24 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

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

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading comprehensive schools. Due to the continued expansion of the College, including our outstanding sixth form, we are looking to recruit a passionate and exceptional Teacher of English.

What the school offers its staff

For the right candidate we can offer:

  • A £3000 annual recruitment and retention allowance on top of your generous salary
  • A reduced teaching load for all staff (maximum 40 hours per fortnight, the equivalent of at least one free period every day)
  • One hour a week of subject CPD timetabled into the College day as part of your timetabled allocation, avoiding weekly twilight sessions
  • A minimum of one paid ‘family day’ per year to use as you choose, with the possibility of term time leave by negotiation, and the chance to work from home by agreement
  • £1000 bursary for personal CPD, including funding for a Masters qualification (or equivalent)
  • A genuine commitment to wellbeing, with a strong track record in supporting positive mental health and high levels of staff retention and promotion (twice awarded the Carnegie Gold Medal)
  • Subsidised access to our on-site Sports Centre and swimming pool, available for use throughout the day, as well as regular staff social events, discounted food and free coffee/tea

Further details about the role

Impington Village College has achieved consistently excellent outcomes for the last seven years. With a truly comprehensive intake, student progress is regularly in the top 5% of all non-selective schools in the country. We are fiercely proud of our inclusive ethos, and in championing an environment in which every student is welcomed and valued, and accommodate nearly 100 students with EHCPs, including many with highly complex needs. Student attainment is exceptionally high, with 20% of all grades at Grade 9 and 50% at 7-9 (or equivalent) in 2022. We are also committed to the wider education of our students, with a timetabled enrichment programme for all ages as a core part of our curriculum, as well as over forty hours per week of clubs and activities. We run a fantastic range of overseas trips as far afield as Peru, India, Japan and Botswana.

English outcomes at IVC are consistently among the highest nationally for both attainment and progress. In the first years of the reformed GCSEs, the results have been exceptional; more than 10% of students achieved Grade 9s and over 40% achieved at least a Grade 7, with nearly 90% achieving at least a Grade 4. This post also offers the opportunity to teach at IB level for the right candidate, where English is a core part of the Diploma Programme for all students, and where outcomes are well in excess of the national and international averages. You will also be joining us at an incredibly exciting time, as we embed the IB Middle Years Programme at Key Stage 3, and become one of the first state schools in the UK to offer three IB programmes.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hrenquiries@ivc.tmet.org.uk

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About Impington Village College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1431 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01223 200400

Arranging a visit to Impington Village College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hrenquiries@ivc.tmet.org.uk.

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