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Teacher of English

Graham School

Details about this role

Job reference: gra_toe_230921

Level/salary range: Main / Upper Pay Scale

Hours of work: Full-time

Contract type: Temporary to Cover Maternity

Closing date for applicants: 4 October 2021

Interviews: TBC

Start date: November 2021

What this role involves

As a Teacher of English, you will:

  • foster the learning and progress of the pupils in your care.

  • be an effective teacher of pupils as well as of the subject. 

  • be skilled in: preparation, resourcing, planning, subject expertise, teaching skill, pace, challenge, proactive classroom management, effective marking and assessment.

  • have the ability to personalise learning so that pupils are captured, engaged and motivated by a series of activities designed to nurture whilst challenge all learners regardless of ability.

  • provide informative feedback that either corrects misconceptions, clarifies current comprehension or sets a higher level of challenge.

  • employ a wide range of methods to provide feedback and differentiated development targets.


About us

At Graham School, we work closely with our feeder primaries and other secondary schools. As part of Hope Sentamu Learning Trust, we also have strong ties with George Pindar School and schools in York and Selby as well as Scarborough. This gives our whole community great opportunities to learn and grow together.

Graham School is on a journey and everyone at the school is rightly proud to be effecting change. Alongside academic success, we also want our students to contribute positively to their community and to understand their responsibilities within that community. As such, we offer creative, exciting and memorable opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. We want all students to be happy and successful during their time with us, and it is a privilege to work with them to help them realise their dreams and aspirations.

Application form

Job reference: gra_toe_230921
About you - Step 1 of 12

IMPORTANT: Before you begin...

The following application form is split into 12 sections which should take around 30 minutes to complete. As there is currently no facility for applicants to save their progress, you may find it helpful to have the following standard interview information to hand, prior to filling out your application: education history, qualifications, employment history, references etc.

Although all sections are straightforward, Section 6 (Supporting Statement) requires applicants to describe how they meet the essential criteria of the person specification. Information, examples and evidence to illustrate how you feel you meet the essential criteria should also be included. As there is currently no facility for applicants to save their progress, you may find it useful to compose this statement separately (e.g. in Microsoft Word) before copying and pasting your text into the box in Section 6.

Other than the answers you provide throughout the following form, if you have additional information you would like to include in support of your application, please record it at the end of your Supporting Statement (Section 6).


Please note: a copy of your submitted application form will be emailed to you on completion.

If you have any questions about this application form, please email recruitment@hslt.academy clearly stating the job reference number.

Graham School - Teacher of English

Job reference: gra_toe_230921

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