Required for September 2021
Closing date: 11pm Wednesday 21st April 2021
Interview date: Monday 26th April 2021
We are looking to appoint a high quality, enthusiastic Teacher of English to join our large, successful English department. If you have the desire to make a real difference to the lives of young children and want to join a team of highly dedicated staff, then we would love to hear from you.
Holyrood is a large 11-18 Academy with 1280 students, including a Sixth form of 200 students based in the market town of Chard in South Somerset. We are lucky to be part of the Uffculme Academy Trust, which incorpoares 3 Secodary schools and 2 Primary schools working across Somerset and Devon. The Trust's mission is to enable effective collaboration and partnerships that will support outstanding educational experiences for the pupils attending each of the Trust’s schools.
Newly qualified teachers who have a desire to become an outstanding practitioner are encouraged to apply. We have an excellent induction programme for newly qualified teachers and professional development programme that will support you as you start your journey to excellence.
We will ensure the successful candidate has:
- Comprehensive induction including a dedicated mentor
- Continuous professional development and improvement
- The opportunity to contribute to raising standards for all our students
- An open professional culture and learning community;
- Opportunities for and dedication to your professional development;
- Opportunities to work across the Trust;
- Opportunities to contribute to our wide-ranging and popular extra-curricular and inter-House programmes of activities;
- Dedicated Trust wide Wellbeing Officer
Further details are included in the information pack
Holyrood Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safeguarding is our most important responsibility as a school. Happy and healthy students who are free from harm, are more likely to be successful throughout their education and thrive on their jounrey towards adulthood.