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Esher Church of England High School

Esher Church of England High School

Esher Learning Trust

Teacher of English

Esher High School is an excellent, high performing School and is proud to be part of Enlighten Learning Trust (ELT).  We aim to equip our students with the skills to grow into confident, ambitious and responsible citizens ready to face the challenges of the adult world.  Our staff are passionate about seeing young people succeed in their subject. 

Teacher of English
Full-time, but consider FTE 0.8, Permanent
Salary:  MPR/UPR (Fringe) £31,350 – £47,839
Start date: September 2024
(ECTs are welcome to apply)

Do you want to be part of a successful and supportive team? 

We are looking for an inspirational Teacher of English with the initiative, drive and determination to teach KS3 and KS4 and contribute to our creative and evolving curriculum. The English department is a collaborative team who are all passionate about seeing young people succeed in their subject.  Their results at Key stage 4 over the past 3 years have seen year on year improvements, due to the hard work and determination of staff and students alike in this area. 

As a team who are always on the forefront of innovation in the classroom, we are looking for an individual who can add to this already thriving team; a teacher who builds excellent relationships with students and inspires them in their learning. We offer an exceptional development programme, with support which goes beyond the ECT years and we welcome applications from candidates with all levels of experience.  

A comprehensive induction programme is provided for all new staff.  We are committed to continual bespoke professional development opportunities e.g. access to peer coaching, non whole lesson observations, a 1% improvement culture and personalised training.  Staff benefits include a 2 week autumn half term break, Teachers’ pension scheme, staff wellbeing group, staff association, free gym use and ample on-site parking.     

For further information regarding this role please refer to the job description. To apply for this role please complete the application form and return to recruitment@enlightenlt.education.

We welcome early applications and will consider holding interviews and appointing before the closing date for strong candidates.

Closing Date:         Monday 15 April 2024 @ 8.00 am
Interview Date:    Interviews will be held the following week

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children.  It is an offence to apply for a role if applicants are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.   This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.   Please refer to the following link for further information regarding our Child Protection & Safeguarding policy  Esher Church of England High School - Policies & Documents (esherhigh.surrey.sch.uk).  Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.