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Teacher of English (1 year temporary)

Main Scale/ Upper Pay Scale

Would you like to progress your career in a school that is one of the highest performing secondary schools and sixth forms in the Tees Valley and North East? Would you like to be part of a school community that not only provides an exceptional educational experience but also has a well renowned supportive pastoral ethos? Would you like to work in a school which has been graded as ‘Outstanding’ in three consecutive Ofsted inspections? Would you also like to work in a school with fantastic facilities which is located near the picturesque town of Yarm and close to the beautiful Cleveland Hills?

Egglescliffe is a highly successful and oversubscribed mixed comprehensive 11 – 18 school. Our visitors comment on the extremely positive learning atmosphere at the school and the focus on every student achieving and exceeding their potential.

We also hold the following national awards:

  • Ofsted Outstanding School Status
  • Healthy School Award
  • Sport England Sportsmark
  • National Teaching School

We seek to appoint an outstanding leader and classroom practitioner who has high aspirations and the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to work with our successful English team as we move to the next stage in our development and achieve even greater success. We strive to develop the very best practice in teaching and learning and create inspirational learning experiences for all of our students. The successful candidate will have the passion and ability to impact at all key stages. The position is temporary for 1 year and the start date is 1st January 2018

Our English Department is:

  • Highly successful, with students making well above national average progress
  • Committed to sustaining and improving results across all levels and Key Stages
  • A highly collaborative and supportive department
  • Innovative, creative and student centred
  • Following AQA at GCSE for English
  • Following AQA at A Level for English Language and English Literature

The successful candidate must have:

  • A passion for the subject and a thorough knowledge of the English curriculum
  • A commitment, drive and enthusiasm to work as part of our dedicated and successful team
  • Measurable impact as an individual teacher
  • An innovative approach to teaching and learning and model excellence in the classroom
  • An ability to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential
  • The ability to teach English Language at A-level would be beneficial but not essential

Egglescliffe School can offer you a professional challenge and a rewarding opportunity, working with a collaborative leadership team that is passionate about the progress and development of every student.

Egglescliffe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance.

For further information about the role and to download an application form and send your completed application with a 1500 word covering letter to:

Mr S White, Headteacher,
Egglescliffe School,
Urlay Nook Road,
Stockton on Tees.
TS16 0LA

or email to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: 8.30am Monday 13th Novemeber 2017

Interviews: Friday 17th November 2017

Job Vacancies

Details will appear here for any positions (teaching and non-teaching) that are currently being advertised at Egglescliffe School.

If you would like any further information about any of the posts advertised, please do not hesitate to contact us - vacancies@nullegglescliffe.org.uk