English Teacher KS3/4, Essex

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Colchester High SchoolEssex

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

For 135 years, Colchester High School has been providing an outstanding education to our pupils. The only co-ed independent school in Colchester, we look after the education and welfare of children age 2 ½ to 16 years old. 

We are now looking for an innovative, forward thinking English Teacher for KS3/4 to cover a maternity vacancy from January 2019 until the end of the maternity period which is expected to be sometime in June or sooner. 

Our vision is to allow our students to be the best that they can be, via academic success and character development. To allow pupils to have their individual needs met via personalised learning, in a caring and supportive environment. 

You must be exemplary classroom practitioner and an experienced teacher of English. You will have a thorough understanding of the curriculum relating to English. You will be able to meet the needs of students with Special Educational Needs and Gifted and Talented. You will promote the use of English within the curriculum. 

In addition, you will be team player in a small department with the self-motivation to work on your own initiative.  A flexible and lateral thinker, with a sense of humour. 

This is an exciting role for the right candidate. If you think you are that person, please complete the Colchester High School application form accompanied with a covering letter. 

Tours of the school are welcome. 


Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed

More about Colchester High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 16 years
Address: Wellesley Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3HD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1206 573389
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Colchester High School was founded in 1882 by Ferdinand Grӧne as a ‘most desirable establishment for young ladies’, providing a ‘sound English education’.    

Since then Colchester High School has grown to be the only independent day s...