English Intervention Teacher (Partime)

Up to 0.5 FTE Fixed Term until 2020
Pay Scale – MPS
Wanted as soon as possible

Are you someone who is passionate about inspiring children to achieve their full potential?

James Calvert Spence College is a 9-19 through school, catering for students from Year 5 to Year 13.

We require a teacher of English to join our school and lead intervention sessions with individuals and small groups, predominantly in year 11, to maximise their chances of top GCSE English grades. 

The pupils and staff are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic individual who wants to make a difference to the life chances of our students. This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding teacher of English to work alongside a very experienced team of English specialists to assist in our improvement journey.

JCSC has improved considerably over the last few years and GCSE outcomes are rising rapidly.  We need a motivated individual, passionate about learning and ensuring all children reach their full potential, to assist in ensuring the ongoing success of this key area of the curriculum.

This is an exciting time to join us as we continue our journey towards excellence.  Staff and governors are fully committed to promoting equal opportunity and an outstanding educational experience for all students.

You will:

  • Be a positive role model;
  • Have high expectations of yourself and others;
  • Be someone with a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Be passionate about improving the life chances of our students.

 We can offer you:

  • Excellent opportunities for professional development;
  • A well-resourced curriculum;
  • Hardworking and well behaved pupils who are willing to learn;
  • A friendly and supportive working environment with a dedicated staff team;

Should you wish to informally discuss these positions further or would like to visit the college, please contact Mrs Carole Hutchinson (01665 710636, Ext 204, to arrange. 

Application forms and further details obtainable by visiting or telephone 01665 710636.

Completed applications should be submitted to Carole Hutchinson, Assistant to the Executive Headteacher, at James Calvert Spence College, Acklington Road, Amble, Northumberland NE65 0NG. (

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 20 March 2020

Person Specification – English

Teacher Job Description – English

Criminal Records Declaration

James Calvert Spence College Application form

JCSC Application from guidance


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James Calvert Spence College is seeking to add to our existing team of exam invigilators to help assist throughout the exam period. Invigilators work directly under the Exams Officer, who will provide training and guidance for this important post.

Duties include:

  • Assisting in the preparation of the examination venue including distribution and collection of exam papers and equipment
  • Supervising the conduct of students in and around the examination venue.
  • Ensuring all examination materials are securely maintained.

Applicants must be confident, have good organisation skills, and be able to work flexible hours. Previous experience of dealing with school age students and examination processes are desirable but not essential.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.                                        

Please submit completed application forms to the Business Support Officer, James Calvert Spence College, Acklington Road, Amble NE65 0NG or by email to  by noon on Friday 20 March 2020.

Application packs and further information about the school and vacancy can be obtained from the school website, by calling 01665 710636 or by emailing

Invigilator Job Description / Person Specification

Criminal Records Declaration

James Calvert Spence College Application form

JCSC Application from guidance

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