Teacher of English, Torbay, Devon

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The Spires CollegeTorbay, Devon

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,373 - £40,490(MPS/UPS)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of English at The Spires College.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a flourishing department and contribute to its sustained growth.  

We are passionate about teaching and learning and would love to hear from you if you share our belief in the power of education to transform lives.  If you are keen to progress your career in a supportive, innovative environment and are dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people then this could be the perfect role for you.  

The College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be.  We are committed to the professional development of our staff and invest heavily in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners.  

We offer:

• the opportunity to be part of a supportive team and have a voice in college improvement;

• excellent professional development and a wide range of professional opportunities, including significant leadership development opportunities;

• a high level of support for all new staff;

• the opportunity to work alongside excellent practitioners across the College;

• an exciting and stimulating place to work in a friendly environment;

• a modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities.

You will:

• be a strong, innovative classroom practitioner, who is able to teach English at Key Stages 3 and 4 (5 is preferable but not essential);

• be committed to working in a close, collaborative team;

• be able to use a strong pedagogical understanding to successfully deliver the English curriculum;

• be enthusiastic about giving young people the best possible start in life.

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 School with a bilateral stream.  We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. 

For further details about the post including what our staff think about working here and how to apply, please visit http://www.thespirescollege.com/about/job-vacancies  or contact Nadine Osborne, PA to the Principal: nosborne@thespirescollege.com. 

We have arranged for staff to be available so that prospective candidates may visit the college informally for a tour, if they would like to.  This will take place at 9 am on Tuesday 28 January.  Please contact the Principal’s PA via email to  nosborne@thespirescollege or telephone 01803 400660 if you would like to arrange to visit us or have an informal, confidential discussion.

The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 3 February 2020

Interviews will take place on Thursday 6 February 2020



More about The Spires College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Westlands Lane, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3PE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1803 400660
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