Teacher of English Gildredge House, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Job description

Gildredge House is looking to appoint a Teacher of English to work within the secondary phase of its Free School in East Sussex.

As Teacher of English you will join an outstanding team of inspirational teachers, where you will ensure that our students enjoy and achieve highly in their English learning. You will be an English specialist in the secondary phase and if you do not already have experience of teaching the subject to A Level, you will keen to take on the professional development necessary. We ideally need a strong GCSE teacher as most of your teaching will be in Years 7 – 11. This is an exciting time to join our Outstanding English Department, with opportunities for professional development ranging from KS2 transition with Year 6 to supporting our Sixth Form students in choosing English at University.
Within the English department, you will find a team who are dedicated to providing engaging, stimulating lessons to students of all abilities, and classrooms where rapport and relationships are given the highest priority. We plan with creativity and teach with enthusiasm, ensuring that every student reaches their full potential. We aim to help students develop resilience and confidence in the face of a challenging curriculum, not only to prepare them for demanding examinations but also to foster a lifelong love of reading, writing and thinking about books.

Essential educational requirements

Honours Degree from a recognised University

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Evidence of recent teaching of GCSE examination classes
Experience of mixed ability teaching

About Gildredge House

Compton Place Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 8AB
All Through
Free School
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