Teacher of English, Derby

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Merrill AcademyDerby
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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale 1 £23,725 to Upper Pay Scale 3 £39,409
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Northworthy Trust are inviting applications for the post of Teacher of English.  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 post holder will be based at Merrill Academy in Derby.  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 effectively manage behavior and 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

Applicants should note that the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early if there is a high volume of applications or an exceptional candidate is identified. 



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