Vacancy – Teacher of English

Job title

Teacher of English

Application closing date



Teachers Mainscale to Upper Payscale (£22,244-£37,871 per annum)


30 hours per week, full year

Job description

Danesgate is a specialist setting for 5-16 year olds with social, emotional and mental health needs.  We wish to recruit a teacher of English to work across all our phases and with  a wide range of additional needs.  Danesgate is a very welcoming and vibrant place to work and offers significant opportunities for professional development to anyone who is committed to working with vulnerable young people.

Position to start either April 2016 or September 2016.

Please see the job description below for more detail or ring Melanie Shepherd on 01904 642611 for a further chat if you would find this useful.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is subject to the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009 and as such shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a Disqualification Declaration. Any information supplied will be discussed at interview.

An application form and further details are available to download below, or applicants can call the school on 01904642611 for an application pack.  Please submit completed forms by post or electronically to: Danesgate Community, Fulford Cross, Fulford, York, YO10 4PB or email

Applications are accepted via post or email.

Closing date

11  February  2016 at 12 Midnight

Interview date

23 February 2016 (TBC)