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Posted 13 May by GSL Education
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Salary icon £30,000 - £46,525 per annum
Location icon Southampton , Hampshire

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Secondary English Teacher

Salary: £30,000 - £46,525

Location: Southampton

Start Date: September 2nd

Full-time, Long Term

GSL Education is currently seeking an English Teacher for one of the local Secondary Schools in Southampton. The selected candidate will be responsible for delivering high-quality English education to Secondary School students, creating captivating lesson plans, and closely monitoring student progress. The English Teacher is expected to adhere to the national curriculum and employ diverse teaching methods to ensure effective learning for all students. As a valued member of the English department, you will collaborate closely with the Head of Faculty. The school places a high value on imparting fundamental skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving with a touch of creativity, qualities integral to its ethos and expected from its staff.


  • Develop, prepare, and deliver English lessons aligned with the national curriculum and tailored to individual student needs.
  • Utilise various teaching methods, including lectures, group activities, and practical experiments, to engage students and support their learning.
  • Regularly assess and evaluate student progress through assignments, homework, and tests.
  • Provide constructive feedback to students and parents, identifying areas for improvement and success strategies.
  • Incorporate technology and other resources to enhance the learning experience.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities, such as English clubs, fairs, and field trips, to further engage and inspire students.
  • Collaborate with fellow teachers and staff to develop and implement school-wide programs and initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree in English or a related field.
  • Teaching certification or qualification (e.g., PGCE, QTS).
  • Previous experience teaching English to school students.
  • Profound knowledge of the national curriculum and assessment methods.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Collaborative team player.
  • Updated DBS.


  • Ability to create engaging and informative lesson plans.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills.
  • Effective classroom management.
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Passion for teaching English and inspiring students.

GSL Education offers:

  • Competitive pay rates.
  • Personalised service with dedicated Consultants for support.
  • Flexibility for work/life balance.
  • Commitment to quality and safeguarding.

Note: This role requires a strong understanding of safeguarding and child protection, and successful applicants must undergo background safer recruitment checks, including an enhanced DBS on the update service.

For more information or to apply, please contact Conor Burgess at GSL Education or visit www.gsleducation.com. Apply soon to become a part of our team!

Reference: 52643755

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