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Teaching Personnel are working with a secondary school in Dorset who are seeking to appoint an outstanding temporary English teacher. The English Department thrives on the notions of inclusion, creativity and enthusiasm for the subject. The department deliver a broad curriculum building English Language skills through the teaching and analysis of English Literature texts. This position is temporary for the summer term, with the potential to lead into a permanent role for the right person.

The ideal teacher will be passionate about the English curriculum and how this can be taught in an inspiring way to maximise exam success, spark students’ passion for the subject, and to help students to lead successful future lives. The successful candidate should also be able to evidence a proven track record of high impact in teaching, learning and curriculum excellence, to support strong outcomes and learning experiences.

The department attained strong results last summer, especially in English Literature with over 75% of students gaining a Grade 6 or higher in English Literature and 20% gaining a Grade 8 or 9. The post holder would be expected to ensure that the English Language grades match or exceed the Literature grades. 

Our ideal candidate will display:

• A passion for teaching English with evidence of enabling students to surpass expectations.

• Experience in teaching classroom English at all Key Stages with a good curriculum knowledge and understanding of GCSE and A-Level English requirements. 

• Experience of using data to push students to (and beyond) their targets.

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All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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