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Employment Opportunities

As a Co-operative College Trust, this is an exciting time to be joining our forward thinking and rapidly improving 11-18 College. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic people who really want to make a difference to the lives of students. Joining our Co-operative College at this time, colleagues would be able to access high quality CPD to support their professional development.

English Teacher – 2 posts

1 post permanent contract
1 post fixed term contract
To commence 1st September 2014

We seek a dynamic and innovative English Teacher to join our rapidly improving English and Media Faculty. The successful candidate will be passionate about providing each of our students with the best possible learning experience and achieving the best results possible. This exciting and challenging post requires an enthusiastic, hardworking, conscientious and energetic individual teaching English up to and including A level. In addition to English, there may be the possibility to also teach Media Studies or Drama. We encourage applications from Newly Qualified teachers.

At Tavistock College we offer:

  • A supportive professional development programme from induction to leadership for all staff this also includes research opportunities and the possibility for masters level study
  • The opportunity to teach across all key stages 3 to 5 including 6th Form
  • A co-operative inclusive college ethos with high expectations for all students and staff
  • A professionally stimulating and supportive working environment
  • Opportunities to get involved with many of our partnerships with teaching schools, businesses and university partners.

You will be:

  • An outstanding classroom practioner across key stage 3 to 5
  • A motivating and inspiring role model demonstrating high expectations for all of our students to achieve their potential
  • Creative and imaginative in your approach to teaching and learning including the use of new technologies
  • Passionate and committed to make a difference to the lives of young people

Covering Letter (45k pdf doocument)
College Information Pack (1.96MB pdf document)
Standard Job Description (35k pdf document)

Application Form (word format) (90k pdf format)
Diversity Form (word format) (46k pdf format)

Closing date for applications: Monday 31st March at 9.00am

If you experience any problems downloading any of the above documents, please request a hard copy by sending a large SAE to the Recruitment Officer, Tavistock College, Crowndale Road, Tavistock, PL19 8DD.

If you wish to send in an application electronically, please email your application form to recruitment@tavistockcollege.devon.sch.uk

*For the purposes of diversity monitoring, applicants for Devon County Council posts at Tavistock College are asked to complete a diversity monitoring form. If you will be downloading an application form then please complete the appropriate on-line diversity form. Thank you.



Page updated 26 March 2014


Tavistock College
Crowndale Road, Tavistock
Devon PL19 8DD

01822 614231
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