Teacher of English

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Type of Position:Teaching staff - Permanent
School:Twynham School
Salary:£30,000 to £46,525 (FTE)
Start Date:September 2024
Closing Date: Monday 22nd April 2024 at 8am


Start date

September 2024

Contract term


Working hours


Pay scale

Teachers Main Pay Scale

Salary range (per annum)

£30,000 to £46,525 (FTE)


Twynham School (occasional travel to TGS for meetings)

Reports to

Head of English (Twynham School)

Suitable for Early Career Teachers (ECTs)?



About the Post

We are looking to appoint an exceptional and inspirational teacher of English to join our highly successful English department. This is a very rare and exciting opportunity to join an already high-performing subject area and to support the vision for excellence being developed by our Director of English and the wider team.

This post would suit a colleague in the early stages of their career who is looking for a role that offers unrivalled future career opportunities. The Twynham School and TGS federation is now firmly established in Christchurch and there really is unlimited potential for our organisation to deliver a truly exceptional vision for young people across the town. The opportunity to be part of the team which works across two schools and two different contexts offer unrivalled career development for an aspirational colleague.

This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented and ambitious colleague.

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Teach English within a high-performing and well-established department
  • Deliver exceptional extra-curricular opportunities within and beyond English
  • Further contribute to our vision for education across the town of Christchurch
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding and Child Protection policies.

What we can offer you

Twynham School and The Grange School can offer you:

  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families
  • An exceptional CPD offer from teacher training and the ECT framework through to preparation for senior and system leadership
  • Strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust
  • The opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast

Who we are looking for

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Are an inspirational and skilled teacher of English
  • Are committed to improving pedagogical practices using evidence-informed approaches
  • Are committed to the power of extra-curricular opportunities in engaging students
  • Are aspirational for career development and eager to seize additional career progression opportunities
  • Are driven by the power of education to transform the lives of the most disadvantaged students

You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:

  • Aim high
  • Keep improving
  • Don’t leave anyone behind
  • See the bigger picture

Any questions?

To discuss the post or your application, please contact Alison Brown (Senior HR Administrator) on 01202 878073 or email us at

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please submit a Job Application Form and Diversity Questionnaire by email to:  

Only applications made using our own official application form will be accepted. You can download the form and questionnaire here:

The closing date is Monday 22nd April 2024 at 8am. (We reserve the right to interview exceptional applicants prior to the closing date and therefore interested colleagues are encouraged to apply as soon as possible).

Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

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