• English
  • Secondary
  • Birmingham
  • Job Area: South Birmingham

Zest Education are looking for a English Teacher to take over from January 2024 until the end of the academic year. The school in South Birmingham is a dynamic a forward-thinking educational institution committed to providing a challenging and inspiring learning environment for their diverse student body.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic English Teacher to join our dedicated faculty. The successful candidate will be passionate about English education, possess excellent communication skills, and have a proven track record of engaging students in the wonders of the scientific world. This is an opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of our students and contribute to the growth and success of the school.


  • Develop and deliver engaging and challenging English curriculum aligned with academic standards.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages student participation and critical thinking.
  • Utilise innovative teaching methods to make complex scientific concepts accessible and interesting to students.
  • Implement effective assessment strategies to evaluate student progress and adjust teaching methods accordingly.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to create a cohesive and integrated educational experience for students.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to stay current with advancements in science education.


  • A PGCE or equivalent UK teaching qualification that has awarded them QTS or QTLS.
  • A strong passion for the subject of English and excellent subject knowledge across KS3 and KS4 (KS5 would be ideal but isn’t a necessity).
  • A team ethos and want to be part of a strong team environment.
  • The ability to plan, mark and deliver high quality lessons (planning and marking only for short/long term placements).
  • Strong classroom and behaviour management.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Lotty at Charlotter@zesteducation.co.uk or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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