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PT (0.4 / 0.6) Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

Job Description

Part-Time English Teacher - Maternity Cover

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: March 2025

Pay Rate: MPS/UPS - Direct Employment

Are you passionate about promoting the value of English to students? Do you have the ability to inspire a love for the subject while maintaining the highest expectations for academic achievement? If so, Dunbar Education is excited to present an excellent opportunity on behalf of our client.

Our client values learning, kindness, and excellence for both students and staff. By joining their team, candidates will become part of a caring, supportive group of professionals who share a strong sense of belonging and camaraderie. They actively seek ways to give staff back their time, including a two-week October half term, flexible PPA that can be taken at home every fortnight, and flexible use of gained time in the summer term.

Our client is seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic Teacher of English to work with a talented team and inspire young people to discover and pursue their passion for English. Candidates who have the skills required to excel in this role are encouraged to apply. Prospective applicants are invited to visit the school and experience firsthand what makes it a great place to work.

The successful candidate will understand curriculum development and delivery in English across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. They will be committed to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment that enables students to thrive and achieve their full potential, both academically and creatively.

As a member of the English team, which consistently achieves good progress and results at KS4 and 5, the candidate will benefit from:

  • A fully planned and resourced centralised curriculum across all subjects, eliminating the need for individual planning at home.
  • Regularly scheduled development time for collaborative planning, professional development, and workload reduction.
  • High regard and value placed on the staffing body.
  • A strong department with a curriculum that develops engaged, well-behaved students into creative, articulate, imaginative learners who are confident and secure in their opinions and thoughts.

Our client seeks someone who can help achieve their vision of learning, kindness, and excellence for every student. Candidates eager to grow, learn, and become the best teacher they can be by building effective relationships and instilling a love of English in their students are encouraged to apply.

Whether starting their career or looking for their next challenge, candidates will find that the English department offers a breadth and depth of experience, with colleagues who thrive in a hard-working and innovative team. With strong and consistent leadership, there is a genuine commitment to supporting day-to-day practice and long-term professional development.

Our client is looking for individuals who are:

  • Passionate about working with young people and the importance of education.
  • Able to relate to young people and support them in becoming independent, resilient learners.
  • Dynamic and organized, with good attention to detail.
  • Equipped with good communication, interpersonal, and IT skills.

Our client offers:

  • Students who are a pleasure to work with.
  • An experienced, friendly, and collaborative team of staff.
  • Unwavering support from teachers and leaders to ensure the highest possible standards of student behavior.
  • A strongly led and well-resourced curriculum area.
  • A team that will guide development and ensure full support in every aspect of work.
  • A flexible PPA that can be taken at home every fortnight.
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing as a top priority.
  • A two-week October half term.
  • Free access to a fully-fitted gym (subject to opening hours).

Join our client's team through Dunbar Education and be part of a group striving to help each student flourish both academically and personally. We look forward to hearing from you.