Teacher of English, Northamptonshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Campion School and Language CollegeNorthamptonshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We seek to appoint an outstanding English practitioner with a language or literature background who engages students through creative lessons so that they become confident users of English and analytical thinkers. You will have the experience and ability to teach across all age and ability ranges from KS3 to KS4: the opportunity to teach to KS5 may arise for the right candidate.

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and dynamic teacher who is eager to try new ideas in a supportive environment. Join a team which aims to inspire, motivate and challenge every student at all levels of prior ability by developing the skills needed to read, understand and analyse a wide range of different texts and write clearly and imaginatively.

Our English curriculum prepares students to communicate effectively, supporting learning across the curriculum and for the world beyond the classroom. We encourage a love of language and literature in all students and aim to harness the creativity within to help students make progress and achieve success.

Furthermore, you will have a proven track record and display ambition for all members of the school community.

You will receive high-quality support and CPD from expert colleagues who will coach and guide you through your professional development. This is an ideal opportunity to work in a friendly and supportive environment.

If you are enthusiastic and highly motivated, relish a challenge and believe that you could contribute to our English department, we would like to hear from you.

You will: 

  • Be an outstanding practitioner, with the energy to inspire, motivate and challenge students
  • Have a proven track record in raising achievement in English at all Key Stages
  • Have a positive, can do attitude with colleagues and students
  • Believe in the right of every student to fulfil their potential
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and be a real team player


If this is you, come and join us at Campion!

In return, our staff benefit from a well-being scheme, childcare vouchers, on-site gym facilities, free tea and coffee, cycle scheme and on-site parking.

For further information, please visit www.campion.northants.sch.uk/145/vacancies 

Should you require any additional information, or would like an informal discussion/visit, please contact us on 01604 833900 or email Dawn Hilder at d.hilder@campion.northants.sch.uk 

Potential applicants are most welcome to visit the school and meet the Headteacher prior to making an application. 

To apply, please visit our website via the apply link.

Closing date: Friday, 18th October at 3.30pm.

Interview date: week beginning 21st October 2019.

The School reserves the right to appoint an outstanding applicant prior to this deadline.

Campion School and Language College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will therefore be required to complete a DBS check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations. 

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

More about Campion School and Language College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kislingbury Road, Bugbrooke, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN7 3QG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1604 833 900
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