2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    August 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Appropriate Degree
  • Qualified Teacher
  • Evidence of a range of supportive professional development
  • Evidence of Post qualification Development


  • Previous experience of teaching English
  • Experience of working with young people in the 11 to 19 age range
  • Teaching experience at Keystage 3, GCSE, A Level in a maintained school or an Academy


  • Understanding of current curriculum issues with a particular reference to the teaching of English
  • Enthusiasm for English as well as understanding

the importance of the inter-relationship between

all areas of the curriculum in a secondary school

  • Knowledge of ICT applications
  • Willingness to deliver the academy’s tutorial programme
  • Evidence of clear ideas about the delivery of the

English curriculum to all abilities

  • Evidence of the production of learning resources
  • Knowledge of GCSE English
  • Knowledge of KS3 Literacy strategy
  • Ability to contribute to extra-curricular activities

Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of good classroom management techniques
  • Ability to be part of a Faculty and a tutor team
  • Evidence of effective classroom management
  • strategies
  • Evidence of being an effective member of a team

  • Understanding of the importance of supportive student/teacher relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively with young


  • Evidence of effective relationships with young


Parents/Guardians and the community

  • Understanding the importance of the partnership

between parents and Bosworth Academy

  • Understanding the importance of the partnership

between parents and Bosworth Academy

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to develop good relationships
  • Good communication skills
  • High level of commitment to the Academy
  • Ability to work in a team, follow instructions and
  • be self-organising
  • Record of good attendance
  • Evidence of good working relations with a range of people
  • Evidence of a willingness to work hard
  • Be able to demonstrate that she/he can work as

part of a team and be able to meet deadlines and

achieve targets

What the school offers its staff

  • Training & development opportunities
  • On-site parking
  • On-site catering facilities
  • Staff wellbeing and flexible working
  • Childcare and cycle to school vouchers
  • Located in Leicestershire our schools have excellent transport links and road networks

Further details about the role

Teacher of English

Full and part time applicants welcome

Early Careers Teachers, Main Pay Scale or Upper payscale, possible TLR for the right candidate

Required August 2024

The Headteacher and Governing Body are wishing to appoint a Teacher of English to join a thriving English department.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have the ability to teach English across all ages and ability ranges.
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and be able to deliver an inspiring curriculum.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, excitement and passion for their subject.
  • Have good classroom management and organisation.
  • Have the ability to work as part of a very successful, supportive and friendly team.
  • Promote the ethos of the school and the wider trust.

Bosworth Academy is the lead school in the LiFE Multi Academy Trust, recognised by Ofsted as a ‘Good’ school in our recent inspection. We continue to develop our practice as we believe our community deserves nothing less and were awarded ‘World Class Status’.

Further information and application forms are available on our school website:


Closing date for applications is Monday 15th April

Interviews will take place shortly afterwards.

Developing confidence and resilience

‘’LiFE Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment will be subject to a DBS check and an online search.’’

Bosworth Academy, Leicester Lane, Desford, Leicester. LE9 9JL

Tel 01455 822841, email hr@bosworthacademy.org.uk

LiFE Multi Academy Trust CEO: Mr Chris Parkinson

Bosworth Academy Headteacher: Mr Simon Brown

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.

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 ldegia@bosworthacademy.org.uk

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About Bosworth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1634 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Arranging a visit to Bosworth Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ldegia@bosworthacademy.org.uk.

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