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Hours: 1.0 FTE (1 Year Fixed Term contract with the potential to be made permanent). Role to commence September 2018

The Island Innovation Trust was established to harness the very best education practice within two large secondary schools and a large A Level sixth-form centre of almost 500 students, to create a culture of continual improvement with increasingly successful outcomes for young people across the Island.

The Governing Body of Carisbrooke College and Medina College is now seeking to appoint a qualified, enthusiastic and innovative Teacher of RE. Ideally the successful candidate will also be able to teach other Humanities based subjects. We are looking for an energetic, high quality NQT or more experienced teacher, with commitment and a clear vision that will lead to continued and sustained improvement for our students.
The successful candidate will:

  •  Be able to teach Key Stage 3 and GCSE
  •  Be a consistently good or outstanding classroom practitioner
  •  Be a good team player and willing to work collaboratively
  •  Be committed to raising standards
  •  Be positive, creative and determined

This post is primarily based at Carisbrooke College, however the Federation comprises Carisbrooke College, Medina College and our joint VI Form Campus and candidates should, therefore, be prepared to work across the three sites as necessary.

The Colleges are fast-paced, fun and caring environments in which to work and there are excellent opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. If you feel you have what it takes to be part of our dynamic team, we would be delighted to hear from you.

For further information and an application pack, please visit our website at or email Completed applications should be submitted to Please note that we cannot accept applications which are not submitted on the official application forms and we do not accept CVs under any circumstances.

The Governing Body for Carisbrooke College and Medina College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The Governing Body for Carisbrooke College and Medina College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that the Governing Body of an Aided or a Foundation School is the employer

Closing date: Noon; Monday 19th March 2018

Interviews: w/c 26th March 2018 tbc

Medina College, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DX
Head of School: Karen Begley
Tel: 01983 526523 Email: Web:

Carisbrooke College, Mountbatten Drive, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5QU
Head of School: Rob Maddox
Tel: 01983 524651 Email: Web:

Island Innovation VI Form, Upper St James Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1LJ
Head of School: Dave Mumford
Tel: 01983 522886 Email: Web:

Executive Headteacher: Mr Matthew Parr-Burman