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GCSE English Teacher

  1. English
  2. Portsmouth
Date posted : 11/08/23
  1. Full Time
£28,000 - 43,685 per year

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GCSE English Teacher required for September 2023

Are you a passionate and dedicated GCSE English Teacher? Are you committed to developing students' language skills, critical thinking, and literary appreciation?

Teaching Personnel are working with a prestigious secondary school is seeking a talented GCSE English Teacher to join their department starting in September 2023.

The School: "we strive to provide an exceptional learning environment that fosters a deep love for English language and literature. With state-of-the-art resources and a supportive community, we are committed to empowering our students to become confident communicators and lifelong learners. Our team of dedicated educators works collaboratively to inspire creativity, analytical thinking, and a profound appreciation for the power of words."

Position: GCSE English Teacher

Start Date: September 2023

Location: Portsmouth


  • Plan, prepare, and deliver engaging GCSE English lessons that align with the curriculum requirements.
  • Create a stimulating and inclusive classroom environment that encourages active participation and critical analysis of texts.
  • Develop effective strategies for teaching reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, tailored to the needs of individual students.
  • Utilise a range of assessment methods to track student progress and provide timely feedback.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to design and implement curriculum materials and resources.
  • Provide guidance and support to students, helping them to improve their literacy skills and achieve their full potential.
  • Foster strong relationships with students, parents, and colleagues to facilitate effective communication and collaboration.
  • Contribute to extracurricular activities and school events that promote a love for English language and literature.


  • Qualified teacher status and a relevant degree in English or a related field.
  • Proven experience teaching GCSE English, with a comprehensive understanding of the exam board requirements.
  • Strong subject knowledge and a passion for inspiring students' love for English language and literature.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Ability to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment that addresses the needs of diverse learners.
  • Innovative and adaptable teaching methods that cater to different learning styles and abilities.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and staying abreast of current educational practices.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Supportive leadership team and a collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development through ongoing training and mentoring.
  • State-of-the-art facilities and resources to enhance the teaching and learning experience.
  • A diverse and motivated student body eager to excel in English language and literature.
  • A warm and inclusive school community with a strong commitment to academic excellence and personal growth.

How to Apply: If you are passionate about shaping young minds and nurturing a love for English language and literature, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV, along with a cover letter detailing your teaching philosophy and relevant experience.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. All applicants must undergo a thorough background check.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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