Teacher of English or Humanities - The Promise School

Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust, Okehampton, EX20 1PW

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

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Start Date: 1 September 2022
Location: The Promise School, Okehampton
Job term: Full Time / Permanent
Salary: TPS
Closing date: Monday 23rd May at 9.00am

Are you an inspirational teacher of English or Humanities?

Do you have experience in providing the highest possible standards and outcomes for children and young people?

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a position at our new Promise School. The new Promise School will be a special free school opening in September 2022! At full capacity, the school will cater for 100 children and young people with social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) needs. The designated age range is 4-16. The school will also transition into a state of the art, purpose-built accommodation by September 2023.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, dedicated, excellent English or Humanities teacher for our new special school. The expectation will be that your subject area will only be split for early days of school. In year 1, the successful candidate will teach both their primary subject and the additional subject at KS3. In year 2 they will teach their primary role.

Our teachers must possess the skills and understanding to accelerate the progress and raise the achievement of all our children. They should be excellent classroom practitioners who are committed to providing high quality learning experiences for all children, possess high levels of emotional intelligence and a desire to continually improve their practice.

Successful candidates will:
• Have relevant key stage teaching experience.
• Have excellent pedagogical understanding of how to progress learning.
• Have good phonics knowledge and understanding of early literacy skills.
• Be a well-organised, reliable, enthusiastic individual who will review, monitor and evaluate school performance. 

We will offer you:
• A school that is committed to our people and their development and wellbeing;
• A warm and friendly environment;
• Dedicated, supportive and friendly colleagues;
• Enthusiastic children;
• Career progression.

​All schools in The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust 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 be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).

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About Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust

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Multi-academy trust

The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust was created in January 2018 based on a shared vision, embracing both the Cooperative values and those of our Church of England schools.

We are excited about the opportunities that such a cross phase Trust is able to offer our communities and we are committed to create an ambitious, forward thinking learning environment for all our pupils, students and staff. There will be opportunities for everyone connected to the Trust to grow and develop and therefore fulfil their ambitions.

We now include three secondary schools and 14 primary schools in our Trust, helping just under 5000 children and 720 staff to thrive with our new Promise School opening in September 2022. At full capacity, the school will cater for 100 children and young people with social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) needs - this is a truly exciting Trust to be involved with.

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