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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 to £46,525

Additional allowances

A Curriculum TLR is also available

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic, broadminded teacher who is willing to learn and to share ideas.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic and ambitious students who are keen to learn with proven high achievement and attainment
  • A strong reputation locally and in the wider community
  • A talented staff team that welcome new challenges and are committed to supporting colleagues and students
  • A very wide range of exciting extra-curricular activities
  • Opportunities to work in genuine collaboration with EAST and our partner schools
  • A supportive community, and Local Governing Body
  • A comprehensive induction programme
  • OFSTED Good, 2022
  • Access to the staff Wellbeing ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ and benefits of working for Farlingaye and within EAST

Further details about the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a permanent Teacher of English. A curriculum TLR is also available, the focus of which is dependent on the skills and experience of the applicant, but will directly link to an area of the English curriculum. It will involve aspects of curriculum design and assessment as well as working with the English team to deliver high quality lessons.

The team is dynamic and hardworking group of teachers. There is a shared commitment to high standards of teaching and learning as well as concern for each individual student they work with. The person appointed will be assured of considerable support; we are a very successful, enthusiastic, hardworking faculty who are keen to share ideas and the principle of mutual professional support is paramount.

Classes are taught in mixed-ability groupings. Our aim is to allow all students to access the curriculum in a range of ways that will develop students into effective communicators through their engagement with various practices in reading, writing and oracy. Developing students enjoyment of reading is a significant focus, we believe not all reading in the classroom needs to be studied but instead enjoyed, discussed and demonstrative of how we would like students to read for pleasure at home.

A new member of the team who is willing to share ideas and contribute to exciting initiatives would be a welcome addition.

Farlingaye is a high-achieving comprehensive school with over 1900 students. It has a well-established reputation in the county of Suffolk and in the community, situated in the picturesque town of Woodbridge, approximately 10 miles north of Ipswich. We are proud to be part of an exciting and developing local Trust, EAST.

Potential candidates are encouraged to visit the school, and will be warmly welcomed. Requests for visits should be made by Thursday, 28th March at the latest as we commence our Easter holiday period on Friday, 29th March. Please contact Linda Marsh, HR Manager. In addition, candidates can contact Peter Smith, Headteacher via email over the Easter break. Please refer to the attached job booklet for contact details.

Closing Date: 9.00 am on Monday, 15th April 2024

Interview Date: Friday, 19th April 2024

Should you wish to discuss the job role in further details, please contact Peter Smith, Headteacher or Alice Silvester - Head of Faculty.

Commitment to safeguarding

Farlingaye High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share and adhere to this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Farlingaye High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1923 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01394 385720

Arranging a visit to Farlingaye High School

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

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