Teacher of English, Sheffield, South

Closing date:

Parkwood E- ACT AcademySheffield, South

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent

Teacher of English

Permanent role to start January 2018

Salary: Main Scale Teacher – NQT’s welcome to apply for this position

Believe, Achieve, Succeed

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to be part of an OFSTED ‘Good’ academy on its way to becoming world-class? We want you to join our exciting journey - your future starts here.

Set within a £28 million state-of-the-art facility, Parkwood Academy provides a ‘vibrant climate for learning and a positive ethos’, where students thrive and has received national recognition for being in the top 5% of schools for outstanding pupil progress as well as recently being named ‘The Best School in Sheffield’ (The Star, 2016).

We want every child to achieve and unlock their full potential and we have worked hard to build a culture of aspiration and ambition. As part of our exciting journey towards achieving world-class status, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher of KS3 and KS4 English to join our dedicated, supportive and enthusiastic English team.

The successful candidate will be an experienced classroom teacher, with good understanding of the changes to English GCSE qualifications, in particular the requirements of the new AQA GCSE specification for English Language and Literature. 

We are seeking a Teacher of English who: 

  • Has a passion for English teaching, and a commitment to raising the progress and attainment of students of all abilities through outstanding classroom practice 
  • Is an excellent classroom practitioner with a passion for improving their own practice;
  • Consistently teaches high quality lessons which results in excellent outcomes for students; 
  • Is committed to the use of new technologies to improve their own teaching and learning; 
  • Will work with the Subject Leaders in English to help develop appropriate curriculum content for each level of learning which is challenging, engaging and differentiated to meet the needs of all students; 
  • Will not be satisfied until all students are making good/outstanding progress; 
  • Will actively support the vision, and core values of the Academy; 
  • Will bring an unwavering commitment to promoting the highest standards at Parkwood Academy.

Further Information

We welcome applications from both experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers for this role. For more information and to request an application form, please contact wendy.jackson@e-act.org.uk. If you would like any further information or a tour of the academy please email using the above address.

Important Dates

Closing date: Friday 15th December 2017 at 9am

Interviews to take place: W/c Monday 18th December 2017

The academy and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

Parkwood Academy

Longley Avenue West


S5 8UL
Tel: 0114 231 0221


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More about Parkwood E- ACT Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Longley Avenue West, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 8UL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 231 0221
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Parkwood Academy will:

  • Strive for high educational standards
  • Nurture greater integration and community cohesion
  • Reflect a culturally inclusive ethos
  • Actively seek to collaborate and establish partnerships with organisations that will contrib...