Teacher of English, Coventry

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Whitley AcademyCoventry

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

When staff, students and families walk through our gates and onto our site, they belong to the Whitley Academy Community. In this community, we build meaningful relationships based on trust and mutual respect. Our classrooms, corridors and the school environment are safe spaces where nobody is judged and everyone is valued. In our community, we are proud of our school and committed to supporting all staff and students to “be the best you can be”.

We are seeking an inspirational teacher to join our well-established and forward-thinking English team from September 2019. You will be joining a well-resourced department with a relentless focus on raising attainment and recruiting successful students to KS5 English and Media courses in our Post 16 provision. You will be an effective team member, whose input will contribute to the further development of the current supportive and enthusiastic English team.

The successful candidate must be;


  • Able to teach English to at least KS4,
  • Values driven,
  • Ambitious for every child and highly inclusive,
  • Committed to making a difference,
  • Passionate about English and its impact on learning, with the ability to motivate pupils and achieve excellent results,
  • Someone who has high expectations of both students and their colleagues and
  • Someone who has a tangible passion for their subject and the ability to share this with young people.

We will offer you;


  • A positive and innovative learning culture, 
  • A dedicated, highly skilled and committed staff, upholding high expectations of and aspirations for all of our students,
  • A strong sense of community,
  • Access to the RSA Academies’ Teaching School Alliance, which offers high quality training and leadership experiences for all staff,
  • PiXL network access, developing new ideas and strategies to impact on student learning and
  • A number of additional benefits including a fantastic internal CPD programme, fostering excellence in teaching and learning, free parking, a vibrant modern building and facilities in a beautiful location within easy reach of the M40/M6 corridor.

The successful candidate will have strong subject knowledge and excellent inter-personal skills along with the ability to engage our students with new ideas.  This post offers a TMS teacher an exciting opportunity to develop their teaching skills in a range of whole school CPD opportunities.

Informal visits are welcomed.

Completed applications should be returned to: vacancies@whitleyacademy.com 

Closing Date: Friday 22nd February 2019 at 9am

Interview Date: TBC WB 25th February 2019

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding of and promoting the welfare of children.   This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such, appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Abbey Road, Whitley, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 4BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7630 2580
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