Inset Days 2 and 3 September. First day back in school Wednesday 4 September.

Teaching Positions

The Joseph Whitaker School is a popular oversubscribed school of 1260 students with attainment levels well above the national average at both GCSE and post 16. At our last inspection in December 2015, the school was judged as being “Good”. The school is now a member of the East Midlands Education Trust (EMET).


We have extremely high expectations of our students and staff and offer excellent training and professional development opportunities. As a school we pride ourselves on our staff retention rate which highlights the very positive working environment and our fantastic students.


For details please contact Mrs S Linnell, Finance and Personnel Manager. Candidates are more than welcome to visit the school at any time.


The 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 a criminal record check via DBS.