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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

M1 - UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • QTS (or currently an ECT) and good Honours degree relevant to English
  • Outstanding classroom practice that inspires students and adds value to their progress
  • Proven track record of having impact on students’ outcomes in current post/teaching practice school
  • Substantial knowledge and understanding of developments in the teaching and learning of English
  • Ability to relate to teaching staff, other professionals, parents, students and Governors.
  • Experience of new technologies to support teaching and learning
  • Ability to use data effectively to monitor student progress
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and /or independently
  • Enthusiastic, sensitive, flexible, hard working with a sense of humour and ability to remain calm
  • High level skills of communication, time management and prioritisation
  • Ability to keep confidences
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and organisational skills
  • Ability to support and challenge
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and influence others
  • Excellent punctuality and attendance record
  • Willingness to participate in the extra curricular life of the school

What the school offers its staff

Our school motto is ‘ambition and achievement for all’. We firmly believe in giving all students the opportunity to achieve their very best regardless of the circumstances in which they find themselves. We also have a strong emphasis on staff well-being with a professional staff coach, a staff well-being committee and a range of well attended social, sporting and fun activities. Our staff are proud to be at RTS and the team spirit is second to none

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Disclosure (DBS).

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About Ralph Thoresby School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1042 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0113 397 9911

The school is a mixed community school with over 1,000 students on role. Approximately 30% of our students come from ethnic minority backgrounds and we have a resource provision for physically impaired students which really adds to the positive and harmonious atmosphere around school. Our superb, modern school building further enhances the atmosphere and supports students’ learning. ‘This is a school where staff and pupils celebrate diversity and promote values of tolerance, mutual respect, and care for others’ (Ofsted).

Arranging a visit to Ralph Thoresby School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@ralphthoresby.com.

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