English Teacher, Plymouth, Devon

Closing date:

Sir John Hunt Community Sports CollegePlymouth, Devon

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,720 - £39,406 (MPS/UPS)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The School:

Situated in the City of Plymouth with a beautiful coastline and Dartmoor National Park on our doorstep, Sir John Hunt is able to provide its pupils with excellent opportunities to support their learning.  Our expectations, standards and outcomes for students are exceptional. If you have the same high expectations of yourself and others, we would love to hear from you.   

What we are looking for: 

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified, highly motivated and enthusiastic Teacher of English. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach KS3 English, GCSE Lang/Lit and A-Level English. This post will be suited to both experienced teachers and newly qualified entrants to the profession.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a passion for teaching English
  • Have the ability to inspire a love of the English Language and Literature
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with pupils, staff and parents
  • Be able to monitor and effectively track pupil progress and put in place appropriate intervention

We offer:

  • An established and comprehensive induction program
  • A strong commitment to your professional development, excellent CPD and leadership development at all levels
  • A supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded
  • A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all
  • A positive and stimulating school climate which values the contribution of all staff
  • Access to the IChoose staff benefit scheme
  • Potential Teaching & Learning Responsibilities to the appropriately qualified applicant

Applicants are encouraged to contact the college if they feel they would benefit from an informal discussion. 

Closing date:  9.00am Monday 25th February 2019 

An application form and further details can be found on the College website. 


SJH is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all candidates are expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Sir John Hunt Community Sports College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lancaster Gardens, Whitleigh, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 4AA, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1752 201020
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