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English Teacher wanted now! South Wales

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Job description

Full time English teaching role in Caerphilly area

Immediate start date

Excellent rates of pay

Career development and support

Due to a recent appointment within the schools English department falling through, the Head teacher of our partner school is seeking a dedicated English Teacher with a proven track record of achieving high results to join them now. This post is suitable for both newly qualified and experienced English Teachers who are seeking a progressive role within a school that is going from strength to strength.

The successful candidate will either be a strong English Teacher with experience teaching English to KS3 and KS4 level, or alternatively applications from English NQT's would be considered if they show the determination and potential to become outstanding English Teachers in the future. The role would involve working with a wide variety of age groups so the English teacher must be adaptable in their approach to teaching in an aim to raise attainment across all age groups in the school.

The school has been challenged by Welsh Assembly Government, EAS and Caerphilly County Council to make further academic progress. The school is rapidly making these improvements. As one of the 40 schools listed by 'Challenge Cymru' the school has been fortunate to receive additional funding and works in close partnership with other schools in the area. These improvements have been noted in the past two years.

  • 43 (42%) of students achieved an A/A*
  • 27 (26%) of students achieved more than 1 A*/A
  • 16 (16%) of students achieved 5 or more A/A* grades

About the role

  • English Teacher (Literature or Language)
  • Ages 11-16 (KS3-4)
  • 5 days a week
  • Temporary role covering long-term sickness with the possibility to take a permanent role
  • Creating varied and engaging lessons in line with the National Curriculum
  • There will be an expectation to create lesson plans and mark the student's work, as well as working closely with students on a 'one to one basis.'


Caerphilly, South Wales


  • A UK recognised teaching qualification (BA QTS, BSc QTS, CERT ED, PGCE)
  • Experience teaching English literature or language at secondary school (from KS3-KS4)
  • A positive attitude with a close attention to detail.

To Apply

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please send a copy of your CV to Jack Jenkins at the South Wales Secondary Branch- who will then be in touch.


  • English teacher with UK recognised qualification
  • Experience at KS3-5 level
  • A fantastic school with modern facilities and high standards
  • 5 days a week
  • Temporary role with option to go permanent
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