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Teacher of English

Hours of work: Full-time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 10 July 2022

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 11 July 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

The Eastbourne Academy
Brodrick Road
East Sussex
BN22 9RQ

Phone:    01323 514900
Email:     tea-office@swale.at
Website: theeastbourneacademy.org

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Teacher of English - The Eastbourne Academy


Full time.

We are an exceptionally friendly and supportive staff group and we have an opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of English to share their passion with all of us.

Working with the English department, the person appointed will be a dynamic and inspirational classroom teacher, who is already, or has the potential to be an outstanding practitioner. 

The successful candidate will be required to contribute to the growth of the department through planning and delivery of engaging English lessons to a range of abilities across Key Stage 3 and 4.

This position would suit either an ambitious ECT or an established teacher that:

  • Can provide outstanding quality learning and teaching in the English department, modelling excellence in the classroom;
  • Can demonstrate creativity and flair in the classroom;
  • Can enthuse and motivate students;
  • Has the vision and energy required to impact the continuous process of raising attainment in the English department;
  • Has a belief in the value and talents of all students;
  • Has a passion for English;
  • Has a commitment to achieve excellence for all.
  •  Has thorough knowledge and understanding of ICT, with a proven record of using ICT to enhance Teaching and Learning in the classroom.

The Eastbourne Academy is a vibrant, successful and inclusive learning community were both students and staff thrive. At the heart of our school, are traditional values where every student is expected to Learn, Engage and Respect.

In return we can offer:

  • Friendly and supportive school environment;
  •  Be part of a highly successful Trust;
  •  CPD opportunities;
  •  Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  •  Eye test reimbursement;
  •  Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.  

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Miss Yovich for an informal discussion.  amanda.yovich@swale.at and 01323 514900

Completed applications should be sent to Mrs Melanie Hopkins, Headteacher’s PA & HR Liaison, mel.hopkins@swale.ator by post to The Eastbourne Academy Bodrick Road Eastbourne BN22 9RQ. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.  

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 11th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure   

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/25124

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £25,714 to £41,604

  • Closing date
  • 10 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • The Eastbourne Academy

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership