English Teacher (Maternity), Falmouth

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Penryn CollegeFalmouth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

English Teacher

We are looking for a dynamic, ambitious and energetic teacher who can motivate and inspire pupils across both Key Stage 3 and 4, to join our forward-thinking English Department.   

You will have a good track record of excellent classroom practice, be committed to high standards of learning and student progress, with the energy and vision to build on current progress and have ambitions for yourself and our school.  

This is a full-time maternity contract to start on 2nd December 2019 or, for the right candidate, a start date of 6th January would be considered.  

Results for English Language and literature have been significantly above National figures for progress and attainment over the past two years. The department is well established, with 13 members of staff, a number of which are part-time. All staff deliver across the full subject and ability range. Within the team there is a Head of English, Second in English, a Literacy Co-ordinator and a specialist Literacy Teaching Assistant.

The school

Penryn College is a lively thriving college with an excellent reputation who cater for boys and girls aged between 11 and 16 years with a current number on roll of 1135 and we pride ourselves on offering the very best for our students. 

In 2008 we moved into our £24 million pound new school building, which has a wide range of resources. We have an information rich environment, state of the art sporting facilities including a 6 badminton court size sports hall, the latest generation astro turf pitch, our own climbing wall and every student has been issued with an iPad to support their independent learning.  

Our College buildings and 10 acres of grounds are used extensively by the community for adult education courses, sporting activities, performances and fund raising activities. Our unique relationship with surrounding primary schools - known as the "Penryn Partnership" - helps primary children to settle in to the college whilst adjusting to their new environment. 

To apply

Further details and an application pack can be found on the school website at  www.penryn-college.cornwall.sch.uk/the-school/vacancies/   

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. In accordance with our policies we are unable to process applications without a fully completed application form. 

Closing date: Monday 28th October 2019.

Interviews: Thursday 31st October 2019.



More about Penryn College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kernick Road, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 8PZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1326 372379
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Penryn College is a co-educational secondary school for children aged 11-16 and primarily serves the population of Penryn town and the surrounding villages in Cornwall. The college was designated a Sports College in 1998; a Leading Edge school in 200...