Teacher of English, Sheffield

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Sheffield High SchoolSheffield

Date posted:
Start date: Required for January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Sheffield Girls’ are looking to appoint a well-qualified and dynamic Teacher of English to join our highly successful English department and teach well-motivated and high achieving girls.

You will contribute to providing an excellent education for the pupils by teaching with expertise and enthusiasm, offering support to the learning of individual students and contributing to the school’s pastoral system.

The ability to teach English Language and Literature at GCSE and English Literature up to and including A level is essential.

This is a temporary, part-time role, equating to approximately 95%. This post is for at least two terms and possibly three terms.

All our teaching staff are expected to contribute to the school’s busy extra-curricular programme.

You will be joining a department that is lively, supportive and hard-working. The department is highly active in school and all members of the department have special responsibilities for various activities, which include debating, public speaking and lots of creative writing opportunities.

About the School

Sheffield Girls’ enjoys an excellent reputation as the highest performing school locally (and regularly in the whole of Yorkshire) at GCSE and A level. Founded in 1878, Sheffield Girls’ is situated in Broomhill, a very pleasant area of the city between the University and the Botanical Gardens. The School is one of the twenty-five schools administered by the Girls’ Day School Trust.

As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is 4.00pm on Wednesday 25th September 2019.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.



More about Sheffield High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, 10 Rutland Park, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 114 266 0324
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Sheffield High School is one of the 24 schools and two academies administered by the Girls’ Day School Trust. The Trust was formed in 1872 by a Christian group, but the schools are now non-denominational and girls are admitted irrespective of b...