Teacher of English

Job advert

  • Academy:                   Queen Katharine Academy
  • Type of Contract:        Permanent
  • Hours:                         Full Time
  • Salary:                         MPS/UPS
  • Closing date:               Monday 22 October 2018
  • Start date:                   Wednesday 2 January 2019


About Us


Thomas Deacon Education Trust (TDET) is a charitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies in the East Midlands.  As a newly formed multi-academy trust we strive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all and an ethos and culture that encourages everyone to be the very best that they can be. 


Our moral purpose is defined through our commitment to see every member of the learning community achieve their full potential.  As a Trust, however, we recognise the importance and individuality of the local context of each of our schools and encourage diversity of practice whilst retaining a collective sense of unity in our purpose.


Our core values of Trust; Diversity; Excellence and Transformation underpin all aspects of student and staff life in our academies and gives us a platform to offer innovative and efficient business services.


We put learners, and their learning, at the heart of everything we do.



The Role


Queen Katharine Academy are looking to appoint an English teacher to join our enthusiastic, hard-working and committed team who wants to make a difference. The department is well resourced and led by fantastic practitioners and we are looking to appoint a colleague who shares their enthusiasm and unswerving determination to help every student enjoy, achieve and progress in English from KS3 through to KS5. In Sixth Form, A Level English Language and A Level English Literature are delivered and in both subjects students make well above average progress given their starting points. 



The Person

You will:

  • Be a passionate, dynamic teacher of English.
  • Be enthusiastic about helping young people to succeed.
  • Have the ability to form strong professional relationships with young people.
  • Have high expectations for the behaviour and academic progress of young people.
  • Be ambitious and have the energy and creativity to make a significant contribution to the whole academy.


What we can offer you:

  • Excellent working facilities in a modern and inspirational environment.
  • Opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals.
  • Excellent salary package.
  • Outstanding professional development and a high quality induction programme.
  • Fantastic training/development/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.
  • Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.
  • Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).
  • Fantastic onsite Nursery with competitive prices.
  • Enthusiastic and supportive SLT.
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme.


Please contact the HR Team on 01733 426063 or email hrteam@tda.education for further information and an application pack. Visits are welcomed.


TD Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.


To view the applicant information pack and full job description for this role, please click here