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Teacher of English

Closing date:       23rd February 2024

Start date:           1st September 2024 (post available from Easter if able to start, but not essential)

Salary:                 MPR / UPR

Contract Type:   Permanent

The Role

The Corsham School Academy Group seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and inspirational teacher of English, looking to join an experienced team. The team is led by a curriculum team leader, a head of key stage 3 and benefits from the expertise of a literacy lead and a Lead Practitioner in English. The successful candidate will be a dynamic practitioner who models excellent practice, has students’ progress at the forefront of their teaching, will deliver high quality learning experiences for all students and have a willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school.  This is an exciting opportunity to join our wonderful school and make a significant contribution.

The ideal candidate will:

  •  be an inspirational and passionate English teacher
  •  be a professional who is able to work in partnership with parents and other stakeholders
  •  be passionate about raising attainment in a classroom environment with students of all abilities
  • be able to show evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject through schemes of work and extra-curricular activities

We welcome applications from ECTs and we run a highly supportive and successful Early Career Framework programme

The School

The Corsham School is part of a small Multi Academy Trust serving the market town of Corsham and surrounding villages. It is situated in North Wiltshire, on the outskirts of the Cotswolds, 8 miles from Bath and within easy reach of the M4.

The Corsham School is a ‘Good’ School where ‘Pupils behave well in and out of lessons, are respectful of each other and learn well in a secure, friendly and supportive setting.’ Ofsted Sept 2019

The Corsham School offers: -

  • Enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning
  • A caring and supportive department, staff body and wider school community
  • A commitment to professional development and career progression opportunities
  • A full programme of induction and support; we are committed to staff well- being, are a very happy school where staff morale is high.

As part of the remuneration package The Corsham School Academy Group offers excellent Employee Benefits, including a Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, together with discounts on High Street shopping, Cinema Tickets and Holidays.

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply via the application form. A separate letter (no more than 2 sides A4) addressed to the Headteacher should indicate how your qualifications and experience make you a suitable candidate for this post.

Please download and complete the Application Form, and return to the school via email to:

The closing date for this advert has been set. However, applications will be reviewed as they are received, and we would therefore encourage candidates to apply as soon as they can do so, as the advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is identified and successfully interviewed.

The Corsham School Academy Group is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All appointments are subject to the school receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include the current/last employer. This appointment is also subject to the provision of relevant documents to the school proving a legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, and confirmation of professional qualifications.  On acceptance of a job offer, a pre-employment health check will be completed. The appointment is conditional on all the above checks being satisfactory. 

In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

It is an offence to apply for a role within regulated activity if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.