• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    28 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, part-time
Contract type

Job summary

Contract: Full-time, however part-time applications will be considered 

Start Date: 1st September 2021  

Salary: MPS/UPS 

Responsible to: Head of English 

 We are looking for an outstanding, enthusiastic and dedicated English specialist to teach in our outstanding English department. We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, motivated and innovative English teacher who will be committed to raising achievement, and have the capacity, to make a real contribution to the work of this supportive, collaborative and thriving Faculty. The successful candidate will be able to ensure students’ progress throughout every lesson. We have a proven track record of raising the achievement and motivation of students through delivering an engaging English curriculum and we seek to appoint teachers who would look forward to sharing this aim.  The position is suitable for NQT’s and experienced teachers. 

 As the successful candidate you will be:

  • a qualified English teacher who is always looking to develop

  • able to plan and deliver engaging lessons 

  • confident teaching across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 

  • committed to making a difference to young people’s lives 

  • a team player with excellent communication and inter-personal skills 

We offer: 

  • an excellent programme of induction and training which seeks to provide an excellent foundation for career progression; 

  • a forward thinking environment which recognises the benefits of considering flexible working patterns. 

  • a friendly, caring, supportive and collaborative team environment. 

  • a professional environment dedicated to Teaching and Learning with a supportive, dedicated and hardworking staff. 

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 7th June 2021. 

Interviews: Wednesday 9th – Thursday 10th June 2021. 

Start date: September 2021 

To apply for this position, please download the Vale Academy Trust Teaching Staff Application Form from our website https://www.larkmead-school.com 

 Completed applications should be sent by email to head.4125@larkmead.oxon.sch.uk by the closing date of 9.00am Monday 7th June 2021.  

Larkmead School is a member of the Vale Academy Trust. The Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. 

 All staff will be expected to promote fundamental British values as part of a school that values diversity and individuality, exemplified in our values of ‘one community, individual minds, creating futures.’                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
811 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01235 544840

About Larkmead School

 Thank you for considering Larkmead School as the next step in your career.   Our ethos of ‘one community, individual minds, creating futures’ applies to Larkmead staff as well as Larkmead students. Colleagues at Larkmead can be proud to be part of something special, making a real difference to the lives and life chances of our students. It is a rewarding place to work as part of a mutually supportive team where everyone contributes. Personal, professional and career development is a fundamental part of working at Larkmead, which starts with our comprehensive induction programme. Our thoughtful approach to wellbeing means that staff have the support and challenge to succeed and advance.   We are a diverse community and greatly value the contribution that colleagues from different backgrounds and with different experiences bring to our school. If you are keen to be part of a school with clear, positive values and which adds positive value to our students and staff then we look forward to meeting you.  

School location

Faringdon Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1RF

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