Teacher of English and Literacy

Murray Park Community School, Derby, Derbyshire, DE3 9LL

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    8 May 2022

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Teacher of English and Literacy job summary

We are seeking to appoint a teacher of English to join our thriving subject area. The successful candidate would be joining a dedicated and highly skilled team with a depth of both subject knowledge and teaching and learning expertise. The individual we are looking to appoint will be committed and energetic, with the creative skills to provide high quality learning experiences that are engaging and accessible yet serve to challenge our students to excel. Applications are welcomed from specialists in English who can boast strong teaching skills, robust subject knowledge and a keen interest in the continually evolving technological world.
The post is suitable for teachers at all stages of their career and the school is fully committed to supporting staff with CPD, including ECT programmes.   The person appointed will have: 
A passion for pupil progress.
High standards and expectations. 

Highly developed interpersonal skills.
A commitment to team work. 

A commitment to extra-curricular learning.

A positive outlook.

Candidate Information
This application form must be completed in line with our Important Recruitment Information section on the school website. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

• Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy
• Recruitment of Ex Offenders
• The Equality and Diversity Form
• GDPR Privacy Notice

These documents can be found using following the link: https://www.murraypark.derby.sch.uk/key-information/vacancies/

Murray Park School shares a commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture that embraces the ethos of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

This post is Exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

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About Murray Park Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1017 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01332 540006

Murray Park is a dynamic and forward-looking 11-16 mixed comprehensive school on the western fringes of the city of Derby. It is a Foundation Status school, but has a close working relationship with the local authority.

We cater for approximately 1030 students, situated on a spacious site surrounded by greenery. We serve students from the Derby City area, within reach of the Derbyshire countryside and our cohort sizes are growing each year.

Our students reflect the full academic ability range and there is a huge breadth to the socio-economic status of our families.

Arranging a visit to Murray Park Community School

Please contact Miss Joanne Hoffin, Head of English and Literacy.


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