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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    2 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£28000 - £43685 (MPS/UPS)

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and innovative teacher of English, Reading and Phonics to join our team from May 2023 or September 2023 (or earlier if available).

We are looking for a teacher to lead our delivery of reading and phonics interventions across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 and join our team of English teachers.This member of staff will contribute to the life chances of the young people in our school community and our vision that all students leave Cantell School being able to read at, or above, age level.

This role is suitable for a Primary or Secondary specialist and would include delivering small group reading and phonics intervention.The candidate would also lead our teaching of phonics, including delivering staff CPD.English teaching would initially be focused on KS3 (depending on experience).

The ideal candidate will have experience of teaching phonics and reading at either Primary or Secondary level, and will be able to effectively assess, monitor and respond to each student’s needs to ensure they make rapid progress.This role will allow genuine scope to improve the opportunities and outcomes of students in our school community.

What the school offers its staff

Cantell School is proud to be a heavily oversubscribed, inclusive comprehensive school with a student intake that reflects a wonderfully diverse and vibrant local community. Our fundamental mission is to provide an exceptional learning experience for every student so that they may lead a happy and successful life now and in the future.

Commitment to safeguarding

Cantell School is committed to ensuring the welfare and safety of all our children in school. We believe that our students have a right to learn in a caring, supportive and safe environment; our staff are vigilant for signs of any student in distress and are confident about applying the processes to alleviate any problems or concerns. We fully recognise our responsibilities for child protection. We have a Child Protection Policy that applies to all staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to our school.

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About Cantell School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1200 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Cantell School has been on a journey of significant improvement over the last few years and we are proud to be known as a happy and successful school in Southampton, Hampshire and beyond. Our success is very much down to the hard work of our students, supported by a committed, passionate and dedicated staff team.

Arranging a visit to Cantell School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@cantell.co.uk.

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