11 – 18 Co-educational Comprehensive

NOR 1051

Required from 1 January 2018

Teacher of English

(0.5fte, temporary position to cover Maternity Leave)


Redruth School is one of the most progressive schools in Cornwall and we are looking for someone who is passionate about learning to join us on our journey to outstanding.  You would be joining a vibrant, committed workforce in beautiful West Cornwall.  

We are looking to appoint a talented experienced or newly qualified teacher to cover a maternity leave in our English department; we anticipate this to be for the duration of the Spring term.  This post however is temporary and subject to the usual provisos associated with a maternity cover.   

We put literacy at the heart of learning and are changing our curriculum to reflect this.  The successful candidate can expect to join a supportive department of committed and hardworking staff who are collectively passionate and proud of their teaching activities that inspire and nurture our learners. The vacancy provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high-quality and well-resourced environment.  If you have the necessary energy, enthusiasm and motivation to make a difference, we would welcome your application. 

Closing Date: Thursday 30 November 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 6 December 2017 

To obtain application forms and job description:  Please download from our school website at www.redruth.cornwall.sch.uk  (see School Information/Job Vacancies).   

Alternatively, please contact Sheila Kane, Clerk to Governors/Personnel Administrator, by email: govclerk(at)redruth.cornwall.sch.uk or by telephone (Tuesday to Thursday only during term time): 01209 203711 (please leave a message). 

Completed applications (application form/safeguarding declaration/Equal Opportunities form) to be submitted to Sheila Kane by email: govclerk(at)redruth.cornwall.sch.uk 

Redruth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and will be assessed against the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations.




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