Teacher of English

Closing Date: 15 February 2024
Telephone: 01371 822622
Email: recruitment@felsted.org
Salary: Competitive
Employment Term: Full TimePermanent

Commence September 2024, or before if possible
Permanent | Full-time | Senior Independent School

This independent day and boarding School in north Essex has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified and passionate English Teacher to join this ‘Excellent in Every Aspect’ ISI rated School. This role is a full-time position (Monday to Saturday, 44 lessons per fortnight) and will require the successful person to teach across Years 9 to 13 within our Senior School.

Our vibrant and creative English and Media Studies Department consists of a Head of Department and nine teachers and has recently moved into a brand new teaching space. There is a collegiate culture, with collaborative planning and the sharing of best practice a key feature. Our pupils experience great success at GCSE, with a healthy number going on to study English at A Level or International Baccalaureate. We are dedicated to promoting a culture of high standards and hard work that will foster a lifelong appreciation of language and literature. It is essential that the successful person is committed to delivering exceptional learning to our students, has excellent subject knowledge and is willing to fully contribute to the co-curricular activities at the School, including boarding, tutoring, sports and activity programmes. 

Further information can be found on our website felsted.org/academic/academic-overview and within the ‘Role Information Pack’. If you would like more information about the role, please contact Anne MacMillan, Head of English and Media (ama@felsted.org). 

Benefits include free parking; contributory pension scheme; subsidised membership to the School’s healthcare scheme with BUPA; free lunch on full days worked; free hot drinks and breaktime refreshments; annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop and membership to Felsted Connect, an online platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website felsted.org/employment-opps/rewards.

Felsted is a leading boarding and day independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 15 February at 9am.
Interviews will be held in the week following half term (w/c 26 February).

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website felsted.org/employment-opps/employment-opps  to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. Please note, it is an offence to apply for this position if barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.