English Teacher - Castlewood School

Jensen Avenue, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, B36 9LF
Main Pay Range + SEN1
20 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Chris White
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

English Teacher
Main Scale Teacher + SEN1 (increasing to SEN2 after appropriate time in service as per pay policy)
Full Time – Permanent
Start Date: 1st September 2021
Closing Date: Wednesday 5th May 2021 at 12 noon
Interviews: Monday 10th May 2021
NQTs will be considered


This is a fabulous opportunity for either an NQT or an experienced teacher who wishes to make a real and sustained difference to the lives of vulnerable young people.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic and enthusiastic qualified teacher of English to join our dedicated staff team within the Secondary Phase of the school. There will also be the opportunity to work alongside our Primary Phase team ensuring continuity of learning across the Key stages. You will be expected to be able to deliver quality, captivating lessons from KS3 up to GCSE level qualifications in KS4.


Our school works with some of the ‘most difficult’ pupils to engage in learning, so if you relish a challenge then we are the place for you. You will be working independently as our English specialist, teaching classes of 8 pupils with the support of a Teaching Assistant. The school is actively moving forward and improving in all ways, making it a dynamic environment to be in. We can guarantee that every day will be different to the last and there is rarely a dull moment.


Are you:
• A qualified and effective practitioner?
• Able to meet all the requirements for safeguarding children?
• Organised and a good communicator?
• Creative and inspirational in your teaching?
• Committed to developing self and others?
• Friendly, hardworking, motivated?
• Willing to learn and progress your own professional development?
• Looking for a challenging but rewarding role?

Can you:
• Sustain the highest levels of quality teaching?
• Demonstrate high levels of passion and energy?
• Share ideas and expertise?
• Work in a supportive team?

If yes to the above, then we want you to apply


We offer the successful candidate:
• Improvement as a practitioner
• A Teachers Laptop
• Opportunities for promotion within a growing Multi Academy Trust
• A small supportive team environment


To Apply
Please download the application form, along with the job pack and advert information
When you complete the information in support of your application, please tell us what you can bring to the role and why you feel Castlewood School is a good match for you.
Once you have completed your application please email it to hr@castlewoodschool.co.uk stating the role in the subject line.


Further information

For a further discussion about the position or to have a tour of the school please contact Chris White (Deputy Head Teacher) 0121 748 9760.

Castlewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All applicants will be subject to a rigorous, Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and all references obtained will be checked upon for authenticity and accuracy.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.

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