English Teacher, East Sussex

Closing date:

Cavendish SchoolEast Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Range £23,720 - £39,406 within the Main Pay Range-Upper Pay Range
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you an outstanding, well qualified and inspirational English Teacher looking for a new challenge?

Is it important to you to work in a school with strong and visionary leadership?

If so, then apply today to become part of a fantastic team at Cavendish School. The Headteacher is looking for a highly motivated, committed professional who is passionate and enthusiastic to join in the continued development and success of our exciting all-through status.  If you have the skills, drive and enthusiasm this could be the perfect role for you.  

This school offers:

• A permanent Teacher role in a department that was in the top 5% for similar schools nationally, 2018

• An enthusiastic and committed English Department

• A strong and visionary leadership

• A vibrant community

• An exciting new environment in our all-through campus.

• A grading of ‘good’ by Ofsted (Outstanding for EYFS), 2018

• Excellent CPD opportunities for all levels and interests

• Staff Wellbeing: a genuine focus on staff wellbeing

• Pupils who are motivated and keen to learn

The ideal candidate will:

• Be an English specialist with initiative and ambition to challenge and motivate our pupils

• Establish and maintain high standards

• Bring the curriculum alive through inspirational learning

• Shape the learning of English in a school that aims to become outstanding in the near future

• Have the ability to think outside of the box

• Believe in creating strong, positive relationships with the children, developing them personally, socially, emotionally and academically.

• Have a commitment to personal and professional development

• Be a team player who is supportive of colleagues


The job role consists of:

• Having responsibility for teaching in assigned curriculum areas

• Taking responsibility and be accountable for pupil attainment and achievement, by tracking pupils progress and supporting individual pupils’ learning needs

• Being consistent in the delivery of all school’s policies and practice

• Supporting the Progress Leader to secure a high quality learning experience in tutor time

• Setting high expectations for all pupils through aspirational target setting


We are really proud of the outcomes achieved by our English Department. Last year our results were: 

Language 9-4: 81% 9-5: 65%

Literature 9-4: 80% 9-5: 62%


Leaders in this school have created a positive and productive teaching and learning environment where staff have creative autonomy and feel well-supported. The whole community is involved in all aspects of school life and the school has excellent relationships with parents and carers.

If you would like to join a school with a great focus on creating an inclusive environment and where children are empowered to be their best, then please apply. You will join a team of dedicated and caring staff in establishing outstanding teaching, learning and progress for all our children.  




More about Cavendish School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 16 years
Address: Eldon Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 1UE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1323 731340
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