English Teacher, Blackburn with Darwen

Closing date:Expiring soon

Pleckgate High SchoolBlackburn with Darwen

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

English Teacher - Full Time - NQT/MPS/UPS - Starting Sept 2020

The Governing Body of Pleckgate High School wish to appoint a hardworking and dynamic English Teacher. You must be able to teach English to GCSE grade 9. The English Department consists of 11 staff and we are looking for a candidate who can play a central role in building on the strengths and success of the department and the school.The Governing Body of Pleckgate High School wish to appoint a hardworking and dynamic English Teacher. You must be able to teach English to GCSE grade 9. The English Department consists of 11 staff and we are looking for a candidate who can play a central role in building on the strengths and success of the department and the school.

We can offer you:

  • A culturally and socially diverse student body who behave well and are keen to learn.
  • A long history of strong GCSE outcomes.
  •  State-of-the-art facilities.
  • Hardworking students and a committed body of teachers and support staff.
  • A well-established programme of extra-curricular English activities which engage and motivate students.
  • An ICT rich environment where all students have mini iPads and all teachers have iPads and a MacBook.
  •  Part of a growing MAT with associated benefits such as Health and Dental Care Plans for staff.


We are looking for somebody who is:

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about the teaching and learning of English with an understanding of developments in education, specifically the new 9-1 GCSE syllabus.
  •  Positive, with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  •  Committed to outstanding teaching and learning practices.
  •  Able to engage, motivate and inspire students and colleagues.
  •  Enthusiastic with regard to curriculum implementation and extra-curricular opportunities.
  •  A successful practitioner with a track record or clear commitment to high expectations and successful student outcomes.
  •  Committed to their own professional development.


The Education Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding its children; therefore, an enhanced DBS clearance will be undertaken for the successful applicant(s). The Trust (and its schools) are legally obligated to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before making appointments to relevant posts. 

Incomplete application forms will not be shortlisted, if you need to discuss a reason for being unable to complete a section, please call the recruitment team on 01254 790026.

For a confidential discussion about this post or alternative ways to apply, please contact 01254 790026.

Closing Date: Monday 27 January 2020 09:00



More about Pleckgate High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Pleckgate Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 8QA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1254 249134
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