• Day to day
  • Secondary
  • Temporary
  • Chester
  • Salary: £130 per day
  • Ref: STE/BN/Cheshire1
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English Teacher- ECT


Are you an aspiring English teacher looking to make a meaningful impact on young minds? At The Educate Group, we believe that passionate educators are the cornerstone of a thriving academic community.

We’re excited to announce an opportunity for a dedicated English teacher to support multiple secondary schools across Chester. This role offers a unique platform for early-career teachers to hone their skills and gain invaluable experience before the summer break.

As an English teacher, you will foster a love for literature, language, and creativity. You’ll have the chance to work with diverse groups of students, sharing your enthusiasm for the written word and inspiring them to reach their full potential.

The role requires flexibility and adaptability, allowing you to collaborate with various schools, each with its unique culture and curriculum.

We are looking for someone who is not only knowledgeable in English literature and language but also compassionate and enthusiastic about teaching. You’ll play a pivotal role in guiding students through their educational journey, helping them develop critical thinking skills, and nurturing their confidence.

Your work will leave a lasting impact on the pupils, shaping the future leaders, thinkers, and creators. This is also an excellent opportunity to make connections in the industry prior to the next academic year. 

Benefits of joining the Educate Group:

  • Run by a leading team of experienced Teachers, Senior Leaders and Support Staff with over 85+ years of combined education experience.
  • Committed to providing employment, free coaching, training and support to our team of staff.
  • Work as often and flexibly as you like to achieve a work-life balance
  • Build relevant classroom-based experience with reputable schools across the area
  • Opportunities to move into a permanent position – should one become available.

Responsibilities of a Secondary Teacher:

  • Deliver and provide opportunities for students to learn and express themselves.
  • Ensure that students are engaged, motivated and on task.
  • Manage any behaviour issues that may arise.
  • Follow school policies and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress.

Requirements of a Secondary Teacher:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage behaviour effectively
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to collaborate
  • Flexibility and adaptability

Registrations required to be a Secondary Teacher:

  • An Enhanced DBS on the Update Service, but if you do not have one, you can apply for a new one through Educate.
  • You must register with the EWC (Education Workforce Council) to work in Wales.


  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, as we cannot offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
  • We are a member of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation).
  • The Educate Group are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children.
  • As a matter of courtesy, the Educate Group aim to respond to all applications within 48 hours.
  • A higher rate is achievable for candidates with a proven track record of high attainment within the required job role or subject area.
  • All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

If you want to know more about the Educate Group and the current opportunities, don’t hesitate to contact one of our team on 01978 281881.

Hours Part Time

Sector Secondary

Reference STE/BN/Cheshire1

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