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English Teacher

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Teacher of English Required, full-time
Bedfordshire (MK postcode)
Main Pay Scale Preferred but not necessary
Open to NQTs 

Church of England School in the Bedfordshire seeking a full-time English Teacher to join them in September. This is a popular and oversubscribed school of 680 students. They will further expand to 720 students by 2021. Although situated in the Local Authority of Central Bedfordshire, they straddle the border and have half of our population from Bedford Borough schools. There is an increasing number of ‘out-of-catchment’ students who are applying to the school because of its good reputation.

We have a secondary approach to our curriculum delivery with specialist teachers providing engaging, challenging and inspiring lessons across all four year groups. The advertised position will entail teaching English to students in Years 5-8. English is a well-led and superbly resourced area of the curriculum. This would be a perfect opportunity for a teacher to further develop their teaching skills or for a teacher new to the profession to develop and hone their skills as a teacher. The postholder will look after a tutor group and will deliver some PSHE lessons.

In our recent OFSTED inspection, the Lead Inspector commented: “Pupils are well behaved and have very positive attitudes to learning. They are proud of their school and they are excellent ambassadors both in and out of the classroom. They value the high quality of teaching, from which they benefit, and they welcome the wide range of extra-curricular opportunities available to them.”

An enthusiastic and skilled Teacher of English is required to join this highly successful school and English Department. The team is described as both strong and dynamic with a wide range of specialisms, including two existing examiners for the new AQA specification. The results of this department have been consistently outstanding over time including in the changeover to the new specification.

To be considered for this role, you will be required to:
- Have a DBS on the update service or be willing to obtain one.
- Be able to provide two references from the last 6 years.

What Teaching Personnel can offer:
- The option to work across a range of branches; SEN/Primary/Secondary
- Varied and rewarding work with amazing children in schools
- Weekly pay with highly competitive daily rates
- Ongoing support with a specialist consultant
- Constant work available with day-to-day, short-term, long-term and TEMP to PERM options

In order to register with Teaching Personnel, candidates are required to have Child Workforce DBS registered on the update service. All candidates are required to complete a Safeguarding course through Teaching Personnel, or provide a relevant safeguarding certificate during your registration process. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory vetting checks and references.

Please call Lauren on 01604 376695 for more information, or email your CV to

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 date.

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