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  • Start date details

    From the start of the Autumn term 2024

  • Closing date

    16 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3



Working pattern

Full time: Full time Maternity - we will consider flexible working arrangements for the right candidate

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - until member of staff return from maternity leave

Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you want to be part of a collaborative and high performing English Department? Are you passionate about inspiring and supporting students to achieve their full creative potential in English subjects? If so, we want to hear from you.

Main Responsibilities

You will teach a range of Key Stage 3 and 4 English classes, alongside colleagues of the highest calibre.

The Ideal Candidate

Required from the start of the Autumn term 2024,a highly motivated member of staff with specialist subject knowledge and interest in teaching English. You will have, or be developing, outstanding teaching practice in addition to having a commitment to collaboration and teamwork. You will be highly organised, have excellent communication skills and be innovative and enthusiastic.

What the school offers its staff

Being an employee of Northgate High School allows you access to an Employee Benefits scheme saving you money on many High Street brands, a cycle to work scheme, use of the sports facilities, library and free parking. Hot meals are available on-site during term time. We also offer entry into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.


Maternity contract

Commitment to safeguarding

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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About Northgate High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1732 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01473 210123

Northgate High School and Sixth Form is an 11-18 school situated on the edge of Ipswich. Our school  is an impressive site, with purpose-built centres maintained and equipped to the highest standards, including recent investment in technology.

We embrace three core values of Respect, Determination and Teamwork. These values are fundamental to the calm and positive learning environment that we strive to achieve at all levels across the school.

Following Ofsted’s 2019 inspection we remain a ‘Good’ school.  Ofsted noted that “pupils enjoy coming to this school” and that “the Sixth Form is a vibrant learning community, where every student is valued as an individual.

The ethos at Northgate is underpinned by our genuine desire to support the wellbeing of every student and staff member ensuring that they can realise their full potential. We value our staff highly and, if you join us, you will be working in a school that is committed to staff wellbeing, offers a first-class professional development programme carefully linked to the School Improvement Plan and Performance Objectives. This means that our CPD programme strengthens the link between personal autonomy and our aims as a school. We maintain positive links with other local schools and universities.

Along with an extensive CPD programme,  we offer a competitive pension scheme and benefit package which is available to all staff.

Arranging a visit to Northgate High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tfinch@northgate.suffolk.sch.uk.

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