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Job details
Employer The Hermitage Academy
Location Durham, County
Salary Main Pay Scale
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Teacher of English to Cover Maternity Leave for 2 terms initially (Main Pay Scale)

Required for September 2017

Do you want to join an outstanding Academy that offers excellent professional development opportunities to staff at all stages of their career?  We are seeking an inspiring and enthusiastic Teacher of English to contribute to the continued success and development of a strong and forward looking team. The successful candidate will not only fulfil normal teaching duties, but will also be eager to be involved with extra-curricular activities in order to enhance the opportunities offered to all students and therefore further enhance the reputation of the department and the Academy.  The candidate should be able to teach English at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 to a range of abilities.  The ability to teach a Key Stage 5 English Language and/or Literature is desirable.    

The post would suit either a newly qualified teacher who would be given a comprehensive induction programme and a full range of professional development opportunities or an experienced teacher looking to expand their professional horizon.   

In the locality the Academy enjoys a well-founded reputation for continuous improvement, high expectations, a strong sense of discipline and achievement for all learners.  The Academy became a Teaching School in March 2013 and we have embraced the challenges and opportunities it provides for all our staff.  If you think you excel at supporting the learning relationships of students, we would be delighted to discuss this further.    In a recent survey, our staff rated “opportunities for staff development” as outstanding. The Academy prides itself on an excellent programme of CPD, including middle leadership training, such as Leaders for the Future.   

Closing Date:  Application forms and supporting letter to be returned to the school by the closing date, 9.00 pm on Monday 26th June  2017   

Interviews:   Friday 30th June 2017    

The Hermitage Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.  Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.  

This post is not open to job share.

About the employer

Information about The Hermitage Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 19 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Waldridge Lane
Chester le Street
County Durham
United Kingdom
+44 191 387 1137