This job expired on 1 December 2023

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024 (earlier if available)

  • Closing date

    1 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£28000 - £43685 Main Pay Range - Upper Pay Range (pay award pending)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate should be qualified to degree level in English The successful candidate should have a relevant teaching qualification (PGCE, Cert Ed, BEd).

The ability to teach the full age and ability range is required.

  • A thorough knowledge of and enthusiasm for the subject of English is required.
  • A commitment to the provision of quality and equality of opportunity in the teaching of Engl ish is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in a variety of contexts (students, parents, colleagues etc.) are sought.
  • The successful candidate will be required to work effectively in a closely-knit team.
  • Commitment to continuous review and curriculum development is sought.
  • Candidates should have a forward-looking approach to teaching and have drive, initiative and the ability to respond quickly to further developments in education within school.
  • Committed to the safeguarding of children and young people

What the school offers its staff

CET strives to be recognised as an employer of choice.

We want to attract high quality staff for our schools and in return offer a ‘people first’ approach, so that staff feel part of a community. We want staff to be confident to both support and challenge one another regardless of position or seniority, feel valued and able to contribute to the development of CET.

We also recognise the need to reward effort and good results as our aim is year−on−year improvement by schools.

There are well developed staff progression routes. We support and develop our staff and give individuals every opportunity to develop and grow with us. There is a commitment to high-quality Continuous Professional Development programmes. These are geared to maximising job satisfaction and significantly increasing expertise, confidence and skills.

Staff can work across our family of schools, enabling our academies to benefit from wider expertise and to offer individuals fresh opportunities. Quality of life outside work significantly shapes the way in which people perform, so the need to achieve a healthy work/life balance is an important aspect of our commitment to staff. In return, we ask our staff to commit to the trust standards, these include:

  • All of us are responsible for promoting the trust values of Respect, Responsibility and Resilience.
  • Staff routinely modelling our view that everyone is helped and supported to ‘Be the best you can be’.

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About Workington Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1187 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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