Teacher of English, Cumbria

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Appleby Grammar SchoolCumbria

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Appleby Grammar School
11-18 Mixed Comprehensive Academy:  NOR 386

The governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative teacher to contribute fully to the future development of the department and the school.

Teacher of English

The successful candidate will:

  • be an outstanding teacher of English at KS3, KS4 and KS5;
  • have the capacity to motivate students and enable them to make sustained progress;
  • contribute to the design and provision of an engaging curriculum;
  • help nurture a culture of high expectations and achievement within the department.


We can offer you:

  • the opportunity to join a supportive staff and governing body and work with well-motivated students;
  • good facilities and superb location in the Eden Valley with easy access to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks;
  • the opportunity to join an improving and successful academy with good features.


How to Apply

Further details and a recruitment information pack can be downloaded from the school’s website. Informal discussions with the Headteacher about this post are welcome, as are visits and tours of the school.

The school also welcomes applications from newly qualified teachers.

  • Application is by completed application form and by letter (no more than two sides), outlining the reasons for your application and why you consider yourself a suitable candidate for the role.
  • The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 12.00noon on Monday 20 May 2019.
  • Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22 May 2019.


Please note that if you have not been contacted then you must assume that you have not been shortlisted and your application has been unsuccessful. 

Appleby Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to completion of satisfactory employment vetting checks in accordance with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education, September 2018.



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More about Appleby Grammar School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Battlebarrow, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6XU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1768 351580
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