11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 October 2021 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    12 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (12 Months)

Job summary

Fixed Term contract for 12 months to cover Maternity Leave.

Full time.

Working with the English department, the person appointed will be a passionate and inspirational classroom teacher, who is already, or has the potential to be an outstanding practitioner. The successful candidate will be required to contribute to the growth of the department through the planning and delivery of engaging English lessons to a range of abilities across Key Stage 3 and 4. The successful applicant will be required to teach Key Stage 4 English Language and Literature.

The position would suit either an ambitious NQT or an established teacher who:

Can provide outstanding quality learning and teaching in the English department, modelling excellence in the classroom;
Can demonstrate creativity and flair in the classroom;
Can enthuse and motivate students;
Has the vision and required to impact the continuous process of raising attainment in the English department;
Has a belief in the value and talents of all students;
Has a passion for English;
Has a commitment to achieve excellence for all;
Has thorough knowledge and understanding of ICT, with a proven record of using ICT to enhance Teaching and Learning in the classroom.

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Laurie Morgan, Head of Subject for an informal discussion. Laurie.morgan@swale.at and 01323 514 x 233

Completed applications should be sent to Mrs Melanie Hopkins, Headteacher’s PA and HR Liaison, mel.hopkins@swale.at or by post to The Eastbourne Academy, Brodrick Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN22 9RQ. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 8th November 2021

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
788 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01323 514900

About The Eastbourne Academy

Eastbourne Academy is a vibrant, successful and inclusive learning community, where both students thrive. At the heart of our school, are traditional values, where every student is expected to Learn, Engage and Respect.

To achieve this, we have an outstanding student leadership programme which gives exceptional opportunities for students to develop the skills and qualities they will need to succeed in their future lives and careers.

Every student is encouraged and expected to take responsibility for using our amazing 21st Century facilities and resources to be the best they can be.

We believe that learning is our core priority. We recognise that continually striving to improve the quality of teaching and learning is key to securing high levels of achievement for all. We aim to foster each student’s unique strengths and talents whilst meeting their needs and raising their academic and social aspirations. Students of all abilities will be given every opportunity to learn in order to achieve their full potential.

The student leadership at The Academy is unique and very strong, providing many opportunities for our students to become involved and have their voice heard.

School location

Brodrick Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 9RQ

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