English teacher (maternity cover)

Closing date: Thursday 24th Jan 2019

Vacancy details

Required April 2019 (maternity cover)


Post Title:                   English Teacher

                                    MPS/UPS (£23,720 - £39406)

Contract type:            maternity cover


Do you want to be part of a team that will help children to do the seemingly impossible?

We are looking for a teacher of English for a maternity cover. The right candidate will be totally aligned to our values of hard work, trust and fairness and completely committed to our mission: the school will get students to attend the best university, or real alternative, succeed in their dream job and thrive in all aspects of their life.

Tanfield School is a growing school with year 7 and 8 being over-subscribed for the academic year September 2018. We are creating a culture of success through the operation of strict routines and protocols, an unwavering focus on results and by offering the very best teaching and support. If you want to work in an environment where you will really make a difference, Tanfield is for you.

Why choose us?

Culture of high expectations

Focus on feedback NOT marking

Weekly coaching

Visible SLT

Centralised detentions

Learn more:


Or call the school on 01207 232881 and speak to Steven Clough, Headteacher, to discuss the role further.

An Application Pack (including Job Description and Person Specification) is available to download from   CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: 24th January 2019

Interviews will take place: 31st January 2019       

Tanfield School is committed to safeguarding children and the appointment will be subject to receipt of an Enhanced DBS clearance, safer recruitment procedures, satisfactory references and completion of a six-month probationary period. Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

How to apply

Begin by downloading the teaching staff application pack and following the guidance within. Once you have completed the application form return to this page and click the second button below to send your completed application via email. Alternatively you can email directly.

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