Teacher of English (maternity cover up to 6 months)

South Dartmoor Community College, Ashburton, Devon, TQ13 7EW

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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    1 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - up to 6 months

Pay scale

MPS/UPS dependent of experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

South Dartmoor Community College is seeking to appoint a highly organised, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher. This is a full-time, fixed term contract for up to six months. The successful candidate must be able to deliver the curriculum to a high level, across the subject, and will work closely with the English team. The successful candidate will be a hard-working individual; a teacher with high expectations and an unwavering determination to get the best outcomes for students.

The College is on a rapid improvement journey and has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child is enabled to fulfil their potential. We have excellent pastoral support and our students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school. We are proud of our students and they are proud of their school. The relationships between staff and students are strong. Community engagement is also an important feature; we have an active Parent/Teacher Association (FOSDA—Friends of South Dartmoor Academy).

What the school offers its staff

If you want to work in an inspiring, fully inclusive environment with students who want to succeed, and friendly, supportive staff, then we want to hear from you! You will join a passionate and dedicated team, and a Trust who is committed to providing professional development and opportunities for all colleagues. Part of the WeST Trust, we are an 11-18 College situated in Ashburton on the edge of Dartmoor. With impressive facilities, the college currently caters for approximately 900 students. Devon is a lovely place to live with the stunning Dartmoor and the beautiful Devon and Cornwall Coastline on your doorstep.

Further details about the role

For more information about South Dartmoor Community College and to apply for this post, please visit our website www.southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk. If you would like to discuss the position please contact Jenny French, Head of Department, (jfrench@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk). Completed applications should be submitted to Cleo Perry (cperry@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk). Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Thursday 01 December 2022 at 8.00 am. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Interview Date: Tuesday 06 December 2022.

Commitment to safeguarding

South Dartmoor Community College & the Atrium are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check.

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About South Dartmoor Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
843 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01364 655345

Arranging a visit to South Dartmoor Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cperry@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk.

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