About the role

We are looking for an inspiring Teacher of English.  The successful candidate must be able to teach English across the three secondary school key stages, including A Level English. He/she will be a strong classroom teacher with a successful track record of adding value to their own classes and their department, or an NQT.

Join a school which goes the extra mile - not only for its students, but also to look after its staff.

Key Information

  • Application Deadline: 8am, Thursday 23 January 2020
  • Interviews: Tuesday 28 January 2020
  • Starting Date: April or September 2020
  • Full or Part Time: Full time
  • Pay Range: Main Scale or Upper Pay Scale

Download Full Job Spec

Teacher of English Candidate Booklet

Apply for the Vacancy

How to Apply

Please complete an application form from our website, and submit this, together with a letter supporting your application to


About the Person

We are looking for the right person to fill this vacancy; you are looking for the right school to work in.  The characteristics that we are looking for include:

  • Good honours degree in a relevant subject
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Very strong practitioner or, in the case of an NQT, very much on the way to this
  • Excellent subject knowledge
  • Familiar with current subject developments
  • Ambitious for self, department and students
  • An ability to enthuse students and colleagues
  • Evidence of good relationships with young people and adults
  • Able to work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Committed to the ethos of Wycombe High School