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Teacher of Drama with English (Maternity Cover)

The Pingle AcademyDerbyshire

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Drama and English teacher with a passion for the subjects and a commitment to helping all students reach their full potential. The successful candidate will have the capacity to bring innovative ideas to the classroom and demonstrate quality-first teaching. We would welcome applications from experienced teachers or early career teachers, and we can design the timetable to suit the strengths of the successful candidate. 

Our faculties are well-resourced, and we provide high-quality professional development.  We would welcome applications from Early Career Teachers, and we provide a comprehensive ECT induction and support package.  If you are passionate about English and enthusiastic about working with fantastic young people, we would love to hear from you.

Vision & Aims - The de Ferrers Trust

The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:   

  • delivering a high-quality education    
  • recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff   
  • establishing and developing robust governance   
  • ensuring financial probity and viability   
  • developing a highly efficient trust infrastructure and central services   
  • establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust


The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust. 

In Return

We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:   

  • an EAP Scheme   
  • Taste Card   
  • Cycle2Work scheme   
  • discounted gym membership


Prospective applicants are welcome to visit, and this can be arranged by telephoning 01283 216837.

To Apply

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please call 01283 216837 and ask to speak to the HR Team.

Click the ‘Quick Apply’ button to complete your application. 

Closing date: 9.00am on 10th January 2022

Interview date: TBC

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

Pingle Academy and The de Ferrers Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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