School image

Teacher of English

Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary SchoolWest Sussex

Role: Teacher of English

Contract Type: Permanent, full-time

Starting salary: MPS1 £25,543 – UPS3 £41,635 (pay award pending)

Job starts: January 2021

Applications close: 9am Monday 23rd November 2020

Interviews: TBC

At Holy Trinity our mission is to be a centre of excellence for learning inspired by Christian values where young people fulfil their potential.

There is a vacancy for a fully qualified English teacher from January 2021 to join our successful team. The role would involve the teaching of English at Key Stages 3 and 4, with the possibility of Media Studies at Key Stage 5. Experience in the teaching of Media Studies would be preferable, but is not essential.

For January we require a candidate who:

• Is an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher

• Has potential to teach successfully across the Key Stages

• Has a good understanding of current developments in the teaching of English and associated subjects

• Can evidence their commitment to excellent teaching and learning

• Can offer English and one or more associated subjects

• Is willing to get involved in the wider life of the school

In addition to teaching your primary and potentially secondary subjects across ages 11 to 18 there is an expectation that you may teach other subjects as directed in order to facilitate the delivery of the curriculum. Relevant support will be offered.

We offer:

• Salary progression in line with our policy on pay and professional development

• Engagement of all teaching staff in the TEEP programme to enhance our teaching and learning

• Comprehensive induction programme

• Coaching trios to share good practice

• An extensive programme of CPL

We support, empower and challenge staff to make a real difference in helping our young people achieve their potential. We have many examples of staff who have fast-tracked their career. The school is an easy commute via public transport from Brighton, and from other parts of East or West Sussex and from Surrey and many staff operate car share schemes.

Application forms and details about the post are on the website. More information about the post and our school is also available on the website All enquiries and completed application forms with covering letter/statements should be sent to HR ( by the closing date or earlier.

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis.

NB: The closing and interview dates are a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received and call those shortlisted for immediate interview. An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process.

The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau check) at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent.

Supporting documents