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Teacher of English

Education Enquire


Hours:Full Time

Full Description

Service Area

Education Services

Grade: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale- 31,223- 44,833/ 47,349- 50,362per annum

Please note that public sector pay negotiations for 2022 are ongoing.


We are looking for an outstanding teacher of English to join our team at St. Sampsons High School with effect from January 2023.

The States of Guernsey recently agreed its vision for secondary and post 16 education on the island. This new vision will see the further development of the Secondary School Partnership and the reorganisation of the current educational estate into three 11-16 schools and a new purpose-built Sixth Form Centre. This will form part of a post 16 campus co-located with the Guernsey Institute.

Currently Les Beaucamps, La Mare de Carteret, St Sampsons, and the Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre are the four States secondary schools in Guernsey. The schools form the Secondary School Partnership which is led by a unified Executive Leadership Team and works in Federation with St Annes School in Alderney.

The successful candidate will be passionate about supporting and raising students individual achievements with innovative ideas to build on existing good practice, alongside being able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning. They will be part of a team who identify, support and enable personalised opportunities for students and deliver the Bailiwick Curriculum including a range of international and UK qualifications. We expect our staff to make a full contribution to the ethos, identity and life of the school, offering a commitment to the broad range of enrichment activities that are available. The person appointed will be committed to the role in the context of the Secondary School Partnership and the transition to the new secondary school model.

Further information can be found here:

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description

Contact: Phil Harris - School Administrator on tel. (01481) 224411 or email:


We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.


Closing Date: 7 October 2022


Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.


Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.


Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:


  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft, violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Employment Permit


The States of Guernsey and the Committee for Education, Sport and Culture is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all employees and unsupervised volunteers to share this commitment. The post holder will therefore be required to undergo an Enhanced and Barred List DBS check and is recommended to be registered with its Status Update Service.

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