Teacher of Girls Sport

Merrill Academy, Derby, Derbyshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Physical education
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £23,725 to £35,016

Job summary

The Northworthy Trust are inviting applications for the post of Teacher of Girls Sport. This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive and ambitious team of Sport and PE teachers, who are committed to improving attainment levels across the faculty through their passion for teaching and learning. The post holder will be based at Merrill Academy in Derby. The successful applicant will be professional, adaptable and dedicated to delivering high quality teaching across the Sports department. They will have strong communication skills and will be able to work well within a team, yet be able to demonstrate an ability to utilise their own initiative. They will be motivated and resilient and be able to demonstrate the skills required to effectively manage behavior and engage students in their learning.

Following a recent Ofsted inspection Merrill Academy is now out of Special Measures and has been graded as Requires Improvement. This is a very exciting time to be joining the Academy where the leadership, staff, pupils and community are determined to take Merrill Academy to Outstanding.

This is an excellent opportunity for an NQT or more experienced teacher to join this innovative and growing Trust. NQTs benefit from a full programme of NQT support throughout their Induction Year and all staff enjoy the benefits of CPD. The post holder will enjoy working in a caring and supportive environment at Merrill Academy.

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS (formerly Enhanced CRB) Check, Medical Clearance and satisfactory references.

Applicants should note that the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early if there is a high volume of applications or an exceptional candidate is identified.

Essential educational requirements

– Degree in subject related course

Essential qualifications

– Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

– Knowledge of the National Curriculum and of KS3, GCSE and A Level subject related courses
– Experience of teaching KS3 and GCSE subject related courses

Employee benefits

At The Northworthy Trust we understand that schools are about people and that staff who are happy and enjoy their work are more productive. Therefore, we are committed to ensuring we provide outstanding CPD and an environment that enables exceptional staff well-being. We will support you in your personal and professional development, enabling you to contribute fully to the creative and dedicated teams of dynamic and ambitious staff you will be joining.

– Excellent opportunities for career progression
– Access to CPD
– Company Pension
– Competitive salary

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 760 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Merrill Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email HR@northworthytrust.org.uk

About Merrill Academy

Merrill Academy’s core principles, produced in consultation with our pupils, define who we are, what we believe and what we aspire to:

Excellence – Always modelling the positive behaviours which make us proud to be part of the Merrill community. Setting a positive example when others do not reach our standards and never accepting low expectations.

Determination – Always striving to make ourselves and the Academy the best it/we can possibly be and always encouraging others to be the best possible member of our community.

Empathy – Being thankful and taking full advantage of the opportunities made available to us. Being mindful and understanding of those within our community who may be less fortunate than ourselves.

Community – Involving everybody in all we do and encouraging them to be happy and succeed regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, interests, religions or beliefs.

School location

Brackens Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 0AN