Teacher of English

Vacancy Description

Position: Teacher of EnglishSubject: TeachingSalary: MPS - UPS

   Executive Principal:      Mr K Reynolds, MA

New College Durham Academies Trust comprises of two large Academies, Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, located some six miles apart in North West Durham.  New College Durham, is our lead sponsor and both Academies are located in multi million pound new builds, offering unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and communities in Consett and Stanley.

We are looking to appoint an innovative and passionate Teacher of English to join our existing successful department. Applications from NQT are welcome.

This role presents an unrivalled opportunity to make a real difference and the chance to contribute to our journey in becoming an outstanding provider of education.

We can offer:

  • A bespoke CPD package for all staff
  • The chance to work in state of the art facilities
  • An IPad/ICT Device for all teaching staff
  • Additional staff benefits, i.e. tax free childcare scheme, discounted membership rates at local leisure facilities.
  • NQT’s - a bespoke training programme led by a member of the Senior Leadership Team

Teacher of English                                                                                 Salary: MPS/UPS

We are looking for a colleague who is:

  • Consistently Good or has potential to be Outstanding;
  • Able to raise students' aspirations and attainment;
  • Able to plan lessons and ensure the use of assessment is effective in securing student progress;
  • Able to reinforce literacy and oracy skills, whilst encouraging a love of reading;
  • Is willing and able to contribute to extra-curricular activities.


  • Has high expectations of their students;
  • Consistently models excellent practice and has students' achievement and progress at the forefront of their teaching;
  • Wants an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant school that makes a difference to our young people’s lives.

Download an application pack, including job description, person specification and application form below. Want to arrange a visit or informal chat before deciding whether to apply?  Just email Human Resources at and this can be arranged.

Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process.  Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Completed applications should be emailed to: by Midnight Tuesday 19th February 2019. It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Thursday 28th February 2019.

Applicants should assume they have been unsuccessful if we have not contacted them within 28 days of the post-closing.

Consett Academy is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and will undertake the appropriate employment checks to meet this commitment.

Start Date: 1st September 2019Closing Date: 19th Feb 2019

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