English Teacher

Posted 02 March 2023
Salary Main Pay Scale
Job type Teacher
Discipline Secondary
Contact NameBongi Shoba

Job description

Step Teachers are looking for an English Teacher to join a secondary school based in Mitcham. This role will be commencing in the Summer term. This is a long-term role

This is an “Outstanding” Ofsted-rated school where leaders are ambitious for all. They have very high expectations of pupils in every
subject. All pupils learn the rich curriculum exceptionally well. This includes pupilswith special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), and pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds. Over half of the pupils opt to remain in the school sixth form, where they can study a range of academic and vocational subjects.


  • Strong knowledge of the KS3 and KS4 English Language and English Literature curriculum

  • Organised and professional maintenance of the classroom and the associated resources

  • Work effectively with other members of staff, both within the classroom and throughout the school

  • Ability to assess students, monitor their progress, and provide constructive feedback to help them progress

  • Able to plan and deliver engaging and comprehensive lessons

  • Compliance with the schools’ policies and the reliable implementation of these


  • Hold QTS or an equivalent qualification

  • Have recent mainstream school-based experience teaching English at the secondary school level.

  • Have a good level of classroom and behaviour management

  • A relevant English-related degree is desirable

Why Step Teachers?

With over 20 years in supplying educational professionals across North London, Hertfordshire, East Anglia and Plymouth, we have and continue to build long-standing; exclusive relationships with many schools and academy trusts across these regions. We have a resolute team that will support and nurture your career at Step Teachers. 

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer and eligibility to work in the UK. 

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. High street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal. 

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