Teacher of English, Coombeshead Academy

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English x 2

Full Time

Start date: September 2019



We are seeking to appoint two ambitious, inspirational and outstanding English specialists to join a strong, innovative team. The English department is full of enthusiastic and talented practitioners who cooperate well and share good practice. Results for English Literature and Language are excellent. Applications from NQTs are welcome.

The post would suit an English teacher who is committed to teaching at the highest standard and raising aspirations and achievements of our students. You will be required to teach across the ability range in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious and accomplished teacher to play a leading role in a highly ambitious school. 

Coombeshead Academy is a close-knit community of well-behaved and dedicated students, supported by professional staff who strives to maximise outcomes for all abilities. We pride ourselves on the caring atmosphere of the school and the positive relationships we make with both students and parents ensuring that all are successful and achieve their true potential. Teachers thrive in an environment free from low level disruption, where all are committed to improving on a daily basis.

The successful candidate will be keen to contribute to the success of the whole school and take an active role in promoting Coombeshead Academy in the community. 

We are a member of Education South West (ESW) which provides superb career development opportunities, with direct links to both teaching and research schools within the trust. A copy of our career development programme is attached to this advert.

Our school is one where the teachers want to be the best and this is reflected in our fantastic in-school CPD programme, immersed in current educational research, which will help propel you into the next step in your career. 

For further information, or to arrange a tour of the school, please contact the Headteacher’s PA Mrs Caroline Battong on: 01626 201800 or via email: caroline.battong@educationsouthwest.org.uk

Email your application to: caroline.battong@educationsouthwest.org.uk by 9am on Friday 15th February 2019.

Interviews will take place w/b 25th February 2019.

Coombeshead Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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More about Coombeshead Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coombeshead Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 1PT, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1626 201800