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English Teacher

Job Description

Job Overview:

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated English Literature Teacher to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a deep appreciation for literature and possess the skills to engage and inspire students in the study of English literature. This is an exciting opportunity to foster a love for reading, critical thinking, and literary analysis among students.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Curriculum Development: Develop and implement engaging and rigorous lesson plans aligned with the English literature curriculum standards and educational objectives.

  2. Literary Analysis: Teach students to analyze and interpret a variety of literary texts, including novels, plays, poems, and short stories, fostering critical thinking and literary appreciation.

  3. Classroom Instruction: Deliver dynamic and interactive lessons that engage students in discussions, debates, and creative activities related to literature.

  4. Writing Skills: Develop students' writing skills through assignments, essays, and literary analyses, providing constructive feedback to support their growth as writers..

  5. Cultural Context: Explore the historical, cultural, and social contexts of literary texts, helping students understand the significance of literature in various contexts.

  6. Assessment and Evaluation: Assess student understanding and progress through a variety of formative and summative assessments, including tests, quizzes, essays, and projects.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in English Literature, Education, or a related field.

  • Teaching qualification/certification from a recognized institution.

  • Strong knowledge of English literature across different genres, periods, and cultures.

  • Previous teaching experience, preferably in secondary education.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Benefits of working with iCan Teach UK and our Partner Schools

  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within the School

  • Sponsorship provided for overseas trained teachers

  • Dedicated aftercare to support with your relocating to England

  • Comprehensive support with the move to England, facilitated by our dedicated aftercare team.

  • iCan Teach UK Mentor offering support throughout your first year

  • Annual Social Events

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