Teacher of English, Somerset

Closing date:

The Kings of Wessex AcademySomerset
Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 (or sooner if available)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Suitable for an Experienced Teacher or NQT

We want to hear from you if you are a committed, highly motivated Teacher of English, or are an NQT aspiring to be such a teacher, who has a passion for seeing young people succeed. 

We can offer you:

  • The full support of a dedicated and committed team of staff
  • The benefit of working in an innovative and forward-thinking Academy
  • Professional development to support you in your career
  • The opportunity to work with motivated students and supportive parents
  • Potential opportunity to teach in Sixth Form 
  • Staff benefits, including discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme
  • An attractive location in the Somerset village of Cheddar, close to Bristol

Candidates will need to demonstrate they are:

  • An outstanding teacher (or an NQT aspiring to be outstanding)
  • Able to consistently teach inspirational lessons and have good subject knowledge
  • Organised and have excellent communication skills
  • A strategic thinker and creative problem-solver
  • Innovative, enthusiastic and passionate about their subject 
  • An outstanding teacher who has vision, drive and a determination to succeed in maximising attainment potential
  • Has relevant experience of GCSE grades 1-9 

For an informal discussion, please contact Mrs N Ashurst, Subject Leader for English on 01934 742608.  We are committed to offering excellent opportunities for CPD. 

Closing date:  Wednesday 16 October 2019 – 8.00 am

Provisional Interview date: Wednesday 23 October 2019

To apply for this position, please complete a teaching staff application form, (which is available on our website), together with a letter of application for the attention of Mr G Ball (Executive Head Teacher).  Your letter should be no more than two pages of A4, detailing your experience to date and why you are the best candidate for the position.  Completed applications should be returned by post or by email to  jobs@kowessex.co.uk

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Address: Station Road, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3AQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1934 742608