Teacher of English (Maternity Cover), Towcester, Northamptonshire

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Sponne SchoolTowcester, Northamptonshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPS with possibility of TLR 2a/2b
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No



A Music & Science Academy

Sponne is a successful, over-subscribed community comprehensive school with 1382 students aged 11-18 on roll and specialist status for Science and Music. Outcomes are very high with 80% of students gaining grades 9-4 in English and Mathematics at GCSE.

We currently have the following teaching staff vacancy for a September 2018 start 

Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

MPS with possibility of TLR 2a/2b

Full time/Part time, temporary maternity cover post


We are looking for a committed and talented teacher to join our vibrant and extremely successful English faculty team in September 2018. This is a temporary position to cover the Maternity Leave of an existing colleague who currently acts as the second in department. It would be suitable for a teacher looking for either a part-time or full-time post, including experienced colleagues. Candidates can also be considered for a responsibility allowance dependent on interest and experience. 

Student achievement is very high (85% 9-4 in English GCSE and a Progress 8 score of +0.60) and the faculty is well resourced. English Language, English Literature and Media Studies are all offered at GCSE and A-level and the uptake is high and increasing.

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust and the Local Governors of Sponne School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All information relevant to this post, including further details and an application form can be downloaded from this advert, or they can be found on our website: www.sponne.org.uk. If you have any further queries, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Katie Fell, at the school.

Telephone: (01327) 350284 email: recruitment@sponne.org.uk

Closing date – Midday Monday 21 May 2018

Interviews will be held Wednesday 23 May 2018

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More about Sponne School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brackley Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6DJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1327 350284
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