4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS dependent of experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

The WeST Country Schools’ Trust is seeking to appoint a highly organised, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to a full-time, permanent contract. The successful candidate will be based at South Dartmoor Community College, or another school within the Trust, as negotiated on appointment. They must be able to deliver the curriculum to a high level, across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, working closely with the Science 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.

What the school offers its staff

The College is on a rapid improvement journey centred around research-led curriculum best practice, and we have 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).

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 Kerri McCarthy, Curriculum Lead (Science) kmccarthy@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk. Completed applications should be submitted to Cleo Perry, PA to the Executive Head teacher (cperry@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk). Please note CVs will not be accepted. Closing Date: Monday 30 January 2023 at 8.00 am. Applications received after this time will not be considered. Interviews: Friday 03 February 2023.

Commitment to safeguarding

South Dartmoor Community College 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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to cperry@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk

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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

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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