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Teacher of English – Maternity Cover

Heritage High School, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (August 2022)
Main/ Upper Pay Scale - £25,714 to £41,807

Job summary

Teacher of English – Maternity Cover

Salary: Main/ Upper Pay Scale - £25,714 to £41,807

Hours: 1 FTE

Contract term: Temporary maternity cover until 31 August 2022

Start date: September 2021

The school

Heritage High School is a happy, safe and stimulating place to work and learn and it is our determination to continually improve that sets us apart from other schools. We believe that learning should be fun, challenging and stimulating and the quality of our people lies at the heart of achieving our goals.

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Heritage High School for a Teacher of English to join a faculty of supportive like-minded teachers who share the same vision to inspire our students to reach their full potential. This is a temporary maternity cover contract with the possibility of becoming a permanent teacher with our school after the maternity cover contract ends. Within this role you will be responsible for consistently delivering engaging lessons to our students to encourage them to work to the best of their abilities.

The person

Perfect for an individual who likes a challenge and is committed to student’s learning. The ideal candidate will be motivated, patient and caring with the student’s quality of learning and excellent progression at the centre of what they do day to day.

Why join us?

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We make a significant investment in all of our employees to ensure we can recruit and retain the most talented people.

We offer:

Competitive pay scales -our pay scales for Leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales.

An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options.

The ability to work flexibly .

Career-Average pension scheme.

A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development and career.

Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.

A stimulating and supportive working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.

Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and experience and to progress your career.

Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.

The closing date for applications is: Monday 8 March 2021 at midday

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
885 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01623 259623

About Heritage High School

Information about Heritage High School

Heritage High School is a thriving 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of our community. Staff at the school are committed to enabling students to push themselves towards their aspirations, and in return students are developing into increasingly mature learners and young adults. We are supported by a strong, effective and aspirational Governing Body.
The key to successful education is to ensure that teaching is consistently high quality across all curriculum areas and that learning is focused and purposeful. To make this happen we are working hard to develop effective, enquiring learners who have real aspiration and take ownership of their own learning.
We provide a core of traditional subjects from Y7 to Y11, and provide high quality guidance to all students on the next steps at post-16. Our facilities are of a high quality, boasting well equipped specialist areas housed in recently constructed buildings. Regular after school learning activities are offered together with wider enrichment opportunities, including residential visits abroad.
We are committed to providing the very best for the young people in our care.

School location

Boughton Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 4QG

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