Teacher of English (maternity cover)

St Cuthbert Mayne School, Torquay, Devon


Job details

Job role Teacher
Subjects English, English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS/UPS

Job summary

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, well qualified and ambitious of Teacher of English at St Cuthbert Mayne School. This is a temporary maternity cover for approximately two terms initially on a full time contract as from September 2020 until Easter 2021 or July 2021. The Governors are looking for someone with experience of teaching English Language and Literature up to GCSE and A Level across a range of abilities.

The English Department
The English Department consists of nine specialist teachers who teach in purpose built classrooms with a range of digital, whiteboard and audio/visual facilities. Staff are encouraged to use a variety of interactive teaching and learning approaches to challenge students across the age and ability range through Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 to reach their full potential. Our current GCSE students follow the Edexcel course for English Language and Literature. We also offer A-Level English Language Syllabus A AQA and English Literature Syllabus A AQA. We have a thriving Media Studies Department and the ability to offer skills to contribute to any of these areas would be advantageous.

For further information, an Application Form can be found on our website at https://www.st-cuthbertmayne.co.uk/teaching-staff-vacancies/ together with a Job Information Pack. Please contact Mrs Julie Webb if there are any problems with this via email julie.webb@stcm.torbay.sch.uk;
Closing date: Tuesday 26th May 2020, 10am
Interviews: Friday 29th May. Interviews will be conducted online via Google Meet.


School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Roman Catholic/Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 869 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website St Cuthbert Mayne School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email julie.webb@stcm.torbay.sch.uk

About St Cuthbert Mayne School

St Cuthbert Mayne School is a Joint Roman Catholic & Church of England School that welcomes all students from across Torbay and South Devon regardless of their faith background. Our school community is made up of students and staff from Christian and non-Christian backgrounds who are respectful of our Christian ethos.

There are currently 900 on roll, including 133 students in the Sixth Form. The teaching accommodation is of mixed age but well-resourced and maintained.

It is an exciting time to be joining the school as we start the next phase of our journey to provide an outstanding, inspirational and challenging Christian education for all students. Our children only get one chance! As a result we have a relentless focus to ensure that our children get access to the best possible teaching through a vibrant and engaging curriculum so that they live life to the full both now and in the future. This will be a challenging but very rewarding post. If you want to work in a school that is committed to developing you as a professional and you want to make a difference to the life chances of our children then we want to hear from you.

The school was last inspected by Ofsted in November 2016 graded the school to be good, in every category. The statutory inspection of Anglican/Catholic Schools also conducted in November, graded the school to be good in all areas. Both reports can be found on the website www.st-cuthbertmayne.co.uk.

STCM is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS), references and other employment checks.     

School location

Trumlands Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 4RN