Teacher (Maternity Cover)

South Derbyshire Support Centre, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0TW

This job expired on 24 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    24 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    8 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (12 Months)


£25,714 - £36,961

Teacher (Maternity Cover) job summary

Job Title: Teacher – FTC 1 Year
Location: SDSC, Memorial Hall, Newhall, Derbyshire, DE11 0TW
Grade/Scale: MPS +SEN1 Actual salary £25,714 - £36,961 +£2,270
Start date: ASAP
Contract: Full time Teacher, Fixed term for one year to cover maternity leave

South Derbyshire Support Centre is an Alternative Provision Academy based in Newhall, South Derbyshire, providing education for pupils who are at risk of permanent exclusion, or who have been permanently excluded from mainstream schools.

We are seeking an enthusiastic teacher who would be excited to teach a modified curriculum to amazing group of individuals, throughout key stage 3 and 4. It is your chance to have a real impact on the lives of our learners and to help shape an offer that will be support them in long lasting success and happiness. You will help to develop the curriculum and embed experiential learning, whilst ensuring our students achieve the very best. Our students have a range of abilities from up to GCSE and with some having special educational needs. Our students deserve someone who will engage and inspire them, ensuring they make exceptional progress from their starting points. This is an exciting time to join SDSC having recently come under the leadership of Fountains High School.

Reporting directly to the Headteacher, the ideal candidate should have experience of working with children with students who display difficult and sometimes challenging behaviour, though this is not essential. We welcome applications from Newly Qualified Teachers.

Benefits include: Teachers Pension Scheme, Westfield Health wellbeing service, a comprehensive and personalised CPD offer and the opportunity to spend time working at Fountains High School if desired.

For further information, please contact Deborah Dolman, School Business Manager on 01283 550667, via email to ddolman@sdsc.derbyshire.sch.uk or visit our website at www.esteemmat.co.uk/jointheteam. Please use the relevant application form on the MAT website; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 24 June 2022 (12:00pm)
Interview date: 04 July 2022

Esteem Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students. We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Additional allowances

£2,270 SEN1

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About South Derbyshire Support Centre

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
15 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
Contact email

South Derbyshire Support Centre (SDSC) is an Alternative Provision Academy based in Newhall, South Derbyshire, providing education for pupils who are at risk of permanent exclusion, or who have been permanently excluded from mainstream schools. There are 26 students on role with a third having Educational Health Care Plans and the remainder having a variety of special education needs. We also work with local primary and secondary schools to offer short term placements as a prevention to permanent exclusion.

The vision for the South Derbyshire Support Centre is to create a first class, holistic educational establishment that re-engages vulnerable children back in to learning. We wholeheartedly believe that the most vulnerable young people in our community deserve to have the same high standards of education as their peers. Our aim is to equip every child with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable successful integration back into mainstream education or for our Key Stage 4 pupils, to successfully transition into education, training or employment.

Further information about our academies can be found on the websites at


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