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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS as appropriate

Additional allowances

additional paid responsibility available for an experienced candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Experience of teaching to GCSE. English Language and English Literature at KS3 & KS4
  • Experience of working in a team
  • Contribution to school beyond the classroom

Skills, Attributes and Knowledge

  • Ability to form strong working relationships with children
  • Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
  • An understanding of the use of data in promoting pupil achievement and attainment
  • Skills and knowledge to deal with student safety and behaviour
  • Setting high standards to staff and students by personal example
  • Ability to build effective and positive working relationships with students, colleagues and parents/carers
  • Sound knowledge of the National Agenda
  • Organised and methodical approach to work/ability to prioritise and time manage effectively
  • Knowledge of Equality and Diversity and an understanding of issues faced by vulnerable children and young people
  • Commitment to continued personal development
  • Ability to focus on standards and the belief that all students can succeed given the right opportunity and support
  • Demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities
  • IT literate

What the school offers its staff

At West Norfolk Academies Trust, we deeply value giving all of our staff access to continued professional development and high quality support in order for them to thrive in their professional lives.

Our bespoke CPD offer is tailored to individual members of staff, our schools and at a trust level ensuring that the right support is given at every stage of an individuals career. Trust, school and individual priorities are mapped out across each academic year so that support can be provided by the right specialist, either within our organisation or externally.

We invest in our teachers by providing regular CPD, both internal and external, and ensure that you are given time to collaborate and share good practice with your colleagues in order to help you to continually improve your practice.

Further details about the role

We are looking for a talented and dynamic Teacher of English who is passionate about the subject and is able to inspire, engage and motivate students at all levels to reach their full potential.

This is an exciting opportunity due to growth within the English faculty for a newly qualified or experienced teacher who is dedicated to their own professional development. You will join and complement the friendly, supportive and dedicated professionals within our school.

Additional paid responsibility is available for an experienced candidate

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Clement's High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
668 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

St Clements High School is a small and friendly oversubscribed school at the heart of its community. In April 2023 Ofsted judged " St Clement’s High School continues to be a good school".

Teachers pride themselves on knowing the students as individuals and visitors frequently comment on the friendly, ordered atmosphere and the politeness of our students.

Our School has a strong focus on student achievement and progress. We want every student to have the best life chances possible and we know that this starts with a great set of qualifications.

The school is located in the village of Terrington St Clement which is approximately seven miles from the historic town of Kings Lynn, from where there are regular train links to London and Cambridge. The picturesque North Norfolk coastline is also within easy travelling distance.

We are part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust whose aim is to challenge and support a small group of schools to provide an excellent education for the young people of West Norfolk.

The Trust works in a supportive partnership with Primary and Secondary schools with each school maintaining their unique identity and ethos.

The schools work together to ensure maximum benefit for all students through economies of scale and shared resources.

The Trust clear strategic vision for the future is based around four key areas:

Maximising student achievement
Ensuring each student is engaged with the school
Ensuring our students have access to world class resources
Delivering outstanding teaching and learning

Arranging a visit to St Clement's High School

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

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