This job expired on 19 December 2022

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    19 December 2022 at 9:52am

  • Date listed

    30 November 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Temporary until August 2023

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Excellent classroom management skills.
  • Ability to enthuse students of all abilities to achieve their very best.
  • Reflective practitioner who is willing to be coached to improve their own practice.
  • Ability to use assessment to improve students’ learning and progress.
    • Excellent curriculum knowledge.
    • Knowledge of GCSE specification.

    What the school offers its staff

    CPD opportunities for all staff

    Coaching and mentoring

    Further details about the role

    We are seeking an English teacher who can teach KS3 & KS4 to join the team in January 2023.An ability and willingness to teach KS3 Drama would also be an advantage.

    Key Tasks

    To teach high quality English lessons across the age and ability range in accordance with therequirements of a professionally qualified teacher.

    Anticipated Outcomes of Post:

    Students, regardless of their social or cultural background, are motivated to succeed and make outstanding progress through creative, relevant and innovative teaching and learning.

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    About The Park Community School

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 16
    Education phase
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    School size
    1448 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 16
    Phone number
    01271 373131

    Nestled close to the beautiful North Devon coast and at the edge of Exmoor, The Park Community School is one of two 11-16 comprehensive schools in Barnstaple. Park was opened in 1972 following the re-organisation of selective education in the town; however, the origins of the school date back to 1910, with the site housing both the Boys and Girls grammar schools. Many elements of the original buildings remain and these help to link the school to its proud and strong history. The school currently educates 1472 students, mainly from the town of Barnstaple and outlying villages. In recent years, the popularity of the school has meant that the geographical catchment has increased, with many students now travelling some distance to join us. Most year groups are currently oversubscribed. The school is a founding member of The Tarka Learning Partnership (TLP), an academy trust with a vision to empower young people in North Devon through learning. The Trust includes Park’s main feeder primary schools - Eden Park Academy, Sticklepath Community Primary Academy, Landkey Community Primary Academy, Roundswell Community Primary Academy, Newport Community School Primary Academy, Fremington Primary School along with North Molton Primary School. TLP also includes the Devon Primary SCITT, a partner dedicated to primary school teacher training. TLP supports Park and ensures academic rigour, collaboration and the further development of teaching and learning. Park also has strategic alliances with the North Devon Academic Board, and is a member of South West Institute for Teaching (SWIFT) and the North Devon Teaching School Alliance. This reflects a key focus of our vision and governance to ensure continual school development. As part of the Tarka Learning Partnership we are a Safe Employer and thorough checks will be carried out as part of our commitment to Safer Recruitment. We do not accept Curriculum Vitae. Any successful candidate would be subject to a fully enhanced DBS check, and would be expected to adhere to our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy as well as other mandatory policies

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