This job expired on 4 October 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

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  • Teaching assistant

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Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of ESOL/Primary/English job summary

ESOL Teacher

Contract: Permanent

Salary: MPS/UPS

Site: Queen Katharine Academy                     

Closing date:  9am 4th October 2023

Start: January 2024 or sooner

 Please note – Thomas Deacon Education Trust withhold the right to withdraw the advert and/or interview suitable candidates before the specified closing date.

 The Role

Queen Katharine Academy are looking to appoint an additional teacher on a full-time permanent basis to work within our Accelerated Curriculum department.   This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced ESOL / English / linguistics / primary teacher who is ambitious and has an interest in working with students from a range of cultures and backgrounds within a very supportive environment.

The successful applicant will teach a English / literacy / ESOL-based curriculum to EAL students to fast-track their academic development. They will also teach some history, geography and PSHE to students who have low-levels of literacy. The department has a strong nurture ethos and also supports some of our students who have a SEND or SEMH need.   

The Person 

You will:  

·         Be a passionate and dynamic teacher, with either Qualified Teacher Status, CELTA or DELTA qualifications.   

·         Be able to model outstanding practice in literacy / ESOL Teaching and Learning, both within the department and across the wider curriculum.  

·         Be able to prepare and deliver lessons to a range of classes of different ages and abilities.  

·         Be enthusiastic about helping young people to succeed.  

·         Have the ability to form strong professional relationships with young people.  

·         Have high expectations for the behaviour and academic progress of young people.  

·         Be ambitious and have the energy and creativity to make a significant contribution to the whole academy.  

 It is truly exciting times for our department, and we are looking forward to welcoming another colleague to join our highly driven and successful department, who will buy into our vision and culture and seek to be the best for our students at every opportunity.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a school within one of the well-regarded Trusts in the eastern region. The school has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future and we are looking for an ambitious and dynamic teacher to steer it through the next stage of its development. Collaboration, educational research and professional development are at the core of how the schools within Thomas Deacon Education Trust work together. With a clear focus on teaching at all levels, the Trust is well placed to provide great opportunities to promote Thomas Deacon Academy as a leading school and you will be given effective support to develop you personally as an outstanding teacher.

The Trust offers:

·        Excellent salary package.

·        Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.

·        Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.


·        Teachers’ pension scheme.

·        An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.

·        An inclusive and collaborative approach.

·        A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.

·        An actively supportive Local Governing Body and Trust leadership.

 Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you have any questions regarding this post or would like to arrange a visit please contact the HR Team on e-mail hrteam@tdet.education.


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 Queen Katharine Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1675 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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