Contract Type: Full Time
Job Start Date: 2021-09-01
Salary: TMS/UPS
School Type:
Academy Secondary Aged
School Size: 451-1000
School Age Range: 11-16
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Hawthorn Avenue | Colchester | Essex CO4 3JL
Ofsted Ranking: Good 2


English Teacher – Colchester Academy

Full Time

Salary : TMS/UPS

Required for September 2021

Resilience, Excellence, Respect

Colchester Academy is a thriving secondary school, looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and driven Teacher of English to join its dedicated team. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to help continue to raise standards across the school and to drive the English faculty further on its already successful journey

Colchester Academy is a secondary school located in the heart of Colchester, Essex, and is graded ‘GOOD’ by OFSTED (2018). Part of a local Academy Chain, South Suffolk Learning Trust (SSLT), this is an incredibly exciting time for us to appoint someone who is hard working, has high levels of integrity and passionately believes in the power of education to change lives.

We offer a positive and supportive workplace where staff go the extra mile, for students and for each other. A place where we provide excellent opportunities for career progression and advancement, and where the culture is one of equity and fairness built on relationships developed out of mutual trust and respect.

Colchester Academy is an outward facing research-based school, with pedagogy firmly rooted in the Principles of Instruction and a knowledge rich curriculum. We are looking to appoint someone intent upon driving up standards, delivering excellent teaching and inspiring the same in others.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within Colchester Academy, a school committed to excellence in everything we do.

This role provides excellent opportunities for career progression and advancement. Colchester Academy is committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training, and the culture is one of equality and fairness built on relationships developed out of mutual trust and respect.

To apply for this position an application form must be completed in full.  Please also enclose a covering letter outlining your suitability for the post and the skills you will bring to the post.

If you have any questions or would like to visit the Academy, please contact Michelle Robinson, 01206 878878.

Closing date:  Monday 14 June 2021 9am

Interview date: tbc

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Colchester Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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About Colchester Academy

Vision and Values
Our ethos is based on three key principles which inspire our students, staff and parents and they are at the heart of our community and everything we do.

A culture of high aspirations, high achievement and success for everyone
Respect for others and self, with everyone feeling valued
A secure and healthy environment
Our vision is to ensure that our young people receive the very best education, realise their full potential and are prepared to become responsible and successful citizens.