English Teacher for maternity cover in Bolton

Greater Manchester, BL6 Robyn Doolan
All/Full Time £750.00 - £1.00

Posted 20 days ago

Role: English Teacher

Contract: Maternity cover 1 year

Location: Bolton

Salary: M1-UPS3 (Dependent on Experience)

Hours: Monday to Friday, Full-time

Starting ASAP

About the school:

We are working with an alternative provision based in Bolton who are looking for an English teacher to join their school to cover maternity leave. Pupils in this setting are aged 11-19 and all have an EHCP in place. The school focuses on vocational studies and has amazing facilities for the students to thrive including well equipped kitchens for food technology, woodwork studio and a garage to study to be a mechanic. The school understands that the conventional classroom environment is not in the best interests of the students therefore there is a huge emphasis on vocational and hands on learning opportunities. This setting offers a varied curriculum which includes academic and vocational studies with an opportunity for students to reach their full potential.


This School is seeking a passionate and committed English Teacher to join the team and inspire students to achieve their full potential. This is a full-time contract starting as soon as possible. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in delivering engaging and effective English lessons to students.

Key Responsibilities for the English Teacher:

Plan, deliver, and assess high-quality English lessons that cater to the diverse needs of students with SEMH needs

Differentiate instruction to ensure all students can access the curriculum and achieve their potential

Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes student engagement and positive behaviour

Monitor and track student progress, providing regular feedback and support to help students achieve their goals

Collaborate with colleagues, support staff, and external agencies to provide a holistic approach to student support and development

Build strong relationships with students, parents, and carers to support the overall well-being and academic progress of each student

Requirements for the English Teacher:

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with experience teaching English at secondary level

Strong subject knowledge and a passion for English language and literature

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents

Ability to adapt teaching strategies to meet the individual needs of students and promote inclusive practice

A commitment to continuous professional development and reflective practice

Advantages of working in an alternative provision:

- Shorter working hours which will help you to establish a better work life balance.

- Smaller class sizes where you can really get to know your students

- Flexibility within the curriculum meaning you can be creative with your approach

- Satisfaction in supporting and seeing students reach their full potential.

The key benefits for working with Simply Education are:

-Your own dedicated consultant who will support, advise, and guide you through the registration process.

-Daily access to your dedicated consultant via phone/text/email – That can answer any arising questions or needs.

-Exclusive access to our Professional Learning Specialists – We offer several SEND courses such as Autism Awareness, De-escalation Practices, An introduction to the role of a Teaching Assistant and Behaviour management. All our courses are completely free and will help you to upskill your understanding and approach.

-Competitive rates of pay.

-Minimal administration; We process all timesheets for you ensuring the pay is always on time.

-Email and SMS verification of bookings – For all bookings you will receive a booking confirmation and directs to the school. You will also have access to an online diary system where you can view your bookings and update your availability.


If you are interested in this English Teacher position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.  Alternatively, for an informal chat about the English Teacher role please contact Robyn Doolan, SEND Recruitment Consultant at our Manchester Office in the City Centre on 07553130015.

If shortlisted, Robyn will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online or face-to-face) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks alongside completion of an application form.

All candidates who register with Simply Education will also have 2 years referencing taken up and will be required to have an obtain a DBS with relevant checks completed. All offers are conditional pending the completion of referencing.


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