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English Teacher - 1 year

Job Description

📚 Job Opportunity: Secondary School English Teacher

Location: Hertford
Contract Type: Full-time, One-year Contract

About Us: We are supporting a reputable secondary school nestled in the heart of Hertfordshire, committed to providing exceptional education and fostering a dynamic learning environment.

Position Overview: We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated English Teacher to join a vibrant team for a one-year contract. The successful candidate will inspire and engage students in the study of English literature, language, and creative writing. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the academic and personal development of young minds while collaborating with a supportive faculty.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver engaging and innovative English lessons that cater to diverse learning needs and styles.
  • Foster a nurturing and inclusive classroom environment where students feel motivated to participate and express themselves.
  • Develop comprehensive lesson plans, instructional materials, and assessments aligned with the curriculum objectives and national standards.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies, technologies, and resources to enhance student learning and comprehension.
  • Provide timely and constructive feedback to students to support their academic growth and development.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to coordinate curriculum initiatives, interdisciplinary projects, and extracurricular activities.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, guardians, and stakeholders to ensure a collaborative approach to student success.


  • Bachelor's degree in English Literature, Education, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent certification.
  • Proven experience teaching English at the secondary level, with a strong understanding of the national curriculum.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Passion for teaching and inspiring young learners, with a commitment to their holistic development.
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods to accommodate diverse student needs and abilities.
  • Proficiency in integrating technology into the classroom to enhance learning outcomes.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • Access to comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare and pension plans.
  • Collaborative culture that values creativity, innovation, and teamwork.
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