Teacher of English, Accrington

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Accrington AcademyAccrington

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary negotiable depending upon experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Accrington Academy is a good school that is well on its way to ‘Outstanding’. We are in the fortunate position to be able to appoint an additional member of staff for our successful English Department in order to continue our journey towards becoming an ‘Outstanding’ school.

We are therefore seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and influential Teacher of English to teach across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. Additional responsibility may be available for the suitable candidate.

Accrington Academy offers a stimulating, diverse and creative English curriculum and is committed to ensuring that the needs of all our students are met. Alongside students developing skills in the basics of functional English, students also have the opportunity to combine academic rigour with their love and enjoyment of the subject.

We are looking for a colleague who has the drive and desire to be consistently outstanding within a short time frame. You will be someone who shares our moral purpose of ensuring that all of our young people receive the best education possible in a supportive environment from people who care about them. You will be passionate about English and will inspire our students to be so as well.

As a colleague at Accrington Academy you will benefit from:

  • A popular and oversubscribed school;
  • Outstanding learning environments including modern well resourced and ICT rich learning environments;
  • A school with National School of Creativity status;
  • Outstanding career development pathways within the Academy and as part of United Learning.

With Accrington Academy being part of one of the leading school groups in the country, we offer unrivalled career development opportunities and support to ensure you achieve your ambitions.  If you’d prefer flexible working, we’ll try to accommodate it; if you need to relocate for this role, we can provide financial assistance; and if you’re currently based overseas, we’ll help with your transition back to the UK.  Furthermore, you could be eligible for health care cover and full or part funded CPD during your first year.

For further information and to apply please visit


Closing date: Friday 25th May 2018 (12 noon)

United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. A DBS (previously CRB) check is required for all successful applicants.

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More about Accrington Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Queens Road West, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 4FF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254 304300
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