The Ripley Academy

Teacher of English

Full Time Main Scale
Start date: 1st September 2019
Fixed Term Contract 1 year - suitable for NQT year

The Ripley Academy is an 11-18 school located in Derbyshire close to Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield and within easy reach of the Peak District. We are a member of the East Midlands Education Trust and work in close partnership with the other academies within the Trust including The West Bridgford School and John Flamsteed Community School.

We welcome applications from all who feel they have the ability, enthusiasm and commitment to enhance the lives of students at our Academy.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and innovative Teacher of English for Key Stages 3 and 4 (with the opportunity for Key Stage 5 teaching for the right candidate); someone who has the drive and determination to make a significant, positive impact on our students ensuring all achieve their full potential. This post will be particularly suitable for NQTs as support is available within the department.

For details of our recent Ofsted visit please see:

Further details of the post and application packs are available from Collette Robson (HR Manager) by email: An application form is also available on our website

Closing date for applications is: 9am Monday 3rd December 2018 with interviews to be held shortly after this date.

Completed application forms and covering letters of application should be returned to:

Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment
The Ripley Academy is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check.

We welcome applications from all who feel they have the qualities to contribute to this Academy regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Mrs L Walton, Headteacher
Mr J de Rijk, Head of School