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  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 June 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: The post is full time teaching English Language and English Literature across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 to GCSE.

Contract type

Fixed term - 4.9.23 to 31.8.24

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a Teacher of English with QTS to teach the English Curriculum including English Language and English Literature across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 to GCSE. This is an ideal opportunity for an Early Career Teacher to take his/her first step on the career ladder.

What the school offers its staff

Cirencester Deer Park is a vibrant, inclusive, forward looking and supportive environment in which to teach and learn. The school’s values of Trust, Kindness and Determination underpin all we do. Pupils enjoy their learning in a disruption free environment, and staff are proud to work here. The school is located in beautiful grounds within a 10 minute walk of the ‘Capital of The Cotswolds’.

Following our Ofsted inspection in January 2023, Cirencester Deer Park School continues to be a good school. Inspectors noted that:

  • “Pupils welcome leaders’ high expectations of their behaviour and conduct.…Pupils enjoy their learning and feel well prepared for the future.”
  • “Pupils behave well in lessons and benefit from learning without low-level disruption from others.”
  • “Staff are proud to work at the school. They feel well supported by leaders in respect of workload, well-being and managing pupils’ behaviour.”

Further details about the role

Further general information about our school can be found on our school website as well as a letter to applicants, English faculty information, Teacher job description and an application form. Interested applicants would be welcome to contact Allison Boucher, Head's PA by email with any specific questions or to arrange a visit to the school. Completed application forms should be accompanied by a letter of not more than 2 sides of A4 covering the specific points detailed in the letter to applicants, and should reach the school no later than 9am on Monday 12 June 2023. Interviews are scheduled to take place on Friday 16 June 2023.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding of our pupils and employment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and the receipt of satisfactory references.

Our Ofsted Report in January 2023 confirmed: "Leaders have established a strong culture of safeguarding. Appropriate checks are made on adults working in the school. Staff understand the priority that should be given to safeguarding. They receive effective training and report concerns about pupils or adults appropriately."

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About Cirencester Deer Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1013 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

As a high performing comprehensive school with 1000 pupils in the South Cotswolds, Cirencester Deer Park School is committed to providing outstanding education and developing our staff. Having initially converted to an Academy in April 2011, we are now a leading member of The Corinium Education Trust, the first ‘mixed’ Multi-Academy Trust in Gloucestershire which brings together a large secondary, community primary and church schools; the leaders of which are ambitious for their pupils’ learning and life chances and are committed to continuous school improvement.

Arranging a visit to Cirencester Deer Park School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email a.boucher@deerparkschool.net.

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