English Teacher

Great Torrington School, Torrington, Devon, EX38 7DJ

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



Teaching pay scale i.e. MPS or UPS

English Teacher job summary

Full time permanent
Required for September 2022, or as soon as possible

This is a full-time permanent post, required as soon as possible, or from September 2022, or as soon as possible. We are looking for a fully qualified, enthusiastic teacher of English to join a high performing department. The successful applicant will have the ability to confidently teach all aspects of the subject at both Key Stage 3 and GCSE at Key Stage 4. Applications from NQTs are welcome.

We pride ourselves on being a highly driven team, passionate about our subject; we want to give pupils every opportunity for academic success, whilst seeking to find fresh ways of making the learning relevant, inspiring and enjoyable. The department has achieved outstanding GCSE results for the past three years: In 2019, English GCSE results were the fourth highest in the county. Ofsted recently commended the department for achieving ‘the greatest consistency’ between the progress of disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged pupils and was highlighted as an outstanding team within the school.

Great Torrington School offers excellent CPD training and an extensive enrichment programme.

Please contact the school for further details.

Closing date: Friday 1st July 2022 at 9am
Interview date: Wednesday 6th July 2022

Applying for the job

Please download an application pack and application form from the school website. Alternatively, contact the Headteacher’s PA, Joanna Pateman, by phone on Ext 230 or e-mail for a pack.

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About Great Torrington School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
804 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01805 623531

Great Torrington School is a successful and popular 11-16 school. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Criminal Record Check. We are an equal opportunities employer.

GTS Academy Trust, known as Great Torrington School. A company limited by guarantee,
registered in England and Wales, number 7698197. An exempt charity.
Registered Office: Great Torrington School, Calvesford Road, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 7DJ

Arranging a visit to Great Torrington School

Please contact Jo Pateman at jpateman@gts.devon.sch.uk or 01805 623531 ext. 230 to arrange a visit to the school

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