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Teacher of English

Oxford Spires AcademyOxfordshire

Job details

We are looking for a dynamic teacher of English to join our school, who is a strong practitioner committed to inspiring young people. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a highly respected and pedagogically focused faculty who place a strong emphasis on improving our practice individually and collectively to further develop the department for the future.

We are a highly sought after and well-established comprehensive in East Oxford with over 1300 students including 6th Form. A strength of Oxford Spires is the warm, welcoming culture for students and staff alike and a huge sense of community as ‘our children are happy and there is a strong culture of respect across the school’ (Ofsted 2017)

The subject plays an important role in our richly diverse school community and contributes positively to the experience of our students. As a teacher of English you will be part of an exceptional team, you will play a key role in further shaping and developing what is already an area of strength within the school.

We appoint on potential as well as experience, and we are committed to nurturing staff development. In return, we offer you a friendly and supportive environment and the chance to make a genuine difference to the amazing young people that make up our Academy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

Contact details:

(who to contact to arrange a visit or request further information)

If you would like to discuss the post further, or arrange a visit to the academy please contact Leanne Wilson, Head of English:

How to apply:

(how to apply and to whom)

Further details and an application form are available from our website: or by contacting the Principal’s PA, Sandra Jaggers on

Closing date for applications: 21/04/2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

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