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Job details
Employer Forge Valley School
Location Sheffield
Salary £22467 to £38250 (Plus TLR2a)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Forge Valley School - Wood Lane, Sheffield, S6 5HG

Teacher of English

£22467 to £38250

(Includes TLR2a – Leader of Literacy / KS3 Co-ordinator)

Required for September 2017

Forge Valley School is an 11-18 Academy sponsored by Tapton School Academy Trust. Our school ethos is founded on the principal that ambition and endeavour are key components in achieving success. Currently serving around 1120 pupils, our new, purpose-built, £27 million learning environment has excellent facilities to help us deliver our curriculum.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher to join our thriving English Department. Results in English have shown consistent improvement emphasised by our GCSE results in both English Language and English Literature at or exceeding national averages. The successful candidate will be required to teach English to the full range of pupils at Key Stage 3 & 4. Experience of teaching KS5 would also be an advantage. We believe this is a unique opportunity for an ambitious and well-motivated teacher to join the school at this exciting time.  

This post attracts a TLR2a for the role of KS3 Coordinator and Leader of Literacy across the curriculum. This is a key post at Forge Valley School and offers the right applicant the chance to make a significant impact on the educational outcomes of pupils.

This post maybe of interest to someone wishing to gain early leadership.

Are you:

· passionate about teaching and learning?

· an excellent practitioner with a positive attitude? 

· an outstanding and innovative teacher?

· able to teach across a range of ages and abilities?

· a firm believer in the potential of all pupils?

We can offer you:

· the opportunity for professional growth

· first class continuing professional development opportunities

· a modern, £27 million, state of the art working environment

· access to an on-site gym which is free to staff members

Forge Valley is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Candidates must converse at ease with members of the public and students and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential to the role.

For further information, to visit the school or to request an application pack, please contact:-

Lorna Jennings – PA to Headteacher

Forge Valley School, Wood Lane, Sheffield, S6 5HG

Telephone: 0114 234 8805 


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Closing date:  Sunday 23rd April 2017 

Interviews: TBC

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Wood Lane
S6 5HG
United Kingdom