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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    13 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are now recruiting for a well-qualified Teacher of English to join our ambitious and highly skilled English department. You will need to have the knowledge, skills and creativity to be an outstanding teacher, and the ability to teach your specialism to GCSE and A level.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join the campus and further contribute to the life chances of young people in the school and across the Trust. It will support career development and provide opportunity for promotion within and across the schools.

If you have a focus on raising student attainment, a passion for teaching English and are looking to work in an environment that values the learning of students, we would welcome an application from you.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Working within the English department to contribute to raising student achievement and the continued development of the department
  • Teach the English curriculum across the ability range to years 7-13
  • Teaching the English GCSE course at key stage 4
  • Contribute to enrichment and intervention supports within the English department
  • Applications from NQTs and experienced staff will be equally valued

What the school offers its staff

Our campus is based in the heart of the city of Plymouth with stunning view of the Plymouth Sound and easy walking distance of the most accessible city waterfront. We encourage all young people to work hard and make the most of the opportunities they are given. Our amazing team of teachers and support staff themselves demonstrate and encourage a lifelong love of learning, both within and beyond our curriculum.

The vision for our campus is that we have high expectations and aspirations for all our students. Working at Stoke Damerel and Scott College you can expect the following:

  • Highly visible and supportive leadership team
  • Disruption free learning in all classrooms
  • Hard working students
  • Centralised planning and resources
  • Centralised homework checked daily
  • Centralised detentions
  • A clear feed forward policy, incorporating live marking and whole class feed forward only
  • Consistent lesson structure based on the Rosenshine principles
  • Weekly, high quality CPD sessions focused on practice in the classroom
  • Clear daily routines (Standard Operating Procedures – our SOPs) that all staff follow regardless of role
  • Teacher desks include Pastore’s Perch & desk, visualiser and use of two computer screens
  • Subject experts working together within a collaborative trust
  • Commitment to personal developmental drop in every 3 weeks
  • No report writing
  • No hours of marking
  • No individual lesson planning
  • No graded lesson observations
  • No excessive data collection

Commitment to safeguarding

Greenshaw Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All teaching and support members of staff must undertake the required pre-employment checks which include the uptake of references both professional and personal and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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About Stoke Damerel Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1295 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number
01752 556065


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