Teacher of English

Teacher of English

Full-time permanent 

Required for September 2023 


Applications are also invited from Trainee Teachers 

This is an exciting vacancy that will allow a practitioner the ability to contribute to and be supported by a strong and successful large department in our school. The successful candidate will either be a newly qualified English teacher or equally someone with more experience, in any case, they will be passionate about their subject, and is committed to bringing out the best in our students. 

The department is a large, extremely friendly and supportive team who all share a passion for delivering high-quality English lessons as well as instilling a life-long love of reading and the written word within our students. We engage with subject-specific professional development, regular standardising to ensure confidence and consistency in applying mark schemes and enjoy professional discussions about the texts we teach as well as current pedagogy. We are also very keen to increase cross-curricular links as well as raise the profile of reading for pleasure within the school. 

You will be joining a school that has a vision to be an educational centre of excellence based on the principle that effective relationships are the key to positive outcomes. The staff team have a student centred approach and we have a robust teacher education programme. We want to invest in successful applicants and help them progress through their own career. We are looking for candidates who share the same values as us as we continue to grow our team.

Further details of this post and an application form are available below. Further questions or a virtual discussion can be arranged by emailing the school at admin@dchs-alnwick.org

This post is suitable for Trainees & ECTs.

The School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date:  noon on Monday 29 May 2023 with interviews being held on Wednesday 31 May 2023