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General Teacher

Dates:                      Apply by Wednesday 17th July at 11am

Start date:               September 2024

Salary:                      Salary: Teachers Main Pay Scale

Contract Type:        Full Time, Fixed Term Contract until 31st August 2025

The Role

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual with the creativity and passion for education to teach across a range of subjects and provide cover for classes in the absence of teachers as and when required across the whole curriculum through Years 7 to 11.

We provide expert ECT support, training, and guidance in the successful candidate’s subject specialism. We have successfully supported 14 ECTs over the last 2 years and have a close working relationship with Bath Spa University as we are part of Avon Schools Partnership which provide CPD for ECTs. In addition, we are able to consider candidates who wish to have flexible working hours.

The successful candidate will have outstanding subject knowledge in their subject area and be adaptable to teach lessons as directed and planned by class teachers in all subject areas.  

You may be required to accompany students on trips, and you will be asked to support the Behaviour Centre in addition to other administrative duties when you are not covering for absent staff. 

The successful applicant will be a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who is able to make the significant contribution required to secure the very best outcomes for all students at The Corsham School. As part of our Induction Programme, full training will be given on our classroom procedures and protocols.

The School

The Corsham School is part of a small Multi Academy Trust serving the market town of Corsham and surrounding villages. It is situated in North Wiltshire, on the outskirts of the Cotswolds, 8 miles from Bath and within easy reach of the M4.

The Corsham School is a ‘Good’ School where ‘Pupils behave well in and out of lessons, are respectful of each other and learn well in a secure, friendly and supportive setting.’ Ofsted Sept 2019

The Corsham School offers: -

  • Enthusiastic, friendly, and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning
  • A caring and supportive department, staff body and wider school community
  • A commitment to professional development and career progression opportunities
  • A full programme of induction and support; we are committed to staff well-being, are a very happy school where staff morale is high.

As part of the remuneration package The Corsham School Academy Group offers excellent Employee Benefits, including a Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, together with discounts on High Street shopping, Cinema Tickets and Holidays.

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply via the application form. A separate letter (no more than 2 sides A4) addressed to the Headteacher should indicate how your qualifications and experience make you a suitable candidate for this post. Please download and complete the Application Form, and return to the school via email to:

We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, therefore early applications are encouraged.

The Corsham School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All appointments are subject to the school receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include the current/last employer. This appointment is also subject to the provision of relevant documents to the school proving a legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, and confirmation of professional qualifications.  On acceptance of a job offer, a pre-employment health check will be completed. The appointment is conditional on all of the above checks being satisfactory. 

In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

It is an offence to apply for a role within regulated activity if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.