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Job Description: English Teacher

Choice Teachers is currently working with a highly regarded school in Maidenhead, seeking a talented and enthusiastic English Teacher to join their team for a long-term position starting in September.

We also provide excellent opportunities for teachers to work on a day-to-day basis in the Maidenhead and surrounding areas, covering absences at schools. If this is of interest to you, please apply or call 01707 537 410 to speak with Louis, our dedicated Berkshire Consultant.

Temporary Teacher of English (Full Time)

  • Role: Temporary Teacher of English (Full Time)
    • Please note that while QTS is preferred for this role, we welcome applications from other qualified candidates.
  • Subjects:
    • English (KS3-5)
  • Start date: September 2024
  • Duration: One term (until December school holiday)
  • Availability to interview: Immediate
    • There may be an opportunity for a trial day instead of a traditional interview, and if so, we will keep you informed.
  • Unfortunately, we are unable to consider candidates requiring sponsorship for this vacancy.

Job Duties

  • Deliver engaging and effective English language lessons to students.
  • Plan and prepare lesson materials, including syllabi, assignments, and assessments.
  • Assess and evaluate students’ progress, providing constructive feedback.
  • Identify individual learning needs and adapt teaching methods accordingly.
  • Encourage student participation and maintain a positive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop and implement educational strategies.
  • Manage classroom behaviour and ensure student discipline.
  • Communicate regularly with parents and guardians regarding student performance.
  • Stay updated with the latest teaching methods and educational resources.

Desired Qualifications

  • PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education)
  • QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)

Education

Bachelor’s degree in English or a related field

Experience

Prior experience in teaching English is preferred

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Punctuality and strong time management abilities
  • Confidence in delivering lessons and engaging with students
  • Knowledge of curriculum standards and educational practises
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods to meet varying student needs
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Education or a related field

Working Conditions

The English Teacher will primarily work in a classroom setting within a school or educational institution. The role may involve working with students of different age groups and varying abilities. The teacher will typically follow a regular schedule, with occasional evening or weekend commitments for parent-teacher meetings or extracurricular activities.

Next Steps with Choice Teachers

If this role is not suitable for you, but you are looking for work in schools, please contact us on 01707 537410 or email Louis@choiceteachers.com.

Choice Teachers has established itself as a leading, reliable, and professional agency, with strong relationships with both staff and schools in the local area.

Choice Teachers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applicants from all suitably qualified persons. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

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