Teacher of English

Contract type: Permanent

Hours of work: Full Time, Term Time 

Salary: A very attractive and competitive package is offered

Anticipated start date: Required for September 2024

Closing date: 10th March 2024

Interviews Expected: Shortly after closing

Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

Job Overview  

Stowe seeks an enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of English

The successful candidate will be a dynamic classroom practitioner with an energetic and forward-thinking approach to teaching English up to and including GCSE and A Level. We are looking for someone who is able to transfer a love of language and literature. This is a vibrant department and members also often teach across Film, Media and EAL. The ability to teach one of these subjects in addition to English would be an advantage.

A willingness to contribute fully to the Department while also adding to the extra-curricular and pastoral life of a busy boarding school is essential.

Please view the full job description here.

Stowe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and an online background check with our 3rd party provider SP-Index.

The School reserves the right to withdraw the advert before the closing date. 

Person Specification

The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:





  • An Honours degree (or equivalent) in the relevant subject(s)
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Qualification in EAL teaching
  • Qualification in Film or Media teaching

Specialist Skills & Experience 

  • An ability to motivate, enthuse and influence young people 
  • ·A commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children 
  • Experience of classroom teaching 
  • High levels of competence in the use of ICT for teaching and administration. 
  • The ability to teach Creative Digital Media Production or EAL

Personal Qualities


  • A willingness to participate fully in the pastoral care, School duties and extra-curricular activities. 
  • A passion for English literature and language.
  • Able and willing to contribute to the faculty team
  • Good communication skills
  • A candidate willing to take on responsibility for a year group or curriculum area.

To apply now , please download the application form for this job here. We look forward to recieving your application.