Teacher of English

  • £30,000 - 46,525 per year
  • Skelmersdale, Lancashire, England
  • Temporary

Job Title: Teacher of English

Location: Skelmersdale, Lancashire

Start Date: Immediate

Salary: £30,000 - £46,525 per annum (depending on experience)

Are you passionate about literature and language? Do you have a talent for igniting students' imaginations and fostering a love for reading and writing? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Teacher of English to join our team.

About the School: Our school is on a journey of rapid improvement, and we are seeking a committed Teacher of English to play a key role in this transformation. We are dedicated to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment where both students and staff can thrive. Join a team that values creativity, critical thinking, and a lifelong passion for literature.

Position Overview: As a Teacher of English, you will inspire and engage students in the study of English language and literature. You will deliver dynamic and stimulating lessons that encourage students to explore a range of texts, develop their writing skills, and express themselves with confidence. In addition to classroom teaching, you will also lead targeted intervention sessions to support students who require additional assistance in English. This role is ideal for an experienced educator who is passionate about English and has a strong understanding of literary concepts and language skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver high-quality English lessons that inspire students to explore literature, develop analytical skills, and improve their writing abilities.
  • Conduct targeted intervention sessions to support students who require additional assistance in English, focusing on areas such as literacy, comprehension, and writing skills.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued and empowered to express themselves creatively.
  • Provide constructive feedback on students' work and support them in their journey to becoming confident and articulate communicators.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop and implement curriculum plans and schemes of work.
  • Participate in departmental meetings, parent consultations, and school events as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified teacher status (QTS) and relevant degree in English literature, English language, or a related field.
  • Previous experience teaching English at the secondary school level.
  • Strong subject knowledge and a passion for promoting a love for literature and language.
  • Experience in leading targeted intervention sessions to support students' learning.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the diverse needs of students.
  • Commitment to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment.


  • Competitive salary with the opportunity for progression.
  • Supportive and inclusive school environment.
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and professional development.
  • Immediate start available.
  • Potential opportunity for a permanent role based on performance and school need.

Please Note: This position is not suitable for Early Career Teachers (ECTs).

If you are an experienced educator with a passion for English, we would love to hear from you. To apply for the position of Teacher of English, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to Liam Jones at lj@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk or call 01772954200.



All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy

  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 14.3% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Spencer Clarke Group work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary, Special Education needs and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

We offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Liam Jones on refer@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk remembering to include your details.



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