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English ECT

Teaching Personnel

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Permanent | Full Time



Role: English ECT
Ofsted: GOOD

Start Date: September 2024
Salary: MPS/UPS, Dependent on experience

Contract Type: Permanent, Full-Time

An esteemed secondary school in Witham, known for its commitment to academic excellence and supportive learning environment, is seeking a talented and passionate English ECT (Early Career Teacher) to join their permanent staff list from September 2024.

This opportunity offers the chance to grow and develop within a dedicated team of educators, with ample support and resources provided.


  1. Qualified Teacher Status (QTS): The ideal candidate must possess QTS, either through completion of a PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) or an equivalent teaching qualification.
  2. Specialization in English: A strong academic background in English Language and Literature, with a degree or relevant qualifications in English or a related field.
  3. Early Career Teacher (ECT) Status: Applicants should be within their early career stage, demonstrating enthusiasm and readiness to embark on a fulfilling journey in teaching.
  4. Commitment to Professional Development: The candidate should exhibit a willingness to engage in continuous professional development, actively seeking opportunities to enhance their teaching practice and stay abreast of educational developments.
  5. Strong Classroom Management Skills: The ability to create a positive and inclusive classroom environment conducive to learning, with effective behavior management strategies in place.
  6. Excellent Communication Skills: Clear and effective communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential for fostering positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents/guardians.
  7. Adaptability and Flexibility: The capacity to adapt teaching methods to meet the diverse needs of students, while remaining flexible in response to changing educational requirements.
  8. Passion for Education: A genuine passion for teaching and inspiring young minds, coupled with a dedication to nurturing academic achievement and personal growth in students.
  9. Commitment to School Ethos: Alignment with the school's values and ethos, including a dedication to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion within the school community.
  10. Enhanced DBS Check: All successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, ensuring suitability to work with children and young people.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated English ECT to join a thriving educational community dedicated to empowering students and fostering a love for learning. If you are passionate about education and eager to embark on a rewarding career journey, we welcome your application.

For immediate consideration, please apply directly to this advert with an up-to-date copy of your CV, highlighting your relevant work experience, contact details and a covering letter indicating why you should be considered along with your availability to interview

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% 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.
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