Job vacancy

Teacher of English (Cover)

Full Time

Closing date: 12.04.2024

Full Time, Fixed term

This is the ideal opportunity for a well-qualified, inspirational teacher of English to join a flourishing and lively department in its delivery of outstanding teaching and learning both through its curricular and co-curricular activities. 

This is a high achieving Faculty, in 2023 ninety five percent of English Language grades were at Grade 4 or above. We invite well-qualified classroom practitioners with excellent knowledge and a real passion for books, literature, theatre and poetry to apply. They will be a dedicated classroom practitioner, committed in their approach and able to contribute excellence to their team. They should be able to challenge their pupils to think and ask questions whilst also developing a creative and enquiring mind through the power of language and delights of literature.

A friendly, approachable and can-do attitude as well as adaptability and resourcefulness are essential qualities, along with a high degree of personal motivation, creativity and drive. 

This short term and full-time cover post starting in June until 5 July 2024 is suitable for both experienced teachers and those new to the profession. The applicant will have strong organisation and time management skills and be willing to contribute to the wider life of the school. ​

Closing date: Midday on Friday 12 April 2024 

The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.     

Please send a completed application form and covering letter which evidences your suitability for this position  to [email protected].

To help with your application the following guidance relating to recruitment at St Joseph’s College is available for all applicants to download:

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant.

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