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Teacher of English

Granville AcademyDerbyshire

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and motivated English teacher with an infectious passion for the subject, to join us at Granville Academy. This is an exciting opportunity for you to create innovative and exciting learning opportunities for our students.

You must be confident in the delivery of English and have the ambition and dedication to continue to develop the curriculum in line with current practice and research in effective teaching. 

You will be highly qualified and be able to support in the promotion of excellent standards of student learning, achievement, progress, attainment and behaviour through working effectively and collaboratively. You will be passionate about your specialist subject and seek to positively impact your field and the Academy.

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 successful and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD, mentoring, strong support and a range of development 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  
  • Health cash plan scheme  
  • Cycle to Work scheme  
  • Taste Card  
  • Discounted gym membership


Prospective applicants are welcome to visit, and this can be arranged by telephoning 01283 216765. 

To Apply 

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact The Trust HR Team via email: or by telephone: 01283 372621.

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

Closing date: 9.00am on 16th December 2021  

Interview date: 21st December 2021 

The 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.

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

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