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Teacher of English

Required from September 2023: an enthusiastic teacher of English to join a dynamic and collaborative faculty.

The school is oversubscribed and enjoys a considerable reputation in the local area for its academic excellence and caring ethos. Our students from the Class of 2022 achieved the best results the school has ever seen and we are looking to continue the trend of increasing success we have enjoyed over the past 5 years. Ofsted also described the way in which the school promotes students’ personal development and its work to support students as “outstanding”.

Ofsted identified “a culture of academic excellence” which is consistently reflected in the school’s GCSE results.

There is a strong culture of teaching and learning in the school and staff value highly the continuing professional development and research opportunities available. Ofsted praised the “good opportunities for staff to develop professionally” and commented that “staff are highly positive about the training they receive.” In addition, they reported that “newly qualified teachers speak effusively about the support they receive.”

There are varied opportunities for career progression for staff at all levels. 

Further details of this position can be found below, and an application form can be found to the right of this advert under Application Forms.

Please return a completed application form and a letter of application, addressed to Jon Hampson, Headteacher, Soham Village College, to

We are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date for applications is 9am, Monday 6 February 2023

Interviews will be held on Thursday 9 February 2023

Salary range: £28,000 - £43,685. Salary is dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience.

Staploe Education Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all adults working within our Trust to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and medical checks. We will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

Staploe Education Trust.  Executive Headteacher Dr Carin Taylor
Schools in our Trust:  Soham Village College; Kennett Primary School; The Shade Primary School; The Weatheralls Primary School