Teacher of English

Job advert

East Leake Academy are recruiting a talented, dynamic and ambitious Teacher of English committed to teaching across all Key Stages.  The successful applicant will be innovative and able to inspire, set high standards of teaching and learning and demonstrate leadership qualities. They will join a very committed, collaborative and forward thinking team. 


Job Title:                    Teacher of English

Salary:                        MPS / UPS 

Start date:                 September 2019 

Hours of work:         Full time - part time hours will be considered 



This role provides an excellent opportunity for both experienced and NQT candidates to work in a vibrant environment.  We would welcome a teacher returning to work after a career break and will consider part time or flexible working where possible.


East Leake Academy prides itself on the professional development opportunities we provide for staff in developing teaching and learning.  Our offer includes:


  • Excellent CPD focused in outstanding teaching and learning
  • Nationally recognised courses such as the NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH
  • The Outstanding Teacher Programme (OTP)
  • Specialist  Leader of Education (SLE) opportunities
  • Staff well-being packages
  • Paid Research and Development posts
  • Opportunities to work within other academies within the Diverse Academies Learning Partnership 
  • Working with Lead Practitioners


Visits to the academy are welcomed and encouraged - for an informal discussion or to visit the department please contact Kevin Ferguson - Head of English - kferguson@eastleake-ac.org.uk 


Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should we identify an appropriate candidate. 


The Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment.  To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance check for everybody that is employed by us.   


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