Teacher of English

Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range – 1.0 FTE

1 year temporary contract to cover maternity

Required to start September 2019


King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School, with a diverse intake.  It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. King Edward VII School has two sites within the S10 area, approximately 1.5 miles apart. The successful candidate will be required to teach at both sites. At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, a cycle to work scheme, eye test vouchers and a cash plan including therapy benefits. We also offer a full employee assistance programme (EAP) along with access to a 24/7 virtual GP surgery.

 We have a vacancy for a confident, enthusiastic, suitably qualified and experienced teacher of English to join a large, successful department from September 2019.  

The successful candidate will:  

•           be a dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic English teacher

•           have a passionate commitment to making English stimulating and relevant for all

•           be familiar with Key Stages 3, 4 and 5

•           be a skilled ICT practitioner

•           be willing to contribute to the wider life of the School

•           have the calibre and ambition to develop his or her career in and beyond this post


English is an important subject in School and consistently achieves excellent results. English has fifteen teachers in the department. Standards of teaching and collaborative practice are high in the departments

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Please note: Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be considered. Write a letter of application (no more than two sides of A4, in font no smaller than twelve) stating:

1.    Why you are are applying for the post

2.    How your experience so far has prepared you for the post.

 For further details please contact Tom Hall at recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk                                                    

Closing date: 14th June 2019 – 12 noon    

Interview date: Monday 24th June 2019