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Teacher of English at Walderslade & Greenacre Schools Partnership - Full-time

Beyond Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-316-T
  • Posted:08/01/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS+ £2k Recruitment Bonus*
  • Start Date:April / September 2024
  • App Close Date:01/03/2024 at 23:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed.


Teacher of English at Walderslade & Greenacre Schools Partnership

Salary: MPS/UPS

Required: Easter / September 2024

Hours: Full time, Permanent

Plus a one off joining bonus of £2,000, paid in twelve monthly instalments*

Are you a dedicated Teacher of English who is looking for a meaningful opportunity to impact the lives of students?  We are seeking a compassionate and experienced Teacher to join our team.  You will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of students and help them develop strong language skills, critical thinking abilities and an appreciation for literature.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and deliver engaging English lessons aligned with the curriculum.
  • Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Access and monitor student progress, providing constructive feedback.
  • Encourage critical thinking, creativity and effective communication.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to enhance the overall educational experience.


  • Qualified teacher status or equivalent.
  • A degree in English or a related field.
  • Previous experience of teaching English at secondary level is preferred.
  • The ability to motivate and engage students of all abilities.
  • Strong communication and classroom management skills.

The Skills for Life Trust, which is support by Beyond have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Minchin. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

Amongst the many benefits of working for us you will receive:

  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Care First – Employee Assistance Programme
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment
  • Free Flu Vaccination
  • Flexible working
  • Timetabled and purposeful CPD
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Free car parking
  • Laptop and technical support
  • Access to the National College*

 *The National College provides engaging CPD in a high-quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please email hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you or alternatively visit our website at: www.sflt.org.uk

Closing Date: Friday 8th March 2024.  We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Information about the trust

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted and encouraged. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

We are also dedicated to ensuring the safety and protection of all individuals under its care. This commitment to safeguarding is shared by all academies within the Trust, as we strive to promote the welfare of our pupils. We require all staff and volunteers to uphold this commitment, and we therefore implement a thorough recruitment process across all academies that aligns with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines. This process includes conducting online checks on shortlisted candidates and all employment offers are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and where applicable a prohibition from teaching check.

The Trust is also committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of school life. We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other characteristic. We celebrate the diversity of our school community and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, safe and able to achieve their full potential. We believe that this approach not only supports our students to achieve their best, but also prepares them for life in a diverse and interconnected world. If you share our commitment to equality and diversity, we welcome your application to join our team.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Manager
  • Address:Fort Pitt Grammar School,
    ME4 6TJ
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: hr@sflt.org.uk



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.