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Teacher of English

Salary: £25,714 - £41,604 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full time

Closing date: Monday 27 June 2022 at 9:00am
Interview date: Week Commencing 4 July 2022

How to apply: If you are interested in the position please download the Application Pack on our website. Please complete the Application for Employment and References & Monitoring Form and return to careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk

Who to contact if you have a query: If you wish to discuss the post further or visit the school, please contact careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk Tel: 01323 400650

CLOSING DATE : Monday 27 June 2022 at 9:00am
START DATE: Thursday 1 September 2022
INTERVIEWS: Week Commencing 04 July 2022
HOURS OF WORK: Full time


• Can you inspire young people through your own fascination with English?
• Do you possess high emotional intelligence that builds lasting professional relationships?
• Are you a team player ready to tackle the educational challenges of the future?


If the answers to these questions is ‘yes’, then Gildredge House wants to hear from you.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the position of Teacher of English for our 4-19 free school. Teachers in the early stage of their career would benefit from the wealth of experience and talent amongst the teachers in English, which is one of the outstanding departments of our school. NQTs are welcome to apply. This is also an opportunity for unqualified teachers to apply for a route into teaching. Our ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement (November 2018) is a strong foundation on which to build and develop the school. The challenge is to sustain and further improve through every aspect of Gildredge House as the school continues to develop.


As Teacher of English you will join an outstanding team of inspirational teachers, where you will ensure that our students enjoy and achieve highly in their English learning. You will be an English specialist in the secondary phase and if you do not already have experience of teaching the subject to A Level, you will keen to take on the professional development necessary. We ideally need a strong GCSE teacher as most of your teaching will be in Years 7 – 11. This is an exciting time to join our Outstanding English Department, with opportunities for professional development ranging from KS2 transition with Year 6 to supporting our Sixth Form students in choosing English at University.


Within the English department, you will find a team who are dedicated to providing engaging, stimulating lessons to students of all abilities, and classrooms where rapport and relationships are given the highest priority. We plan with creativity and teach with enthusiasm, ensuring that every student reaches their full potential. We aim to help students develop resilience and confidence in the face of a challenging curriculum, not only to prepare them for demanding examinations but also to foster a lifelong love of reading, writing and thinking about books.

Gildredge House offers:
• continuity of education for boys and girls aged 4-19
• an expectation of high academic standards leading to Sixth Form studies
• strong discipline
• excellent pastoral care
• a range of extra-curricular activities
• parent and community involvement
Our school motto: 'Aspire'


Salary range: £25714 rising to £41604 (Gildredge House Main Pay Scale points M1-UPS3, 2021-2022)


If you are interested in the position please download the Application Pack on our website.


Please complete the Application for Employment and References & Monitoring Form and return to careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk by Monday 27 June 2022 at 9:00am


If you wish to discuss the post further or visit the school, please contact careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk Tel: 01323 400650.


Gildredge House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment with the school are subject to pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Children’s Barred List check and a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2006.


Please note that under the GDPR, by replying to this advert, you are consenting to Gildredge House processing and retaining your personal information for the purposes of this application. You have the right to withdraw your consent and ask for your data to be deleted at any time, however it will then not be possible for Gildredge House to process your application any further. For further details please see the specific Privacy Policy for job applicants which can be found at https://www.gildredgehouse.org.uk/our-school/dataprotection/

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/175895/24905

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £25,714 to £41,604

  • Closing date
  • 27 June 2022

  • Organisation
  • Gildredge House

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Education and Learning