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English Teacher, 2iC

Buxton SchoolWaltham Forest

The Role

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivating English teacher with the energy, commitment and subject knowledge to impart the joy of the English curriculum to our pupils. 

As Second in Charge of English, you will also be responsible for improving the curriculum and supporting the English team with how they deliver their lessons. You will work closely with the Head of English to ensure that the department runs smoothly and effectively, using data to target the students most in need for support and exploring innovative teaching techniques to improve learning. 

We are looking for a passionate and talented practitioner, someone who is able to inspire students to become creative thinkers. The successful candidate will be creative, a strong role model and an advocate for our students.

About Us

Buxton School is an All-Through 3-16 learning environment situated in Leytonstone in London. Buxton opens doors for our community. We are an honest, kind family of learners, inspiring ambition for our pupils’ futures. Together with parents, we aim to enable every pupil to fulfil their potential. We provide a secure and caring environment where we strive to ensure that every pupil will develop a sense of pride, enjoyment and ownership in their school and their learning.

In Return

We have a carefully differentiated CPD programme that is constantly striving to improve the classroom experience for children and teachers. We provide an excellent induction programme for new staff and teachers are encouraged to pursue higher learning through: NPQMLs, NPQHs, Degree courses, MAs and Doctorates. What’s more, when you join our community, you will enjoy many other benefits including:

  • Wide range opportunities for Staff CPD 
  • State-of-the-art facilities in a new building
  • Supportive Governing body and experienced Leadership Team 
  • All-Through school from Nursery to Year 11with a creative and inspiring curriculum 
  • A fuller teaching timetable Monday to Thursday means a shorter working day on a Friday 

Find out more and Apply

For further information about the school, please visit

If you have any questions prior to applying, you can contact Stacey Bell, PA to Executive Headteacher, at

To apply, please complete our application form and return this via email:  Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date:  9am on Wednesday 19th May 2021

Interview date: Monday 24th May 2021

Buxton School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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