Teacher of English

Full time, Permanent

Required: Summer Term 2020

Salary:  Dependant on experience, with potential for a Recruitment and Retention Allowance


Join our friendly, thriving and supportive staff team at Lyndon, and you will be in a school where (as reported by OfSTED) ‘Leaders know their school well….their actions to improve the school are effective. Leaders think carefully about pupils’ welfare, take an innovative approach to make sure that they support pupils effectively, (and) have designed a coherent and broad curriculum…as a result, pupils’ progress at key stage 3 is strong’.

Lyndon is part of Summit Learning Trust comprising Lyndon itself, Ninestiles School, Cockshut Hill School, four primary schools and the Sixth Form College Solihull.  The leadership team of Lyndon is progressive and has the vision, drive and support to lead the school on a journey of excellence, with staff that have a passion for teaching and learning. Join us and you will be part of an improving school with a strong team ethos.  We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things.


Here at Lyndon School we aim to create opportunities and support achievement for our students and staff alike.  Right now we are looking for an inspiring Teacher of English who will encourage and create a nurturing environment within which everyone can reach their full potential.


Join us and you will be part of a fantastic faculty.  We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things, as we further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies.  You should have experience of teaching English across the ability range for KS3 and KS4, with a real interest in developing teaching and learning. You will be able to demonstrate your passion for helping to develop a pro-active and supportive culture within the English team, leading on current action research to inform best practice.  Lyndon is a developing and improving school and this is an exciting opportunity to support that journey of school improvement.


For a full description of the role and person specification, please see the accompanying documents.


About the Trust

The Summit Learning Trust comprises of three secondary schools, four primary schools and a Sixth Form College. The Trust’s commitment to excellence is recognised nationally and internationally.


Why work for us?

The Trust offers:

  • High quality training and support
  • Opportunities to work across a number of schools
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount schemes


We welcome applications from NQTs and experienced teachers alike.  If you would like an application form and further details, please use the links below

The closing date is midday on Friday 28 February 2020; interviews to be held the following week.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

The Summit Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.   All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, including a Children’s barred list check.