This job expired on 3 July 2024

  • Earliest start date

    1 September 2024

  • Latest start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time, part time: This is advertised as a full time teaching role of 32.5 hours per week. We may consider part-time.

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Murray Park School is a rewarding and professionally stimulating place towork. Over the last 3 years we have undergone a journey of rapid improvement; moving from a Requires Improvement Ofsted grading to Good in September 2022, along with a much improved Progress 8 score, as well as now being over-subscribed. Never complacent, we are now on our next stage of development and seek high-quality staff to enable this.

The post is suitable for early career teacher (ECT) or an experienced teacher.All staff receive a comprehensive induction programme.

The person appointed will have:

•A passion for ensuring the best outcomes for all students, including those who are part of disadvantaged and vulnerable groups. •Excellent subject and pedagogical knowledge. •Relentlessly high standards and expectations of all students. •A commitment to continuous improvement of their own practice, irrelevant of job role, career stage or position.

What the school offers its staff

Staff at Murray Park School benefit from:

•Flexible working for all staff. •A Senior Leadership Team who prioritise staff well-being and consider this when launching any new systems or pedagogical approaches. •A robust and centralised behaviour system, including an internal Alternative Provision, to ensure learning in our classrooms is disruption free. •A whole-school CPD package which includes the sharing of recent research and best-practice. •An approach to pedagogy which ensures teachers teach the highest-quality lessons possible, whilst still allowing teachers the freedom to maintain professional autonomy.

Commitment to safeguarding

Murray Park School shares a commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture that embraces the ethos of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

This post is Exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

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About Murray Park Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1158 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01332 515921

Murray Park is a dynamic and forward-looking 11-16 mixed comprehensive school on the western fringes of the city of Derby. It is a Foundation Status school, but has a close working relationship with the local authority.

We cater for approximately 1111 students, situated on a spacious site surrounded by greenery. We serve students from the Derby City area, within reach of the Derbyshire countryside and our cohort sizes are growing each year.

Our students reflect the full academic ability range and there is a huge breadth to the socio-economic status of our families.

Arranging a visit to Murray Park Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email leanne.dodd@murraypark.derby.sch.uk.

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