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Teacher of English

Salary: Main/Upper Scale, Inner London

Contract: Full-Time/Part-Time, Permanent 

We are currently Recruiting for 

Role: A Teacher of English (with Film)

Salary: Main/Upper Scale, Inner London

Contract: Part-Time/Full-Time, Permanent  

About the School 

William Ellis School is a thriving, voluntary aided, non-denominational, inclusive comprehensive boys’ school serving the educational needs of boys from the ages of 11 to 18. It is an attractive site on the edge of Hampstead Heath with excellent access to Central London. It is a neighbourhood of great social and cultural diversity, and this diversity is very well represented at William Ellis.  

The school is committed to nurturing successful students and good citizens through strong relationships in line with the school motto, “rather use than fame”. The school is part of the longest established and most successful mixed sixth form consortium in London, LaSWAP, which enables our students to access a wide range of subject expertise. We provide excellent professional opportunities for staff and are part of the Camden family of schools.  

About the role 

We are currently looking for a Teacher of English who can bring commitment and expertise to our curriculum offer, supporting and teaching students across all key stages. The department is highly regarded, enjoys strong links with the UCL Institute of Education and offers an ambitious, creative and rich curriculum. There is a range of experience in the department and the successful candidate would be joining a strong and supportive team of teachers and leaders who have a track record of supporting high attainment at GSCE and A Level. You would have the opportunity to work with students across the attainment range, including GCSE and A Level classes, and would be supported in your professional development whatever your stage of teaching career.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A Highly motivated and inspirational classroom practitioner with excellent subject knowledge
  • Committed to maximising pupil progress through setting high standards and by delivering effective teaching and learning
  • Able to motivate, lead, support and challenge students to be successful
  • The ability and willingness to teach Film Studies to A Level would be an advantage


Application packs can be downloaded from the school website, emailing the HR team or calling the school office on 020 7267 9346 

Closing Date: Friday 17th May 2024, Midday 

Interview Date: 22nd/23rd May 2024 

Interested Candidates are welcome to contact the school for an informal conversation about the role, the school and to arrange a visit. We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates before the closing date. 

William Ellis School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and therefore expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, all appointments are subject to DBS checks and excellent references and an online media search