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  • Start date details

    To be confirmed

  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Fixed Term

Pay scale

MPS/UPS (£28,000 - £43,685)

What skills and experience we're looking for


Temporary post to cover maternity leave

Pedmore High School are recruiting for a Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

We are a Multi Academy Trust comprising of six secondary schools and one primary school with over 750 employees and over 5,500 students, based in Dudley, West Midlands.

Pedmore High School is a smaller than average 11-16 mixed, multi-cultural comprehensive and is a member of the Invictus Education Trust.Graded ‘Good’ by OFSTED in February 2023, the school provides stimulating and innovative opportunities for learning; transforming the aspirations and educational outcomes for all students.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be an innovative and creative teacher and a committed team player
  • have a proven track record of success and evidence of strategies that have raised pupil attainment across both Key Stages
  • have the dedication, energy and resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils
  • be willing and able to enhance students’ learning through extra-curricular activities
  • be committed to the school’s ethos of high expectations
  • have a good eye for detail, a good work ethic and a sense of humour

We have a very experienced and supportive team within the department, and across the Trust, and we are able to provide considerable opportunities for career development for the right candidate. Pedmore High School offers excellent professional development opportunities, both in school and as part of the Trust.

We will offer you;

  • An experienced and supportive team
  • Considerable opportunities for career development
  • Bright, enthusiastic pupils taught in small classes
  • A comprehensive Induction Package

Closing Date; Friday 6th October - 12:00pm

Interviews due to take place week commencing; w/c 9 October 2023

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Please note this job will have rolling interviews if candidates are successful.

What the school offers its staff

The most important part of any school is the quality of relationships. Above all, Pedmore is a happy school with a supportive and welcoming environment for all students. As a result, young people grow in confidence and are able to participate in the wide range of opportunities available to them. We encourage our students to follow their interests, develop new skills and most importantly, fully enjoy all aspects of school life.

Further details about the role

To arrange a visit or if you require and further information, please contact Mrs A Cherrington – Headteacher’s PA – Emailacherrington@pedmorehighschool.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Pedmore High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
606 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01384 686711

Arranging a visit to The Pedmore High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@invictus.education.

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