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VENTRUS LIMITED - 7 days remaining
Closing Date 27/09/2021
Ventrus Multi-Academy Trust, Woodwater Academy, Woodwater Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5AW
MPS/UPS: £25,714 - £41,604 FTE (this will be paid pro-rata according to hours and weeks worked)

Pilton Community College is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities.


We are seeking to appoint a high quality, motivated and enthusiastic primary trained teacher to teach a variety of subjects in KS3, including: English, maths, science and humanities. The successful candidate will have the skills and expertise to improve the literacy and numeracy skills of an identified group of students, initially in year 7. Typically, these students will need bespoke teaching, support and guidance in order to reach standards that will allow them to access the wider secondary curriculum. This is a new role to the school. Therefore, the successful candidate will be integral in the development of the post alongside the relevant Heads of Department, the school’s SENDCo and the SLT.

The successful candidate will also line manage a small group of teaching assistants, working alongside them to ensure that the needs of the students are fully met. We shall provide every possible opportunity for your professional development and future career progression. Successful candidates will:

  • plan for and deliver high quality bespoke teaching and learning, to a group of high needs students;
  • teach maths, English, science and humanities to students who are not yet attaining at secondary level;
  • create a warm, welcoming and stimulating environment where our students are inspired, motivated and challenged;
  • be an inclusive practitioner with a commitment to meeting the needs of all groups of learners;
  • ensure all pupils make good progress;
  • be a reflective practitioner who has a commitment to working with colleagues to improve practice and outcomes for our students and demonstrate a willingness to join in with the wider life of the school and its community;
  • be a good communicator, building effective relationships with our students and their families;
  • have excellent classroom and behaviour management skills;
  • have a strong personal philosophy for inclusive learning that is evident within their own classroom practice.

In return, we can offer:

  • a commitment to professional development whatever your career stage;
  • a friendly, caring and supportive school community where parents, staff and students work together well;
  • collaborative support working within Ventrus network group and partnerships with other schools within Ventrus.

To apply for this role please submit your application online; your supporting statement should outline your suitability for the post. Applications and references should demonstrate a commitment to achieving the highest standards for all, excellent teamwork, planning and communication skills. Ideally, this post will commence the start of the Autumn Term 2021, however, we will delay to the start of the Spring Term 2022, for a suitable candidate.

Interested candidates are invited to make an appointment to visit the school and can contact the office to arrange an appointment – 01271 374381. Pilton Community College Headteacher – Mr Graham Hill contact number 01271 374381. This is a full-time, permanent position working 1.0 FTE, 39 weeks per year as of September/October 2021 or January 2022 depending on availability. Closing date for applications is 9:00am on Monday 27th September 2021. Interviews will be held on Monday 4th October 2021.


Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.

More Information: https://ventrus.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2352148

Related Documents
pdf file icon Person Spec Teacher AL 2017, updated March 21
pdf file icon 20171101 Ventrus JD Teacher