Teacher of English, Cornwall

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Humphry Davy SchoolCornwall

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Start date: 1st September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,373 - £40,490MPS/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English 

MPS1 – UPR3 

FTE:   1.0


Required for September 2020, a dynamic and well qualified teacher of English who can motivate, engage and inspire students through their passion for English, creative teaching, presence and personality.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded and successful English team within our popular and expanding school in beautiful West Cornwall. We are committed to ensuring the highest quality of education for all our students and the growing school roll provides flexibility to employ teachers who can work from 2 days per week up to full time. 

Ofsted (Short Inspection November 2016) judged the school as ‘good’ and stated, “Across the school we found that pupils were very keen to learn.  Pupils we spoke with enjoy coming to school and feel that they are making good progress.  Pupils are well-mannered and keen to tell visitors how good the school is and how it keeps them safe”.

Applications are welcome from both NQTs and other teachers looking to broaden their experience who share our vision to create an inspiring and vibrant place for learning which enriches, and is a valued part of the Penzance community. The applicant appointed can be assured of our full support in their further professional and career development.

If you have the energy, drive and inspiration, we look forward to hearing from you.

For further details, including application form, please visit our school website www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk or alternatively please contact Maeve Bacon on 01736 352158.

Closing date: 9.00 am Monday 27th January 2020

Provisional Interview Date: Thursday 30th January 2020

Humphry Davy School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to pre employment checks which include applying for an enhanced DBS disclosure.

More about Humphry Davy School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coombe Road, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2TG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1736 363559
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