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  • Expected start date

    28 February 2022

  • Application deadline

    3 December 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    10 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
Full or part time (0.8 FTE)
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity Cover)
MPR/UPR (£25,714 - £41,604 per annum)

Job summary

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Teacher of English with a passion for accelerating progress within our English department. You will have the ability to teach English across the full age and ability range and will be able to enthuse, engage and motivate our students to achieve their full potential.

This is an exciting time to join our journey of improvement and play a key part in transforming the lives of our young people. The ideal candidate will:

Be an excellent Teacher of English;
Be a committed team player;
Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships;
Be committed to Felixstowe School's ethos;
Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.

You will join a friendly and welcoming department which is forward thinking, innovative and passionate about teaching. Applications are warmly encouraged from Early Career Teachers, for whom excellent facilities and support exists.

Felixstowe School is situated on the beautiful Suffolk coast; a fantastic place to live and work, a reasonable travelling distance from London, Cambridge and Norwich. We are an inclusive 11-18 School and part of Unity Schools Partnership (USP). We have a new state of the art building equipped with a ‘super-lab’, a number of multi-purpose learning spaces, performance spaces which are set in large grounds on the edge of Felixstowe.

Technology is at the cutting edge of developments and achievement and participation in Sports and Arts are very high with students succeeding at local, county and national level. In addition, we can offer you a welcoming environment with supportive colleagues, and a strong focus on staff induction, training and development.

For more information please contact Julie Cumberland on 01394 288228.

Unity Schools Partnership believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first-rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them. In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD programme.

Closing date: 09:00am, Friday 03 December 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 05 December 2021

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CVs.

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/154139TVS

If you are a current member of Unity Schools Partnership staff, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/154139INT

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

Applying for the job

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/154139TVS

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
1164 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01394 288228

About Felixstowe School

We are proud to be a comprehensive school, where students from all backgrounds and abilities can come together to be part of our school. Students can be proud to be a member of the Felixstowe School community, and of the wider community within Felixstowe. We want our students to achieve their full potential, enjoying an education that develops their skills and enhances their strengths and aptitudes. We also recognise that each student is part of a wider, national and global community outside of Felixstowe, and to this end we want our students also to develop into outstanding citizens, and contribute to the society in which they live.

Arranging a visit to Felixstowe School

For more information please contact Julie Cumberland on 01394 288228.

School location

High Street, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9QR

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