Teacher of Law and Politics - John Taylor Free School

John Taylor Free School
Tatenhill, Burton-on-Trent
Salary: MPS1 – UPS3 £30,000 – £46,525 per annum
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

Teacher of Law and Politics
Permanent, full time position

Salary: MPS1 – UPS3 £30,000 – £46,525 per annum

John Taylor Multi Academy Trust (JTMAT) believes in the power of education to improve lives – and the world. To support the final year of expansion of our school and Post 16 provision, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of Law and Politics to join our evolving organisation from September 2024.

The successful candidate will be experienced to A level, or alternatively this post is also suitable for new entrants to the profession. We currently offer a broad and balanced curriculum, supported by a wide range of enrichment opportunities. Please see our website for details of our curriculum. We have many opportunities for an enthusiastic teacher to help shape the future of our school offer, as we look to develop, refine, and build our curriculum, develop enrichment opportunities, collaborate, and enhance our welcoming and innovative team.

John Taylor Free School is an inclusive school with a positive approach to wellbeing. We offer the following support to staff:

• 2 hours of personalised professional learning each week

• A coaching culture

• Additional non-contact time for coaching / reading / personal development

• Shared resources, Schemes of Learning and Curriculum Plans

• A ‘life-friendly’ approach to teaching

We welcome applications from those who want to work flexibly, or if you are looking for a full-time role.

We will be offering tours of the school during week commencing 19th February. If you would like to book onto one of these tours or discuss this role further, please contact Mrs Sian Byrne, by emailing hr@johntaylorfreeschool.co.uk or telephoning 01283 247823. Completed application forms should be emailed to hr@johntaylorfreeschool.co.uk. Only fully completed application forms will be submitted for shortlisting. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 9:00am on Monday 4th March 2024
Selection/Interview: Week commencing Monday 11th March 2024


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.
Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974
Please note if you are shortlisted, an online search will be carried out before interview which may identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we might want to explore with you at interview. Please review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants for the lawful basis for processing and retention.
John Taylor MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks include an enhanced disclosure and barring service check as a requirement of this post. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our website, and we encourage applicants to review it before applying.
Please review our Recruitment Pack on the school website before submitting your application.

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