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Teacher of English

Hours of work: Full-time teacher's hours
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Tuesday 9am 03 January 2023

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

Hailsham Community College Academy Trust
Battle Road
East Sussex
BN27 1DT

Phone:    01323 841468
Email:     Job.vacancies@hccat.net
Website: www.hccat.net 

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Teacher of English - Hailsham Community College Academy Trust

Come join our thriving 2-19 all-through college on its journey towards excellence!

Our two form entry primary phase opened in September 2019 and we are eagerly awaiting the completion of our brand new state-of-the-art development on the secondary site.  New facilities include a three-storey teaching block containing 22 classrooms and SEND hub, a fully refurbished Post 16 Learning Centre and a floodlit all weather sports pitch to complement our already extensive sporting facilities. 

Due to the continued growth of our successful college, the English Department requires an enthusiastic English teacher with excellent aspirations and classroom management skills. You will have the opportunity to teach up to GCSE level, across a range of abilities. Progression to teaching A Level Language or Literature is also an option for the right candidate. We have a long standing record of supporting our GCSE students to make good progress and also have an excellent record of results at A Level Language and Literature. You will be joining an experienced team, who regularly share ideas and resources and are committed to achieving excellence for our students and promoting a love of reading and appreciation of a diverse range of literature. Our lessons are structured to provide stretch and challenge to all students, regardless of their ability level. 

Can you offer the following to the students and teachers of Hailsham Community College Academy Trust:

  • Values-driven excellent teaching 
  • A real passion for learning
  • Tenacity to drive and improve the outcomes of all students
  • Excellent ability to teach at KS3 and KS4 

As a valued member of our team at Hailsham Community College Academy Trust we can offer you: 

  • An excellent and highly supportive Senior Leadership Team / Middle Leadership Team and pastoral team
  • An excellent commitment to your continued professional development at whatever career stage you’re at!
  • An excellent school which is committed to consistency of student experience and sustained improvement
  • The opportunity to join our Corporate Membership to Benenden Health Care and Cycle to Work Scheme

If you have the motivation and drive for excellence and want to be a part of an enthusiastic, dedicated and well-resourced team, committed to ensuring that all students make the best possible progress in an ambitious school with the desire to be ‘excellent’, we would be pleased to receive an application from you. 

Applicants will be assessed as they arrive therefore, we strongly advise you to apply at the earliest opportunity.

To apply, please download the Job Pack and Application Form from our website.  Your covering letter should be no more than two sides of A4 (font size 12) and answer the question:

How will I ensure that all my students make excellent progress?

Completed applications should be e-mailed to job.vacancies@hccat.net 

To arrange a visit and tour, please contact Reception on 01323 841468

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. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for this Academy. We are also required by law to ensure that any prospective employee is legally entitled to live and work in the UK. You will be required to provide documentation as evidence. Other conditions of employment may apply. We are committed to equality of opportunity and positively welcome applications form all sections of the community. 

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/198429/29026

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Hailsham

  • Salary
  • £28,000 to £38,810 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 03/01/2023

  • Organisation
  • Hailsham Community College Academy Trust

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership