Job Description

Required for:  September 2024

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic teacher of English for KS3 and GCSE. We also offer A Level English Literature. (The ability to offer History at KS3 in addition to this English requirement would be welcome, although not necessary). Willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school is essential.

Closing date: Noon on Thursday 25 April

Interview date: Week commencing 29 April. However we reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

How to apply: Applicants are required to complete the Highclare School application form below and provide a short covering letter detailing your suitability for the role. Completed application forms should be returned by email to CVs will not be accepted.


Staff benefits include:

  • A competitive salary with a pension scheme (defined contribution scheme)
  • Professional development opportunities, including a generous and supportive CPD policy
  • Small class sizes and high standards of pupil behaviour
  • The opportunity for innovative and creative teaching and learning opportunities without the pressures of national testing
  • Supportive colleagues and SLT
  • Generous fee discount for staff children
  • Free flu vaccines
  • Long service recognition
  • Salary sacrifice Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free parking
  • Staff social events

Highclare School is committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the community we are part of. Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age or disability. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including referencing checks and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).