Teacher of English

Website Kenton School

Post: Teacher of English
Location: Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE3 3RU
Salary: M/UPR: £30,000 to £46,525 pa,
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Closing Date: 9 am, 21 June 2024 
Required: September 2024

At Kenton we are passionate about providing the very best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally and our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all our students not only reach their potential but that they are confident, happy and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect.

We are seeking a talented and inspiring English specialist to join our team-teaching English Literature and Language across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. Experience or ability to teach A-level Language would be desirable

The post is open to both experienced and early career teachers. For early career teachers we offer a comprehensive suite of training and support.

If you are the person we are looking for, your broad base of subject knowledge will be underpinned by a passion for the subject and the ability to apply a range of teaching and learning strategies.   You will possess the ability to work effectively with all students, engaging them through exciting yet challenging lessons and embedding a culture of positive behaviour for learning.   You will possess the ability to promote the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and take appropriate action when required.  And, most importantly, you will be committed to our school ethos of ‘all different, all equal,’ instilling high expectations in all our students.

If you have the skills, commitment and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you.  In return we can offer you,

  • Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including, and cycle to work schemes
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free gym access at Kenton School

How to apply

If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, please download an application form (see below) and return it to [email protected]

Northern Leaders Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.


Teacher of English Candidate Information Pack

 Application Form.doc

 Disclosure of Criminal Convictions Policy.pdf

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