Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 March 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Art and design, Biology, Business studies, Chemistry, Computing, English, Geography, History, Humanities, ICT, Mathematics, Media studies, Physics, Science
Working pattern
Part time
9.75 hours per week Work pattern Monday, Thursday and Friday 1pm to 4.15pm
Contract type
Maternity or parental leave cover (12 months)
£25,714 - £41,604 (MPS1 to UPS3)

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an innovative primary or secondary teacher with QTS to deliver lessons to students at UHNM hospital classroom and at the bedside. Applications are invited from inspiring teachers who want to develop their experience outside the classroom and make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable students.

Merit is a pupil referral service for students with medical and mental health needs. We are seeking teachers who would be able to deliver lessons for children who cannot attend school and require tuition. This is a rewarding, flexible and varied role that involves working closely with students, schools, parents and other outside agencies to ensure the best possible educational outcomes.

If you are an experienced and effective teacher who would be interested in joining our friendly and supportive Hospital and PRU team we would welcome your application. This role is a 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave with the potential for additional hours.
Start date 1st March 2022
9.75 hours per week, work pattern Monday, Thursday and Friday 1pm to 4.15pm.

To find out more about working at Merit, please visit our website or contact Sarah Whiteley by email:

Applying for the job

Please complete and return the application form to Mrs J Matthews

Download an application form - 269 KB

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 18
Education phase
School size
0 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Contact phone number

About Merit Hospital School and Medical Pupil Referral Unit

Merit is a small, local authority maintained school in Stoke on Trent for secondary school children with medical and mental health needs. We are also responsible for providing education at The University Hospitals of North Midlands.
The school offers a safe, secure and nurturing environment with skilled and experienced teachers and supportive, wrap-around care for all our pupils.

School location

Willeton Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 9JA

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