Teacher of English (Leadership potential for the right candidate)

Felixstowe Academy, Felixstowe, Suffolk


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects English Literature, English Language
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and experienced teacher of English with a passion for accelerating progress within our English department. You will have the ability to teach English across the full age and ability range and will be able to enthuse, engage and motivate our students to achieve their full potential. This is an exciting time to join our journey of improvement and play a key part in transforming the lives of our young people.

Flexible working patterns considered.

The ideal candidate will:

Be an excellent Teacher of English;
Be a committed team player;
Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships;
Be committed to Felixstowe Academy’s ethos;
Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.
You will join a friendly and welcoming department which is forward thinking, innovative and passionate about teaching.

Applications are warmly encouraged from Newly Qualified Teachers, for whom excellent facilities and support exists. A leadership opportunity with a TLR may be available for the right candidate.

Felixstowe Academy is situated on the beautiful Suffolk coast; a fantastic place to live and work, a reasonable travelling distance from London, Cambridge and Norwich. We are an inclusive 11-18 Academy and part of Unity Schools Partnership (USP). We have a new state of the art building equipped with a ‘super-lab’, a number of multi-purpose learning spaces, performance spaces which are set in large grounds on the edge of Felixstowe.

Technology is at the cutting edge of developments, with Chromebooks for students in Key Stages 4 & 5. Achievement and participation in Sports and Arts are very high with students succeeding at local, county and national level. In addition, we can offer you a welcoming environment with supportive colleagues, and a strong focus on staff induction, training and development.

For more information or to arrange a visit please contact Julie Cumberland on 01394 288228.

As the sponsor, USP believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them. In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD programme.

Employee benefits

Potential for leadership role
Use of laptop for home and school
School and Trust-wide CPD
Involvement in Research School

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1140 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Felixstowe Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email office@fxa.org.uk

School location

High Street, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9QR