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English Teacher

Teaching Personnel

£25,956 - 41,560 per year


Permanent | Full Time



Our partner secondary school situated in the Altrincham area is looking to recruit an English teacher to start with them in September at the beginning of the new academic year. The successful English teacher is required to cover a maternity leave which is due to begin within the first month of the new academic year. There is likely to be a phased exit of the current teacher but due to the uncertainty, the successful English teacher is required from 2nd September 2021.

As an English teacher, teaching at this excellent secondary school you will be require to teach up to GCSE level in both English Language and English Literature. The is opportunity for the appointed English teacher to also have input on the Literacy Intervention within this school given the vacant position being left. Any experience of supporting low ability students or stretching higher attainers is highly desirable and should be highlighted on any relevant application.

Key aspects of the English teaching position:

  • Pay will be dependent upon the payscale of the successfully appointed English teacher with no discrimination over experience levels
  • Applications therefore encouraged from NQTs to more experienced English teachers
  • Full time teaching position starting on Thursday 2nd September 2021
  • Maternity cover for the duration of the 2021/2022 academic year
  • Teach English Language and English Literature up to GCSE level
  • Opportunity to lead on Literacy Intervention at this highly reputable secondary school

This co-educational secondary school is situated in the residential area of Altrincham in the education authority of Trafford. The school is well known in the area, having a very positive reputation amongst the community, students, fellow schools, parents and staff alike. The school is located close to the Metrolink being serviced regularly in this way so any English teachers looking to apply, will find they are able to access the school very easily. The school boasts excellent facilities with an onsite library, resource centre and a highly supportive English department.

The school has high expectations of everything they do including providing excellent teaching for all students. In return the school sets out expectations of students,  expecting them to hold themselves accountable and demonstrate excellent behaviour whenever representing the school.

Any applicable English teachers looking ahead to September and are interested in this fixed year contract for a maternity cover should apply now using the link below attaching an up-to-date teaching CV.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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