Teacher of English

Clifton Community School

Contract: 1 year in the first instance

Salary: MPR

Clifton Community School seeks applications from highly motivated candidates who possess excellent knowledge and understanding of their subject.  You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘students first’.   This would be an exciting opportunity for a NQT.

You will work at Clifton Community School in Rotherham and benefit from the opportunities offered by a large and successful family of schools. The Multi-Academy Trust runs a number of schools in Rotherham including Wickersley School & Sports College and Rawmarsh Community School.  Clifton is a thriving, multi-cultural, 11-16 school of 800 students, which was rebuilt in 2005.  It is a school with high expectations and a student centred focus.  Ofsted 2019 acknowledged that Leaders and teachers have a real passion for doing their best for pupils.  Clifton is a ‘Good’ school (Ofsted December 2019), with the drive and determination to be outstanding.

The English Faculty demands high expectations of both staff and students.  Clifton’s English Faculty is a place where staff are encouraged to develop as practitioners, to collaborate and feel valued for the essential contributions that all staff make.  You will be joining an enthusiastic and successful team:  supporting, challenging and enjoying teaching and learning.  This position is an ideal opportunity to make a difference to the lives of young people, there is no better place to do it.

In addition, Clifton works in partnership with Wickersley School & Sports College and this offers:

  • The opportunity to work and progress across the family of schools
  • The support and expertise of our outstanding faculties working across the family of schools
  • Opportunities for significant career development
  • A full and detailed programme of support and development for NQTs and Recently Qualified Teachers
  • Access to an outstanding programme of continuing professional development across the multi academy trust


Closing date for applications: Tuesday 4th August  2020 (noon). 


Application forms, further details about the English faculty can be found on our website at www.cliftonschool.org.  You may also request a pack by e-mail to:  mpayton@cliftonschool.org

Completed application forms should be returned to Miss M Payton, PA to the Headteacher, Clifton Community School, Middle Lane, Rotherham S65 2SN (mpayton@cliftonschool.org).


Wickersley Partnership Trust 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 records check via the Disclosure & Barring Service. Further details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service/about#dbs-checks