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Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

Sponne School, Towcester, Northamptonshire

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Job role Teacher
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary (MPS) M1 £25,714 to M9 £41,604

Job summary

Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

(With the possibility of a TLR for suitably qualified candidates)

Temporary post (maternity cover)

(MPS) M1 £25,714 to M9 £41,604

Sponne is a successful, over-subscribed community comprehensive school with 1441 students aged 11-18 on roll and specialist status for Science and Music. Outcomes are very high with 80% of students gaining grades 9-4 in English and Mathematics at GCSE.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and committed Teacher to join our vibrant and extremely successful English faculty team with effect from January 2021.This is a temporary position to cover the Maternity Leave of an existing colleague who currently works 0.80. It would be suitable for a Teacher looking for either a part time or full time post, including experienced colleagues. Candidates can also be considered for a responsibility allowance dependent on interest and experience; knowledge of KS4, particularly AQA English Literature and Eduqas English Language would be an advantage.

Student achievement is very high (85% 9-4 in English GCSE and a Progress 8 score of +0.60) and the faculty is well resourced. English Language, English Literature and Media Studies area all offered at GCSE and A-Level and the uptake is very high. The faculty is well resourced and the team is friendly and supportive. Students are enthusiastic, hardworking and grateful for the education and opportunities they receive.

The successful candidate will:

· Have Qualified Teacher Status

· English as their specialism

· Have good teaching skills

· Have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Training and development opportunities will be offered. All staff are encouraged to study further and the trust will actively support staff to obtain relevant further qualifications where possible. Sponne School is part of Tove Learning Trust.

Tove Learning Trust is a fast moving and exciting place to work. The trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students.

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

All documents including the full job description, person specification and application form are available on our website www.sponne.org.uk. Please ensure your application form and covering letter includes examples of your experience and how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description and person specification. Further information requests or completed applications should be sent to Lisa Gordon, HR Manager E: recruitment@sponne.org.uk T: 01327 350284.

Closing date: Monday 19th October 2020 by 12 noon

Interviews to take place later in that week

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1416 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Sponne School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@sponne.org.uk

About Sponne School

Sponne is an outstanding, over subscribed community comprehensive school with 1418 students aged 11-18 on roll and specialist status for Science and Music. Outcomes are very high with 78% students gaining grades 9-4 in both English and Mathematics ate GCSE. Sponne is the lead School in the Swan Teaching Alliance which provides initial Teacher Training, CPD to partner schools and school to school support throughout South Northamptonshire.

School location

Brackley Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6DJ

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