English Teacher


Job description

Now Education are recruiting on behalf of a secondary school based in Skelmersdale.

About the School

This Catholic school considers itself proud, popular and fully inclusive, welcoming pupils of all abilities and backgrounds.  Staff are supportive of each other and are fully committed to providing a high quality education to the pupils of the school.

About the role

The school are looking for an English teacher to cover a long term absence, working with the school on a temporary basis until further notice.  There is a strong possibility of a permanent position for the right candidate.  The successful candidate will join a team of well qualified and enthusiastic English teachers.


Employ a range of teaching and learning practices successfully for KS3 and KS4 pupils, including at GCSE level.

Have confidence and a strong classroom presence to ensure a calm and safe environment at all times.

Contribute to the planning activities of the curriculum area, reflecting the needs of the students and aims and objectives of the school.

Use a variety of suitable teaching and learning styles and to communicate clear learning objectives and expectations.

Use relevant classroom management strategies to ensure that a purposeful environment for teaching and learning can take place.

Organise and maintain a stimulating environment appropriate for the range of activities taking place.

Ensure that resources and the classroom environment are organised and readily available to promote learning.

Monitor, support and report on the progress and development of individual students as required and undertake the assessment of student’s work in accordance with the school assessment.

To contribute to the development of resources, schemes of work, marking policies and teaching strategies in the curriculum area.

To contribute to the effective communication and consultation with parents of students when appropriate. This includes report writing and attendance at parents evenings or other occasions designated by the school.

Location & commitments

  • Temporary contract starting as soon as possible until further notice.
  • The role is 5 days a week, Monday – Friday
  • Hours are typically 8.30am4pm.
  • You will be required to undertake all duties of a teacher.
  • The school is based in Skelmersdale, Lancashire.

Candidates must have Qualified Teacher Status and also hold an enhanced DBS on the update service or be willing to obtain a new one.

This is an excellent opportunity to secure a full time and long term position in a welcoming and supportive school.  It is an exciting time to join this school as it is currently going through a period of rapid improvement.  If you are interested in finding out more please apply asap with an up to date CV.

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