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English Teacher

Colchester Academy


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Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Apply by:
29 January 2018

Job overview

Colchester Academy is looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and driven English Teacher to join its thriving team. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a thriving school and a motivated and inspiring English team. This post would suit an NQT looking to gain experience and embark upon a career supported by experienced practitioners. Equally, and experienced teacher looking for a new challenge would find great opportunities in this role and at the academy. 

Colchester Academy is a secondary school located in the heart of Colchester, Essex, boasting one of the highest progress scores in the area, from the 2017 summer outcomes and recently graded ‘GOOD’ by OFSTED (2018). The inspection report highlighted that: 

• Relationships between pupils and teachers are strong and help pupils to learn well. 

• Pupils are polite and courteous. Most pupils take pride in their work and wear their uniform with pride. 

• The behaviour of pupils is good and pupils feel safe at this school 

We are looking to appoint someone intent upon driving up standards, delivering excellent teaching and inspiring the same in others, and helping lead the school towards ‘outstanding’. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work within Bright Tribe Trust, a multi-academy trust that brings together expertise from across the educational field. 

This role provides excellent opportunities for career progression and advancement. Bright Tribe is committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training, and the culture is one of equality and fairness built on relationships developed out of mutual trust and respect. 

 For further information, job description and to apply please visit        

To apply for this position an application form must be completed in full. 

We are running a recruitment OPEN DAY on 25th January from 10am.  

If you have any questions or would like to attend the open day, please contact Michelle Robinson, 01206 878878. 

Closing date: 29th January 2018 

Interview date: Friday 2nd February 2018  

Salary:  Teachers Main Scale 

Bright Tribe are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Colchester Academy

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+44 1206 861217

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Colchester Academy is a secondary school located in the heart of Colchester, Essex and is graded 'GOOD' by OFSTED (2018 and 2023). Colchester Academy first opened in September 2010 and boasts a state of the art building with modern design and a wealth of technology. We are now part of local Academy Chain, Penrose Learning Trust and this is an incredibly exciting time for us.


Jenny Betts

Values and Vision

The Colchester Academy school vision is to provide “challenge for all” and to support students from all backgrounds to gain skills and experience to facilitate their future choices. It challenges students academically as well as providing a range of opportunities for them to receive a well-rounded learning experience. The "no child left behind" approach is particularly important to the school: education moves at a pace that allows every child to thrive and help is given to students who feel they are falling behind.


“Colchester Academy is a friendly and inclusive school. Pupils are happy and are safe. The majority of pupils meet the high expectations that leaders set. There is a supportive and caring culture in the school. Pupils appreciate the relationships that they develop with staff. Pupils learn to respect one another..”

To view our recent OFSTED report please click here.

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