Situations Vacant

English Teacher

St. John’s is a specialist school and college offering high quality education and care for young people aged 7-25 with a wide range of special educational needs.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join our teaching staff with the following vacancy:

  • English Teacher

The position is based at our School Site in Seaford and will be supporting our 6 to 17 year old learners.

We are looking for an innovative and inspiring English teacher to join our team to deliver one of the most important academic subjects in the school. You will be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment and delivery of  English, planning and delivering teaching and managing moderation and verification processes.

You should be either a qualified teacher (QTS) or have a level 5 specialism in English with DTLLS / PGCE in Lifelong Learning Sector. Applications from NQTs considered.

St John’s is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The role of the English Teacher includes having detailed knowledge and understanding of pupils’ National Curriculum and other statutory requirements and to be able to demonstrate that knowledge and understanding and take account of wider curriculum developments, which are relevant to their work (including the school’s aims, objectives, policies and schemes of work).

The English Teacher must:

  • Understand detailed knowledge of the learner profile, their support needs and their learning styles.
  • Fully engage in all training and aspects of on-going CPD.
  • Be capable of delivering inspirational and informative English and Literacy lessons to the full age and ability range of pupils at the school P5 – NC 5 .
  • Be adept at producing and sharing teaching resources and manage your classroom displays very effectively.
  •  Be an innovative classroom teacher capable of helping to develop a syllabus that brings English and Literacy   to life for our students.
  • Be able to demonstrate a positive and authoritative rapport with primary, secondary and sixth form pupils.
  • Excellent and effective classroom management skills.
  • Have excellent communication skills to enable effective dialogue with pupils, parents, staff and visitors.
  • Be organized and self-motivated, with a proven record for meeting targets and deadlines.
  • Have a sharp and progressive vision of cross-curricular approaches and of teaching and learning in a successful and dynamic school.
  • Take responsibility for coordinating for the school’s approach to spelling and handwriting   across the school.

All job applicants will be required to provide 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This process forms part of our recruitment and safeguarding policy.

Please visit our website to see a full job description and complete an application form.

Closing date for applications is August 2018.