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  • Start date details

    September 2024 / January 2025

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of English job summary

  • To plan and prepare courses and lessons so that teaching and learning has due regard to up-to-date knowledge of the subject and teaching methodology.
  • To plan with reference to the English schemes of work for each Key Stage.
  • To teach students according to their educational needs, including the setting and marking of work.
  • To keep methods of teaching and learning, and programmes of study, under regular review.
  • To teach other subjects from time to time as may be required by timetable constraints, including covering for absent colleagues.
  • To provide and contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students or groups of students. This will be in the context of helping to raise their standards of achievement, or for purposes of public examinations and assessments, and will be according to reasonable expectations established within the practices of the school.
  • To assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of students, and to maintain accurate records of student attendance.
  • To participate in current arrangements for performance management/appraisals.
  • To identify personal development needs and seek ways of meeting them.
  • To participate in arrangements for further training and professional development. This includes activities on School in-service training days or related to those days.
  • To participate in induction arrangements where appropriate.
  • To support and encourage all students to achieve the highest standards that they can. In some cases, this encouragement will extend to independent learning and student involvement in extra activities beyond the classroom.
  • To provide guidance and advice to students on educational and appropriate social matters and, as far as is practicable, on their further education and future careers. This is likely to include information about sources of more expert advice on specific questions and is partly, but not exclusively, related to the work that many teachers perform as form tutors.
  • To communicate and consult with parents and others outside the school when necessary (including appropriate meetings) according to the routines of the School.
  • To advise and co-operate with the Headteacher and other staff on the preparation and development of courses, materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment.
  • To maintain good order and discipline among the students, using the scope of the existing guidelines and the expectations of conduct as specified by the Headteacher.
  • To endeavour to create a safe and attractive environment for teaching and learning.
  • To participate in the school’s agreed pattern of meetings.
  • To participate in arrangements for supervision during examinations where necessary.
  • To contribute to a regular programme of supervisory duties assigned in an equitable way.
  • To perform particular duties in accordance with directions given by the Headteacher, allocated from time to time on a reasonable basis.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All new staff within the school will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The school has a designated senior member of the leadership team who is responsible for referring and monitoring any suspected case of abuse. All members of staff will receive training in line with our Child Protection policies.

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About St Joseph's Catholic School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
597 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

St Joseph’s is a smaller than average school. The warm and welcoming atmosphere is matched by a strong focus on pupil progress and hence improving their life chances.

Our reputation within the community, following year on year improvements in results has resulted in us becoming oversubscribed and a school of choice for many parents.

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