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Job details
Employer Pilton Community College
Location Devon
Salary MPS/UPS
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Temporary
Job dates
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Temporary Sabbatical cover to 31 Dec 17

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and dynamic English Teacher to teach English across the full ability range at Key Stages 3 and 4. Strong subject knowledge and a passion for the subject are essential.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced English teacher or a Newly Qualified English Teacher to join a vibrant and successful school in Barnstaple, an ancient market town on the River Taw and in close proximity to North Devon’s famous beaches. We currently have approximately 1260 pupils on roll.

The English team are enthusiastic advocates of learning for all and students enjoy their lessons and engage positively with their learning as a consequence.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher and will have the advantage of:

  • working alongside our highly committed, professional and dedicated team
  • excellent support packages for NQTs and new staff
  • outstanding opportunities for CPD

You must have high expectations of yourself, your colleagues and your students and be committed to creating a stimulating learning environment which challenges everyone to achieve the highest standards. You must be highly organised, with the ability to establish effective learning opportunities and deliver outstanding lessons, encouraging our students to be the best they can.

If you have a growth mind-set, the ability to inspire, motivate, challenge and support students to ensure they make impressive progress we’d like to hear from you.

Pilton Community College is a member of Ventrus, a group of 12 Devon schools who actively work together on improving outcomes pupils collaboratively and actively supporting its staff. There are opportunities to build your career within great schools in a great network.

For further information and details, please visit our website  (/About/Job Opportunities).

Ventrus is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure is required for this post. Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer.

Please apply by completing the online application form, explaining in your supporting statement your reasons for your suitability for the post via the link


About the employer

Information about Pilton Community College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
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