5 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS - UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required from September 2023: an enthusiastic teacher of English to join a dynamic and collaborative faculty.

What the school offers its staff

The school is oversubscribed and enjoys a considerable reputation in the local area for its academic excellence and caring ethos. Our students from the Class of 2022 achieved the best results the school has ever seen and we are looking to continue the trend of increasing success we have enjoyed over the past 5 years. Ofsted also described the way in which the school promotes students’ personal development and its work to support students as “outstanding”.

Ofsted identified “a culture of academic excellence” which is consistently reflected in the school’s GCSE results.

There is a strong culture of teaching and learning in the school and staff value highly the continuing professional development and research opportunities available. Ofsted praised the “good opportunities for staff to develop professionally” and commented that “staff are highly positive about the training they receive.” In addition they reported that “newly qualified teachers speak effusively about the support they receive.”

There are varied opportunities for career progression for staff at all levels.

Further details about the role

Further details of this position and details of how to apply can be found at www.staploeeducationtrust.org.uk/vacancies

Please return a completed application form and a letter of application, addressed to Jon Hampson, Headteacher, Soham Village College, tohr@staploeeducationtrust.org.uk

We are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date for applications is 9am, Monday 6 February 2023

Interviews will be held on Thursday 9 February 2023

Salary range: £28,000 - £43,685. Salary is dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience.

Staploe Education Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all adults working within our Trust to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and medical checks. We will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

Staploe Education Trust. Executive Headteacher Dr Carin Taylor Schools in our Trust: Soham Village College; Kennett Primary School; The Shade Primary School; The Weatheralls Primary School

Commitment to safeguarding

Staploe Education Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all adults working within our Trust to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and medical checks. We will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

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About Soham Village College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1382 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Soham Village College is a delightful place to learn and to work. We have skilled, committed teams of teachers and associate staff who help create a supportive working atmosphere. Relationships between staff and students are a strength of the school and students have highly positive attitudes to learning. Students clearly enjoy their learning and good teaching motivates students well. As a result, behaviour is good in classrooms and during social time. We pride ourselves on the wide range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities which we offer to our students. We strive for excellence in and out of the classroom and we have been delighted by the successes of our students of all abilities and interests.

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