Teacher of English, Derby

Closing date:

Merrill AcademyDerby

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale 1-6 (£22,917 to £33,162)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English (MPS)

Merrill Academy, Headteacher Marcus Shepherd



September 2018

The Northworthy Trust are inviting applications for the post of Teacher of English, based at Merrill Academy in Derby.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive and ambitious team of English teachers, who are committed to improving attainment levels across the faculty through their passion for teaching and learning.  

The successful applicant will be professional, adaptable and dedicated to delivering high quality teaching across an English department.  They will have strong communication skills and will be able to work well within a team, yet be able to demonstrate an ability to utilise their own initiative.  They will be motivated and resilient and be able to demonstrate the skills required to engage students in their learning.    

Following a recent Ofsted inspection Merrill Academy is now out of Special Measures and has been graded as Requires Improvement. This is a very exciting time to be joining the Academy where the leadership, staff, pupils and community are determined to take Merrill Academy to Outstanding.

This is an excellent opportunity for an NQT or more experienced teacher to join this innovative and growing Trust.  NQTs benefit from a full programme of NQT support throughout their Induction Year and all staff enjoy the benefits of CPD. The post holder will enjoy working in a caring and supportive environment at Merrill Academy.    

We are looking to appoint a person who: 

  • is committed to continuous development and the raising of achievement 
  • will make a strong contribution to the teaching of English within the School  

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS (formerly Enhanced CRB) Check, Medical Clearance and satisfactory references  

Closing Date: Friday 18 May 2018  

An application pack can be obtained by contacting Northworthy HR Team on 0115 9732438 or at info@northworthytrust.org.uk

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More about Merrill Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brackens Lane, Alvaston, Derbyshire, DE24 0AN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 576777
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