Teacher of English

Full Time. January 2022 start. Fixed term to end August 2022


We are seeking an enthusiastic, imaginative and energetic Teacher of English to join our highly successful and supportive team continually performing amongst the top 20% of schools nationally.   This post is being offered on a fixed term basis to cover a period of secondment.

King James’s School is a large 11-18 comprehensive school proud to offer a diverse and rich curriculum and is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff. We run a School Direct secondary programme to train the next generation of teachers. 


You will be joining a highly community orientated, inspirational and ambitious school. We are seeking an outstanding candidate to support our educational aims who has the vision, drive and interpersonal skills to motivate our students. You will benefit from strong leadership, effective support by colleagues and being part of an ethos that achieves the best possible outcomes for our students.


The English Department is high performing and teaches through to Key Stage 5. At GCSE we use AQA and for A level we use AQA (Language) and Edexcel (Literature). Experience of or the willingness to teach English Language and Literature at Key Stage 5 is desirable.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment.  This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and approved references.


Full post details and an application form are available via our website.  Completed applications must be submitted via email to recruitment@king-james.n-yorks.sch.uk and received by Monday 8th November 2021 by 08.00am.


Please note that CVs will not be accepted.