English Teacher – Rugby – September 2023

Posted 11 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Rugby, Warwickshire
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Job Title: Secondary School English Teacher Location: Rugby, United Kingdom Start Date: September 2023

Job Description: We are seeking a passionate and dedicated English teacher to join our dynamic faculty at a prestigious secondary school in Rugby. As an English teacher, you will have the opportunity to inspire and educate students in the field of English language and literature. This is a full-time position with responsibilities ranging from teaching, curriculum development, and student assessment.


Deliver high-quality English language and literature lessons to secondary school students, fostering their language proficiency, critical thinking, and literary analysis skills.
Plan, prepare, and deliver engaging and well-structured lessons that cater to students’ individual learning needs and interests.
Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages student participation, collaboration, and mutual respect.
Assess students’ progress through various formative and summative assessments, providing constructive feedback and guidance to support their growth.
Develop and implement creative teaching strategies and resources to enhance student engagement and achievement.
Stay up-to-date with the latest educational practices and methodologies, incorporating innovative teaching techniques into your lessons.
Collaborate with colleagues to develop and refine the English curriculum, ensuring it aligns with national standards and the school’s vision.
Actively participate in staff meetings, parent-teacher conferences, and school events, fostering strong relationships with students, parents, and the wider school community.
Support and mentor students, providing guidance and encouragement to help them reach their full potential academically and personally.
Uphold the school’s policies and procedures, maintaining a safe and nurturing learning environment.
Qualifications and Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree in English, Education, or a related field. A postgraduate degree in a relevant subject will be advantageous.
Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent certification.
Proven experience teaching English to secondary school students, ideally within the UK education system.
Deep knowledge of the English language, literature, grammar, and writing techniques.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate students.
Strong organizational and time management abilities to effectively plan and deliver lessons, manage assessments, and meet deadlines.
A passion for education, a commitment to student success, and a genuine interest in fostering a love for English among students.
Technological proficiency and willingness to incorporate educational technology into lessons.
The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and contribute to the school’s wider goals and initiatives.
A clear understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures.
To apply for this position, please submit your CV, a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and teaching philosophy, and contact details for two professional references. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and demonstration lesson.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as professional development opportunities and a supportive work environment.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other employment checks will be required.

If you are passionate about English education and are excited about making a difference in the lives of young learners, we look forward to receiving your application.