Teacher of English

Swanwick Hall School, Alfreton, Derbyshire

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Job details

Job role Teacher
Subjects English, English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main/Upper Pay Scale £24,373 to £40,688 per annum

Job summary

TEACHER OF ENGLISH

Salary: Main Pay Scale
Hours: 1 FTE
Start date: September 2020

At Swanwick Hall School our priorities are simple- to enhance the life chances of the wonderful young people that attend our school. Swanwick Hall places a high value on all employees and we are committed to delivering high quality professional development, first class working conditions and a safe and stimulating environment.

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of English at Swanwick Hall School. This exciting opportunity is perfect for an individual who likes a challenge and is committed to students’ learning and ensuring they each achieve their full potential. We have a talented, dynamic and well-led team of English teachers who will provide excellent induction and support to the successful candidate.

We are looking to appoint a colleague who is an excellent teacher and has the talent, drive and commitment to be an integral part of the faculty in building on the current strong foundations to secure further improvements in the standards achieved by our students.

Why join us
Our school is a founding member of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We make a significant investment in all of our employees to ensure we can recruit and retain the most talented people.
We offer:
• Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales and our minimum hourly rate for support staff is £9.00.
• Free car parking.
• An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
• The ability to request flexible working.
• Entry to a career average pension scheme.
• A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development.
• Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
• A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
• Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.

The closing date for applications is: Midday Monday 1st June 2020

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 4th or Friday 5th June 2020

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.


We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1118 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Swanwick Hall School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email alice.abbott@twocountiestrust.co.uk

About Swanwick Hall School

At Swanwick Hall School our priorities are simple- to enhance the life chances of the wonderful young people that attend our school. Swanwick Hall places a high value on all employees and we are committed to delivering high quality professional development, first class working conditions and a safe and stimulating environment.

School location

Derby Road, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1AE