14 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    9 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30.,863 - £47,182

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated teacher to teach students at Key Stage 3 and 4, and to join a team which seeks to change the world one young person at a time. Applicants from all specialisms are welcomed (including primary trained teachers).

Our students require support to build trusting relationships with adults and you will have high expectations and a belief that they can succeed. You will help to raise the academic profile of The Lodestar Academy by supporting us to prove that all pupils are capable of social and academic success when provided with the appropriate level of support.

In return, you will develop your teaching skills as part of a small but supportive team of expert practitioners, all of whom believe that education can be a meaningful and rewarding experience for every young person, regardless of individual disadvantage. Training and professional development opportunities are exceptional, and salaries are extremely competitive.

What the school offers its staff

What our Trust will offer you:

  • Competitive Pay Scales: Our TSAT pay scales exceed national standards.
  • Collaborative Support: Benefit from resources, mentoring, and school visits across the Trust to enhance your teaching and learning.
  • Professional Development: Explore excellent CPD opportunities, including tailored programs for Early Career, Middle, and Senior Leadership.
  • Chartered Teacher Recognition: As an accredited Chartered Teacher organization, you can achieve recognition as a Chartered Teacher.
  • Cutting-Edge Pedagogy: Experience an internationally accredited approach to thinking and learning, proven to elevate classroom practice.
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme Membership: Secure your future with membership in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • Fitness and Wellness: Enjoy reduced membership fees for our fully-equipped fitness suite and classes, located at Brixham College and Plympton Academy.
  • Staff Wellbeing Focus: Access our 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, and eye care vouchers.
  • Convenient Parking: Park for free in our staff car park.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme: Promote health and sustainability through our Cycle to Work initiative.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition: Be part of our Staff Recognition Programme, with seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Refer a Friend: Spread the word and benefit from our Refer a Friend Scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About The Lodestar Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
School size
43 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to The Lodestar Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Paula.George@lodestaracademy.tsat.uk.

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