aim is to promote student achievement through academic success.

Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School is a successful and oversubscribed school - It’s an exciting time to join our friendly, supportive and dedicated staff.

An application form can be downloaded from our website: https://www.hughfaringdon.org/

Further information can also be obtained from Karyn Stiles, HR Officer – k.stiles@hughfaringdon.org

Closing Date – Sunday 12th February 2023

Applications considered upon receipt. Interviews will be organised as and when applications are received.

The School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to k.stiles@hughfaringdon.org

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About Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
949 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email k.stiles@hughfaringdon.org.

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