English Teacher

Wells Academy

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: MPR/UPR

Fixed term, maternity cover

We will be shortlisting candidates as they apply and therefore holding interviews swiftly. Please consider putting in your application ASAP.

Are you an inspiring teacher looking to improve the life chances of your students?

Are you passionate about students being successful in English and beyond?

Are you yearning to join a highly motivated and effective team?

Are you ready to join us on our “Mission to Greatness”?

The role:

The Wells Academy are looking for a Teacher of English to join them on their transformational journey to Greatness for a 1 year fixed term contract to cover a period of maternity leave. As part of the English Faculty you will join a team who will play a key part in improving the outcomes and life chances of the students you teach.

Working as part of the Greenwood Academies Trust MAT you will be fully supported to develop and deliver a world class English curriculum. We encourage both NQTs and experienced Teachers to apply.

About Us:

The Wells Academy was launched in September 2020 and since then has been on a transformational journey at an unprecedented rate. The Wells Academy is a place where student learning is at the forefront and where a culture of academic success is being rapidly developed. The Wells Academy believes in its whole community displaying the highest of standards at all time and endeavours to provide the successful candidate with:

  • A warm/strict school
  • Disruption free learning
  • A highly academic and knowledge rich curriculum
  • Fully resourced ARK Mastery KS3 curriculum
  • Students displaying impeccable manners and attitudes
  • A comprehensive professional learning programme
  • Dedicated CPD time
  • A highly visible and supportive SLT
  • High quality Leadership coaching and support
  • A culture of high expectations and academic excellence.
  • Fantastic career progression

To gain a better understanding of our new culture and standards, follow the link to see our new Year 7 students’ experience of The Wells Academy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1L3VzWdqfKs

For more information or to arrange a call/visit with the Principal please contact Miss Natalie Jones, PA to the Principal, via email at njones@thewellsacademy.org or by calling 0115 748 3390

In return:

The academy is part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) which puts social equity at the heart of everything and has a proven track record in school improvement. The Trust provides centralised services and support to enable staff to focus on teaching. Being part of the Trust means that we can share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies. As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from our Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

The Learning Alliance also offers programmes for Teachers looking to develop techniques and strategies to improve classroom practice.

If you are interested in working at the leading edge of education and would like to make a difference to the life chances of young people, we would like to hear from you.

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.