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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 February 2024

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Required for September 2024, the directors are seeking to appoint an ambitious English teacher who is innovative and inspirational to join our English Department to teach across the 11-18 mixed ability range. We are looking for a candidate with a love of teaching English, flair, drive and imagination to support the further development of the English curriculum and literacy across the school.

We warmly welcome applications from ECTs or experienced teachers looking for a new opportunity and from all denominations.

  • Suitable for ECTs
  • Strong commitment to the Christian ethos of the school
  • Good relevant honours degree
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Good attendance and reliability
  • Professional commitment
  • Good timekeeping
  • Willingness to act as form tutor
  • Appreciation of the role of the tutor in monitoring pupil progress
  • Commitment to the pupils in the tutor group in terms of their personal and social development
  • Commitment to working with parents
  • High level of personal motivation and drive
  • A commitment to ongoing personal and professional development
  • Ability to challenge and motivate young people
  • An ability to work as part of a team
  • Good ICT skills
  • Initiative
  • A commitment to extra-curricular activities
  • Rigorous approach to classroom management
  • Good organisational skills

What the school offers its staff

The school is proud to be able to offer a number of benefits to its employees including:

  • Access to CareFirst 24/7 our EAP confidential support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Wellbeing forum
  • Termly staff breakfasts
  • Weekly rewards to the employee of the week
  • Continued Professional Development reviewed annually

Commitment to safeguarding

Positions are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointments will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). All appointments made are also subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and Right to Work in the UK.

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About St Thomas More Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1146 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01782 882907

Mixed Catholic Comprehensive

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