English Teacher, Cambridgeshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

North Cambridge AcademyCambridgeshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS- Recruitment incentive payment available
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an energetic and hardworking English teacher to join our thriving English department from September 2019. The English staff at North Cambridge Academy are a forward-thinking, progressive and supportive team.  Our ideal candidate will have a passionate and uncompromising commitment to pupil achievement and be a believer in the potential of young people, with a mind-set that all children can experience success. 

North Cambridge Academy (NCA) is part of Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT). The school currently has 415 pupils (11-16). We have secured year on year positive progress in the five years of North Cambridge Academy and have undergone transformational change to the pastoral system and curriculum. Indeed, the outcomes for pupils have been transformed with regard to achievement and progress. NCA had a progress score in 2017 of +0.30 and for 2018 +0.32. NCA is in the top 20% of schools nationally for progress and the top 4% for progress in schools of our type. Ofsted graded NCA as ‘Good’ following the two previous inspections, the last one being January 2018. You are looking at a small school where staff make a profound difference to children’s life chances.   

North Cambridge Academy moved into a brand new state of the art £10 million building 3 years ago, which affords us an excellent working and learning environment. Teachers at North Cambridge Academy can look forward to a high quality job package and a wide range of CPD opportunities offered by our trust and its teaching school status, along with promotion opportunities within the wider family of CMAT schools. 

We can offer you: 

· A post with the potential for future progression both within this role and the wider trust 

· The support of the wider trust network of experts and access to informal and formal professional   development.

· A successful teaching school within the CMAT trust and with a strong track record of staff development

· Employee Assistance Programme to help support you in everyday life as well as career decisions

· Staff social activities, including staff fitness and well-being sessions

· Free breakfast in the school restaurant and free tea and coffee throughout the day.

· Ample on site car parking in a city location.

We are situated to the north of the city, approximately a mile from the centre of Cambridge. There is easy access from the A14 and we are close to the new Cambridge North train station. Cambridge is a vibrant university city with a growing reputation as a great place to live.

We encourage visits before interview and these can be arranged by contacting Alison Gallagher PA to the Principal.

The closing date for applications is Monday 22nd  April. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview week beginning Monday 29th April. If you would like to join an Academy demonstrating a serious commitment to impact on pupil progress we welcome your application.

For further details please contact Alison Gallagher, PA to the Principal. Please note that we do not accept CV’s. 

North Cambridge Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This means that the post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safeguarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people. 




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Arbury Road, Kings Hedges, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 2JF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1223 491 500
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